The A6 That Almost Didn’t Make It

SOME unplanned offspring turn out to be blessings in disguise. So it was with the Audi A6, which started off as an unwanted child and developed into a bread-and-butter model...

RAV4 Bulks Up

TOYOTA'S fifth-generation RAV4 bulks up its form and enhances its presence. The test drive unit looks like a Smurf on steroids trying to impersonate the Incredible Hulk with its bulging...

Big Brother Is Watching And Waiting

THE road to the reality of George Orwell's dystopian novel, 1984, is shortening. More so for motorists in Singapore. The upcoming satellite-based electronic road pricing (ERP) system boots us into the...

Roll In The Changes

IF CHANGE is the only constant, then businesses that have prevailed over time have to constantly change to retain their edge. The impact of new technologies on various industries is...

Mobility Megatrends – Threats And Gains

THE megatrends of the automotive world are heading towards being Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electrified (C.A.S.E. for short). These megatrends are taking place slowly, since each of the components...

Sharing In The Sharing Economy

THE CHANGES taking place in the automotive industry are manifold and impact different markets distinctly. In most markets, taxation imposes a heavy burden on the sticker price of cars. While...

Infrastructure Is Key In Going Electric

THE RECENTLY released Land Transport Master Plan 2040 gives a sense of government priorities and focus in terms of improving the land transport system in Singapore. With zero car growth...
Ricky Tay Vollkswagen

Brand Not Important In Sharing Economy

WHILE THERE is a lot of talk about electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles, not everybody wants to go down the electric vehicle route, says Ricky Tay, Managing Director, Volkswagen...

A LEAF Into The Future

NISSAN is optimistic about the future of electric vehicles in Singapore. A Frost & Sullivan study conducted for the company in 2018 showed that despite the poor take up of...

Focused On The Future

WHEN it comes to new concepts, Audi isn’t a brand that leaps to mind. But when it does get into the race, the German brand focuses its efforts on...