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Relocation of ERP Gantry along East Coast Parkway (Changi)

Relocation of ERP Gantry along East Coast Pakway (Changi) 1. To facilitate road realignment works, the existing Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) gantry along East Coast Parkway (ECP) towards Changi before Rochor Road exit, will be relocated to about 600 metres away from its current position. 2 In 2006, the ECP was diverted for the construction […]

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COE Premium Results: May 2011 First Opening Bidding

COE Premium Results: May 2011 First Opening Bidding The Certificate of Entitlement (COE) premiums for small cars and open categories have gone up in the first bidding exercise for May 2011. The details are as follows: The small cars category (1600cc and below) rose by S$790 to S$44,790. The COE for the open category increased […]

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Cheapest petrol now over $2 a litre

Cheapest petrol now over $2 a litreAdapted from Straits Time ALL petrol grades have breached the $2 mark, hitting 2 1/2-year highs, following the latest price increase of four cents a litre last Friday.The last time petrol was in the $2 territory across the board was in 2008.A litre of 92-octane petrol, the cheapest grade, […]

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Big jump in number of illegally modified vehicles were also often caught speeding

Big jump in number of illegally modified vehicles were also often caught speeding By: Mavis Toh Published: August 12 2010, The Straits Times ………………………………………………………………………. THE number of car owners caught for illegally modifying their vehicles is shooting up. Most modifications were to the cars’ exhaust systems, windows and lights – changes typically preferred by illegal […]

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ERP rates increase 20-100%

ERP rates increase 20-100% Mon, Apr 26, 2010 AsiaOne http://motoring.asiaone.com/Motoring/News/Story/A1Story20100426-212471.html IT will be costlier to use the roads as ERP (Electronic Road Pricing) rates for four gantries are set to increase from 20-100 per cent. From May 3 onwards, motorists have to pay $3 instead of $2.50 when passing the two gantries at ECP (Fort […]

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High tech Car finder

Where’s My Car?By ERIC A. TAUBIf there’s one thing that’s guaranteed to make me feel like a dope, it’s when I can’t remember where I parked my car. And based on the number of products that are designed to help in this situation, I’m not the only one with the problem. You can always find […]

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MobileP@y-convenient payment with your mobile

MobileP@y is a new innovative service that allows you to make payments or purchases via your mobile phone. It is convenient, easy to use and secure. And it saves you time – no more queueing to pay or going all the way out just to make a simple payment! All you need for this free […]

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Road tax offences creeping up again

Road tax offences creeping up againBy Christopher TanSenior Correspondent COMPANY director Lee Dong Taek was fined $1,000 yesterday after a car owned by his company was driven without valid road tax and insurance cover.For the second offence, he also received a 12-month driving ban.Lee, 45, was among dozens of people hauled to court this month […]

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Crashing dollar

Only 3 out of 25 motor insurers post profit : MAS

Only 3 out of 25 motor insurers post profit : MAS – extract from Business Time JUST three of the 25 insurers involved in the motor business here made an underwriting profit last year, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said yesterday. As a result, MAS is urging motor insurers to tighten underwriting standards to stem […]

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How to make sure your car tyre pressure is just right?

How to make sure your car tyre pressure is just right? Paying attention to your car’s recommended tyre pressure is an effective way to lower its fuel consumption and save you money in the long term. This is because air can actually escape through the tyres’ microscopic pores so even if your tyre is correctly […]

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