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Will car sharing work in Singapore?

The Transport Minister was addressing parliament when he mentioned that the ministry is investigating the feasibility of car sharing in Singapore. For a small country like Singapore where land is a limited resource, the right to own a vehicle has become a privilege of the well heeled. This limited resource has been allocated via the Certificate of […]

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Financing restrictions to car loan by MAS hit car growth in Singapore

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will re-introduce financing restrictions on motor vehicle loans granted by financial institutions from Tuesday, 26th February 2013. The maximum motor vehicle loan amount will depend on the Open Market Value (OMV) of the motor vehicle purchased. For a motor vehicle with an OMV that does not exceed $20,000, the maximum […]

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COE changes

No major changes to COE market; COE falling trend to remain for some time

SINGAPORE: Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew said the government will not be making major changes to the Certificate of Entitlement (COE) market in the near-term. Speaking in Parliament on Wednesday, Mr Lui responded to suggestions to smoothen the COE supply to help stabilise COE premiums. Mr Lui said the suggestion is a good idea but […]

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The Licence Plate system for Singapore Motor vehicles

The most common vehicle number plates we see on the road would start with S and  two serial suffix letters, starting from SBA. Other classes of vehicles have registration numbers beginning with specific letters: A_ series: Motorcycles (used until 1980) CB series: Company or school buses F_ series: Motorcycles FB_ series: Motorcycles [Ex. FBA, FBB…], m/cycle plate started in end of December 2005 G _ […]

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COE Open Bidding 2012 Sept

COE Open Bidding SEPTEMBER 2012 1st Open Bidding Exercise has ended on 05/09/2012 16:00 hrs Results for SEPTEMBER 2012 1st Open Bidding Exercise Category Quota QP($) PQP($) A CAR (1600CC & BELOW) 399 68,000 B CAR (ABOVE 1600CC) 355 80,191 C GOODS VEHICLE & BUS 183 57,334 D MOTORCYCLE 450 1,801 E OPEN 245 87,999 […]

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Car rental business booming due to higher COE

Higher COE prices are driving people to cheaper and more flexible options. Among them — car rentals and car sharing. The higher COE has been good for car rental firm “Popular Rent A Car”. It said business is up by about 20 per cent from a month ago. “We understand that they have put their […]

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New Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme (CEVS) from 1 January 2013

New Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme (CEVS) from 1 January 2013 New scheme incentivises buyers to shift to low emission models 1. As announced by the Minister for Finance during the 2012 Budget Statement and the Minister for Transport during the Committee of Supply 2012, a new Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme (CEVS) will be implemented in […]

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Results of March 2012 First Open Bidding Exercise for

Results of March 2012 First Open Bidding Exercise forCertificates Of Entitlement The Land Transport Authority (LTA) received 2,751 bids at the end of the March first open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs). Of these, 1,876 were successful. Detailed results of the tender are as follows:   Quota Quota Premium Total Bids Received Number […]

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Results of February 2012 Second Open Bidding Exercise for

Results of February 2012 Second Open Bidding Exercise forCertificates Of Entitlement The Land Transport Authority (LTA) received 2,861 bids at the end of the February second open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs). Of these, 1,789 were successful. Detailed results of the tender are as follows: Quota Quota Premium Total Bids Received Number of […]

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Car rental

Top 10 Car Rental Tips

Remember when people rented cars mainly for the purpose of vacation transportation? These days, things have changed. The car rental industry has grown by leaps and bounds; the most current estimates available (for 2004) put annual car rental revenue at a whopping $17.6 billion. Airport rentals have historically been the main revenue driver, but that […]

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