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Significance of taxi apps in a public transport/mrt breakdown

Grabtaxi and uber are definitely necessary for Singapore but with changes needed. The public transport system has proven itself unreliable once again with a breakdown of both the east-west and north-South major mrt lines. Almost as if a justification for the remarks by smrt ceo Desmond kuok that the public transport system is financially unsustainable, […]

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3 ways to renew car insurance

There are now 3 ways to renew your car insurance. During the first 3 years of a new vehicle purchase If you purchased a new car and it is within the first 3 years of warranty, you would have no choice but to renew automatically with the authorized insurer depending on the make of your vehicle. This […]

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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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Car insurance: Two strikes and you’re out?

Car insurance: Two strikes and you’re out? CAR insurers have insisted that it is within their rights to reject policy applications from motorists if they have one too many accident claims within a year. In most cases, insurers adopt a ‘two-strike’ rule – they would typically turn away a motorist who has made two or […]

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What is subrogation in motor insurance claims?

What is subrogation in motor insurance claims? In the context of Singapore, under the Barometer of Liability (BOLA) system, a subrogation claim is a claim made against the first party by the third party for the first party part in the accident. Subrogation claims can usually affect motorists when they least expect it. For example, […]

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Average cost of buying and maintaining a car in Singapore

Average cost of buying and maintaining a car in Singapore Car ownership costs can be categorised into initial purchase costs and recurring costs. Initial Purchase Costs •Certificate of Entitlement (COE) – The Vehicle Quota System is an initiative to control the number of cars on Singapore’s roads, by determining the number of new vehicles allowed […]

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Importing a car into Singapore

Pros -Wide range of models available – Savings up to S$ 20,000 -Shorter delivery times -Car must pass a mechanical inspection -Car may not be suitable for tropical climate Cons -Car must be a right hand drive vehicle -Car must use unleaded petrol -Car must use CFC-free air conditioners -Car must pass a mechanical inspection […]

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Vehicle Quota System

The Vehicle Quota System was implemented on 1 May 1990. Under this system, LTA determines the number of new vehicles allowed for registration while the market determines the price of owning a vehicle. In determining the number of cars allowed for registration, we take into account the prevailing traffic conditions and the number of vehicles […]

Results of August 2011 First Open Bidding Exercise for Certificates of Entitlement

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) received 2,844 bids at the end of the August first open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs). Of these, 1,904 were successful. Detailed results of the tender are as follows: COE results for previous bidding exercises can be found on the “Facts and Figures” section of the One.Motoring website […]

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August 2011 First Open Bidding Exercise for Certificates Of Entitlement

The details of the August 2011 first open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs) are as follows: Tender opens: Monday, 1 August 2011, 12 noon Tender closes: Wednesday, 3 August 2011, 4.00 pm Tender results: Wednesday, 3 August 2011(Available on the www.onemotoring.com.sg website) The total quota available for this tender is 1,911 for the […]

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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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Results of July 2011 Second Open Bidding Exercise for Certificates of Entitlement

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) received 2,750 bids at the end of the July second open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs). Of these, 1,878 were successful. Detailed results of the tender are as follows: COE results for previous bidding exercises can be found on the “Facts and Figures” section of the One.Motoring website […]

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SPC Ups Its Fuel Prices

Significant changes in prices are reflected in detail and can be viewed in the table above. Summary of SPC’s Fuel Price Changes:» Grade 92: Increased by 3 cents» Grade 95: Increased by 3 cents» Grade 98: Increased by 2 cents» Diesel: Increased by 2 cents Adapted from PetrolWatch SG.

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COE (Aug 2011 – Jan 2012)

The Certificates of Entitlement (COEs) quota for the period August 2011 to January 2012 will be 22,324. Quotas for Category A, for cars below 1600cc, have been increased slightly, but quotas for Category B, for cars above 1600cc have been reduced. Overall, quotas in Category A, B and the Open Category E will see a […]

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Launch Of Singapore’s Electric Vehicle Test-Bed

The inter-agency Electric Vehicle (EV) Taskforce, led by the Energy Market Authority (EMA) and the Land Transport Authority (LTA), announced the launch of the electric vehicle test-bed in Singapore today. The objective of the EV test-bed is to test and gauge different EV prototypes and charging technologies given Singapore’s urbanised environment and road conditions, before […]

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July 2011 First Open Bidding Exercise for Certificates Of Entitlement

The details of the July 2011 first open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs) are as follows: Tender opens: Monday, 4 July 2011, 12 noon Tender closes: Wednesday, 6 July 2011, 4.00 pm Tender results: Wednesday, 6 July 2011(Available on the www.onemotoring.com.sg website) The total quota available for this tender is 1,932 for the […]

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Flyover at Junction of West Coast Highway and Clementi Road Opens From 3 July

1. A dual two-lane flyover at the junction of West Coast Highway and Clementi Road will be opened to traffic on 3 July 2011 at 9am. 2. With the new flyover, motorists heading towards the city or Jurong Town Hall Road can expect a smoother drive as they can bypass the traffic junction of West […]

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LTA Awards Two Contracts to widen PIE between Clementi Avenue 6 and Adam Road

1. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded two contracts to widen the stretch of the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) today. When completed, one lane will be added to the main expressway in both directions, which will increase the capacity of the PIE and improve overall traffic flow for motorists using the expressway. 2. The two […]

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