Tong's Portfolio

Abolish AP for cars — the single most effective solution to reduce living costs

Lower car prices would disproportionately help lower-income households.
The future of BMW is digitalisation - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


The future of BMW is digitalisation

Luxury car-maker BMW serves up new sales and marketing strategies to meet the demands of a post-pandemic audience

US-China trade war

China hits back at Trump with higher tariffs on soy, autos

(Aug 23): China threatened to impose additional tariffs on US$75 billion ($104 billion) of American goods including soybeans, automobiles and oil, in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned levies on Chinese imports that pushed US stocks


Built to impress

SINGAPORE (Dec 3): If you have two bored children in a car, it is sometimes fun to play the “sports car game”. You get anything from one to 10 points if you are the first to see a sports car. One point is for a car such as an Audi TT or a Porsche 911.


Pleasing and predictable

SINGAPORE (Nov 12): The new Golf 1.4 Highline is the latest variant of the popular hatchback to hit our streets, taking the number of models to four. That’s right, there are four versions of the Golf currently available.

Is Hong Kong or Singapore a better city for expats?

HONG KONG (June 29): In the race to lure talent for global firms’ regional headquarters, Hong Kong and Singapore have long been neck-and-neck. While many companies make their managers locate in one or the other city — often depending on whether their
A Trumpchi Enlight Concept automobile, manufactured by Guangzhou Automobile Group.Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

China Focus

China's getting under the hoods of more American cars

HONG KONG (Feb 14): Chinese companies started talking a decade ago about cracking the US auto market with an array of low-cost passenger vehicles. That hasn’t happened, so instead they’re getting under the hoods of American cars by buying up parts mak