Commercial electric vehicles to help lift global sales

SINGAPORE (May 20): The march of electric vehicles (EVs), is advancing at a steady clip, with commercial vehicles starting to grow significantly in addition to passenger vehicles. EVs are on track to dominate global sales of passenger cars and buses by 20


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The fourth edition of the A-Class by Mercedes-Benz has been tweaked to make it even more appealing

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Ascendas-Singbridge properties to house public EV charging network with help from SP Group

SINGAPORE (Jan 21): Ascendas-Singbridge Group is appointed as Singapore Power (SP) Group’s first major location partner in its plans to build “Singapore’s largest and fasted public EV charging network” with 1,000 charging points island-wide by 202


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SINGAPORE (Nov 26): It is hard to believe that a sharply dropping roof line can make a car look so good. But that is exactly the case with the new Audi A7 Sportback. Viewed from any angle, this newly designed roof line grabs your attention with its sleek

Yoma Strategic subsidiary opens Myanmar's first Ducati showroom

SINGAPORE (Apr 2): Yoma Strategic Holdings says deemed subsidiary, SGG Motor Services, has opened Myanmar’s Ducati motorcycle showroom at 35th Street, Mandalay.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

DBS partners local startups to launch online automotive direct-selling platform

SINGAPORE (Aug 10): DBS Bank today announced the official launch of DBS Car Marketplace, an online consumer marketplace that matches automotive buyers and sellers, in partnership with online startup sgCarMart and used-car marketplace Carro.

Global Markets

Malaysia eyes sale of Proton as Mahathir's auto power dream dies

KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): In its day, automaker Proton Holdings was a source of national pride and the centerpiece of a bold strategy by Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s leader for more than two decades, to turn his country into an industrialised powerhouse

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The cost of a Tesla is about to rocket in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (March 31): Calvin Zhang was getting tired of his Maserati. The Italian sports car spent too much time with the mechanic and guzzled too much gasoline.

Singaporeans become Uber drivers to get around high car prices

SINGAPORE (March 17): In one of the most expensive countries in the world to own a car, Peter Chiu is finding a novel way to pay for one.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Temasek joins China’s Mobike as new strategic investor

SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Mobike has received new strategic investment from state-owned investment holding firm Temasek, in addition to that of existing investor Hillhouse Capital, a China investment firm.