an electric adventure from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur in the BMW iX.

Planning a road trip up north and considering taking your trusty EV with you? The folks at BMW Asia show us how it's done in the electrifying BMW iX. *Content courtesy of BMW Asia. June is the perfect month to hit pause on everyday life and press play on a holiday adventure that will reignite your passion for travel. But there are some very important questions you need to answer first! Where ...

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care for a taste of locally-grown spinach or kale ice cream?

Singapore’s first gelato line made from locally-grown vegetables launches tomorrow at The Local Farm Weekend by Gardenasia. If the recent lack-of-chicken-fiasco has taught us anything – it’s that some people don't realise that freezing fresh chicken makes it frozen chicken local production plays a vital role in preventing any major food disruptions. While it is heartening to know that the number of local farms have increased to 260 last month, there ...

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meet the man who never leaves pineapple leaves behind.

With more people aspiring towards a zero-waste lifestyle, it's safe to say we're paying more attention to trash. But according to Harold Koh, founder of Nextevo, a company focused on repurposing agricultural waste, people have been overlooking one very important bit of waste - pineapple leaves.   From consuming ‘ugly’ fruit and vegetable, to upcycling your old pair of jeans, or shopping second-hand clothes – there’s been a growing focus on ...

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i Light Singapore returns with trippy displays and plenty of photo ops.

i Light Singapore, Asia’s leading sustainable light festival is finally back with immersive displays, and a new multi-sensory light art showcase atop a floating pontoon. Noice.  Back after 2 years, like karaoke and drunk people meandering by the Singapore River, is i Light Singapore! Organised by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and presented by DBS, the eight edition of this sustainable light fest will run from 3 to 26 June 2022. The ...

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5 things i wish someone told me about beach clean-up sessions in Singapore.

To usher in Earth Day, futr singapore took part in an office-wide beach clean-up session. But little did I know that while the team rid the shores of rubbish, I'd also uncover some dirty little... thoughts of wisdom in the process. While a beach clean-up may seem like an awesome activity to do with friends, family, colleagues or even on your own, lemme just say it’s not all fun and ...

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Mercedes-Benz opens hip, new concept store with a sustainable twist.

Automotive giant Mercedes-Benz opens its first concept store in Singapore, with sustainability taking centre stage. Sustainability is one of the hottest topics in recent times, and while many conversations happen in isolation, oftentimes these discussions can be made even more meaningful in conducive environments. To that end, Mercedes-Benz, in partnership with authorised dealer Cycle & Carriage, is curating an evolving space dedicated to fuelling dialogue on a more sustainable future. The Mercedes-Benz ...

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the second time was more ferocious than the first: Audi RS e-tron GT.

Nothing could prepare me for what was to come with the Audi RS e-tron GT... nothing. Readers familiar with this author's virgin EV-experience would know that it was pretty pleasant. However, going into this test drive armed with the knowledge of the Audi RS e-tron GT's on-paper specifications still wasn't sufficient preparation for the truly visceral experience to come. More on that later. The RS e-tron GT looks, at least to this ...

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fast EV charging points to be deployed across 12 malls in Singapore.

In line with the goals of improving accessibility and support for EV adoption in Singapore, drivers can soon look forward to 36 fast EV charging points across 12 malls under Frasers Property Retail. Announced today, Frasers Property Retail (FPR) will be rolling out electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across its network of 12 malls including: Causeway PointCentury SquareChangi City PointEastpoint MallHougang MallNorthpoint City (North Wing)Northpoint City (South Wing)The CentrepointTiong Bahru PlazaTampines 1Waterway ...

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Polestar gets its own Space.

EV maker Polestar opens its first showroom in Southeast Asia, aptly named Polestar Space. Polestar, the Electric Vehicle (EV) spin-off from Volvo has officially opened its first showroom at 45 Leng Kee Road. The showroom, dubbed Polestar Space Singapore, is the first in Southeast Asia.  The 210 square meter showroom is designed in keeping with the brand’s corporate identity that is typically Scandinavian, clean and minimalist underscored with the aesthetic of a ...

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would you give a second thought to second-hand packaging?

Would it matter if that fancy new gadget you ordered online came delivered in used bubble-wrap? Well, based on a recent study, a majority of Singaporeans say second-hand packaging is no biggie. It’s World Recycling Day! But before you get your pompoms out in celebration, you might want to have a closer look at some key findings from a recent study. Carried out by global market research company Ipsos, and commissioned by ...

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