Hyundai Kona Electric review – plug into the matrix.

The Hyundai Kona Electric is an outstanding all-rounder, coming with bold looks and a suite of sensible features. This is the new Hyundai Kona Electric, where the design team, it seems, has taken a bold leap into the future with none other than RoboCop himself. If the original Kona was ever a head-turner, this latest iteration is a veritable street-stopper. With its "seamless horizon lamps" stretching across the front and rear like ...

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Tesla Model 3 Highland review – still the pioneer.

facelifted Tesla Model 3 Highland brings about a suite of upgrades, enough to nudge it back ahead of the competition. It must be said, that it is truly remarkable how Tesla, once a fledgling carmaker, has vaulted itself into a position of market prominence, setting the pace for the electric vehicle revolution. It's as if the old guard of the auto world now march to the beat set by this ...

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MG M9 review – the silent executive.

The MG M9 effortlessly ushers you and your passengers around in serene, silent comfort. In an automotive landscape dominated by crossovers, seeing MPVs make their return is a definite sight for sore eyes. These minivans have always been designed with one focus in mind - delivering supreme comfort - and MG has now entered the seven-seater arena with the new M9. This is a car that fits the missing piece in the ...

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Opel Combo-e Life review – family friendly practicality.

The Opel Combo-e Life combines the best of both worlds; a practical family hauler and room to spare for prospective cargo needs.  The Opel range in Singapore is pretty complete for the most part. For smaller families, the Mokka-e is zippy around town, and the bigger van-like Zafira-e is catered to the business executive folk. But, what if you were someone who wanted a practical family vehicle, but needed extra room for ...

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BMW i5 eDrive40 review – optimum opulence.

The BMW i5 presents a thoroughly convincing case for itself, and for prospective buyers who are thinking of making the jump to EVs. This is probably one of the most anticipated vehicles in recent history - the 8th generation BMW 5 Series. Dubbed the G60, it follows in the footsteps of a famed legacy, a car that its creators believe is still one of the world’s most beloved executive saloons. I mean, ...

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Huawei partners with EV-Electric to support EV charging in Singapore.

This collaboration between EVe and Huawei Ultra-fast chargers is poised to make the charging time closer to that spent at petrol kiosks. Huawei International and EV-Electric (EVe) Charging Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Singapore's Land Transport Authority, have now joined forces to address Singapore's expanding Electric Vehicle (EV) charging needs. The two companies have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which outlines collaboration in key areas such as market insights, technological ...

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Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV 300 review – art of luxury.

The Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV is another expansion of the EQ portfolio and one that challenges its rivals head-on. When the titans of the automotive industry, Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz, announced their foray into electrification, they promised a streamlining of their model ranges, a focused approach to customer preferences, and a reduction in the number of model variants. However, skeptics, including myself, suspected that these declarations might just be lip service, and the ...

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 Inspiration AWD review – dual personality.

Slap an additional motor, and the Hyundai Ioniq 5 adds another personality to its already sensible ensemble - unadulterated fun. Hyundai's electric era has taken the world by storm, epitomised by the trailblazing Ioniq 5. The harbinger of Hyundai's ambitious Ioniq lineup has now spun off into multiple variants, each promising to sprinkle electric magic for every demographic profile out there. Fans the world over have been raving about the Ioniq 5 ...

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Kia EV9 GT-Line review – bigger is better.

A luxury Kia? Yes, you read that right, and the Kia EV9 does plenty to justify a once-fanciful price. With their recent surge in popularity, the automotive market is now flooded with all sorts of new-fangled EVs. Whatever the heart desires, there is a car that will fit your needs. So, how would an automaker stand out amongst the surging EV wave? Well, you dial it up to eleven of course. This is ...

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BYD and NTUC LearningHub debuts new EV training centre.

The new facility is the first dedicated EV simulator centre in Singapore, training technicians in EV maintenance and servicing sectors. BYD Singapore and NTUC LearningHub have recently launched the first-ever electric vehicle (EV) training centre. Located within the tech-forward precincts of the NTUC LHUB Industry Skills Centre in Benoi, this initiative is set to improve the local automotive workforce with the essential know-how for future EV technologies. Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of ...

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