notable green vehicles at Singapore Motor Show 2024

Here are the hybrids, EVs and concept vehicles to take note of at the Singapore Motor Show 2024. The Singapore Motor Show 2024 opened for public viewing on 11 January 2024. Some new cars and concept vehicles were launched and/or shown, and here are the notable eco-conscious ones. Audi Another e-tron-badged EV joins the Singapore market line-up as the Q4 Sportback e-tron was unveiled. Expect a couple of different trim levels featuring up ...

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Toyota Vellfire Hybrid launched in Singapore.

First-class travel with the Vellfire on-road en route to first-class travel in the air. I wasn't kidding about the 'first-class' bit folks. The Toyota Vellfire launch event was themed with first-class travel in mind, complete with boarding gate, cabin crew and customised luggage tags in a font colour and script of one's choosing. Then came the main event where the new Vellfire rolled in out of the clouds. This is one imposing-looking ...

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Urban Palette’d: Toyota Yaris Cross Hybrid Active

Throw an eye-catching splash of colour onto your Yaris Cross Hybrid. In case you hadn't noticed by now, this Toyota Yaris Cross Hybrid is pink. BRIGHT pink. I don't care that the colour is actually called Cherry Blossom. To my eyes, it's Steven Tyler-satiating PINK. A number of female friends in a Telegram group chat decided to tease heavily when a picture of this compact crossover was sent over, with one ...

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Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid – hallowed thresholds crossed.

Is the Corolla Cross a shot of innovation or JUST another "for-the-sake-of" SUV/crossover? When the Corolla Cross was first launched in Southeast Asia in 2020, Toyota's perceived "slapping of the revered 'Corolla' badge" on the boot lid of a sports utility vehicle (SUV) / crossover made me cross and take an instant dislike to this vehicle. Having grown up with the likes of the KE70 rear-wheel drive Corolla (affectionately known as ...

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Honda Jazz Crosstar – a star is born.

Raised proportions and a functional demeanour make the Honda Jazz Crosstar a viable proposition for prospective buyers. The Honda Jazz (or Fit if you parallel imported yours) has cemented its place early on as being the cheap and cheerful hatchback which could do it all. You had the standard variant for daily commuting, hybrid versions for added fuel efficiency, and even RS models for those who wanted a bit more fun ...

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Kia Niro Hybrid – the rational choice.

If you were looking for something that is extremely fuel efficient yet impresses on all fronts, look no further than the Kia Niro Hybrid. If you ask someone on the street what is a Kia Niro, chances are the replies you get are of the same tune as “efficient”, “family car” or maybe even “boring”. And that was something the Niro Hybrid couldn’t escape from, being relegated to the echelon of ...

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second-generation Kia Niro Hybrid debuts in Singapore.

Cycle & Carriage recently unveiled the latest Kia Niro Hybrid. A complete makeover results in a host of new changes in design and materials that are at the forefront of sustainability. The previous Kia Niro Hybrid proved to be very popular among customers providing comfort, and space whilst enabling drivers to save big on fuel costs. It also proved to be a more entertaining drive than stalwart hybrid models such as ...

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next-gen Range Rover unveiled with fully-electric drivetrain option.

The OG luxo-SUV gets updated, with options for a seven-seat configuration and full-electric drivetrain for the very first time. Read on to find out more about the new Range Rover. “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others,” goes the famous quote. It certainly applies to the automotive world too, especially when it comes to the Range Rover. It’s the original luxury SUV, with the list of owners ...

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