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TIPS & TRICKS

CAR CARE

Gearbox Gaffes: 5 Things You Shouldn’t Do In An Automatic Car

Want to keep your car’s automatic transmission in tip-top, self-shifting shape and avoid costly maintenance? Then check out this guide and...

All Tyred Out: AutoApp’s guide to knowing when to change your tyres

Feeling lost and confused about the black art of tyre maintenance? Here are some tips and tricks to help you decide the best time to...

Dos, Don’ts and Whys of an overheating engine

Reserve overheating for flambé desserts, not your vehicle's engine. One of the last things that any driver wants is to be faced with an...

PLUGGING IN: A guide to EV charging in Singapore

Just like charging your phone, EV charging cables aren’t quite a one-size-fits-all affair. Here’s a quick guide to understanding the EV...

SQUEAKY CLEAN: 3 eco-friendly car cleaning products

Your next car wash can be eco-friendly! Read more about these car cleaning products that help reduce the harmful impact on the...

DRIVING TIPS

SLIPPERY WHEN WET: How to drive through floods like a pro

Our comprehensive guide to dealing with floods on the roads, aka “ponding” - from the risks involved to best methods of actually driving...

BAD DRIVING HABITS: The top 10 that need to stop. Now!

Here are some bad driving habits that we may have developed over time. Being aware of these and cutting out these annoying practices can...

SLIPPERY WHEN WET: How to stay safe while driving in the rain

Does the thought of driving in the rain strike fear in you? Here are some tips to drive with confidence and safety in wet weather. As we...

FWD v RWD: Why the difference between front and rear wheel drive matters

Source: Gran Turismo Sport You may have heard terms like Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) or Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) being mentioned in the context...

SUCK. SQUEEZE. BANG. BLOW: The beginner’s guide to turbos

Turbocharger – it is a word you would have most certainly come across. Maybe you’ve seen it in advertisements or heard it on TV? In fact,...

LIFESTYLE HACKS

POWER PUPS: Keep your dog safe with these pet accessories

Make every drive safe and comfy for your pets with these must-have pet accessories, even if it's to the vet. We’ve explored ways to...

MY FIRST CAR: Why used rides are great for new drivers

As a first-time car buyer, the purchase process can be a daunting prospect mainly because there’s so much information to know. Do you get...

TURBO TOTS: Car cleaning hacks for parents

From crayon marks, to that recurring wee-wee smell that just won’t go away. You may not have a crystal ball powerful enough to predict...

SMART SHOPPING: 8 money-saving tips for the new age shopper

There are some people who only shop out of necessity. And then there are others who derive immense joy from buying the most random things....

PHASE 2 TIPS: Everything about sanitisers you were too shy to ask

Congratulations! You’ve made it through the Circuit Breaker. However, this also means the crowds are coming back and so will the risk of...

DRIVING ETIQUETTE: Tips your instructor never taught

The curriculum for driving lessons in Singapore is far from comprehensive, and there are many other good practices that will make you a better driver on the road. Here are a few:...

BUS LANE TIMINGS: The definitive guide

How much do you really remember of Singapore's bus lane operations? Here's a quick reminder! Ever been stuck in traffic and been tempted to zoom up that empty bus lane on your...

DRIVING ETIQUETTE: Signal and hazard lights tips they don’t teach

We’ve all been taught to use our indicators if we want to turn, and our hazard lights if there's an emergency, but did you know there are other uses for them? The orange lights...

WARNING LIGHTS: A beginner’s guide to those cryptic dashboard icons

Warning lights in your car’s dashboard are your friend, not enemy, so no need to fear them. This is what the most common ones mean: Cars are incredibly complex machines with...

DIY TIPS: Pamper your car at home

Are you spending more time at home than before? To maintain your sanity, why not take this chance to pamper your car by detailing it? There are many tasks that the home mechanic...