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TIPS & TRICKS

CAR CARE

AT THE CAR WASH: Great places to get your car cleaned up

Chinese New Year’s approaching soon and your car’s filthy, but you don’t have the time to wash it? Here’s three places that do a great car...

WHAT’S THAT NOISE: Funny sounds your car might make, and what they mean

Kok-kok; klunk-klunk; squeeee – these are just some of the odd noises you might hear when something’s gone wrong with your car. But what...

PORTABLE HELP: 10 essentials for your car emergency kit

Even though prevention is better than cure, we sometimes still find ourselves in a pickle when the car breaks down. These are the items to...

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...

CIRCUIT BREAKER TIPS: Cars need exercise too

SINGAPORE – The national Circuit Breaker (CB) has compelled all of us to stay home and do our part to quell the spread of the coronavirus...

DRIVING TIPS

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. In the...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

CIRCUIT BREAKER TIPS: Pamper Your Car At Home

We know how tough it is to be confined at home. To maintain your sanity, why not take this chance to pamper your car by detailing it? There are many tasks that the home mechanic...