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This is an open discussion for the news Oil companies raise prices

"After the last price revision on January 6, oil companies have raised petrol prices for the second time this year.

Coming on th...

31 Jan 2009
Getz2007 Shell is profiting from consumers. Absolutely no justification for the increase with falling oil price now hovering around US$41. Unless Shell reverse its recent increase, I continue to boycott She...
31 Jan 2009
Talwinder I fully agree with Getz2007. The price of barrel has drop since the last increase of 5 cents. Yet the patrol companies are increases prices, especially in down turn. I think they all are profiting ...
1 Feb 2009
sunnytan31 Sh|t the garment! Sh|t the petrol companies!!

I'm more frustrated in the previous increment. US and everywhere is dropping BUT only SG is increasing!! And now, other 5 cents!

Almost all of us...
2 Feb 2009
Getz2007 Most Singaporean like myself complained but no action. It has been a while and yet oil companies refuse to drop price despite oil price still hovering around US$40. So, SHELL justificiation that OP...
7 Feb 2009
skyfranz ya lor... really dun understand y the oil companies up the petrol price when the oil price is @ $34.59!! sucking blood!!
13 Feb 2009
Sure sign of economy decline or car buying opportunity?...

https://www.oneshift.com/pdb/coed.php?coeid=102&prevcoeid=101&cb=%2Fpdb%2Flcoe.php

19 Nov 2008
This is an open discussion for the news COE drops to Historic Low

"The days of cheap COE prices are back.

For the first time ever, Certificate of Entitlement (COE) price for small cars 1,600cc an...

19 Nov 2008
Petrol prices down by 5 cents!!

V-Power for the price of 98 at 1.916 after discount!!! Friday to SUnday!!!!

Chiong ar!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


13 Sep 2008
Stefano damn oil speculators now balls shrunk....dun dare to whack oil price already is it...??? Cuz burned badly by sub-prime...??? hahaha... if it is really the case, karma baby...karma....amitabha.... ...
16 Sep 2008
EdmundSng you all wait for my gd news of petrol fall...
once fall i will post...den we all rush down to pump....

meantime...acclerate slowly can liao...lol
16 Sep 2008
steven_VW No Stefano, according to reports, it seems to be the reverse, TH could reap S$2.1b if it let go its remaining shares in Merrill Lynch.

Read This
16 Sep 2008
EdmundSng part and parcel of Econs and Strategy...

lets see who win plan the great winning strategy for all to fall....
16 Sep 2008
Getz2007 Next cut at least between 12cts to 15cts per liter. Singapore $ is stable at 1.425. No excuse for oil companies to hold on to the price. Simply profiteering operating on cartel.
16 Sep 2008
EdmundSng Quote:
"Formerly posted by Getz2007:
Next cut at least between 12cts to 15cts per liter. Singapore $ is stable at 1.425. No excuse for oil companies to hold on to the price. Simply profiteering ope...
16 Sep 2008
Getz2007 I hate to be unpatroitic. I critised many friends going to JB to save a few bucks but having 1 to 2 liter of fuel burn in the jam. Now, I have 2nd thought. Maybe these people go in protest. It is h...
16 Sep 2008
Stefano Quote:
"Formerly posted by steven_VW:
No Stefano, according to reports, it seems to be the reverse, TH could reap S$2.1b if it let go its remaining shares in Merrill Lynch.

Read This"

????......
17 Sep 2008
Stefano Wow....read the article from Yahoo liao....damn....only TH can state that kind of demand...that provision of differences compensation had really saved the day for TH.... at least TH could walk away...
17 Sep 2008
blk356 Quote:
"Formerly posted by steven_VW:
No Stefano, according to reports, it seems to be the reverse, TH could reap S$2.1b if it let go its remaining shares in Merrill Lynch.

Read This"


ya......
17 Sep 2008
This is an open discussion for the news COE price for small cars fell below $10,000

"The certificate of entitlement (COE) prices for small cars of 1,600cc, Category A, plummeted 24 per cent from S...

5 Sep 2008
blk356 Yup...many took up the 100% financing and cash rebate bait that many car dealers entice buyer with in order to boost their sales. Sadly most of these ppl are already stretching their wallet. Now wi...
12 Sep 2008
neutral Personally, I don't think it will be like US Sub prime crisis. They are worlds apart. US Sub prime is Trillions of dollars affecting almost the whole US. COE is only affecting handful or people and...
12 Sep 2008
valenwolf I believe it is just about right that every Singaporean should, or should be given a chance to obtain ownership of a vehicle... this is only reasonable.. Singapore, as a developed Country..standard...
12 Sep 2008
Getz2007 Seem most advocate Govt existing policy. Make no mistake I too support attempt to control road usage except I find it contradictory. Allowing ownership means making it affordable like more quota an...
12 Sep 2008
Stanley888 What's the point of owning a car if the usage is so expensive?

what's the point of owning a car if one finds the cost of using it is unaffordable?

What's the point of making the ownership aff...
15 Sep 2008
Getz2007 Simple said than done. For average Singaporean owning a car is an asperation in life. It is a symbol of having 'made it' and ability to bring family out over the weekend. Expensive driving! What ab...
15 Sep 2008
Stefano which is y i say.... is it necessary to change cars every 4-5yrs...??? not to mention every 2-3yrs....

Now at this point, I have to and I hate to say tat the gahmen for now is taking the right a...
15 Sep 2008
Getz2007 Who likes to throw money away by changing cars every 3 to 5 years. Sir, do you know car repair could be much more expensive after 5 years.

I am for Govt to raise parking fee(Like HongKong). Peo...
15 Sep 2008
Stefano Quote:
"Formerly posted by Getz2007:
Who likes to throw money away by changing cars every 3 to 5 years. Sir, do you know car repair could be much more expensive after 5 years.
"

I dunno wat ki...
15 Sep 2008
blk356 Garmen is run like a profit centre. LTA sells COE paper for both before or after PARF. They will regulate supply (COE) & demand.
16 Sep 2008
Hi,

I am looking for a sporty car but not willing to spend more than $60k for a car; what do you guys think of the new Subaru Impreza 1.5R?

21 Oct 2007
In the market to buy and have tested these 3 models all priced within my reach mid 50K. Impressed by EX as it is new but heard about engine/exhaust noise and poor fuel consumption. Any advice is we...

17 Jun 2008
Enlighten82 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Getz2007:
In the market to buy and have tested these 3 models all priced within my reach mid 50K. Impressed by EX as it is new but heard about engine/exhaust noise and po...
19 Aug 2008
Getz2007 Have you tested the other 2. Boot space is not an issue to me. Heard a new model will be lauched.
19 Aug 2008
valenwolf Quote:
"Formerly posted by Getz2007:
In the market to buy and have tested these 3 models all priced within my reach mid 50K. Impressed by EX as it is new but heard about engine/exhaust noise and po...
19 Aug 2008
mojo I think the Lancer and Latio both have decent toys, ie keyless, go/start. The Lancer looks a little more macho but yeah, it does grunt a little louder then it can actually go, the Latio Sports does...
20 Aug 2008
Vlanze Maybe I can give some insights on the EX. Am currently driving the 1.5 sports for about a year.

Pros: Good looks (imo), good features (auto sensors for light and rain), pretty good stock ICE, pr...
20 Aug 2008
Getz2007 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Vlanze:
Maybe I can give some insights on the EX. Am currently driving the 1.5 sports for about a year.

Pros: Good looks (imo), good features (auto sensors for light a...
20 Aug 2008
sumo Go for the Latio Sports. Although it's a Nissan, it is one of the best models that they've ever produced. The Lancer EX is still too new, with quite a bit of major fine-tuning to do, particularly t...
21 Aug 2008
Evan You could take it to the highway for a spin, just tell the SE it's pivotal to your decision making! I'm sure a good SE will be more than glad to help

Quote:
"Formerly posted by Getz2007:
Quote:
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28 Aug 2008
Stefano Quote:
"Formerly posted by Getz2007:
Waiting for COE to drop below $8K before making decision."

COE to drop below 8K...??? errrmmm.... in that case.... it might be a long wait....it's really a c...
29 Aug 2008
Getz2007 I really do not mind waiting. Importantly, must be happy after 1 year or more. Hopefully, the damage is not so great. It would be terrible feeling if 6 months after you bought, the price dive by 6K...
31 Aug 2008
Excerpt from www.mycarforum.com,

Hey guys, we at MyCarForum has decide to do something about the current increasing petrol prices.

THIS IS NOT THE 'DON'T BUY' PETROL FOR ONE DAY, BUT IT WILL ...

26 May 2008
Most of the Japanese made model carries a market up of 25% to 35% mark up on its total basic cost with European made as high as 50%. It is crazy. I paid for Getz last bought in 2007 for 13% mark up...

14 Jul 2008
steven_VW Quote:
"Formerly posted by richardvchem:
Just bought a Kia Carens and is regretting now. They are giving me a Dec 2006 model and even my child know now is 2008 July, so it was parked somewhere in S...
23 Jul 2008
valenwolf Quote:
"Formerly posted by richardvchem:
Just bought a Kia Carens and is regretting now. They are giving me a Dec 2006 model and even my child know now is 2008 July, so it was parked somewhere in S...
23 Jul 2008
richardvchem Quote:
"Formerly posted by valenwolf:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by richardvchem:
Just bought a Kia Carens and is regretting now. They are giving me a Dec 2006 model and even my child know now is 2008...
23 Jul 2008
Getz2007 I think the sales guy did not treat you fairly. In my case, I was offered 07 production at a discounted price. Of course, I refused for 2 reasons:
(a) Accept only when if is heavily discounted and...
23 Jul 2008
richardvchem You are right. I am thinking of going to CASE next if they do not response to my request
1. for not replacing corroded parts
2. offer a discount for selling me a Dec2006 car

Quote:
"Formerly p...
23 Jul 2008
neutral Unless you can proved that the car has rusty parts, if not your case is weak. I have been driving my present cars for 3 years now, with rain and sun, mud and grit, sea breeze and vapour, I still do...
23 Jul 2008
Stefano Quote:
"Formerly posted by richardvchem:

You are right. I am thinking of going to CASE next if they do not response to my request
1. for not replacing corroded parts
2. offer a discount for se...
24 Jul 2008
Getz2007 Frankly, as buyers, you are getting nowhere if CASE is involved. Buyers' Beware. Do you research and ask the right question and make sure you put on papers. If you don't, it is assumed that it does...
24 Jul 2008

17 Jul 2008
Vlanze Ya am keeping my fingers x-rossed but am rather sceptical of further reductions. Any bets on it dropping to 2 bucks for ron92?
18 Jul 2008
EdmundSng Quote:
"Formerly posted by Vlanze:
Ya am keeping my fingers x-rossed but am rather sceptical of further reductions. Any bets on it dropping to 2 bucks for ron92? "

i tink the next will be a rise...
18 Jul 2008
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by EdmundSng:
i tink the next will be a rise. but nice one..lets place a bet on petrol prices.. we play rise or fall..

Loser pay for drinks during meet ups!! who wanna jo...
18 Jul 2008
steven_VW Looks like Singapore Pools can start a new betting game... wahahaha!!!

18 Jul 2008
EdmundSng Yo..

ztcc: 50-50 cannot la.. like tat rise or fall u oso needa pay half

Steven: we do the Oneshift Pools liao.. den next come fall or rise by how many cents.. lots of betting style (like Si...
18 Jul 2008
steven_VW Hey EdmundSng, no no... you are not suppose to do that, if you start the Oneshift pool, its illegal.... but if Singapore Pools do exactly the same thing hor... its legal one you know...!!! wahahah...
19 Jul 2008
TCX607 Quote:
"ztcc: 50-50 cannot la.. like tat rise or fall u oso needa pay half "

You do not have the volume to pool? If everyone bet kanna, you broke!
Can I start with "Down trend" first.
19 Jul 2008
Stefano This may not last.... juz hope it will go on as long as it can hold. Whoever's the successor to Bush...sigh... all da best...

come come....let me start the ball rolling with the bet system.

...
21 Jul 2008
vinceyeo Petrol prices drop 4 cents for third time in two weeks
By Patwant Singh/Satish Cheney, Channel NewsAsia | Posted: 21 July 2008 2149 hrs

SINGAPORE: Good news for motorists. Petrol prices have f...
21 Jul 2008
Getz2007 Quote:
"Formerly posted by vinceyeo:
Petrol prices drop 4 cents for third time in two weeks
By Patwant Singh/Satish Cheney, Channel NewsAsia | Posted: 21 July 2008 2149 hrs

SINGAPORE: Good new...
21 Jul 2008
Gosh did i not go to Bugis for a long time or did it just started???

I was shocked to hear a "Beep" when I was turning into Victoria St from Rochor on a Saturday evening.... haven't I been to ...

21 Jul 2008
Baa Bro, you can even hear "Beep" @10pm along CTE soon our dreams will be all Beep! Beep! Beep!
21 Jul 2008
Evan Stefano, you can use oneshift.com maps to find out the latest ERP locations. Funny how that was phrased...

http://www.oneshift.com/maps/index.php
21 Jul 2008
Getz2007 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Stefano:
Gosh did i not go to Bugis for a long time or did it just started???

I was shocked to hear a "Beep" when I was turning into Victoria St from Rochor on a Sat...
21 Jul 2008
valenwolf Haiz... I was shocked to see the ERP Gantry on during weekends too.

21 Jul 2008
Stefano oh shoot.....u mean....the entire city hall area now operates weekend ERP...????

I did a check this afternoon with the map....damn.... all routes going into Bugis junction along Rochor operate...
22 Jul 2008
kittymeow all gantries started operation for weekend since 7/7/08, weekdays the operation time also extended to 8pm instead of the usual 7pm.

since the gantries operate during weekends, the shopping ma...
22 Jul 2008
kittymeow Quote:
"Formerly posted by Eber:
Stefano, you can use oneshift.com maps to find out the latest ERP locations. Funny how that was phrased...

http://www.oneshift.com/maps/index.php
"

doesnt s...
22 Jul 2008
Stefano yeah there is, juz click on the gantry icon to view whichever gantry details u wanna c. I saw the gantry charges in the day till 7.55pm last saturday was 1 buck for car.
22 Jul 2008
joycelym Unless absolutely necessary, forget about going downtown area for shopping or spend our hard-earn money there for that matter. These places are exclusively for tourists and the riches who have grea...
22 Jul 2008
Hi, anyone know roughly how much can sell a honda fit about 1yr ++? The COE still have more then 8 years.

6 Jul 2008
TCX607 Why do you want to sell your car at such almost new condition?
12 Jul 2008
ztcc78 cos of the rising oil price??
12 Jul 2008
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by ztcc78:
cos of the rising oil price??"
I bought the car a few month after i pass my license and i think i am wrong. Balance between home expenditure and car, i have over...
15 Jul 2008
joycelym Quote:
"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
Hi, anyone know roughly how much can sell a honda fit about 1yr ++? The COE still have more then 8 years."

PM uncle Steven_VW.
15 Jul 2008
TCX607 Since you have budget limitation, rent out your car to someone you know (not public). This is not against the rule. Many people still looking for a car but do not wish to own one. Wait until your c...
17 Jul 2008
Getz2007 Hey, I thought insurance will not cover you if hirer gets into an accident. May end up total loss.
17 Jul 2008
steven_VW Hi kokbeng,

If I remember correctly, your car is only about one year old. Expect to lose some 25% off the current price if you were to let it go. Meaning if the current FIT is going for say $58K...
18 Jul 2008
sumo Have you tried reducing your spending on other things? Indeed it's difficult, especially this year when inflation is going through the roof, but it may be better than taking in huge losses for such...
18 Jul 2008
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by sumo:
Have you tried reducing your spending on other things? Indeed it's difficult, especially this year when inflation is going through the roof, but it may be better th...
18 Jul 2008
Looking to buy one. Existing owners of Lancer 1.5EX Elegance, please share what you like and dislike about this car.

18 Jun 2008
ericrimu Quote:
"Formerly posted by Getz2007:
Looking to buy one. Existing owners of Lancer 1.5EX Elegance, please share what you like and dislike about this car."


Basically, two things that dislike bu...
20 Jun 2008
Getz2007 View again since the basic model dropped its price by $1K to $57,899. However, very disappointed because basic model does not come with keyless, rain sensor and light sensor and no leather seat. Ba...
21 Jun 2008
ericrimu I tink Standard model is new model, Previously oni elegance and sports model. And the price different is abt 3K, everything nearly same.... oni bodykit sport rims different and leather colour sligh...
21 Jun 2008
Getz2007 Quote:
"Formerly posted by ericrimu:
I tink Standard model is new model, Previously oni elegance and sports model. And the price different is abt 3K, everything nearly same.... oni bodykit sport ri...
29 Jun 2008
Getz2007 More and more on the road. Initial impression, it looks like Lexus from the rear. But, overall it just not as appealing but cannot quite describe. Perhaps, simply put, more like bengs'car. Drop the...
14 Jul 2008
This is an open discussion for the news New NissanTeana on sale now

"Tan Chong Opens Order Books for New Flagship Luxury Sedan.

Tan Chong takes order for the new flagship luxury sedan – Nissan Te...

11 Jul 2008
Getz2007 From the picture, it looks impressive. Hopefully, consumption is frugal with high pump price now. Cefiro was a failure because of high consumption compared to Camry. Has the car arrived at the show...
12 Jul 2008
csvinter Teana is actually Cefiro for Asian market. Just look at the specs and size, they are basically alike. This is a newer version on the Cefiro we currently have.
14 Jul 2008
atht71 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Getz2007:
From the picture, it looks impressive. Hopefully, consumption is frugal with high pump price now. Cefiro was a failure because of high consumption compared to C...
14 Jul 2008
Getz2007 Indeed very very surprise. I heard that Sunny could not even achieve 8.5km/L. and Cefiro is no more than 6.5km/L according to a friend who owns a 2L cefiro sold 6 months later. Cannot tahan petrol ...
14 Jul 2008
ken766 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Getz2007:
From the picture, it looks impressive. Hopefully, consumption is frugal with high pump price now. Cefiro was a failure because of high consumption compared to C...
9 Oct 2008

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