Local News: Philips Introduces Two Motoring Aids

Philips Automotive Lighting announced its entry in the LED Daytime Running Lights as well as the air purifier range for cars.

Philips Automotive ...

30 Jul 2011
TheWhiteCruizer What's the use of the DRL where we can't even legally install them?
30 Jul 2011
wilswong Hmmm...so what makes you think it won't be?
31 Jul 2011
Wombat_VC DRLs are good but some after-market installations are getting ridiculously glaring, especially at night. If after-market installations are allowed, regulations must be applied. For a start, all DRL...
4 Aug 2011
First Look: Hyundai 3 Door Coupe Veloster

Hyundai has revealed the Veloster three-door coupe for the first time on the global stage. The exciting newcomer made its world premiere at the 2011 Nor...

12 Jan 2011
wilswong hmmm...the rims...
11 Jan 2011
edlaz Lol wilson, rims again??
12 Jan 2011
iankan Me think it still looks like a Sirocco.
12 Jan 2011
TheWhiteCruizer dual clutch!!!
12 Jan 2011
wilswong Yeah lor...I got new shoes for the car...am thinking changing the rims...
12 Jan 2011
First Peek: Kia Picanto 2011

Kia released the first official photos of the next generation Picanto city car boasting a bolder, more mature and more self confident look.

Kia Motors Corporation ha...

5 Jan 2011
wilswong As with the Honda Fit sketches, the KIA sketch and the real thing really is a huge difference. The front reminds me of that huge grin of the Peugeot 107/Toyota Aigo/Citroen C1.

Sign...nearly hi...
5 Jan 2011
TheWhiteCruizer Mr Annoymous, you're wrong. The OLD Picanto has been discontinued. This new model will definitely be coming to our shores.
5 Jan 2011
iankan i read somewhere that people have labelled the Picanto as "Bei Kan Tou"
6 Jan 2011
WD45 This is a MARK improvement over the current Picanto!
6 Jan 2011
WindTurbine I thought the Old Picanto is really successful locally, and therefore I am pretty much definite it will be coming to our shores... no doubts on this.. and I think this new one looks great! Now no l...
7 Jan 2011
iankan ?? eh?
10 Jan 2011
Mercedes-Benz E200 CGI BlueEfficiency

It may just be the “base” model, but the E200 shows that it is anything but. It’s got all the right ingredients and is our favourite 1.8-litre E-Class. ...

21 Nov 2009
TheWhiteCruizer Mr Toh, may I know where is that open-space area that you took photos of this new E200? Thks.
22 Nov 2009
pass09 Quote:
"Formerly posted by TheWhiteCruizer:
Mr Toh, may I know where is that open-space area that you took photos of this new E200? Thks. "

tested this MODERN and LATEST CGI model and the standa...
23 Nov 2009
WindTurbine
Actually, Even though i am sure the New E class will be dynamically a good car, but Unfortunately, to me its an ungainly looking car. ESPECIALLY from the rear... I mean hey they do feel like the De...
24 Nov 2009
TheWhiteCruizer Everyone's taste and preference is different, bros. Being a older-minded individual, I like the new E-class design, despite of the squarish tail lamps. In fact, I like the squarish more than sharpi...
28 Dec 2009
jonleeck what does CGI stand for??
11 Jun 2010
edlaz If i'm not mistaken,

CGI is Merc's version of direct injection system on its petrol engines. Not sure what exact it stands for. The BLUEEFFICIENCY part is for its environmentally friendly tweaks...
11 Jun 2010
Anonymous CGI stands for Charged Gasoline Injection.
10 Jan 2013
Audi R8 V10 5.2 FSI quattro (A)

Audi shoehorns the Gallardo’s V10 and instills some soul into the R8.

27 Dec 2009
TheWhiteCruizer WOW! This gonna be the most powerful and stylo car even driven by oneshift.com O.O
27 Dec 2009
raymondlai Not the most powerful, as the R8's 4-door cousin, the RS 6 has a higher bhp count but i think it's the fastest and possibly most expensive ever tested on os!
27 Dec 2009
edlaz Awesome stuff! Wow!
28 Dec 2009
elviskoh wow! I like this super car. Porsche, Aston Martin, Ferrari...you have been warned by the Audi R8 V10!!
28 Dec 2009
Yokohama Rubber to Increase Export Tire Price

Trust the Japanese to put a damper on the festive season with such an announcement. If you are eyeing that Yokohama tires, better make the decision f...

27 Dec 2009
TheWhiteCruizer Excuses, even if lame, are always given to justify their unjustified price increases.
27 Dec 2009
Elaine579 wholesale new fashion UGG boots.Our sheepskin footwear is so incredibly comfortable, with a snug, cozy, form-fitting feel that is more like a sock than a shoe, yet it is rugged enough for outdoor w...
28 Dec 2009
Porsche Panamera 4S 4.8 (A)

911 purists might loathe the idea but the four-door Panamera is here to stay.

18 Dec 2009
TheWhiteCruizer I think a 7 series or S class would be more practical. No point driving this Panamera and say "Hey guys, I am driving a Porsche!", where Porsche fans are dismissing this model as a true Porsche.
24 Dec 2009
Local News: Mandatory Give Way to Buses Scheme Extended

Land Transport Authority (LTA) will be extending the use of the mandatory give way to bus scheme making a total of 41 affected bus bays isl...

23 Dec 2009
vchoy Stupid
23 Dec 2009
ifconfig it's not stupid but rather a sad thing that we need legislative to enforce on the behaviour in giving way. well, every vehicle owners thinks they have the right of way, so someone high up need to p...
23 Dec 2009
Evan Part of a concerted effort to move people to use public transportation. Traffic these days are getting quite bad. I almost expect an accident to occur driving to work along AYE daily! Damn those ja...
23 Dec 2009
TheWhiteCruizer This is what happens when everyone dreams of getting a car.
24 Dec 2009
wilsen808

Singapore is a FINE country... Always lives up to her expectation.
26 Dec 2009
wilswong


Quote:
"Formerly posted by TheWhiteCruizer: This is what happens when everyone dreams of getting a car. "




I do not think this has anything to do with getting a car.  Even if there are o...
26 Dec 2009
Bic_cherry Give way to buses scheme is dangerous and disingenuous (Ver5.1; 31Dec09):

The conception behind this new policy is not only contradictory, it's also extremely dangerous and quite unenforceable ...
31 Dec 2009
China's Geely Close to Buying Volvo from GM

China with its financial might is set to conquer yet another motoring brand when Geely buys over Volvo from GM.

Ford Motor Company confirmed today tha...

24 Dec 2009
eugn86 Jia Lat... Volvo in the hands of a Chinese company, Jaguar and Aston in Indian company... pathetic.
24 Dec 2009
TheWhiteCruizer I think it's a good opportunity for the Chinese car makers to acquire new technologies and skills to improve their products.
24 Dec 2009
Evan Ford seems eager to sell it though. It bought the Volvo brand for $6 billion+, Geely is looking at under $2 billion
27 Dec 2009
Audi Q7 4.2 FSI quattro (A)

With a 350bhp V8 under the hood, the humongous Audi Q7 could well be the daddy of all luxury SUVs.

4 Dec 2009
TheWhiteCruizer oh... no wonder Mr Lai wrote an article about how impractical SUVs are on Yahoo News.
5 Dec 2009
Kia Forte Koup 1.6 (A)

For a long time now, the car market had been without an affordable coupe. Things are about to change though thanks to Kia’s new Forte Koup.

23 Oct 2009
mobileFX A beautiful car to behold!
25 Oct 2009
ifconfig next year we will see quite a number of new coupes from other manufacturers. so kia better make good within the 1st 6 months.
25 Oct 2009
Stefano My personal view looking at these pics: The rim looks outta place... absolutely hideous, the boot lid with the tail lamp design... they just somehow dun blend into the whole design.... side profile...
30 Oct 2009
jasontang


Quote:
"Formerly posted by Stefano: My personal view looking at these pics: The rim looks outta place... absolutely hideous, the boot lid with the tail lamp design... they just somehow dun ble...
30 Oct 2009
Stefano


Quote:
"Formerly posted by jasontang:
Stef , have u check out the Forza 3...good ?"




I've played it at XGS09 last week, it's good, just didn't really like the crash mechanics... somewhat...
30 Oct 2009
ifconfig anyone playing FMIII on xbox live? contact me
30 Oct 2009
psyiche Hi, if Kia is really keen to build a modern more environmentally friendlier sports car, they really need to relook the driving dynamics: more streamline shape (reduce drag - save energy), lighter W...
30 Oct 2009
pass09 tested it! the feeling is weird. Firstly, its really difficult to reach out for the safety belt;secondly, the damn stiff steering wheel was killing my arms; lastly, car began to float in the air at...
31 Oct 2009
TheWhiteCruizer pass09, at that kind of price, you can't expect it to be as good as your Benz C180BE.
8 Nov 2009
jasontang Quote:
"Formerly posted by pass09:
tested it! the feeling is weird. Firstly, its really difficult to reach out for the safety belt;secondly, the damn stiff steering wheel was killing my arms; lastl...
9 Nov 2009
JRC
Road Test - Toyota Fortuner 2.7 (A)

"After being in our market for quite some time, the Fortuner finally receive some refreshing updates. Although not as pop as its Altis sibling, those seeking v...

13 Mar 2009
WD45 The video shot is a refreshing twist to the regular car reviews I usually see. thanks
13 Mar 2009
abitkaypoh Can never agree the height(1850mm) is longer than the width(1840mm), simply terrible CG.
Ugly mix of a pick-up front and a van body.
2.7 4cylinder??? Even the cheap korean hyundai santa fe 2.7 ha...
13 Mar 2009
TheWhiteCruizer Abitkaypoh, I like its 1850mm which gives a predominant view of the road. While it may have a terrible CG, the double wishbone suspension and its super-wide tyres make up for that. I tell you, it i...
2 Nov 2009
Road test - Mitsubishi Lancer EX Ralliart (A)


Want a more affordable Evo X with little compromises in performance and handling? Enter the Evo Light, I mean the Lancer EX Ralliart

18 Oct 2009
joseph22
Err.. I think the last page of the review is not working. cannot read anything. Kindly rectify.
19 Oct 2009
wind79 Yeah, page 4 is screwed up... So whats
19 Oct 2009
wind79 Yeah, page 4 is screwed up... So whats
19 Oct 2009
joseph22 I dont like to read incomplete article thats all..
20 Oct 2009
TheWhiteCruizer nothing wrong with the last page. It just "make no mistake..." excluded the picture of the Raillart Lancer. so what's up?
20 Oct 2009
24 Oct 2009
mobileFX Mr Raymond, The 2004 Lancer Ralliart 1.8GDI Turbo is 4sp Auto not CVT.
You mixed up some of yr experience with the NA Lancer GLX?
25 Oct 2009
Road test - BMW 318i 2.0 (A)

BMW quietly brought in an entry-level 3 Series. Will this attract more buyers to the blue roundel? Well if you've been dreaming about owning your first executive seda...

16 Oct 2009
thespark is the protruding object above the hazard light switch the connection point for the gps lcd screen?
17 Oct 2009
azfar BMW provides Garmin GPS for every 3 Series purchased, but this are local options though...
17 Oct 2009
eugn86 Maybe the engine will sound better when more mileage has been piled up.
17 Oct 2009
TheWhiteCruizer get the audi a3 instead... with the a3, you get hid lights, paddle shifters, REAL leather seats (not the "plastic" ones), 7-spd double-clutch tranny, a turbocharged engine, lower road tax and FC, b...
19 Oct 2009
TheWhiteCruizer spelling error: I meant "trunk capacity".
19 Oct 2009
pass09 Nothing much to yell about for this entry level model. I should say, PML is going backward by giving a MADMADE leather and a dull interior. But at tat kind of price, what else can u ask for? Maybe ...
22 Oct 2009
Stefano Quote:
"Formerly posted by pass09:
Nothing much to yell about for this entry level model. I should say, PML is going backward by giving a MADMADE leather and a dull interior. But at tat kind of pri...
23 Oct 2009
The Ed says farewell

Read The Ed, Azfar Hashim's farewell note here...

17 Oct 2009
Sagaman Good luck bro,after this where?Torque?Wheelsasia?
17 Oct 2009
azfar Thanks. Will take a break first though.
=)
17 Oct 2009
ifconfig good luck in your future endeavous... we will miss your impartial reviews
17 Oct 2009
Goodcar All the best to you bro.
Thank you for all the very honest and interesting review.
17 Oct 2009
zeenie Will miss your fair reviews, do drop by to say hi now and then ya?

All the best!!
17 Oct 2009
steven_VW Wishing you all the best in your future endeavour... Good luck Bro!!!


18 Oct 2009
azfar Thanks for your well-wishes, everyone!
18 Oct 2009
haffisx
take care bro..good luck!!
19 Oct 2009
azfar thanks!
19 Oct 2009
SAN853 To my close pal Azfar,
Thank you for all those lovely writeups and experiences we had together. It will not be a farewell but the start of a new chapter in your life - a new beginning.
Best regar...
27 Oct 2009
Comparo - Skoda Superb TSI 1.8 (A), Honda Accord 2.4 (A)

In this classically competitive Asia versus Europe comparison test, who will come out tops? The perennial favourite Accord, or the much-la...

18 Jun 2009
Mirage77 I think the Superb represents excellent value for money.
22 Jun 2009
tien Will choose Superb too... and constantly get the nagging in my heart due to Superb's less than superb extorier styling. Still, the equipment list is truly Superb.
22 Jun 2009
Evan


Quote:
"Formerly posted by Mirage77: I think the Superb represents excellent value for money. "




Going by the hit rate of this review and the previous Skoda road test, that seems to be t...
22 Jun 2009
eugn86 Am seeing more Superbs on the roads. It really looks a tad too narrow given the length, but you cannot deny that this is an award-winning car, with german engineering and superb equipment list. And...
30 Jun 2009
mach Since buyers of these cars tend to be more conservative, resale value would be a cause of concern for the Czech. Unless it's a company sponsored car, I'll stick to my Sashimi please.
26 Jul 2009
TheWhiteCruizer I will go for the Superb, why?

1) Superb has a turbo engine and 7-spd DSG - lower FC, roadtax yet more faster than Accord.
2) Xenon HID!!! while Accord only has boring halogen...
3) Spacious r...
16 Oct 2009
Shell's new fuel?

Scientists hard at work on new breakthrough Shell fuel

Yesterday, Raffles Place was greeted with an unusual sight as crowds on their way to work formed outside what appeared to...

6 Oct 2009
accyt1978
already octane 98 liao... how well they wanna create...
it's just fanfare...

Yawn... not even bothered with it... how many cars need better fuel when most on the road are just sedans..

7 Oct 2009
sktan10 I just want cheap fuel,haha!
7 Oct 2009
Yooy will not try, probably some gimmick:)
7 Oct 2009
Stefano
Just filled it up yesterday with the fuelsave 95... day 1: as much as i wanted to maintain my driving style.... i can't... cuz everywhere i went.....jammed..... I guess whether it really saves or n...
9 Oct 2009
vinceyeo I dont use Shell so no honey for me :p
9 Oct 2009
vinceyeo


Quote:
"Just filled it up yesterday with the fuelsave 95... day 1: as much as i wanted to maintain my driving style.... i can't... cuz everywhere i went.....jammed..... I guess whether it real...
9 Oct 2009
SIM37 that blog is a malaysian blog,

Singapore does not have RON97 fuel.
23 Oct 2009
Stefano
I finished my 1st shell tank.... not impressive at all only achieved 432km with 36 litres, in fact, it achieved lesser than my previous shell 95 just b4 the upgrade (450 @ 34litres)... haha.... may...
23 Oct 2009
wilswong from what i read...should at least try 3 tanks.

1st tank...have residue from the previous pump...so not accurate
2nd/3rd tank ...residue is shell, so add more shell...the most accurate tank

The 3rd or...
23 Oct 2009
Stefano


Quote:
"Formerly posted by wilswong: from what i read...should at least try 3 tanks.

1st tank...have residue from the previous pump...so not accurate
2nd/3rd tank ...residue is shell, so add mor...
23 Oct 2009
JRC
Road Test - Toyota Camry 2.0 (A)

The current-generation Toyota Camry was first launched in 2006.  For a car however, three years into its product cycle already means that it's middle-aged.  Time ...

9 Sep 2009
eugn86 Is the fit and finishing good on this Thai made camry? My frd's Altis is only 2 years old, and the interior trimmings are already falling apart.
9 Sep 2009
joseph22 I Like the part that say Camry Fan will this and Camry fan will that. seems to be implying that non-camry fan will ... haha...
9 Sep 2009
wong6119 I wonder when Borneo Motors will bring in the manual transmission of the new Camry. This is because I like manual transmission cars very much.
Eric 6119
10 Sep 2009
pass09

why facelift the camry? its shld be faced out instead. Just look at how korean makers hv improved both in and out of the car. BM need to reshuffle it design team to stay competitve with the kore...
10 Sep 2009
Goodcar Tom Yam Camry with only 4 cylinder and 4 speed gear selling at a premium.
See how long the brand name can help to sell this car when people really open their eye and look.
11 Sep 2009
Variodical This facelift makes the car look uglier. I would rather have a MIJ teana with 6 spd CVT.
11 Sep 2009
pass09 looklike another AZERA,nothing worth to mention at all.
11 Sep 2009
TheWhiteCruizer Like it or not, this is a car for those who can't afford a BMW or Benz, yet don't want to lose out in terms of size and luxury.
3 Oct 2009
ArsiaOne A bunch of sour grapes...
11 Dec 2009
JRC
Comparo - MINI Cooper S tuned by JCW 1.6 (A), Volkswagen Scirocco 2.0 (A)

We fancy both of these hatches - but which one would we ultimately take home to be with for good?

1 Oct 2009
TheWhiteCruizer I have to confess, this is by far the coolest review I ever read. It's Scirocco vs Cooper!
1 Oct 2009
eugn86 Scirocco has a long queue for it. It's really an awesome product. But i really have to agree that the whole package is spoilt by that boring looking interior, though the quality is unquestionable. ...
2 Oct 2009
Stefano


Quote:
"Formerly posted by eugn86: If you are above 30, mature and want to attract that fabulous lady in a Pub, the Scirocco is the one. Playful Fun = Mini , Serious Fun = Scirocco =)"



...
2 Oct 2009
lackneramanda i think ill have to choose the mini between this two... mini is much more appealing for me... i love this car! i wonder if they used a bf goodrich tires on this cars.
10 May 2011
Road Test - BMW 740i 3.0 (A)

"BMW's 740i is all set to trounce its competition, and have a firm hold as a leader in its segment. But with its slightly higher price tag, what sets it apart? Will i...

14 Mar 2009
radmonkey Hi, great review there! Lovely new bimmer too. I really don't wish to sound anal, but I'm more than just a little bugged by how Singaporeans use the word "outlook":

"Secondly, if you were to com...
17 Mar 2009
azfar hi radmonkey,

good point, and I really have to thank you for bringing that up. guess most motoring journalists are, pretty much, guilty for using "outlook" to describe the exterior aesthetics of...
17 Mar 2009
TheWhiteCruizer I have to admit, from the bottom of my heart, that this is a very amazing car. So amazing that one can fell for its shines and dongs the moment he steps into its glorious cabin. I am not exaggerati...
25 Sep 2009
TheWhiteCruizer I will most probably get this car when I reach thirties. Instead of spending mindlessly on a Italian supercar, I would want to go for this. At least my hardworking parents can now enjoy being "hugg...
25 Sep 2009
Comparo - Chevrolet Cruze LT 1.8 (A), Kia Cerato Forte SX 2.0 (A)

The new Cruze is the second of a completely new product range after the small Aveo. General Motors is keen to straighten up Chevr...

19 Sep 2009

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