electric vehicles

HDT pulls plug on electric-taxi business in Singapore on 'debilitating' Covid-19 hit

HDT Singapore Holding, whose electric taxis had plied the city-state's roads for two years, is powering down the business for good and instead focusing on other green transportation solutions.

Hyundai's investment could help grow Singapore EV ecosystem

CARMAKER Hyundai's latest investment in Singapore could help build an ecosystem surrounding the development of electric vehicles (EV), a move that would diversify the Republic's manufacturing base...

Automotive activities viable again as Hyundai opens first EV facility in Singapore: PM Lee

AUTOMOTIVE activities are becoming viable in Singapore again, as the process of making electric vehicles (EVs) complements Singapore's strengths in advanced manufacturing and logistics, Prime...

Charged up: Singapore's journey to the future of cars begins now

Dr Sanjay Kuttan, who chairs the sustainable infrastructure committee under the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore, agrees. He believes the motivations around climate change,...

Corporates should embrace Budget's farsightedness

AS Budget 2020 approached, it became increasingly clear that its key theme was going to be about cushioning the economy from the impact of Covid-19. So, for people who spend their time watching...

Observers support government's push for electric vehicles

BUDGET 2020 delivered a pleasant surprise for climate-change watchers, who say measures to spur the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) are a step in the right direction, and that the government's...

Budget 2020: Govt aims to phase out all vehicles with internal combustion engines by 2040

BY 2040, the government hopes to phase out all vehicles with internal combustion engines and replace them with ones that run on cleaner energy.

Budget 2020: Lump-sum tax built into road tax for electric vehicles to replace fuel excise duties

A lump-sum tax will be built into the road tax schedule for electric vehicles (EV) to partly account for the loss in fuel excise duties since owners of such cars do not pay them, Deputy Prime...

Uber, Hyundai team up to develop electric air taxi

[SEOUL] US ride-hailing company Uber Technologies and South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor plan to jointly develop electric air taxis, they said on Monday, joining the race for flying cars to ease...

Grab, ComfortDelGro buying Hyundai EVs as charging network grows

THE Singapore transport scene is abuzz with taxi and private-hire car operators investing more in Electric Vehicles (EVs), while carmakers respond to the growing interest.

Grab adds 200 Hyundai Kona electric cars to fleet

RIDE-hailing service Grab has bought 200 Hyundai Kona electric cars, making it one of the largest electric vehicle (EV) fleet owners in Singapore.