Derryn Wong

Gallery: Big is small

Big is small

Singapore — Driving a big SUV might be the automotive equivalent of being a bodybuilder. Everywhere you go, you’re reminded of the size of the thing, even if other people don’t...

COEs: Status quo expected

COEs: Status quo expected

Singapore — As reported in Channel NewsAsia and the Straits Times, last month’s second round of COE bidding which ended on April 20, Uber-owned Lion City Rental obtained 270...

Gallery: Ticking all the right boxes

Ticking all the right boxes

Berlin — Sport utility vehicles (SUVs) are now mainstream. The high-riding cars, which are also known as crossovers, are beginning to outsell sedans in some overseas markets....

Gallery: Welcome to the (urban) jungle

Welcome to the (urban) jungle

The Mellowpark, located in Berlin, is Europe’s largest skate/BMX facility, and Volkswagen dumped tonnes of dirt on it to turn it into a miniature off-road course to show off the...

Gallery: Answering the S$65,000 question

Answering the S$65,000 question

Singapore — What’s the biggest barrier to car ownership here? Certificates of Entitlement? Taxes like the Additional Registration Fee? Some industry insiders believe the biggest...

Gallery: A new class of luxury?

A new class of luxury?

Lisbon, Portugal — Butlers, we have good news for you: Your jobs are safe for now, since the robot that can interpret the vagaries of human communication with precision hasn’t...