Derryn Wong

Gallery: Opel sesame

Opel sesame

SINGAPORE — The Opel Astra has to be one of the most underrated cars of the year. Opel, owned by American conglomerate General Motors and known as Vauxhaull in the United...

Gallery: Dyno mites

Dyno mites

These affordable cars punch well above their weight in price and capacity. The car industry has gone big on downsizing, making smaller engines that are powerful and efficient,...

The sane and the civilised

The sane and the civilised

SINGAPORE — We’ve already tested the mainstream version of the new Honda Civic, the 1.6. But this is the one that has been grabbing headlines: The 1.5 Turbo version with a...

Seven seats, five stars

Seven seats, five stars

Singapore — While the Volkswagen Caddy is a different spin on a regular multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), VW’s “original” MPV has a long-established history in the segment.

Attrage-ous fuel economy

Attrage-ous fuel economy

This week, Mitsubishi demonstrated that an Attrage could be driven more efficiently than a (badly-driven) hybrid. It announced the results of a fuel-efficiency challenge...

Gallery: E is for electronic

E is for electronic

Singapore — This country has a love affair with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The luxury brand’s big sedan has long traded blows with its key rival, the BMW 5 Series. Both have...

Gallery: Civic mended

Civic mended

SINGAPORE — At the dawn of the Japanese car industry, car makers from the Land Of The Rising Sun were grouped by their government into three types in order to receive benefits.