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Shell Singapore donates more than $400,000 to families in need

As part of celebrations for its 125th anniversary in Singapore, Shell joined hands with Mediacorp’s Radio Gives Back to provide families in need with financial assistance.

From 4th to 17th April 2016, Shell donated $1.25 for every purchase of Shell fuels, along with additional donations of $5.00 for every 125 Shell Escape Points contributed by customers in support of this cause. Through this initiative, Shell raised more than $400,000 in donations, successfully exceeding its target donation sum of $300,000.


To celebrate the success of the initiative, Shell formally presented a cheque of $401,495 to Mediacorp’s Radio Gives Back today at Caldecott Hill, home of Mediacorp Studios. The total amount in donations will be used to provide financial support for families in need to help with their children’s education, utility and medical bills and daily necessities. This initiative is part of Shell’s long-standing commitment to serving the local community.

Singapore Motorshow 2016

The Singapore Motorshow is back for the second year from 14 to 17 January 2016. The 2016 edition will see 24 car brands making a return to the show on Level 4 of Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, and a dedicated area for car accessories on Level 3.

One of the highlights is the stunt driving performance by Russ Swift. Brought in by Subaru, Russ Swift will be putting on driving exhibitions. Remember to collect ticket for the performance one hour before each show at level 4 “Stunt Performance (Ticket Collection)” Counter.

Borneo Motors Singapore will also be unveiling the 4th generation Toyota Prius at The Singapore Motorshow 2016.

Ticket pricing for Singapore Motorshow 2016 remain the same at $6 per entry. There will also be a limited amount of special preview tickets available at $10 per entry. The special preview tickets will allow visitors to enter the show at 1pm on 14 January instead of 5pm on the same day when it is open to the public. Tickets will be available for sale onsite.


Audi and LG present A Journey Back To Singapore In 1965

Nothing to do this weekend? Check out the SG50 event by Audi and LG that brings you back in time to 1965 Singapore at Fullerton Hotel.

Go on a ride in an Audi and travel back to Singapore 1965 with the help of virtual reality.
Immerse yourself in the sights and sound of our civic district while wearing LG G4 Smartphone on Google Cardboard.


Dick Lee will be your virtual tour guide to show you how far we’ve come. See the Singapore River when it was still the centre of trade, the grandeur of the Old Supreme Court and even our shoreline before land reclamation took place.

A Drive Back in Time is a complimentary event open to the public. You can book a seat for your time travel experience at Audi website now. Alternatively, just go down to the event and you’ll be allocated to the earliest possible slot. Hurry, the last day is on 25 October 2015.

Shell V-Power X Ferrari Passion Series

Ferrari fans are going to love this. From 12 October to 27 December, Shell will be rolling out the Shell V-Power X Ferrari Passion Series of car models and playsets in Singapore.


Simply spend S$60 on Shell V-Power Nitro+ fuel or other Shell fuels at any participating Shell stations and purchase the model starting at S$2.95. There are total 6 models to collect. A new model will be released every 2 week.

12 October 2015 – Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Model Car
26 October 2015 – Enzo Ferrari Assembly Kit
9 November 2015 – Ferrari California T Model Car
23 November 2015 – Ferrari 2015 Season Model Car
7 December 2015 – Racing Garage with a Ferrari 458 Italia Model Car
14 December 2015 – Hauler with a Ferrari 599XX Model Car

The Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Model Car, Enzo Ferrari Assembly Kit, Ferrari California T Model Car and Ferrari 2015 Season Model Car cost S$2.95 each with every S$60 spent on Shell V-Power Nitro+ or S$5.95 each with every S$60 spent on Shell FuelSave or Shell Diesel.

The Racing Garage with a Ferrari 458 Italia Model Car cost S$30 each with every S$60 spent on Shell V-Power Nitro+ or S$35 each with every S$60 spent on Shell FuelSave or Shell Diesel.

The Hauler with a Ferrari 599XX Model Car cost S$15 each with every S$60 spent on Shell V-Power Nitro+ or S$20 each with every S$60 spent on Shell FuelSave or Shell Diesel.

The folks from Shell PR send me the Enzo Ferrari Assembly Kit before it was launched. The model is 1/43 scale with die cast metal body and plastic parts. Some simple assembly is required. The end result looks good.







Free supercar rides by GrabTaxi Singapore

It’s the Singapore Grand Prix week. To match the speed of the fast Formula One car, GrabTaxi Singapore is offering free rides on 7 supercar from 15 to 20 September. Yes, FREE.

GrabTaxi Singapore revs up atmosphere with free supercar rides this race season (1024x683)

To book the free supercar rides, simply download GrabTaxi app and register for a free account if you haven’t. Select Grabspeed, enter your pickup location, destination and promo code ‘GrabSpeed’.

The 7 supercars available are:
- Aston Martin DB9 Volante convertible
– Aston Martin DBS Volante convertible
– Maserati GranTurismo
– Maserati Quattroporte Sports GTS
– McLaren MP4-12C
– Porsche C4S 911 Cabriolet
– Porsche Carrera


Due to limited seating capacity of the supercars, each ride can accommodate only one passenger at a time.

GrabTaxi is also giving away tickets to the Motor Racing Championships to 2 lucky winners everyday who completed a ride with Grabspeed.