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Grab a free GrabHitch today

If you are reading this on 22 July, you might have a chance to hitch a free ride today. Grab is offering GrabHitch passengers free ride island wide. Each passenger is entitled to two free rides.

Offered by regular drivers, GrabHitch is a social ride-sharing service aimed at making the everyday commute more enjoyable, convenient and affordable. GrabHitch fares are kept low as fares go toward covering the drivers’ costs and are not for profit.

To claim your free rides, simply open your Grab app and tap on GrabHitch. Enter the promo code “HitchFriday” to enjoy your free ride.

To make a GrabHitch ride a better experience, do let your GrabHitch driver know if you are bringing extra passenger, pets or luggage. Give the driver a heads up if you are late.

And do take the front seat. 40% of GrabHitch drivers surveyed would like their passengers to take the front seat as it is good for conversation and a more sociable experience. After all, one in three GrabHitch drivers drive because it offers them a chance to meet new people and to contribute to a car-lite society. Addiitonally, more than 40% said that they have grown their social or business network since driving with GrabHitch.

Happy GrabHitch-ing.

Bridgestone – Stay Safe On The Roads

Do you know what is the optimal tyre conditions? How do you detect signs of tyre being under-inflated or over-inflated?

Here are some quick tips from Bridgestone on how to ensure your tyres remain in good condition that are safe for the roads.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.