Octogenarian detained after crash kills couple

Octogenarian detained after crash kills couple

The 80-year-old man was driving a 4-wheel drive at the time of the accident. -The Star/ANN

2 killed in 5-vehicle collision in Malaysia

2 killed in 5-vehicle collision in Malaysia

Mastura Ab Karim, 35, and Ahmad Azlan Zakaria, 25, both from Malacca, were heading to Kuala Lumpur with two others for a business trip. -The Star/ANN
Uber offers free rides in Sydney following flak over siege-linked price surge

Uber offers free rides in Sydney following flak over siege-linked price surge

Fares on the US-based company's booking app initially rose to more than four times the fare before the drama unfolded. -Reuters, AFP
Uber plans tighter screening for drivers

Uber plans tighter screening for drivers

Uber has started research and development on biometrics and voice verification to build tools for enhanced driver screening. -Reuters
Porsche crashes into tree in Shanghai

Porsche crashes into tree in Shanghai

The Porsche 918 Spyder sustained serious damage to the engine and hood and lost the left front tire entirely. -China Daily/ANN
An old car for your teenager? Take care, say experts

An old car for your teenager? Take care, say experts

A survey of drivers aged 15 to 17 killed in US crashes from 2008 to 2013 found that 48 per cent of the fatalities had been driving vehicles that were 11 or more years old. -AFP
Rise of the car-sharing apps poses threat to auto sector

Rise of the car-sharing apps poses threat to auto sector

Investor sentiment is on a knife edge. -Reuters
Volks Auto saga: Anger grows, dealership boss missing

Volks Auto saga: Anger grows, dealership boss missing

Customers bent on getting their cars or refunds show up for second day at Volks Auto's showroom, police take statements. -TNP
Baidu to buy stake in Uber

Baidu to buy stake in Uber

The Chinese Internet giant joins the likes of Goldman Sachs and Google to place a bet on the fast-growing transportation company. -Reuters
Free Wi-Fi at 32 MRT stations by end-2015

Free Wi-Fi at 32 MRT stations by end-2015

Some upgrading works nearing completion, offering faster train rides. -ST
Real-time data sharing to help drivers find HDB parking space

Real-time data sharing to help drivers find HDB parking space

Apps could be designed using info on availability of spaces. -ST

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