Singaporean woman whose husband died in Sydney car plunge awarded $2.9 million

Ms Michelle Lee's husband had been trying to park their car at a Sydney hotel when he reversed off a second-storey carpark, plunging 9m to the ground and killing him in a 2006 incident. -AsiaOne

Volkswagen's China JV recalls cars over air bag issue

Some of the cars in the recall have software configuration problems in the air bag control systems. -Reuters

Saudi capital's $28 billion metro a 'race against time'

Construction began a year ago but has accelerated in the last few weeks. -AFP

Hyundai plans to take on Toyota's Prius with new hybrid model

Hyundai Motor Co also plans to start selling its first battery-powered electric vehicle in 2016. -Reuters

Hail to Hailo, the latest taxi-booking app on the block

It is hoping its combination of speed and convenience will give it an edge over the competition. -ST

New Causeway rates taking its toll

Following the hike in toll rates, hotels here have registered a drop of between 15 per cent and 18 per cent in bookings and occupancy, especially by Singaporeans. -The Star/ANN

A ride worthy of James Bond

The AeroMobil 3.0 is both a car and a plane. -My Paper

Pregnant woman dies after bus hits her on Bendemeer Road

New baby, new life taken away from man when pregnant wife dies after bus hits her. -TNP

Truck tips over on West Coast Highway

A witness who wanted to be known only as Mr Abu said he was on his way to work when he saw the large truck lying on its left side at around 10am. -TNP

Cycling paths to cater to cyclists of all skill levels

Currently, cyclists are allowed to ride on all roads, including the bus lanes at all times, except expressways and road tunnels. -TNP

Ensure headlights are on after dark

Some drivers probably forget to switch on their headlights because newer cars are fitted with dashboards that light up automatically when they start the engine. -ST