Can't find cabs on the road? Try the yard

Up to 2,000 taxis are lying idle – unhired as factors such as higher rental and competition from taxi app firms bite. ST

China publishes draft rules to regulate online car hailing services

The draft rules strengthen supervision of car hailing apps, and are aimed at maintaining order. -Reuters

Transport fund has put 690 new buses on the road

About $420 million has gone towards buying and operating new buses. -ST

Transport Minister names new rail transformation advisor

Mr Khaw announced that he has asked PUB Chairman Tan Gee Paw to be his Advisor on Rail Transformation. -AsiaOne

Singapore must match Hong Kong in rail reliability: Khaw Boon Wan

While the situation in Singapore has improved in recent years, the "current situation is not good enough". -AsiaOne

Taiwan Cabinet OKs tax incentives for used vehicles

The programme, which will initially run for five years, is aimed at lowering carbon emissions as well as stimulating the local auto industry and used car exports, stated Premier Mao Chi-kuo at the weekly Cabinet meeting. -The China Post/ANN

Volkswagen withdraws request to certify 2016 diesel models

Auto maker's US CEO to testify before House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Thursday -WSJ

COE prices mostly down amid economic fears

Certificate of entitlement (COE) prices ended mostly lower in the latest tender yesterday, as buying sentiment remained subdued on the back of an increasingly uncertain economic outlook. -ST

Uber says will expand service to 100 Chinese cities

The announcement comes amid a crackdown on ride-hailing apps by the Chinese government. -AFP

COE premiums end mixed in latest tender

Cat A COE prices for cars up to 1,600cc rose slightly from $55,399 to $56,001, while Cat B COE prices for cars above 1,600cc fell from $60,001 to $58,190. -AsiaOne

AAS to offer courses for commercial drivers

Training to raise safety standards, given rise in fatal accidents involving heavy vehicles. -ST