sgCarMart is first to feature car depreciation finder

Users can search for their ideal new or used car based by inputting a preferred annual depreciation range. -sgCarMart

Philippines to secure Pope Francis in custom-built 'popemobile'

The bulletproof "popemobile" was first introduced after the attempted assassination of John Paul in 1981. -AFP

Mazda recalling 100,000 Mazda6 in US due to tire monitoring glitch

No accidents or injuries have been reported to this glitch. -Reuters

BMW's Mini to limit range in long term to sharpen its premium appeal

The British brand will restrict its future model lineup to five so-called "superheroes". -Reuters

US automakers aim for luxury market in China

General Motors, the largest US automaker, already sells more cars in China each month than it does in its home market and expects that to continue. -AFP

Free train travel a hit in Slovakia's anti-austerity drive

The new measure allows one in two Slovaks to ride for free. Eligible groups include students, pensioners and children. -AFP

US regulator orders national Takata driver-side

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gave airbag supplier Takata until Tuesday to issue a recall. -Reuters

Toyota to recall more cars for dangerous Takata air bags

Toyota's action follows a recall by rival Honda Motor Co for the same problem two weeks ago. -Reuters

Beijing subway, bus fares to go up: State media

The price of a subway ticket will be raised to a starting fare of 3 yuan (S$0.63) from 2 yuan for trips within 6 km. -Reuters

Man survives after getting hit by 3 vehicles in China

He suffered several fractures after getting hit by a van and run over by 2 cars. -AsiaOne

Trans-Sumatra railway in sight

The Transportation Ministry is preparing a 2,168-kilometer railway linking Aceh in the northern part of Sumatra to Lampung. -Jakarta Post/ANN