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Dyson created a phenomenal electric car, invested billions, and now they've pulled the plug

2019-10-20 06:00

British electronics maker Dyson has cancelled plans to build an electric car by 2021, with CEO James Dyson sending a company-wide email to staff.

'Ricciardo to Ferrari would seem like a match made in heaven' - reader

2019-09-23 08:30

Wheels24 reader Robert Phillips wrote in to us from Australia and shared his views about Daniel Ricciardo possibly replacing Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari in the future.

'Wrong approach': F1 drivers slam reverse grid proposal

2019-09-22 11:49

Leading Formula 1 drivers have slammed a "reverse grid" qualification proposal to liven up the sport, with Sebestian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton among those voicing their opposition to the scheme.

Three in a row as Leclerc grabs pole for Singapore Grand Prix

2019-09-21 16:24

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc secured pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix as he looks to win his third race in a row after triumphs in Belgium and Italy.

Hamilton sets scintillating pace in second Singapore practice

2019-09-21 07:15

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton lived up to his status as pre-race favourite for the Singapore Grand Prix when the Mercedes driver soared to the top of the timesheets with a storming lap in the second free practice session at a floodlit Marina Bay Street Circuit on Friday.

LIVE: 2019 Singapore GP

2019-09-20 09:32

Formula 1 cars will glisten under the lights of Singapore's Marina Bay street circuit this weekend as the battle continues between in-form Ferrari and Mercedes.

What lies beneath: Singapore plans subterranean highway

2019-09-02 08:38

Space-starved Singapore has expanded outwards by building into the sea and upwards by constructing high-rises but planners are now looking underground as they seek new areas for growth.

Nervous Hong Kong millionaires are moving their cash to Singapore

2019-07-17 08:14

Private bankers are being flooded with inquiries from investors in Hong Kong who are worried about the long-term effects of the political crisis in the Chinese city.

WATCH: Manta rays perform in the Singapore aquarium

2019-03-15 09:42

Visitors to a Singapore aquarium can now witness first-hand the intelligence of reef manta rays – the aquarium’s largest and most iconic species – and their close bonds with aquarists (divers).

Woman convicted in Singapore of forcing maid to hurt self with hot water

2019-01-18 22:08

A Singaporean woman was found guilty on Friday of abusing her Myanmar maid, including forcing her to pour hot water onto herself and to drink water laced with floor cleaner.

 

Gay sex ban to be challenged by activist

2019-09-25 13:29

A Singaporean gay rights activist says he has filed a legal challenge against a law banning sex between men, the third recent bid to overturn the legislation.

Singapore GP: Vettel leads strong Ferrari to 1-2 finish

2019-09-22 16:43

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel ended his year-long drought without a win at the Singapore Grand Prix, mastering a hazy circuit to claim a record fifth triumph in the city-state.

Singapore GP: Hamilton shocked by Ferrari pace as Leclerc grabs third pole

2019-09-22 09:02

Lewis Hamilton admitted he is surprised to be next to a Ferrari on the grid after qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix alongside pole-winner Charles Leclerc.

Brilliant Leclerc dominates final Singapore GP practice

2019-09-21 13:49

Charles Leclerc produced a stunning lap in the final practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix as Ferrari announced themselves as contenders for pole position and the race at a circuit where they were expected to struggle.

Red Bull's Verstappen leads the way in first Singapore practice

2019-09-20 14:36

Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel set the fastest times in the opening practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix, the duo lapping marginally quicker than championship leader Lewis Hamilton.

Hamilton eyes Singapore GP hat-trick through the haze

2019-09-18 09:52

Lewis Hamilton will be hoping his march towards a sixth Formula 1 world title around the streets of hazy Singapore this week is not affected by smoke from wildfires raging in neighbouring Indonesia.

Singapore makes its biggest ever illegal ivory seizure

2019-07-23 11:19

Singapore has made its largest ever seizure of smuggled ivory, impounding a haul of nearly nine tonnes of contraband tusks from an estimated 300 elephants, authorities said.

Singapore seizes more pangolin scales in week's 2nd bust

2019-04-12 10:11

Singapore has seized 14 tons of pangolin scales belonging to around 21 000 endangered mammals in the second such bust in less than a week.

Lessons from Singapore and Malaysia on fostering racial inclusivity

2019-01-27 15:02

Singapore lifted the largest number of people out of poverty, in an equitable way, which helped provide the glue to a new national identity, writes William Gumede.

SA mulls Singapore as reference for basic fuel price

2018-11-29 11:15

South Africa’s Department of Energy proposed changes to the structure of the nation’s basic fuel price as it seeks to reduce the cost of gasoline and diesel.

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