Three initiatives to help buyers make informed decisions
1. Car buyers who are planning to buy a car model with better fuel efficiency and lower carbon emissions will find it easier to do so from 1 July 2012. In preparation for the Carbon Emissions-based Vehicle (CEV) scheme, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will take over the administration of the Fuel Economy Labelling Scheme (FELS) from the National Environment Agency (NEA). LTA will also launch three initiatives to help consumers make more informed decisions next month. Read more
By Channel NewsAsia, 20 Jun 2012.
Car buyers will soon get more information about the fuel efficiency and carbon emission ratings of their next purchase.
From 1 July, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will launch a new Fuel Economy Label.
This label will highlight the car model’s carbon emissions per kilometre, fuel consumption and relative carbon emission performance.
The label will also show the car branding under the upcoming Carbon Emissions-based Vehicle (CEV) scheme and corresponding rebate or surcharge. The idea is to encourage consumers to shift to more fuel efficient and lower carbon emission models. Read more