Me And My Car: Mr Mercedes buys his first Japanese car

Mr Philip Eng has a chauffeur for his Toyota Alphard, but drives it about once or twice a week. ST PHOTO: FELINE LIM
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SINGAPORE – Mr Philip Eng is a man who wears many hats, but he is probably best known for his tenure as group managing director of Mercedes-Benz sole agent Cycle & Carriage from 1996 to 2005.

The first thing the whisky-loving accountant-turned-helmsman-turned-diplomat did when he left the Mercedes dealership was to buy a BMW 6-series.

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