Inspection fees rise by 10% as Government tightens vehicle emission standards

A staffer inserting an emission probe into the exhaust pipe of a car that is undergoing high-idling test at a workshop along Sin Ming Drive on April 9, 2018.
A staffer inserting an emission probe into the exhaust pipe of a car that is undergoing high-idling test at a workshop along Sin Ming Drive on April 9, 2018.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

SINGAPORE - Vehicle inspection fees have risen by as much as 10 per cent since more stringent tests kicked in this month.

From April 1, cars registered from 2014 will be subject to the so-called "High Idle Emission Test", which requires the engine to be revved above 2,500rpm when measuring what comes out of the tailpipe.

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