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8 Mar 2017
News Releases
As announced at the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR)’s 2017 Committee of Supply Debate, NEA will introduce the Vehicular Emissions Scheme (VES) to replace the Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme (CEVS) for all new cars, taxis and newly imported used cars with effect from 1 January 2018. For more information, please refer to the attached release.
23 Feb 2015
News Releases
As announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Tharman Shanmugaratnam in the 2015 Budget Statement, the Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme(CEVS) will be revised for all new cars, taxis and newly imported used cars registered with effect from 1 July 2015. For more details, please refer to the attached news release.
28 Dec 2012
News Releases
From 1 January 2013, the new Carbon Emissions-based Vehicle Scheme (CEVS) will apply to all new cars, taxis and newly imported used cars registered with effect from next year. Please refer to attached news release and annexes for more details.
28 Nov 2012
News Releases
All new cars, taxis, and imported used cars with low carbon emissions and registered from 1 January 2013 will qualify for rebates when the new Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme (CEV) kicks in. This new scheme will replace the existing Green Vehicle Rebate (GVR) that will expire on 31 December 2012. For more information, please refer to the attached news release.
20 Jun 2012
News Releases
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. LTA will also launch three initiatives to help consumers make more informed decisions next month. Please refer to the attached release for more information.
7 Mar 2012
News Releases
As announced by the Minister for Finance during the 2012 Budget Statement and the Minister for Transport during the Committee of Supply 2012, a new Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme (CEVS) will be implemented in 2013. For more details, please refer to the attached release and annexes.
11 Jul 2008
Media Replies
I refer to Mr Tang Kwan Yin's letter "CNG labelling: Just whose rule is it?" (The Straits Times, 3 July 2008). We would like to clarify that the requirement to display a CNG label on the front and rear bumpers, is set as a condition for approval of new or converted Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles.