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Car subscriptions: Change your car every month, and cheaper than buying?

Car subscriptions: Change your car every month, and cheaper than buying?

Car shopping is probably one of the most stressful activities you’ll ever undertake, thanks to the amount of money involved and the utter disdain for customers at most car dealerships. Add the generational shift towards app-based on-demand and subscription services for everything from hailing a taxi to watching TV shows, the urge to actually own a car for mobility is diminishing among certain sections of young affluent consumers. As a logical progression, now there are even car subscription services where you can sign up to use a car for a month using your smartphone, pay a monthly fee with all service and maintenance included without being locked into a multi-year lease,

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Product review: ENOC/EPPCO ViP Fill & Go petrol-payment tag in the UAE

Product review: ENOC/EPPCO ViP Fill & Go petrol-payment tag in the UAE

ENOC and EPPCO service stations introduced the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) based fuel retailing system to all customers in 2016. Known as ViP (Vehicle Identification Pass) Fill & Go, it is a completely automated and paperless system without the need for cash, fuel cards or receipts. All vehicle owners have to do is drive into the service station, refuel with the help of an attendant and drive off. We were given one of these back at launch, and here’s our experience.

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