E-scooter and Personal Mobility Scooter insurance (and if you are hit by them)

Do I need insurance coverage for my e-scooter?

E-scooter and Personal Mobility Scooter insurance

No, it is not compulsory to buy insurance cover for your e-scooter. However, you should get some personal accidental plans for yourself as e-scooter accidents can cause painful and expensive hospitalisation expenses.

Check with your insurance adviser too if you like to get an third party liability insurance coverage for e-scooter that covers passer-bys if they are hit by your e-scooter too.

Personal accidents do cover accidents caused by collusions with PMDs, as well as most variety of accidents in your day to day life.

Do I need to register my e-scooter?

Yes, it is compulsory to register your e-scooter. Riders of e-scooters and other PMDs are under the Active Mobility Act (AMA) which started from 01 May 2018.

You need to register your e-scooter to avoid them being confiscated by LTA and the rider being charged for not registering the e-scooter.

Is your e-scooter and PMD approved by LTA?

E-scooter and Personal Mobility Scooter insurance

All e-scooters should be under the PMD dimensions requirements and approved by LTA.

Your e-scooter should be

  1. below the maximum width of 70 cm
  2. below the maximum weight of 20 kg and
  3. under the maximum speed of 25 km/h

Check with the retailers to ensure that your model is LTA approved. You should also verify the information with LTA website information, and especially if you are buying a secondhanded e-scooter from carousell or similar app.

Buying a non-LTA approved e-scooter carries up to $5,000 fine and jailed up to 3 months. Your e-scooter may also be confiscated.

If you bought your e-scooter that was LTA approved on purchase and is no longer approved due to increasing stringent LTA rules, you will also face the same penalties for continuing using the old e-scooters and PMDs.

How do I register my e-scooter or PMD?

If you are above 16 yo and using an e-scooter, visit LTA website to register your e-scooter or PMDs. (if the rider is below 16yo, they must ask a relative or guardian to register the e-scooter on his behalf)

Just follow the steps to register your e scooter in Singapore.

If you are buying a new e scooter at a shop, ask the shop for help in registering your e-scooter with LTA. If not, you can register online DIY at LTA website too.

You can check this youtube video by LTA for more information

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When do I have to register my e-scooter by? What is the deadline date to register e-scooter and PMDs?

All riders must register their e-scooters and PMDs by 30 June 2019, and it costs $20 to register.

Each e-scooter will get a unique registration number that must be displayed on the e-scooter.

What happens if I do not register my e-scooter?

If you are on an unregistered e-scooter from 01 July 2019 onwards on public paths, you can be fined up to $2,000 and/or jailed up to 3 months. You will also face heavier penalties of $5,000 and/or jailed up to 6 months if you are a repeat offender.

Does your e-scooter comply with UL 2272 Fire Safety Standard in Singapore?

From January 2021 onwards, all PMDs must comply with the fire safety standards UL 2272. Currently, this deadline is being considered brought forward due to the high number of fire started at home while e-scooters batteries are being charged.

PMD charging fire no insurance coverage

PMD charging fire no insurance coverage

Does my home insurance covers fire started by e-scooters battery?

Most fire started by e-scooters batteries recently are not covered by home insurance. Let us explain why.

  1. HDB Fire insurance Scheme does not cover home contents, they only cover the structure of the HDB.
  2. Home Contents Insurance bought privately does cover home contents. For e-scooters, they do not cover battery fires that are caused by charging of batteries while being unsupervised. Hence, if the e-scooter battery fire occurs while the users charge it and went to sleep, or went out of the home, this even it NOT covered.
  3. E-scooter batteries that do not meet fire safety standards and are considered illegal by LTA are definitely NOT covered by home content insurances. This is to align with legal and lawful actions.

Can you get Home contents insurance that covers e-scooter battery charging?

Yes. Get a proper home content insurance, and make sure your e-scooter is legal with LTA. Charge your battery during day time when there is someone at home. This will ensure your actions are safe and the insurers will definitely cover you for unpredictable accidents that arose from the e-scooter, or other accidents beyond your control (such as kitchen fire, burst pipes, etc)

Does your Personal Accident plan cover you if you are knocked down by an e-scooter or PMD?

Yes. Your personal accident plan covers you if you are knocked down by a e-scooter. Go for the necessary medical treatment and file for claims. This is akin you walking and being met with an accident beyond your controls (such as being hit by a high rise litter, or knocked down by a car).

Accident happens at home

Accident happens at home

Does your Personal Accident Plan cover you if you are riding an e-scooter or PMD and you met with an accident?

Depends on whether you are riding escooter for work or leisure, and whether you are at fault.

No, if you are using your e-scooter for work (such as food delivery for GrabFood, FoodPanda, Deliveroo etc or courier) and you bought a Personal Accident plans for, personal uses. This is why companies or bosses need to buy general business personal accidents for all their staff during their working hours.

Yes if you are riding your e-scooter for leisure, and you get hurt in an accident, you would probably be covered by your personal accident plans.

Unless you are at clear faults, such as being drunk from alcohol or speeding at a walkway, etc. This is the same as car motorist not covered by his car insurance because he was at fault, such as beating the red light, speeding across highways, etc.

Does motorist car insurance cover accidents with e-scooter?

Yes, car motorist insurance does cover accidents with another vehicle, pedestrian, e-scooters or other PMD-users. The usual responsibilities apply, such as the motorists are definitely not covered if they are doing illegal activities with their car:- such as drinking and driving, speeding above speed limit, etc.

E-scooters accidents with car motorists are getting frequent, you will be glad to know that auto motor insurance covers liability to them too.

Check out our full 2019 Car insurance FAQ.

Why should I get personal accident plans to protect myself from e-scooter accidents?

Personal accidents plans does not just cover you for e-scooter accidents. They cover you if you fell down while walking. PA covers you if you are hit by high-rise litter. PA covers you for anything under the definition of personal accidents which is quite wide.

E-scooter is just another way where passer-bys are getting into hospitals and general clinics more and more, even when they are not at fault. Get yourself an extra protection with no increase in premiums even when e-scooter accidents are getting more numerous recently.

BTW do you know Personal accidents plans are cheaper from General Insurers (such as EQ Insurance, AIG, Tenet, India Insurance International, MSIG) compared to life insurers like AIA, Prudential, Great Eastern, NTUC Income, Manulife, AXA Life, Aviva Life etc?

Share this lifehack with your friends:- PA is cheaper from General Insurers!

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Car Insurance – Why comprehensive? Why Any Workshop is important?

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Singaporeans love value for money stuff and car insurance is no difference. Without a doubt, the basic third party coverage is the CHEAPEST car insurance you can find in Singapore. The most value for money car insurance is definitely comprehensive car coverage (note: not from all insurers, only from those with a big network and wants volume)

Car insurance in Singapore are into 3 main car insurance package

  1. Third Party Coverage
  2. Third Party Plus Fire and Theft Coverage
  3. Comprehensive Car Coverage

As we all know, third party is cheapest, comprehensive is the best and most popular insurance selection in Singapore. Cheapest is best if you have no claims throughout the year. Unfortunately, the cheapest means you pay more in a car accident.

Third Party means you pay big in a car accident

Recently, there has been a trend of buyers’ regrets due to the huge price war between the major car insurers. In order to provide competitive bids for motorists, many Singapore car insurance companies are pushing their lowest plans of “Third Party Coverage” to convince car motorists that their insurance is the “cheapest”.

Unfortunately, as motorists find out, cheap does not mean the best. Once an accident occurs, they face big out-of-pocket costs.

Approved Workshops Only- Cheaper but restrictions can be expensive.

Once again, to rein in costs and to “prove” to motorists that their coverage is the cheapest, insurance agents push “Appointed Workshops” or “Approved Workshops” only plans, explaining to consumers that these plans are great cover, with a small discount over the older mainstream plans:- any workshops

Appointed or Approved workshops refer to an insurance coverage where you can only repair your cars at workshops that are selected and approved by the insurers. Any workshop plans refer to the traditional mainstream plans that allow you to visit any car workshop to repair and handle your car accidents.

Unfortunately, this lower priced plans may come at a big inconvenience for affected car motorist.

Disadvantages of Approved Workshops Only

  1. Location may not be favourable
  2. Workshops may not be ideal for your car make (especially for more unique or continental car models)
  3. In an accident, you may have no choice but to resort to whichever tow trucks or workshop is able to handle (you may be injured or dazzled to find out an appointed workshop to use). Claims will be more difficult after this
  4. Your usual, or preferred workshop, mechanics etc may not be in your insurance scheme
  5. Changing of insurance companies means you keep changing workshops in accident
  6. Even if repair time is slow, or no availability of a replacement car at the specified workshop, you have no choice.

Insurance companies tend not to dwell on the disadvantages, given the past few years trend of lower cost and price war.

You are losing out on TIME and CONVENIENCE, something that insurance companies hope you do not mind after the accident. And of course, something that you no longer have a choice since you already bought the plan!

You bought comprehensive plans but yet miss out on the convenience, time and quality by choosing Approved Workshop Only instead of Any Workshops.

Why do people want comprehensive plans but go for “approved workshops only”?

Because they want to save money. And they forgot or ignore the costs in the future. Even insurance companies may not like this in the long term because they get angry customers or frustrated customers:- in an accident, how do you still remain calm, composed and seek out workshops that are reputable, nearby, and STILL IN THE INSURERS’ APPROVED LIST?

You are losing a lot on time, convenience and quality of repairs.

Contact HM Consultancy about your concerns and let us find the plans that suit you best:- pricing? quality? long term value? We are experts because we have been in the car industry for decades.

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Car insurance in Singapore FAQ

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Full Guide to Car Insurance 2019

These are the most common questions we have been asked in Singapore regarding motor insurance coverage by motorists over the past 2 decades. Let us know if you have any more new questions! We keen active participants and will update if there are more news on electric car insurance, autonomous vehicles (soon…) etc!

Meanwhile, these are all the decades-old commonly asked questions!

We all know we have to get car insurance, but what if we forget to buy? (or worse still, knowingly ignored to buy)

What will happen if I drive without car insurance in Singapore?

In Singapore, it is compulsory to have car insurance to drive. You need at least Third-Party Risks and Compensation car Insurance in Singapore. (commonly known as Third Party insurance, the other 2 types are 3rd Party with Fire and Theft and Comprehensive Car Insurance)

What is the punishment for driving without motor insurance?

It is an offence that driving a motor vehicle in Singapore without insurance coverage can be fined up to $1,000, imprisonment for up to 3 months, or both. You will also be disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving license for 12 months from the date of your conviction.

What happens if you have a car accident without motor insurance?

Under the law, you have to pay for all repairs or replacing of the other party’s car if you are at fault in the accident, as well as all medical expenses, loss or damages to the other party. This can be a financial disaster.

You will also have to be responsible for your own car’s repairs, and damaged possessions, your personal medical expenses. In the event that your car still have outstanding car loans, merely giving up the damaged car and scrapping it will still give you some debts to pay off.

This is why the Singapore government has made it compulsory for motor insurance, to prevent motorists from financial ruining themselves in an accident.

What types of car insurance are there in Singapore?

  1. Third Party Risks Only
  2. Third Party Risks, Fire and Theft
  3. Comprehensive Motor Insurance

Third Party Only Car Insurance

This is the minimum car insurance scheme that you have to obtain in Singapore, and it is the cheapest because of its no-frills structure. Third Party Only covers

  1. Coverage for other people in an accident if it is your fault.
  2. Nothing at all for you.

That is it. Third Party essentially covers the bare minimum required by law, to cover any other party involved in a car accident caused by you.

Nothing else.

What is Third Party car insurance suitable for?

Budget-conscious drivers with old cars.

If you have a fairly new car, I would recommend you not to consider this, as repair bills and replacement of a totally faulty car can be very expensive in Singapore. Even if this insurance covers your legal liability to the other party, you may face big repair bills for your own car. Even if you choose to scrap, you may face outstanding car loans for your own car that you have to repay.

Choose this scheme only if you have an old car, and only if you have to.

Third Party, Fire and Theft

It covers everything in Third Party, plus damage and losses from fire, theft, and vandalism. That is a lot better than the bare minimum of Third Party Only. You are getting coverage to your own car if you encountered fire, theft or vandalism.

Remember, “low crime doesn’t mean no crime.” (probably trademarked by Singapore Police Force)

What is Third Party with Fire and Theft car insurance suitable for?

Budget-conscious drivers.

This motor policy is still cheaper than the main type of policy, and will have some cost savings for motorists. Do take note that in an accident, it still does not cover your own car damage and losses, so you are still having the same financially exposed to the same risks as a Third Party Only policy.

The extra coverage is very worth it though, as there are still instances of cars burning in flames, car damaged or lost to theft or vandalism.

Comprehensive Car Coverage

Comprehensive motor insurance is the widest coverage and the most popular form of car insurance in Singapore.

As the name implies, you are covered for the other party, your own car, for all death, injuries, damages, and losses. You do not have to worry about medical costs, liabilities, etc that occurred from fire, theft, vandalism, car accidents to your own car or other parties.

Comprehensive coverage compulsory for most bank loans

Comprehensive Coverage is also required by most banks in approving the car loan, as the banks want to ensure that there is insurance coverage over your car.

As much as this popular coverage is sensible, if your car is more than 10 years old, insurers will not allow you to opt for this, you have to go for Third Party with Fire and Theft, as they deem your car too old and invaluable to cover.

What is comprehensive car insurance suitable for?

Most drivers who want to protect their expensive cars, which is basically every car in Singapore thanks to high taxes and COE prices.

Even when you are free to opt for other insurance packages if you have no bank loan, this is the popular and sensible package as you are protecting and reducing your financial risks.

What other benefits in comprehensive car insurance that I may like?

There are plenty of other benefits that insurers throw in, with no or little extra costs that are great for motorists. Some examples are:-

  • extra 10% discount on the 50% NCD (may be popularly termed 60% NCD)
  • 50% NCD Protection
  • Windscreen protection at no NCD loss
  • damage from riot, strikes and civil commotion
  • damage arising from flood and windstorm
  • liability of passengers for acts of negligence
  • personal accident benefits for passengers

What are the difference between Any Workshop and Appointed Workshop motor insurance scheme?

Appointed Workshop Only insurance policies mean in the event of any repairs or assessment of damages, you have to send your car to one of the approved workshop in the insurer’s list of accredited workshop.

You cannot use any workshop as you like.

What if I claim on another party?

In theory, this would not matter whichever policy you are holding. So even if you are holding Approved Workshop only, you can go to any workshop, since the insurer paying out is on the other party.

However, do check with your insurer when an accident happened. This is because it has happened before in Singapore that an insurer deny payouts even on the third party and fight to reduce the payout.  The insurer insists the rules apply to claims on another 3rd party insurance (Because the other party insurer is also them!). Sounds weird? Let me explain.

In a case that was published by Straits Times a few years ago, a car motorist was denied coverage and blacklisted by a certain local insurer. The motorist had a car accident and it was deemed the fault lies with the other party.

Hence the car motorist is claiming on the other party’s policy and not on his own (which is an Appointed Workshop only policy). He went to his favourite car workshop, which is not under the Appointed list because he believed he is claiming on the other party and does not come under his own policies.

Unfortunately, the insurance company was covering all the cars involved and under the terms, denied repair payout as it was not under “Appointed Workshops” list of the insurer. It made news and many motorists were appalled to learn that they should be cautious about making claims on repairs in other workshops, even in accidents that are not of their faults.

Any Workshops Insurance Policies

As the name suggests, car motorist can send their cars for repairs to any workshops. This is for reasonable and market priced repairs and assessment.

Insurance companies do make a point to investigate repair bills and assessment that may not make sense and are suspicious of fraud.

3 Ways to get Cheaper Car Insurance

If you are like most Singaporeans, you want the best deal for the buck. A car in Singapore is the most expensive priced in the world, do make a good deal for your motor coverage and save money.

  1. Visit a broker or an agent with more than 1 or 2 insurers.
  2. Increase your deductible (or Excess) that will reduce premiums
  3. Look for deals that tied with workshop, or other insurance package for overall discounts

Visit a broker or agent with many insurance companies

Comparison helps to reduce price, improve quality and most importantly, benefit consumers.

If your agent or broker has more than 1 insurance companies, he can helps to compare and get the best deal for you. The insurance companies know that this agency has volume of business and will reduce premiums or improve the benefits so that the agency will refer business to them.

Always choose an agent with more than 1 insurance companies

Increase your deductible or Excess

Increasing your deductible or excess in car insurance will help you pay lower premiums for your plans.

What is Excess in car insurance?

In car policies, the excess or deductible is the first amount you have to pay out of your pocket for any repairs and damages.

For example a policy may have $500 excess. This mean, in any accident, you have to pay the first $500 of the bill. Say your Honda has a repair bill of $8,000. You have to fork out the first $500, and the insurer will pay for the other $7,500.

You can choose a policy with higher excess. The higher the excess, the lower the premiums for the auto policy.

Choose a combination deals.

Talk to your insurance agency or broker for any tied deals. For example, you can choose to buy home fire, personal accident, and motor insurance together with him and he can work out a discount package for you.

Insurance brokers and agencies with a large variety of products to offer would love such deals with you.

Or you can choose a workshop tied up, where you get reduced premiums for your motor insurance in exchange for using a branded car workshop for your regular maintenance servicing and car repairs.

What is NCD or No Claims Discount?

Motor Insurance 50 NCD

Motor Insurance 50 NCD

NCD refers to No-Claims Discount and is offered to motorists that did not file claims in the previous year or years. If you have not filed a claim in 1 year, the NCD will start at 10% discount. This means you will get a 10% discount on your car insurance premium.

No Claims Discount is offered by all motor insurance companies in Singapore for all Singaporean drivers.

As the years go by, you will get higher and higher NCD. The official highest tier of NCD is 50% discount on your annual car insurance.

Number of claim-free years NCD
One year 10%
Two years 20%
Three years 30%
Four years 40%
Five or more years 50%

Will I lose all my NCD if I make a claim?

No. Insurers understand that for drivers of big NCD, an accident in the years of claims-free years may be a blip in an otherwise good driving record. Hence, a 50% NCD driver will not lose all his NCD, he wil merely falls to 20% NCD.

Similarly, a 40% No Claims Discount  driver will fall to 10% NCD instead of 0% NCD

Current NCD NCD after 1 claim
50% 20%
40% 10%
30% and under 0%

Can I lose my NCD if I sell or scrap my car?

If you sell or scrap your car, your no claims discount is still tied to you for as long as 24 months. The insurance company will offer the same NCD if you get a new car within 24 months. Do check with the insurer in advance as there are some companies that only offer the same NCD within 12 months.

What is NCD Protector?

You may choose to add a rider to your car policy that in the event of an accident, the rider will protect your existing NCD and you will not see a drop in the NCD.

This NCD Protector rider is only offered by a few insurance companies and to drivers with 50% NCD. Usually, the rider protects your 50% NCD with 1 claim per year. If there are 2 claims in a year, the NCD will drop to 20%. If there are more than 2, the NCD will be completely wiped out.

Is my NCD entitlement transferable to another person?

No, you cannot transfer NCD to another person, be it relative or close friends.

Why do I hear a 60% NCD?

Some insurers like to reward safe drivers with a long loyal bonus of sticking to the insurance with an additional 10%, making it 50% + 10%. This is actually a loyal bonus for safe driver sticking to the same insurer.

It is, however, a lot more catchy to be called 60% NCD.

What is windscreen protection?

Windscreen refers to the glass portion of the car, and is vulnerable to damage. Usually small incidents will cause windscreen damage or cracks and it is extremely painful to lose a high NCD because of windscreen claims.

Some insurance companies offer windscreen protection for an additional premium to allow for windscreen damage claim without affecting the NCD, subject to an excess.

What is named driver in car insurance plans and why is it important?

The named driver is someone who can drive the car with the owner’s permission and covered under the motor insurance. Besides the car’s owner, you can usually named another 1 or 2 people as the named drivers, and it is common for the driver to add in their spouse or family members as named drivers.

The named drivers enjoy the same benefits as the owner for the motor insurance. In any accident that occurred with a driver that is not listed in the policy, there will be a higher excess in claims.

Higher excess for unnamed drivers

For example, a policy of $500 excess will see the named drivers forking out an excess $500 in an accident.

However, an unnamed driver in the same accident may see a higher excess of $2000. Do check your insurance terms and conditions for the different coverage.

Less or No personal accident coverage for unnamed drivers

Some insurance policies have added benefits of personal accidental benefits for its named drivers. In some case, these extra personal accident benefits are not provided to unnamed drivers in any claims.

What do I do after a car accident?

Stay calm and check to make sure your passengers and you are safe and sound.

If there is any injuries, do seek medical attention first. You can get Emergency Hotlines in Singapore here.

You need to report to Traffic Police within 24 hours if these are involved

  1. Fatality
  2. Foreign Vehicles
  3. Damage to government properties
  4. Pedestrian or Cyclist
  5. Hit-and-run cases
  6. Injury cases where at least 1 person was taken to hospital or any party was injured with medical leave for 3 days and more

If you report to Traffic Police, do note that you still have to contact and file a report separately with your insurers within 24 hours or the next working day.

You do NOT have to report to traffic police after a car accident if the above are not met.

You should do these in in car accident

  1. exchange particulars of the parties involved in accident and take note of the vehicle numbers
  2. do take photographs of the scene of accident from different angles
  3. take photo of the damages to all vehicles (yours and the other parties)
  4. Do not admit fault or liability, leave it to the claims assessment department.

If you do want to file for a claim, you must report to the insurer within 24 hours or by the next working day. You may call your insurer hotline for calling a tow-truck or advice.

Do NOT do these after a car accident in Singapore

  • If there is a fatal accident or someone is injured, do not move the injured person or vehicle till traffic police arrive.
  • Do not move your vehicle before taking photographs and details.
  • Do not allow your car to be towed by unauthorised tow trucks, especially those that showed up mysteriously shortly after an accident (Scam Alert)

What is IDAC for car accident reporting?

IDAC is “Independent Damages Assessment Centres”, a group of independent accident reporting centres that you can visit to make accident reports after an accident. You can visit IDAC for a one-stop accident reporting centre to help with any car claims.

Do I go IDAC after a car accident?

IDAC is a convenient stop. However, they are not linked with all car assurance companies in Singapore.

These car insurance companies are linked to IDAC

  • India International Insurance
  • NTUC Income
  • Liberty Insurance
  • MSIG
  • UOI (United Overseas Insurance)
  • Allied World Insurance
  • First Capital Insurance Limited
  • Tokio Marine Group (only available at Sin Ming Road and Jalan Boon Lay IDAC)
  • Direct Asia Insurance (only available at Sin Ming Road and Jalan Boon Lay IDAC)

If your coverage is not under IDAC, you should go to either their authorised workshop to check for claims and repairs work or if you have Any Workshop coverage, you can visit your preferred car workshop.

You can visit the company website to fill in proper forms.

Do check with your general agent, the company hotline directly if you have other doubts.

Car insurer hotlines for Emergency & Accidents Singapore

We have compiled the latest hotline, updated as of 23th August 2019. These are for all major car insurance companies in Singapore, so if you are a policyholder of their auto motor insurance, do check out the claim pages or call them directly for help.

If you have an agent, you should call them too (the benefit of having an insurance adviser), if not, feel free to contact us directly for claims help or issues with your car insurance policies.

AIG 6338 6200 AIG Claims Page
AXA 1800 880 4741 AXA Claims Page
China Taiping 6389 6116 China Taiping Claims Page
EQ Insurance 6333 2222 EQ Claims Page
India International Insurance 6347 6100 III Claims Page
Liberty Insurance 1800 5423 789 Liberty Claims Page
Lonpac Insurance 6250 7388 Lonpac Claims Page
NTUC Income 6788 6616 NTUC Income Claims Page
Great Eastern OAC 6248 2660 Great Eastern OAC Claims Page
Allied World (Ex RSA) 6337 0911 Allied World Claims Page
MSIG 6337 1208 MSIG Claims Page
Sompo (ex Tenet) 6226 3323  Sompo Claims Page
Tokio Marine 1800 2258647 Tokio Marine Claims Page

If you have commercial vehicles such as lorries, vans, company cars, you will be glad to meet the specialist for commercial fleet motor car insurance.

We have covered numerous car fleets in Singapore and is adept at finding the best price with great coverage for you.

If you just want to ask for your private personal vehicle, do check out private car motor insurance.

Get Paid to Your Motor Insurance By Switching Car Workshops

Car motorists love ways to reduce their costs of maintaining their vehicles in Singapore. Right now, car owners have to spend a hefty sum on-road taxes, auto insurance, car servicing and etc.

We can help you reduce your car servicing cost, together with your insurance premium in a GroupBuy package for Singaporeans! Everyone benefits from the volume buying on motor cover and workshop deals.

Reduce your car servicing and motor insurance premiums TOGETHER

If you can improve your car life with better car servicing, and yet see a lowering of your car servicing fees with lower car insurance, does that interest you?

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By pledging to do your regular car servicing with our car workshop, we will combine to slash $200 – $300 off your usual car insurance package (Comprehensive, Any Car Workshop Motor Insurance)

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Motor Insurance Agency for Car Dealerships

We are motor insurance agency brokers who can work with car dealerships to provide comprehensive or third party fire and theft, third party only auto insurance for their customers.

What if we can provide 100% of commission to you and still provide great and responsive services to you?

HM Consultancy can provide a full commission to all car dealers and even strike a cut for your car dealer from the 2nd year onwards.

Car Insurance experienced with new or secondhand car dealers

We have operated for years with both secondhand refurbished car dealers as well as new car dealers. Many established car parallel importers choose us for all their insurance needs as we provide full commission and great follow up services together with more commission in the future.

If you are a car dealer who wants better business in Singapore, do note our advantages.

Advantages for Car Dealers working with us

  1. Fast and efficient
  2. Queries, quotes, and help within minutes
  3. Dedicated service team to each car dealer
  4. Experienced in servicing small car dealers of 2-3 cars to car dealers of 350 cars
  5. Incentives for car dealers

We used to manage cars and fleets, so we understand what Singapore car dealerships want. Fast, SWIFT, QUICK quotes for your car insurance questions and answers.

Fast Motor Insurance Quotes for Car Dealers

We have a dedicated department that specializes in working with car dealers so that you can obtain FAST quotes and services in Singapore.

You can send all vehicle quote requests and inquiries via email, SMS, WhatsApp or direct calling our office line and we will respond fast.

Our team of auto insurance agents and admin officers will also help with your queries, paperwork, and all hassles so that you can focus on your car sales and customer services. Leave the general insurance to us

Is there Referral and Commission for Car Dealerships?

Concerned about referral and commission fees for your businesses?

We aim for excellent customer service and great incentives to all car dealerships because we aim for volume bonus on our total pooled business.

You can benefit together with us by pooling your business with us, we will provide a healthy referral to you guys.

Do Car dealers prefer in-house insurance to earn their own commissions and fees?

Yes, in the past. In the past, car dealers prefer to have their in-house agents so that they are able to earn and keep most of the incentives and bonus for themselves as an additional profit stream for their buy and sell businesses.

However, this is no longer attractive currently. Motor insurance premium has dropped, and the commission margin and incentive is low and not so worth it. There are hassles and costs of human resources in developing and maintaining good experience agents in the company and it is not worth the lower referral fees now.

Furthermore, in-house agents are not up-to-date with many insurers and the queries and response to customers are slower than if you partner with a specialist. We are the specialist that can give a much better customer experience to your clients and you.

Focus on your car trade while we focus on you, with great incentives for you too!

Small or Large Car Dealers?

Motor Insurance Agent for Car Dealers

Motor Insurance Agent for Car Dealers

We have worked with small scrap car dealers that manage only 1-2 cars in their inventory, and even startups that are not holding car inventories.

We have also worked with big car dealers with tens and hundreds of vehicles like lorry, van, truck.

We understand different dealerships have different needs and we have personals that have the skill and experience to give good, fast, and responsive service to clients.

Wide range of motor insurance

We deal with more than a few insurers so we have a range of different car insurance for your differing customers. From comprehensive premium motor insurance to affordable third-party policies, we can provide different quotes to meet your different customers’ needs.

  • Comprehensive auto insurance
  • Third Party, Fire and Theft
  • Third Party Only

Third Party covers any other car or person that is involved in an accdident with you, but excludes coverage of the cost of your own car. Third Party, Fire and Theft is like third-party AND the additional coverage of protecting your car from damages or loss via fire or theft. Comprehensive means covering 3rd party, fire and theft AND also damage and losses on your own car from an accident.

If your car dealership handles different sort of vehicles in Singapore, you will be glad that we have the expertise for them. We deal with many types of vehicle insurance from

  • Commercial auto fleet for lorry, trucks, vans, cars
  • Private car
  • Class 3A, 3C, 3CA, 3 for all types of cars
  • Class 4A for Omnibuses
  • Class 4 for heavy motor vehicles of unladen weight exceeding 2500 kg
  • Class 5 for heavy motor vehicles of unladen weight exceeding 7250 kg

So if you are a car dealership or handling cars and wish to have a partner for general insurance, Whatsapp or Call us on our mobile phone: +65 8163 1130
Email us at: sales@hminsg.com