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Miros expresses concern over road safety in Malaysia
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 11:17 AM

Miros expresses concern over road safety in Malaysia

Last Thursday alone, in the span of less than three hours from around 3.30am to 6am, 14 people were reported killed in horrific accidents on Malaysian roads.

Automakers tap smartphone technology in battle over city cars
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 12:01 PM

Automakers tap smartphone technology in battle over city cars

Carmakers are tapping smartphone technology to spruce up low-cost city cars and try to get an edge in a market that has grown to account for almost 10 percent of new car sales in austerity-scarred Europe.

VW's Audi risks fading as European car market recovers
Monday, March 03, 2014 12:36 PM

VW's Audi risks fading as European car market recovers

Just as Europe's car market recovery shifts up a gear, the region's biggest automaker Volkswagen will have little new to display from its luxury brand Audi at this month's Geneva motor show, other than a niche sports car.

Concerns raised over Germany's Audi, BMW lending cars to EU
Thursday, February 27, 2014 7:46 PM

Concerns raised over Germany's Audi, BMW lending cars to EU

Some European politicians and transparency campaigners have raised concerns about German luxury carmakers Audi and BMW providing free cars to EU member states while negotiations were under way over strict new emissions targets.

Athena's moving on up
Thursday, February 27, 2014 5:17 PM

Athena's moving on up

Athena Tan has been presenting news and hosting the morning show on the vernacular radio station 988 FM. Now, she’s moved to the afternoon slot. that has made all the difference.

A Defender that's musically fit
Thursday, February 13, 2014 10:55 PM

A Defender that's musically fit

Converting a Land Rover Defender to be music-friendly seemed impossible. Not really.


Cathryn's got staying power
Thursday, February 13, 2014 5:28 PM

Cathryn's got staying power

Meet Cathryn Leong, a model who is passionate about cars and enjoys the best of both worlds.

Hyundai in expansion mode
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 7:42 PM

Hyundai in expansion mode

Two years ago after Hyundai Motor stopped capacity expansion, it is now taking steps to build more plants overseas, according to people familiar with the group's plans.

NAP: Hybrid segment shaken and stirred
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 5:27 PM

NAP: Hybrid segment shaken and stirred

The local hybrid vehicle sector is undergoing a shake-up following the changes brought about by the new tax incentive system under the National Automotive Policy (NAP).

Aston Martin recall highlights risk of China parts supply
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 5:04 PM

Aston Martin recall highlights risk of China parts supply

Aston Martin's sweeping recall of its highend sports cars last week raises larger questions about the risk to global automakers of sourcing key parts thousands of miles away in China without implementing adequate quality control measures.

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About TOC

The modern car is one of the most sophisticated machines ever created. Dozens of control systems and computer processors work together to ensure it works seamlessly and effectively day in and day out.

But machines do break down occasionally. The technical team of The Otomotif College (TOC) is here to offer advice and help troubleshoot car problems

The team of seven trainers, led by Allan Cabiles (pic), has collectively 30 years of experience in a wide range of car makes. The TOC Team prides itself on keeping pace with the ever-evolving automotive industry. Its trainers undergo training sessions with a network of 800 industry partners across the country.

With such an extensive body of knowledge, think of the TOC Team as your go-to automotive experts.

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