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Exclusively Ferrari
Wednesday, June 05, 2013 4:41 PM

Exclusively Ferrari

The Italian sports car maker plans to control production to maintain exclusivity.

Tata's Mistry man: tightening belts as more frugal era begins
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 6:36 PM

Tata's Mistry man: tightening belts as more frugal era begins

Shunning the spotlight since taking charge of the Tata group, Cyrus Mistry has focused on belt-tightening at a conglomerate left bloated by explosive growth under his predecessor.

Gerry Khouri is Bufori
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 7:31 PM

Gerry Khouri is Bufori

Gerry Khouri enjoys building his cars and constantly tries to make them better.

Bufori - the mark of excellence
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 7:26 PM

Bufori - the mark of excellence

Enthusiasm and a set of creative hands has Gerry Khouri bringing us handmade classic beauties, known as a Bufori.

Hitler's shadow looms over anniversary of VW hometown
Saturday, May 25, 2013 6:00 AM

Hitler's shadow looms over anniversary of VW hometown

Europe's number one carmaker Volkswagen is not keen on celebrating the 75th birthday of its German home town of Wolfsburg on Sunday because of the long shadow cast by Adolf Hitler there.

The Count of cars
Thursday, May 23, 2013 10:58 PM

The Count of cars

Despite having a nickname like the popular vampire puppet who teaches kids how to count, you won’t have trouble distinguishing this Count who restores cars and motorcycles for a living.

Automated parking garages coming soon
Monday, May 20, 2013 4:34 PM

Automated parking garages coming soon

Automated parking garages are the wave of the future and will soon be coming to Malaysia.

Life on the Fast track
Sunday, May 19, 2013 6:45 PM

Life on the Fast track

There’s no slowing down The Fast And The Furious franchise that introduced us to heart-thumping street racing and high-speed heists.

Fast & Furious over the years
Sunday, May 19, 2013 6:40 PM

Fast & Furious over the years

Before Fast & Furious 6 opens in cinemas, we get you up to speed on all the previous instalments.

Driving across Malaysia to celebrate 50 years of Lambo
Thursday, May 16, 2013 5:35 PM

Driving across Malaysia to celebrate 50 years of Lambo

A whole host of Lamborghinis and their owners from Malaysia and Singapore took part in the 50th Anniversary Asia Drive in conjunction with Lamborghini’s 50th Anniversary and it all began right here in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

Rocky road for electric car market
Monday, May 13, 2013 10:34 PM

Rocky road for electric car market

The road has gotten bumpier for electric cars. Coda Automotive, one of what had been a promising crop of electric car startups, filed for bankruptcy protection this month.

Fast and furious in Hong Kong
Monday, May 13, 2013 10:14 PM

Fast and furious in Hong Kong

HONG KONG: While illegal street racing is a global phenomenon, rife in cities from Los Angeles to Sydney and Kuala Lumpur, in Hong Kong it is as much about being part of a racing community as it is a battle on the road.

Model S boosts Tesla, but mass market electric cars still elusive
Friday, May 10, 2013 10:52 PM

Model S boosts Tesla, but mass market electric cars still elusive

The ringing endorsement of car enthusiasts has given Tesla Motors Inc a much needed stamp of approval in a "green" car industry that has seen high-profile failures and struggles over the last year.

Volvo's flywheel technology shows promise
Monday, May 06, 2013 8:16 PM

Volvo's flywheel technology shows promise

Volvo's kinetic energy recovery system promises more power, greater acceleration and better fuel economy. The technology, uses a carbon fibre flywheel, housed in a vacuum and fitted to the rear axle of a production car.

Sao Paulo rich use choppers to beat traffic jams
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 12:17 AM

Sao Paulo rich use choppers to beat traffic jams

Former model-turned-business mogul Cozete Gomes owns eight companies and does not have time to be stuck in Sao Paulo's epic traffic jams. So she just flies over them.

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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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