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The joy and sorrow of automotive electronics
Thursday, June 27, 2013 4:11 PM

The joy and sorrow of automotive electronics

Stuffing cars with more electronics is the trend. All this is well and good, except that electronic items can be quite unpredictable or unstable sometimes.

Seeing is believing
Monday, June 24, 2013 5:28 PM

Seeing is believing

It already feels like we’re living in a sci-fi fantasy with information at the touch of a screen. But wait till Google takes you through the looking glass.

Tailor-made tyres
Monday, June 24, 2013 5:12 PM

Tailor-made tyres

Michelin strives to meet asia-pacific demands with the new Primacy 3 ST.

Corolla: The trusty car of the Afghans
Sunday, June 23, 2013 5:17 PM

Corolla: The trusty car of the Afghans

Cheap, robust and reliable: consumer culture may be relatively new to Afghanistan but when it comes to cars, there is a clear favourite - the trusty Toyota Corolla.

Monaco Magic
Friday, June 14, 2013 4:49 PM

Monaco Magic

IT was the Wednesday ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix and I had just finished making the rounds and interviewing the drivers. While catching up with other nomads in the Media Centre, I just happened to ask where is the best place to watch the free practice session.

Jurassix Park comes to Miri
Thursday, June 13, 2013 11:08 PM

Jurassix Park comes to Miri

The Jurassix Park 4X4 Adventure heads to Miri to highlight Nissan’s offroad credentials.

Exclusively Ferrari
Thursday, June 13, 2013 6:23 PM

Exclusively Ferrari

It’s not all about cars. There’s more to the prancing horse than meets the eye. A step into their store in Maranello is proof of that.

Jaime Dempsey just wanna have fun
Monday, June 10, 2013 10:09 PM

Jaime Dempsey just wanna have fun

KUALA LUMPUR: You may have bumped into Jaime Dempsey, who spent a whole month exploring Peninsular Malaysia for the reality/adventure show, Ride N’ Seek.

BMW's electric vision
Monday, June 10, 2013 6:27 PM

BMW's electric vision

The German carmaker wants to make owning an electric as easy and as fun as a fossil fuel one.

Rush to lightweight cars boosts adhesive makers
Thursday, June 06, 2013 2:02 PM

Rush to lightweight cars boosts adhesive makers

From Pritt stick in school bags to Audi sports cars, adhesives have come a long way since natural gums and resins, and new high-tech variations are currently top of the list for carmakers as they seek ways to make cars lighter and tougher.

Commuters escape Cairo's clogged roads for Nile taxi
Wednesday, June 05, 2013 8:28 PM

Commuters escape Cairo's clogged roads for Nile taxi

More Cairo residents are now using the Nile for their daily commute to work as they are desperate to escape the gridlock and pollution of the Egyptian capital.


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.

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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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