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Checks on fancy number plates and strobe lights
Sunday, November 02, 2014 11:27 AM

Checks on fancy number plates and strobe lights

PETALING JAYA: The police and seven other agencies joined forces to conduct major roadblocks in many areas nationwide, issuing summonses to traffic offenders and reminding them to abide by traffic rules and regulations.

Daimler buys into Agusta as motorbike and car tech converge
Saturday, November 01, 2014 11:06 AM

Daimler buys into Agusta as motorbike and car tech converge

FRANKFURT: Daimler AG will buy 25 percent of Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta IPO-MVAG.MI - the latest sign that motorbike and car technologies are converging, driven by a push to lower emissions and improve safety.

Business as usual for shops selling illegal number plates and lights
Saturday, November 01, 2014 11:05 AM

Business as usual for shops selling illegal number plates and lights

KUALA LUMPUR: It looks like business as usual for car accessories shops in spite of the Road Transport Department’s (JPJ) blitz against fancy vehicle number plates, strobe lights and high intensity discharge (HID) headlamps.

Enough is enough, JPJ now out to punish stubborn motorists
Saturday, November 01, 2014 11:03 AM

Enough is enough, JPJ now out to punish stubborn motorists

PETALING JAYA: The brakes have been slammed on vehicles with fancy number plates, running strobe lights and unapproved high intensity discharge (HID) headlamps.

Continental AG CEO says Audi recall no threat to guidance
Saturday, November 01, 2014 10:09 AM

Continental AG CEO says Audi recall no threat to guidance

MUNICH: Continental said a fault with airbags installed at premium sportscar maker Audi could cost a double-digit million euro amount to fix, a sum which the German automotive supplier could absorb without revising its earnings guidance.

Shell Malaysia eyes 80,000 prepaid cardholders in six months
Friday, October 31, 2014 6:08 PM

Shell Malaysia eyes 80,000 prepaid cardholders in six months

KUALA LUMPUR: Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd targets to sign up at least 80,000 cardholders within the next six months for its newly-launched Shell easiGO American Express prepaid card.

Nissan NV350 Urvan introduced
Friday, October 31, 2014 5:10 PM

Nissan NV350 Urvan introduced

KUALA LUMPUR: Nissan's 14-seater NV350 high roof microbus Urvan has arrived as the successor to the outgoing Nissan Urvan, which garnered much popularity for its reliability and versatility. 

Toyo dealers go on 'hot laps' in Sepang
Friday, October 31, 2014 5:09 PM

Toyo dealers go on 'hot laps' in Sepang

SEPANG: The recent Toyo Tires “Drive and Ride Experience” at Sepang International Circuit (SIC) was an exciting event for more than 100 dealers of the Japanese manufacturer of high performance tyres.

Mazda, Fuji Heavy post big Q2 profit jump on weak yen
Friday, October 31, 2014 3:54 PM

Mazda, Fuji Heavy post big Q2 profit jump on weak yen

TOKYO: Japanese automakers Mazda Motor Corp and Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd posted rosy second-quarter profit growth today as a weak yen made their exports more lucrative.

HMRT keen to retain S1K title
Friday, October 31, 2014 3:18 PM

HMRT keen to retain S1K title

PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia Racing Team (HMRT) has revealed its latest race machines for the upcoming Sepang 1000KM (S1K) endurance race in form of the all-new Honda Jazz and the City. 

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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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