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Fiat Chrysler plans seven new Alfa models by 2018, says mag
Sunday, March 23, 2014 10:15 AM

Fiat Chrysler plans seven new Alfa models by 2018, says mag

FRANKFURT/MILAN: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will unveil seven new Alfa Romeo models and push to increase sales of the sports car brand five-fold, according to Germany's Auto Bild magazine.

  Mum and kids escape just before car catches fire
Sunday, March 23, 2014 10:08 AM

Mum and kids escape just before car catches fire

MALACCA: A 39-year-old woman and her three children cheated death when a multipurpose vehicle (MPV) she was driving suddenly burst into flames here.

Rising income in Philippines expected to increase car sales by 20%
Sunday, March 23, 2014 10:02 AM

Rising income in Philippines expected to increase car sales by 20%

MANILA: The Philippines' Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said improvement in Filipinos' incomes will increase demand for vehicles and allow the automotive industry to hike sales by as much as 20% this year.

Historic cars up for grabs
Friday, March 21, 2014 5:51 PM

Historic cars up for grabs

KUALA LUMPUR: Historic Motoring Ventures (M) Sdn Bhd will present its second national sale of investment-grade collector cars at Bangsar Shopping Centre till this Sunday.

Electric cars loud enough for fans, says Formula E boss
Friday, March 21, 2014 1:02 PM

Electric cars loud enough for fans, says Formula E boss

SINGAPORE: The man behind the new Formula E racing series has insisted fans will love the electric cars' "futuristic" sound after the introduction of quieter engines sparked a row in Formula One.

Motorists find digital billboards a potential hazard
Friday, March 21, 2014 10:31 AM

Motorists find digital billboards a potential hazard

PETALING JAYA: Long-time Bukit Bandaraya resident Datuk Mumtaz Ali said she disagreed with the placement of digital billboards on busy roads as they could be very distracting, especially at night.

Toyota suspends workers at India plants over unrest
Friday, March 21, 2014 10:11 AM

Toyota suspends workers at India plants over unrest

BANGALORE: Toyota has suspended 17 workers at its Indian auto assembly plants which were temporarily closed this week following protests against delayed pay rises, a union and company official said Thursday.

What drives drivers crazy
Friday, March 21, 2014 10:06 AM

What drives drivers crazy

PETALING JAYA: Annoying parking and driving habits are becoming more common nowadays.

New breed of small engines to power 27 GM models by 2017
Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:02 PM

New breed of small engines to power 27 GM models by 2017

DETROIT: General Motors has announced a new generation of efficient small engines that it says will power 27 models in 64 countries by the 2017 model year.

BMW finance chief sees risks to its Russian business
Thursday, March 20, 2014 11:51 AM

BMW finance chief sees risks to its Russian business

FRANKFURT: BMW's finance chief said any worsening of the crisis between Ukraine and Russia, one of its fastest growing markets, would jeopardise the car maker's outlook, while its CEO urged for a diplomatic solution to the conflict.

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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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