TOKYO: Mitsubishi Motors Corp said its long-term president Osamu Masuko will become chairman in June and also take on the newly created post of chief executive officer.
BUCHAREST: Ford will halt production at its Romanian car factory for four days in February because of low demand, officials of the US carmaker were quoted as saying on Wednesday.
SHANGHAI: In China, where higher prices mean prestige, luxury US electric carmaker Tesla is taking a bold step to win over clients and cachet by curbing the markup to just half of what some of its rivals can command.
DETROIT: Aston Martin expanded a recall on Wednesday to cover most of its sports cars built since late 2007 after discovering a Chinese sub-supplier was using counterfeit plastic material in a part supplied to the British luxury sports carmaker.
STUTTGART: The first new C-Class rolled off the production line at the Mercedes-Benz Bremen plant on Tuesday.
LONDON: FIAT Group cars and commercial vehicles will be provided for the Team and Yamaha Motor Racing management in a newly announced sponsorship agreement for the 2014 MotoGP World Championship season.
NEW YORK: The majority of carmakers are only just getting around to providing smartphone connectivity and charging docks in their latest vehicles, but, according to ABI Research, soon room in the cabin will also have to be made for wearable tech too.
PUTRAJAYA: Motorists nationwide can breath a sigh of relief as the Government has decided not to raise toll rates this year.
DETROIT: Toyota cemented its lead in an annual survey of consumer perceptions of car brands released today, while Tesla Motors Inc shot up the ranks on the strength of the design and crash-test performance of its Model S electric car.
LONDON: A personal photograph taken by Michael Schumacher is to be auctioned in London this Friday to raise funds for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.
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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