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Peugeot says is 'back in the race', shares gear up
Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:31 AM

Peugeot says is 'back in the race', shares gear up

PARIS: Peugeot Citroen showed sharp acceleration on the road to recovery on Wednesday, boosted by a new tie-up with Chinese group Dongfeng.

Britain to trial driverless cars from 2015
Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:27 AM

Britain to trial driverless cars from 2015

LONDON: Driverless cars will be allowed on British roads from January 2015 as part of a pilot initiative in three cities, the government announced Wednesday.

Chevy Volt and MINI Cooper Countryman pass crash test
Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:16 AM

Chevy Volt and MINI Cooper Countryman pass crash test

DETROIT: The General Motors Co Chevrolet Volt was the only one of a dozen small cars tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to earn a "Top Safety Pick+" award, the IIHS said in a statement on Wednesday.

EDL acquisition not viable, say sources
Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:16 AM

EDL acquisition not viable, say sources

JOHOR BARU: A two-year study concluded that there will be no economic benefit or advantage to the Government if it took over the RM1.4bil Eastern Dispersal Link (EDL).

Baidu building its own self-driving car
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:16 PM

Baidu building its own self-driving car

BEIJING: Proving that Google does not have a monopoly on the future of personal mobility, the Chinese search engine could overtake its US counterpart with its own take on the autonomous car.

London mulls charge on diesel vehicles
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:33 PM

London mulls charge on diesel vehicles

LONDON: London may introduce a charge on polluting diesel vehicles that enter the centre of the British capital, in a bid to meet EU rules, mayor Boris Johnson said on Tuesday.

Honda among carmakers working with utilities
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:53 PM

Honda among carmakers working with utilities

LOS ANGELES: Honda and BMW now make up a team of eight carmakers who are working closely with 15 other utilities to standardise V2G (Vehicle-to-Grid) communications. 

Koala survives terrifying ride clinging to car
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:22 PM

Koala survives terrifying ride clinging to car

SYDNEY: Timberwolf the koala was lucky to be alive Monday after surviving a terrifying 88-kilometre  ride down a busy Australian freeway clinging to the bottom of a car.

Upcoming Range Rover Sport SVR laps Nurburgring in 8m 14sec
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:22 PM

Upcoming Range Rover Sport SVR laps Nurburgring in 8m 14sec

NEW YORK: The Range Rover Sport SVR, due out in 2015, has managed to lap the infamous Nordschleife circuit at the Nürburgring in Germany in 8 minutes 14 seconds.

Commercial vehicle sales set to improve
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:34 AM

Commercial vehicle sales set to improve

PETALING JAYA: Sales of commercial vehicles are expected to improve in the second half of 2014 despite a minor slowdown in the first six months of the year.

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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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