SAN ANTONIO: Using voice to send text messages while driving is just as dangerous as texting with fingers, with driver response times significantly delayed no matter which method was used, a study released today showed.
GOTHENBURG: The first electric cars from the Volvo Cars and Siemens partnership are capable of sprinting 0-70 km/h in 5.9 seconds and a full recharge in only 1.5 hours.
LONDON: The stars of Marvel’s Iron Man 3 movie were joined by a very special guest at a VIP screening of the film in London’s Leicester Square recently: the Audi R8 e-tron.
KUALA LUMPUR: Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) will be organising Personal Safety workshops for Nissan customers nationwide, especially women.
STUTTGART: For the next three years, 26-year-old tennis champion Maria Sharapova will be the brand ambassador for German car manufacturer Porsche.
PETALING JAYA: Proton is expected to reveal a string of announcements in the next 12 months, including the collaboration with Japanese auto giant Honda and the launch of new models including the Perdana replacement.
MANAMA: Formula One left Bahrain on Monday with commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone talking of a five-year extension to the race contract and the possibility of switching it to the start of the season next year.
INGOLSTADT: Claudio Domenicali, currently general manager and member of the board of directors at Ducati Motor Holding, has been named as the successor to CEO Gabriele Del Torchio, who will leave the company to take up new professional challenges.
NEW DELHI: Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd will export parts and components of the Volkswagen Vento and Polo to Malaysia, to be assembled at the DRB Hicom Plant for the domestic market.
SHAH ALAM: Five people were killed following a string of accidents that had resulted from a motorcycle breaking down at the Federal Highway.
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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