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Russian car market slump to spur dealership mergers
Saturday, September 27, 2014 10:43 AM

Russian car market slump to spur dealership mergers

MOSCOW: A slump in Russia's auto market will force the country's car dealers to merge to survive the downturn, the founder of major dealership Rolf said in an interview.

Hyundai-led group agrees to RM33bil land deal, stokes union rage
Friday, September 26, 2014 5:44 PM

Hyundai-led group agrees to RM33bil land deal, stokes union rage

SEOUL: Hyundai and its two affiliates approved Asia's biggest property deal since the financial crisis today when their board members agreed to pay 10.55 trillion won (RM33bil) for a trophy plot of land to house a new headquarters in downtown Seoul.

Lamborghini offers carbon fibre car repairs in world first
Friday, September 26, 2014 5:26 PM

Lamborghini offers carbon fibre car repairs in world first

BOLOGNA: Lamborghini has been certified as the first car maker in the world to offer carbon fibre car repair service.

Nissan cleans up London with world’s first car-powered graffiti
Friday, September 26, 2014 1:47 PM

Nissan cleans up London with world’s first car-powered graffiti

LONDON: Nissan is highlighting London’s battle with air quality by using the electric LEAF to power a striking piece of street art in Waterloo here that depicts the capital’s iconic skyline.

Tap new streams of revenue, bumi auto entrepreneurs urged
Friday, September 26, 2014 11:01 AM

Tap new streams of revenue, bumi auto entrepreneurs urged

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) has identified seven sectors, currently outsourced abroad, that bumiputra automotive entrepreneurs could venture into.

Red Bull Rookies now set sights on S1K race
Thursday, September 25, 2014 3:38 PM

Red Bull Rookies now set sights on S1K race

KUALA LUMPUR: Out of 10 budding female racecar drivers of this year’s I+ 1,000km Red Bull Female Rookies Drivers Search, three have made it through and will go racing in the upcoming Sepang 1,000km (S1K) race on Dec 7.

GM expects record 2014 sales in China, says exec
Thursday, September 25, 2014 2:12 PM

GM expects record 2014 sales in China, says exec

SHANGHAI: General Motors (GM) expects to sell a record number of cars in China - its biggest market - this year, an executive said Wednesday, despite an investigation of the sector over pricing policies.

Racing: Ward family blasts decision not to charge Stewart
Thursday, September 25, 2014 12:52 PM

Racing: Ward family blasts decision not to charge Stewart

CANANDAIGUA (United States): The family of racing car driver Kevin Ward slammed a US grand jury's decision on Wednesday not to charge Tony Stewart with the death of their son, saying they will "pursue all remedies."

Apple's CarPlay stalls again
Thursday, September 25, 2014 11:18 AM

Apple's CarPlay stalls again

SAN FRANCISCO: It looks like for the time being at least, the only way to take advantage of Apple's CarPlay - its new system for integrating an iPhone and its navigation and music apps in the car dashboard - will be to buy a Ferrari.

Perodua Axia selling like hotcakes
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 5:40 PM

Perodua Axia selling like hotcakes

PETALING JAYA: The recently launched Perodua Axia has received 20,000 orders since it was open for bookings on Aug 15 this year and delivery of the vehicle will be slightly longer than previously anticipated.

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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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