SINGAPORE: A Chinese tyre maker is being sued for about US$2mil (RM6.5mil) in damages by a unit of Singapore's Lee Rubber Group for defaulting on shipments of around 2,000 tonnes of rubber, and more cases are likely to emerge, an industry group and the plaintiff said today.
DETROIT: General Electric Co will buy 2,000 plug-in hybrid vehicles made by Ford for its corporate fleet, the companies said on Tuesday.
SEOUL: The Korean Grand Prix racked up substantial operating losses last month, the third year running it has finished in the red, but organisers say the race will bring long-term benefits to the country.
GENEVA: Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for climate change hit a new record in 2011, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in its annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin on Tuesday.
LONDON: Combined findings from 15 years of reports on automotive reliability suggest Japanese cars have the best record, with Mitsubishi Lancer coming in at the top.
BERLIN: Volkswagen's Audi division may suspend production of high-end luxury vehicles early next year if a slump in western European auto markets worsens, Audi's top labor leader said.
SEOUL: The South Korean unit of General Motors plans to slash its headcount by launching a "voluntary retirement" scheme open to its 7,000 office workers, a company source said On Tuesday.
PETALING JAYA: Photographer Hazwani Safwan Hadi, 25, had his mobile phone taken away by robbers early this year when he took the motorcycle lane at Bukit Jelutong stretch of the Guthrie Corridor Highway.
LONDON: Six years on from his retirement from Formula One at the 2006 Brazilian Grand Prix, Michael Schumacher will say farewell again at Interlagos on Sunday and this time he intends to savour the occasion.
LONDON: Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone said he plans to contest a US$650mil (RM2bil) damages claim filed in New York, the latest legal case to stem from the sale of the motor racing series in 2005.
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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