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Contest winner takes home two Peugeot cars
Friday, August 30, 2013 4:03 PM

Contest winner takes home two Peugeot cars

PETALING JAYA: It has been a roller-coaster ride for sales manager Chan Chee Wah, who was ecstatic at winning the Merdeka grand prize during The Star’s Bid & Win Finale Prize Presentation ceremony, taking home the two much coveted Peugeot 408 Turbo cars worth over RM250,000.

Used car dealer loses civil claim against JPJ
Friday, August 30, 2013 4:02 PM

Used car dealer loses civil claim against JPJ

KUALA LUMPUR: A used car dealer lost his civil claim against the Road Transport Department (JPJ) and three others for alleged negligence over failure to blacklist a stolen car.

No recall on new Myvi, says Perodua boss
Friday, August 30, 2013 1:18 AM

No recall on new Myvi, says Perodua boss

KUALA LUMPUR: There is no recall on the new Perodua Myvi or any of our other models, says Perodua president/chief executive officer, Datuk Aminar Rashid Salleh.

Renault says deputy head Tavares leaves the group
Friday, August 30, 2013 12:51 AM

Renault says deputy head Tavares leaves the group

PARIS: French auto group Renault, which controls Nissan of Japan, said today that its deputy head Carlos Tavares is leaving the group immediately.

Catch some drift action in KL this weekend
Thursday, August 29, 2013 10:52 PM

Catch some drift action in KL this weekend

KUALA LUMPUR: The Achilles Formula Drift Malaysia 2013 is back for another year of tyre squealing and heart-thumping action at Speed City Kuala Lumpur this Sunday, Sep 1.

Toyota says 2015 Prius hybrid will be lighter, more economical
Thursday, August 29, 2013 9:00 PM

Toyota says 2015 Prius hybrid will be lighter, more economical

DETROIT: Toyota, which introduced most consumers to hybrid technologies with its Prius more than 15 years ago, said on Wednesday that the next generation of that popular series will offer improved fuel economy due to smaller, lighter critical parts that cost less.

Maybank and VW beef up KLIMS13 line-up
Thursday, August 29, 2013 6:24 PM

Maybank and VW beef up KLIMS13 line-up

KUALA LUMPUR:  The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) expects to attract more affluent visitors to the  Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS13) with the participation of industry heavyweights Maybank and Volkswagen.

Google Maps to start Street View in Malaysia
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 9:55 PM

Google Maps to start Street View in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Google will begin driving its Street View cars on Malaysia’s streets for the first time to collect 360-degree panoramic imagery for Google Maps with Street View feature.

10 million autonomous cars a year to hit US roads by 2032
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 8:46 PM

10 million autonomous cars a year to hit US roads by 2032

LONDON: The latest research claims that the first fully self-driving cars will arrive in North America by the start of the next decade.

GM's Blue Suit Crew aims for perfect paint finish
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 6:53 PM

GM's Blue Suit Crew aims for perfect paint finish

DETROIT: Lotions, cologne and hair spray are among the items forbidden in GM paint shops as the car maker aims for flawless finish.

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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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