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The future of mobility
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 4:14 PM

The future of mobility

LONDON: A newly published book Towards Sustainable Road Transport has been penned by three senior research chemists regarding the future development of road vehicles - if the 80% reduction in global CO2 emissions is to be reached. 

Modify My Ride
Monday, October 27, 2014 12:31 PM

Modify My Ride

Everyone has his definition of cool when modifying a car. It’s only that some have zanier concepts.

In emerging Indonesia, Honda's Mobilio muscles in on Toyota's turf
Friday, October 24, 2014 12:06 PM

In emerging Indonesia, Honda's Mobilio muscles in on Toyota's turf

Honda Motor's Mobilio, a spacious yet affordable multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), has nearly doubled its market share this year, triggering a price war with Toyota Motor in Indonesia, the latest battleground for global carmakers.

How I breathe new life into my Porsche
Friday, October 24, 2014 10:38 AM

How I breathe new life into my Porsche

Chermaine Poo tells of the excitement of restoring a classic Porsche 993 Turbo.

Zero emission leadership from Renault
Thursday, October 16, 2014 3:54 PM

Zero emission leadership from Renault

PARIS: Almost one in two electric vehicles sold in Europe is a Renault, which is deploying new zero emission technologies in its EOLAB prototype. 

Uber-heated battle as mobile apps rattle Asia's taxis
Monday, October 13, 2014 4:14 PM

Uber-heated battle as mobile apps rattle Asia's taxis

Southeast Asia's notorious taxi market is undergoing a shakeout as Uber and homegrown mobile booking applications gain popularity in a region that has long endured inefficient cartels and price-gouging drivers.

US regulators press banks for more on auto loan exposure to assess risks
Monday, October 13, 2014 4:03 PM

US regulators press banks for more on auto loan exposure to assess risks

US regulators are asking banks for more detail on their autos financing exposure, as rapid growth in the lending has prompted officials to seek to better assess the risks, according to a person familiar with the matter.

China's high-end car dealers go online in search of second-hand income
Friday, October 10, 2014 1:34 PM

China's high-end car dealers go online in search of second-hand income

A government campaign in China against the high pricing of luxury cars is hitting the profit margins of auto dealers, prompting them to supplement income through the online trading of second-hand vehicles.

Novozymes looks beyond the 'fantasy fuel' it helped to turn into reality
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 2:04 PM

Novozymes looks beyond the 'fantasy fuel' it helped to turn into reality

When Denmark's Novozymes first wondered in 2000 how its mass-produced enzymes could be used to make advanced biofuel, the industry did not exist and only now is the fruit of its labour emerging after years of being lampooned as a "fantasy fuel".

Big m-cycle makers rev up in Southeast Asia
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 3:39 PM

Big m-cycle makers rev up in Southeast Asia

Roads in Southeast Asia have been getting a little louder lately as motorcycle makers, an aspiring middle class and easy bank credit come together to breed a new genus of motorcyclists the bigbike rider.

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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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