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Revving up for Intermot
Monday, September 29, 2014 11:51 AM

Revving up for Intermot

This year's INTERMOT, the international fair for scooters, motorcycles and e-bikes, arrives against a backdrop of renewed optimism, for motorbike builders, at least.

Why petrol is unlikely to escape the GST
Saturday, September 27, 2014 11:09 AM

Why petrol is unlikely to escape the GST

All signs point to the inevitable - that petrol will be subjected to the goods and services tax (GST).


Auto sales dominate UMW earnings
Saturday, September 27, 2014 10:11 AM

Auto sales dominate UMW earnings

The automotive segment is UMW Holdings Bhd’s mainstay business presently and will continue to be its main income generator.

ZF Group offer tech for global mobility
Thursday, September 25, 2014 5:44 PM

ZF Group offer tech for global mobility

Germany’s ZF Group believes it has the answers to challenges the global transport industry faces.

F1 - Tips from down south
Thursday, September 25, 2014 5:27 PM

F1 - Tips from down south

I still remember back in November 2007 when Singapore announced that it would be hosting its first Formula 1 race in less than 10 months.

Anti-trust order clears route for India's generic car parts market
Thursday, September 25, 2014 2:33 PM

Anti-trust order clears route for India's generic car parts market

Thousands of tiny shops in India's biggest auto components market do brisk business selling a bewildering array of spare parts for about a third of the official price charged by the likes of Toyota Motor Co or Volkswagen AG.

The best and worst places to build roads
Thursday, September 25, 2014 11:52 AM

The best and worst places to build roads

More than 25 million kilometres of new roads will be built worldwide by 2050. Many of these roads will slice into Earth’s last wildernesses, where they bring an influx of destructive loggers, hunters and illegal miners.ds be most environmentally damaging? Scientists think they’ve got the answer.

Eyeing Irina
Thursday, September 25, 2014 10:32 AM

Eyeing Irina

What is a young girl from Turkmenistan to do in Malaysia when she’s not busy studying for her diploma? Model of course.

Dance to DJ Casey's tune
Thursday, September 18, 2014 10:19 AM

Dance to DJ Casey's tune

Casandra Azman has the good looks to go a long way in modelling, more so with a mother who was once a model.

Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 2:14 PM

Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other

An Acura RLX sedan demonstrated an unusual way to tow another car last week: the vehicles were not physically attached. The second car drove itself, following instructions beamed over by the first in a feat of technology that indicates a new stage in automation is happening faster than many expected.

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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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