5 Romantic Cars To Make Your Valentine’s Date Swoon

Valentine’s Day is a time for love, and it’s also a time for you to make a memorable impression on your loved one. The cards, chocolates, and flowers are purchased and ready for the perfect delivery. What better way than to turn up in front of their house driving one of these romantic cars to take them out for an amazing dinner? Here are 5 of the most romantic classic cars you can use to make your date swoon.

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This Iconic Car Has Been Turned Into The World’s Smallest Hotel!

. Most people don’t think about staying in a car during this time. Well, someone came up with an idea for a hotel that is also in the running for being the world’s smallest hotel. Mohammed al Malaheem, the founder of this idea, used a classic Volkswagen Beetle and outfitted it with hand-embroidered sheets and pillows to make a tiny “room”. This small hotel fits up to 2 people at one time.

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Boeing’s Flying Car Has Finally Taken Off

Boeing Co., the company most famous for making military and commercial planes has finally unveiled that its flying car, designed to fly passengers over city streets and dodge skyscrapers has completed its first test flight. Its prototype, dubbed passenger air vehicle (PAV), managed to complete a controlled takeoff, hover and landing during the test conducted in Manassas, Virginia.

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6 Car Superstitions That Bring Luck And Prosperity During Chinese New Year

As Chinese New Year is approaching fast, we’re sure everyone is ready to welcome the Year of the Pig in so many different ways. Here at TOC Automotive College, we believe that while the decorations, food, angpaos are all important, it’s equally important to prepare your car for the Chinese New Year. Today, we’re going to look at some things that you should do to prepare your car for the festive season.

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This Company May Have Produced The First Flying Uber In The World!

Every year, the reality of getting a flying car is getting closer and closer. In the past few years, we had the EHang taxi drone concept, and the Airbus flying car concept to whet our appetites but it seems like the next best thing is here. Codenamed The Nexus, this air taxi is probably going to be within Uber’s planned flying fleet.

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6 “Hot” Tips To Protect Your Car From The Heat This Chinese New Year

As Chinese New Year approaches, temperatures are sure to soar. As the weather gets hotter, you need to make sure that your car is ready to take on the heat, because if you are melting under the sun for a few minutes, imagine what your car is going through! Today, we’re sharing some “hot” tips to protect your car from the relentless heat and sun as you go visiting.

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In The Age Of Connected Cars, How Secure Are You?

Technology in the automotive industry has evolved to a stage where cars are all connected via apps and advanced dashboard features. However, as with every piece of technology, there is a fear of viruses and hackers. Today, all these risks are becoming more relevant to the car. Carmakers are increasingly trying to beef up their in-car security systems to prevent hackers from manipulating the built-in safety protocols and other cyber attacks.

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The Walking Car: Welcome To Hyundai’s Elevate

The recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is a place where brands create the most unimaginable, unbuildable prototypes of ideas that could have been. These concepts are futuristic, and not unlike something from a sci-fi movie. However, at the 2019 edition, there may be one real winner of the most insane car concept.

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9 Tips on How to Maintain Your Brand New Car In 2019

It’s a new year, and hopefully many of you are getting that brand new ride you’ve had your eye on for quite some time now. But as with all new things, you would do well to maintain your brand new ride or else it may not be able to last through the year without issues cropping up. Here are a few simple tips on how you can maintain a brand new car and make sure that you’ll be driving through 2019 awesomely.

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Your Car Knows: How Automakers Are Monetizing Your Data

The sheer volume of software and sensors in new vehicles, combined with artificial intelligence that can sift through data at ever-quickening speeds, means new services and revenue streams are quickly emerging. The data is generated by the car’s onboard sensors and computers, and then stored by the auto maker in cloud-based servers. Some new cars have as many as 100 built-in processors that generate data.

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How To Survive A Sinking Car

While the country is still reeling from the tragic Penang Bridge accident that led to the death of a 20 year old, it is only pragmatic to consider what one should do if ever faced with such a predicament. The good news is that you can successfully escape a sinking vehicle, but you have to act quick and move fast. When you’re seized with panic and terror, it’s not the time to be figuring this out for the first time, so understanding and remembering the steps to vehicle submersion survival is crucial in the precious seconds you have, where your life hangs in the balance.

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Should I Become An Automotive Technician?

Some of us might have grown up harboring a childhood dream to work with cars. What’s not to love about them as a kid? A little boy may have watched his father tinker under the hood on weekends, and dreamed to one day be able to do that too. A teenager might have developed a love for fast cars, and had a burgeoning interest in the technical and mechanical aspects of how engines work or perhaps you have a natural affinity for fixing things, and love the challenge of solving mechanical problems.

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How To Avoid Tyre Blowouts

Blowouts are altogether different from a punctured tyre. The term describes a bursting tyre followed by a sudden and rapid loss of air pressure. Most tyre blowouts are caused by insufficient air pressure, causing the tyre’s internal components—fabric, steel, and rubber—to flex beyond its elastic capacity. This causes it to overheat to a point where the rubber loses its bond to the internal fabric and steel cord reinforcement.

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Brake Failure - Why, How, Don't!

You’re cruising back home from dinner, singing to Ariana Grande’s latest top hit, 5 minutes away from home. As you start pulling up to a red light, you ease on to the brake pedal—but nothing happens. Wait, what? You press it again, all the way to the floor this time, but still, nothing. What do you do? How Does This Happen?

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Hydroplaning For Amateurs

Hydroplaning (or Aquaplaning) is one of the most terrifying experiences a driver can encounter; akin to losing your brakes or having a tire blowout on the highway. Our ever-increasing network of highways, coupled with perpetually wet local weather means that it is all too likely that we might encounter the dangers of hydroplaning at some point of our lives. In spite of that, many of us are oblivious to this phenomenon, or may not fully appreciate how dangerous it can be.

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4 Reasons You Should Attend Automotive Shows

Car shows can be very grand events with large, exciting crowds and some of the most impressive automobiles anyone’s ever seen. True car enthusiasts have always been quick to attend these events, but for those of us who have never been to one, we might wonder what the benefits of attending such shows might be.


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