Motor

Avenger STREET 150: Experience the difference

/ Thursday, 30 June 2016 00:00

David Pieris Motor Company Ltd. (DPMC), Sri Lanka’s largest automotive company and sole distributor for the best-selling Bajaj motorbikes, ha...


DIMO organises Mercedes-Benz Star Experience in the City of Gems

/ Thursday, 30 June 2016 00:00

  Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) recently organised a Mercedes-Benz Star Experience at Silver Ray Hotel, Ratnapura...


Toyota recalls 3.37 million cars over airbag, emissions control issues

/ Thursday, 30 June 2016 00:00

Reuters: Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp has recalled 3.37 million cars worldwide over possible defects involving airbags and emissions control uni...


VW agrees to $ 15 b payout in US emissions probe

/ Thursday, 30 June 2016 00:00

AFP: Volkswagen has agreed to pay out $ 14.7 billion in a settlement with US authorities and car owners over its emissions-cheating diesel-powered ...


LAUGFS Rubber showcases customised tyre solutions at CeMAT, Germany

/ Thursday, 30 June 2016 00:00

  LAUGFS Corporation (Rubber) Ltd. presented its comprehensive portfolio of high quality industrial solid tyres at this year&...


Tata Nano Challenge Mileage Rally 2016

/ Thursday, 30 June 2016 00:00

  Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), the only Authorised Distributor of Tata Vehicles in Sri Lanka, selected the most...


TVS Lanka FY 16 revenue up 79% to cross Rs. 12 b

/ Tuesday, 28 June 2016 00:02

TVS Lanka has recorded an impressive financial performance for the year ended 31 March 2016 by posting Rs. 12.8 billion in revenues which reflects ...


Eurocars welcomes launch of new Porsche 718 Boxster models

/ Tuesday, 28 June 2016 00:01

New mid-engine roadster with 4-cylinder engines, 35 hp more power and 13% better fuel economy Eurocars the sole agent of Porsche i...


DIMO launches Masterpiece of Intelligence: All new E-Class

/ Thursday, 16 June 2016 00:00

DIMO General Manager Mercedes Benz Sales Rajeev Pandithage unveiling the Masterpiece of Intelligence, the all new E-Class ...


Nissan forays into entry-level car space with Datsun redi-GO

/ Tuesday, 14 June 2016 00:08

The Hindu: Nissan is working on a two-pronged strategy to push its newly-launched entry-level Datsun redi-GO into a car of choice of urban India. ...


Malaysia’s Demak plans motorcycle plant in Sri Lanka as sales double

/ Tuesday, 14 June 2016 00:05

KUCHING (Star): DNC Asiatic Holdings Sdn Bhd, which has invested some RM  10 million to develop the market for its Malaysian-made Demak motorc...


Hyundai Lanka conducts ‘Service Clinic’

/ Tuesday, 14 June 2016 00:04

Hyundai Lanka recently organised a ‘Service Clinic’ for the benefit of its customer satisfaction.  The objective of this after-s...


Honda recalls more vehicles in Japan over Takata air bags

/ Tuesday, 14 June 2016 00:03

Reuters: Honda Motor Co said on Thursday it was recalling around 784,000 vehicles in Japan, part of an expanded recall for potentially deadly Takat...


Bajaj Qute to be launched in SL soon

/ Tuesday, 14 June 2016 00:02

IBT: After launching the Qute in Turkey, Bajaj Auto’s quadricycle is now set to make its entry to the Sri Lankan market. A report of GaadiWaa...


Risiki Servo Lube outlet at Pallandeniya, Kurunegala declared open

/ Tuesday, 14 June 2016 00:01

Bandula Seeradunna (a customer), IOC Managing Director Shyam Bohra, Risiki Servo Lubes  Distributors, Risiki Lanka Filling Station, Risiki Aut...


Samson Rubber Industries introduces Triangle radial tyres to Lankan market

/ Thursday, 9 June 2016 00:00

Samson Rubber Industries Ltd. (DSI Tyres), pioneers in importing and distributing tyres in Sri Lanka, took another leap recently by launch...


Hyundai Motor plans luxury electric car under Genesis brand

/ Thursday, 9 June 2016 00:00

Reuters: South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co plans to launch a luxury all-electric vehicle under its Genesis marque to build out the l...


Heritage icons partner with World Volkswagen Day celebrations to be held on 26 June

/ Thursday, 9 June 2016 00:00

  The Volkswagen Beetle Owners’ Club has made arrangements to hold the World Volkswagen Day celebration on Sunday 26 June. The...


Sunrise Engineering to power cities of Sri Lanka with Veefil

/ Thursday, 9 June 2016 00:00

Sunrise Engineering signed an exclusive distributor agreement with Tritium, the Australian designer and manufacturer of Veefil, the world&...


Kia bares its Soul in Sri Lanka with latest addition to iconic range

/ Tuesday, 7 June 2016 00:05

Kia Motors (Lanka) has announced that the new Kia Soul, the Korean car marker’s inimitable compact crossover SUV, has arrived in Sri Lanka ex...


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Brexit and the impact on the Sri Lankan economy

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1 July 2016

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1 July 2016

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