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Sri Lanka’s first international standard dedicated servicing facility for buses

/ Thursday, 26 May 2016 00:00

Renowned as a patriotic organisation that has been able to penetrate the conventional thinking mindsets of its countrymen, Micro Cars is a truly ...


DIMO showcases Mercedes-Benz Centre

/ Thursday, 26 May 2016 00:00

Uwe Beckmeyer and Ranjith Pandithage at the event    Distinguished guests at DIMO 800    ...


Orient Finance signs MOU with Debug Auto Exclusive

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:03

    In keeping with the increasing trend in adventure sports, Orient Finance PLC (OFP) signed an MOU with Debug Auto Excl...


Ford EcoSport wins 2nd consecutive J.D. Power award in India

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

  The Ford EcoSport received another achievement when it recently emerged as the highest ranked SUV in an India Initial Quali...


Carmart extends exclusive partnership with Mobil Lubricants

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Carmart CEO Yasendra Amerasinghe (left) with McLarens Lubricants Head of Marketing Dilan Senerviratne     McLaren...


South Korea says Nissan manipulated emissions, proposes fine and recall

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

  Reuters: South Korea said it would punish Nissan Motor Co with a fine and a recall of its Qashqai diesel sport utility vehi...


EV Point introduces 20 minute charging for electric vehicles

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

With more and more vehicle owners embracing clean car technology and opting for electric vehicles, the need for more infrastructure in the form of ...


Int’l spec. model or Japanese domestic model: AMW sets record straight for vehicle buyers

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:05

The Sri Lankan vehicle retail market has recently been the centre of focus following the new national budget. The average Sri Lankan vehicle buyer ...


Speed Motors opens new showroom

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:03

A new showroom of Speed Motors Ltd. was ceremonially opened recently at No. 60, Cotta Road, Borella, Colombo 8. Expressing his views at the openi...


BMW races ahead to new quarterly records

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:02

AFP: German automaker BMW has reaffirmed its targets for the full year after clocking up record sales volumes and earnings in the first three month...


Honda to recall 20 million more Takata airbags

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:01

Reuters: Honda Motor Co on Monday said it had not made any announcements on additional air bags recalls after the Nikkei newspaper reported it woul...


SL tire market to reach $ 488 m in 2016

/ Friday, 6 May 2016 00:00

The tire market in Sri Lanka has been growing over the last five years and is expected to reach $ 488 million in 2016, a marketing report in tire i...


Tesla puts pedal to the metal, 500,000 cars planned in 2018

/ Friday, 6 May 2016 00:00

  Reuters: Tesla Motors Inc said it was stepping up production plans for its upcoming Model 3 mass-market sedan and would bui...


Leader Group introduces battery manufacturing technology for two wheelers

/ Friday, 6 May 2016 00:00

Caption: (Left to Right) Shehan Cooray, Kaijie Group Chen Chairman, Hatton National Bank Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Alles...


The Mercedes-Benz Pageant

/ Friday, 6 May 2016 00:00

  The Mercedes-Benz Pageant was held recently at BMICH for Mercedes-Benz cars, their owners and families. The Mercedes-Benz P...


Audi Sri Lanka partners with Mercantile Investments and Finance to bring affordability

/ Wednesday, 4 May 2016 00:00

    By Shannine Daniel Audi Sri Lanka together with Mercantile Investments and Finance PLC launched three finance sche...


Sampath Bank partners with Ideal Motors to upsurge leasing convenience

/ Thursday, 28 April 2016 00:00

Sampath Bank Managing Director Aravinda Perera (left) exchanges MOU with Ideal Motors Chief Executive Officer Chaminda Perera in the prese...


Sri Lanka’s most exclusive family gathering to take place on Saturday

/ Thursday, 28 April 2016 00:00

Every year a unique family event takes place in Colombo. This event is one of the most eagerly awaited events in the automotive calendar...


Kia’s 4th generation Sportage unveiled at exclusive media preview in Colombo

/ Thursday, 28 April 2016 00:00

The fourth generation Kia Sportage, the Korean car maker’s game-changing urban SUV, was unveiled at an exclusive media preview in...


Mitsubishi Motors says cheated on mileage tests for 25 years

/ Thursday, 28 April 2016 00:00

Mitsubishi has lost half its market value since scandal emerged Internal fuel economy targets may have been pressure: ExecCommitt...


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Noah’s Albatross and Postdiluvian Politics

27 May 2016

 APRÈS MOI, LE DÉLUGE! In the aftermath of the Great Flood of 2016, if Sri Lanka is to Build Back Better, the political leadership must be instrumental in syncing Government actors and State agencies in working together with gre...


The promise of Yahapalanaya should not get washed away

27 May 2016

 President Maithripala Sirisena presenting his campaign manifesto to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe where the first-order of priority was clearly the promised anti-corruption probes     On 8 January, nea...


‘Something is rotten’

26 May 2016

The appointment of ex-TRC Director General Anusha Palpitato high bureaucratic office in the Home Affairs Ministry and tolerance of senior officials publicly hobnobbing with sinister and notorious corporate entities like the Avant-Garde Chairman sm...


Perfections and imperfections of a hub aspirant

26 May 2016

The United Arab Emirates had almost unlimited capital, but very little of everything else. How they obtained the other necessary resources to achieve what UAE is today, is an impressive story of realism, courage and wisdom   ...


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