Motor

Jaguar Land Rover appoints SML Frontier Automotive as sole distributor in Sri Lanka

/ Wednesday, 28 September 2016 00:01

Jaguar Car Range Land Rover Car Range Jaguar Land Rover has announced the appointment of SML Frontier (SMLF) Auto...


DIMO introduces ‘WD-40 Specialist Automotive’ range to Sri Lanka

/ Wednesday, 28 September 2016 00:01

To give trade professionals the performance they need to get their specific jobs done right, WD-40 Company, maker of the trusted and versa...


Lanka IOC introduces ‘Global Container’ for SERVO Lubricants

/ Tuesday, 27 September 2016 00:13

New packaging enhances quality for its consumers Lanka IOC introduced its Global Container packaging for SERVO Lubricants at a speci...


CEAT walks radial talk with novel ‘Bank & Switch’ promo

/ Tuesday, 27 September 2016 00:11

"Offers 24 sets of radial tyres in three sizes, with novel option to try and return if not satisfied" CEAT Kelani Holdings is dem...


Classic Car Club of Ceylon celebrates silver jubilee with historic Heritage Hill Climb

/ Tuesday, 27 September 2016 00:11

The Classic Car Club of Ceylon kicked off its silver jubilee celebrations with the Heritage Hill Climb where 50 classic automobiles made the scenic...


Micro SsangYong Tivoli sets new trends in Sri Lankan SUV market

/ Tuesday, 27 September 2016 00:10

The highly-stylised and sophisticated SsangYong Tivoli recently celebrated its one year anniversary in Sri Lanka.  To celebrate the successf...


Porsche a lifestyle choice

/ Thursday, 22 September 2016 00:00

     Last week Eurocars Ltd., a subsidiary of IWS Holdings, and the official agent for Porsche cars in Sri Lanka, of...


AMW’s world-class automotive services through Pitstop one-stop service hub now in Katugastota

/ Tuesday, 20 September 2016 00:15

Frontiers of Sri Lankan automotive industry, Associated Motorways Ltd. (AMW) recently unveiled its newest Pitstop branch in No. 53/1, Pelathawana R...


Nations Trust Bank offers lowest interest rate on motorbike leasing

/ Tuesday, 20 September 2016 00:12

Offering convenient and flexible vehicle financing offers, Nations Trust Bank recently introduced the lowest ever motorbike leasing solution to the...


Sri Lanka’s first ISO 17020 accreditation for vehicle emission testing goes to DriveGreen

/ Monday, 19 September 2016 00:01

Minister of Science, Technology and Research Susil Premajayantha, the Chief Guest at the National Regulatory Conclave 2016 organised by Sr...


Isuzu owners to receive valuable extended warranty option from SML

/ Monday, 19 September 2016 00:01

Sathosa Motors PLC (SML) announced the launch of a valuable new extended warranty offer for Isuzu vehicle owners in Sri Lanka. Through t...


DIMO Automobile Training School Apprenticeship Program boosts youth careers in auto industry

/ Monday, 19 September 2016 00:01

  Q: How did the Automotive Mechatronics course come into being in the first place? Ranjith Pandithage: This course is a Vocation...


DPMC rewards outstanding dealers and distributors

/ Monday, 19 September 2016 00:01

David Pieris Motor Company Ltd. (DPMC), the largest automotive company in Sri Lanka, recently held its annual spare parts dealer and distributor co...


Audi piloted driving concept: Audi research car shows social competence

/ Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:00

Audi once again confirms its leading role in the field of piloted driving. Its latest research car, the Audi A7 piloted driving concept “Jack...


The new Discovery is coming

/ Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:00

  The New Discovery embodies Land Rover’s drive to go Above and Beyond, combining British desirability with an unstoppa...


Elevated performance and desirability for the 2017 Range Rover

/ Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:00

  Land Rover has reinforced Range Rover’s status as the world’s finest SUV with the introduction of advanced autonomous dr...


Eurocars announces Porsche Driving Experience alongside 718 Boxster launch

/ Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:00

From left: Eurocars General Manager Ravi Opatha, Porsche Asia Pacific Managing Director Martin Limpert, IWS Holding Chairman I. W. Senanay...


Toyota Lanka recognises and rewards star achievers

/ Wednesday, 14 September 2016 00:01

The top sales performers Toyota Lanka Ltd., the sole authorised distributor for Toyota vehicles in Sri Lanka, recently recognised and rewa...


First Mercedes-Benz Vito luxury passenger van delivered to Malkey Rent-A-Car

/ Tuesday, 6 September 2016 00:06

Malkey Rent A Car took over the delivery of Sri Lanka’s first Mercedes-Benz Vito 116 luxury passenger van with a custom interior offering Bus...


Ford targets fully autonomous vehicle for ride sharing in 2021

/ Tuesday, 6 September 2016 00:04

Invests in new tech companies and doubles Silicon Valley Team Ford recently announced its intent to have a high-volume, fully autonomous SA...


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Economic diplomacy and ETCA

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30 September 2016

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29 September 2016

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