Motor

New MINI Clubman now available in Sri Lanka

/ Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:00

 From left: Prestige Automobile Sales Consultant Nuwanga Kirthiratne, Prestige Automobile PR Coordinator Karen Taylor, Prestige Automobile Mar...


CEAT keeps moving with seven new radial tyre sizes

/ Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka’s leading tyre brand CEAT has just introduced seven new sizes of radial tyres to the local market, ending the financial year on a s...


Lubricant players concerned over increase in duty and taxes on synthetic lubricants

/ Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:00

The recent steep rise in duty and tax imposed by the Government on synthetic lubricants effective mid-November is causing alarm in the market, as l...


Hybrid Hub and Mobil ignite strategic partnership to enhance hybrid vehicle automotive maintenance

/ Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:00

Standing from left: McLarens Lubricants Head of Marketing Dilan Seneviratne, McLarens Lubricants Managing Director Hemantha Varnasooriya, Edirising...


VW Club’s 18th Annual Pride of Ownership Drive on Sunday

/ Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:00

The Volkswagen Beetle Owners Club has made arrangements to hold the 18th Pride of Ownership Drive on Sunday 26 March from 8:30 a.m. This annual eve...


UTE celebrates 70th anniversary

/ Wednesday, 22 March 2017 00:09

Showcasing world class engineering solutions and service excellence Recognised for delivering the highest quality engineering solutions and...


Transcend: Driving towards the future

/ Wednesday, 22 March 2017 00:08

Since 2009, Sri Lanka has seen strong ‘year-on-year’, double digit-growth in tourist arrivals. Overall infrastructure development has s...


DIMO recognises top TATA Genuine Parts Dealers for 2016

/ Wednesday, 22 March 2017 00:04

Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), the authorised distributor for TATA Genuine Parts for TATA Commercial Vehicles, recently held its Annual...


NDB official banking and leasing partner for Auto Vision Motor Show 2017

/ Wednesday, 22 March 2017 00:02

NDB recently sponsored the Auto Vision – Motor Show 2017 exhibition held from 17, 18 and 19 March at BMICH. Auto Vision – Motor Show 20...


UML wins Valvoline’s top regional sales award

/ Wednesday, 22 March 2017 00:01

United Motors Lanka PLC (UML), one of the country’s largest automobile companies and the sole distributor for Valvoline lubricants USA in Sri...


Orient Finance strengthens ties with Ideal Motors

/ Monday, 20 March 2017 00:05

Ideal Automobiles team members along with Ideal Automobiles Deputy Chairman Aravinda De Silva, Ideal Automobiles Chairman Nalin J. Welgama...


Micro Panda now in automatic

/ Monday, 20 March 2017 00:03

Micro Cars unveiled its latest range of compact cars with automatic transmission recently. Making a significant breakthrough, the company ...


Caltex customers set to win big with Star Drive

/ Monday, 20 March 2017 00:02

SUV and bikes given away in biggest lubricant sector promotion Caltex, the country’s leading lubricant company is further...


New Peugeot 3008 SUV wins ‘Car of the Year 2017’

/ Monday, 20 March 2017 00:01

The new Peugeot 3008 was named the 2017 Car of the Year (COTY) in Geneva by a judging panel comprising 58 European journalists. The judgin...


Ideal Motors steals the show at Mahindra’s Global Distributor Meet

/ Tuesday, 14 March 2017 00:00

Ideal Motors Chairman Nalin Welgama and Director Automotive Chaminda Wanigaratna receiving the award from Chief Executive International Operations ...


Jaguar F-Pace among finalists for two World Car Awards trophies

/ Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

The Jaguar F-PACE is among the finalists for the World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year crowns at the 2017 World Car Awards. Jagu...


Commercial Bank and Sathosa Motors offer exciting deal on Isuzu vehicles

/ Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

Buyers of Isuzu vehicles from Sathosa Motors will be eligible for a range of benefits including discounts on the purchase price when they use the l...


New F1 boss touts aggressive growth strategy

/ Thursday, 2 March 2017 00:00

Haas’s drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen pose with the new VF-17 racing car. REUTERS Mercedes AMG Petrona...


SLASPA formation a milestone in the industry

/ Tuesday, 28 February 2017 00:00

  With the core objective of working concertedly towards the greater good and progress of the automobile repair business, a ...


Porsche, Audi lift VW to record underlying profit

/ Tuesday, 28 February 2017 00:00

  WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) : Record Audi and Porsche sales helped Volkswagen swing to a record underlying profit in 2016,...


Today's Columnists

Yesterday, today and tomorrow: Whence, where and whither

28 March 2017

“Gotabaya can build a new urbanised technocratic civilisation which is the 21st century equivalent of the magnificent civilisations that this island once built; civilisations that put us ahead of the rest of South Asia, until the Tamil invad...


Sri Lankan housewife further challenged

28 March 2017

    Whilst Sri Lanka at the macro end is grappling to pay the $ 15 billion debt in the next four years, private sector and civil society is pressuring the Government to bring in structured reforms and stronger governance ...


Education is not a commodity: but it is and it should be negotiable

27 March 2017

Students claim that education is not a commodity ‘Education is not a commodity’ has been a popular view almost universally held by Sri Lanka’s student community in higher learning institutions. For them, it is non...


High-tech Panama Canal, a threat to Asia-Europe trade

27 March 2017

High-tech Panama Canal, a threat to Asia-Europe trade The Panama Canal Authority is developing a computerised scheduling and resource management system that it said will help double the number of big ships that can travel through the canal...


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