Motor

Sri Lanka in automotive alliance with India

/ Wednesday, 15 February 2017 10:30

Seated from left: ACMA Director General Vinnie Mehta and SLACMA President Dimantha Jayawardena. Standing: Samvardhana Motherson Group Chai...


Kia stuns motoring world with GT fastback ‘Stinger’

/ Wednesday, 15 February 2017 10:29

  Kia, one of the most popular automobile brands in Sri Lanka, has unveiled the brand’s highest performing vehicle yet...


Britain’s Rolls-Royce tumbles to record $5.8 billion loss

/ Wednesday, 15 February 2017 10:28

Reuters: Rolls-Royce suffered a record headline loss of 4.6 billion pounds ($5.8 billion) on Tuesday as a fine to settle bribery charges and the co...


Record - breaking crowds at Ceylon Motor Show 2017

/ Wednesday, 15 February 2017 10:28

  Record breaking crowds of automotive enthusiasts thronged the BMICH over the last weekend to be a part of the Ceylon Motor ...


Mahindra enters into 3 new businesses in Sri Lanka

/ Monday, 13 February 2017 00:05

Dilmah Tea (Ceylon Tea Services PLC) ​Diversifies into Truck & Bus, Construction Equipment and Powerol Businesses with I...


Toyota’s ‘Wigo’ gets its own fun space at Wattala

/ Monday, 13 February 2017 00:03

New dedicated showroom for Toyota’s first 1000cc in Sri Lanka Toyota Lanka Ltd., the sole authorised distributor for Toyota ve...


Manufacturer of Exide, Lucas and Dagenite receives National Quality Award 2016

/ Monday, 13 February 2017 00:02

Associated Battery Manufacturers (ABM) Ceylon Ltd., the manufacturer of Exide, Lucas and Dagenite automotive batteries, achieved the National Quali...


Approval for vehicle assembly facility given to private company on advice from AG: Ravi K

/ Monday, 13 February 2017 00:01

Finance Ministry says that the approval for vehicle assembly facility was given to a private company based on the legal advice from the Attorney Ge...


Mahindra set to expand Lankan business footprint with Ideal Motors

/ Wednesday, 8 February 2017 00:00

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., a part of the $ 17.8 billion Mahindra Group based in India, announced that it is set to expand its business footprint...


Auxenta’s Assetminder bags International Innovation Award in Ireland

/ Wednesday, 8 February 2017 00:00

Assetminder, an ingenious fleet maintenance and workshop management solution developed by Auxenta Inc., won the prestigious Innovation Award at Ire...


NDB joins Senok to offer leasing packages for EICHER trucks and buses

/ Wednesday, 8 February 2017 00:00

National Development Bank PLC recently entered into an agreement with Senok Commercial Vehicles Ltd. to jointly promote a special leasing package e...


Honda, Hitachi Automotive to form EV motor joint venture

/ Wednesday, 8 February 2017 00:00

  Tie-up comes soon after Honda partnered GM Hitachi unit to own 51%, Honda 49% TOKYO (Reuters): Honda Motor C...


Sri Lanka Insurance Motor Plus Ceylon Motor Show 2017 – A grand success

/ Tuesday, 7 February 2017 00:00

  It was three days of fun, excitement and a chance like never before to see the leading automotive brands from across the wo...


Hyundai to assemble cars in Pakistan in venture with textile group Nishat Mills

/ Tuesday, 7 February 2017 00:00

Reuters: Hyundai Motor Company plans to set up a car assembly plant in Pakistan in a joint venture with local textile firm Nishat Mills, an officia...


LAUGFS Eco Sri expands with 87th VET centre in Moratuwa

/ Tuesday, 7 February 2017 00:00

Further expanding its island-wide coverage, LAUGFS Eco Sri recently launched its 87th Fixed Vehicle Emission Testing (VET) centre in Moratuwa. The ...


A sporting new addition to the Porsche 911 family

/ Tuesday, 7 February 2017 00:00

  Porsche is expanding the 911 product line with the GTS models. From March 2017, a total of five variants will be available ...


Toyota, Suzuki courtship intensifies as partnership talks begin

/ Tuesday, 7 February 2017 00:00

Toyota Motor Corp President Akio Toyoda (L) and Suzuki Motor Chairman and CEO Osamu Suzuki attend their joint news conference in Tokyo, Ja...


Jaguar Land Rover revs up CMTA Motor Show

/ Friday, 3 February 2017 00:00

  Unveiling of Jaguar F-Pace in Sri Lanka‘ JLR Ultimate Lounge’ creates unique experience &nb...


With new hybrid, Nissan offers cheaper route to electric cars

/ Friday, 3 February 2017 00:00

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co has taken a step back into gasoline hybrids with its Note e-Power model, which the Japanese automaker h...


Custom-engineered Toyota Genuine Batteries to optimise performance with minimal maintenance

/ Friday, 3 February 2017 00:00

Toyota Lanka launched the Toyota Genuine Battery at the Ceylon Motor Show on Saturday, 28 January. Exclusively engineered and individually designed...


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Delightfully imperfect?

18 February 2017

  A foreign national passing through the Colombo Private Bus Terminal on the day of a private bus strike  – Pic by Shehan Gunasekara     “Forty-year-old Mrs. Doreen Kulandivelu ...


Mother Lanka pregnant for the third time!

18 February 2017

A nattami carrying goods at Manning Market; the National Flag is seen on the wall in the background                                      &nbs...


Acting now for a better Sri Lanka

17 February 2017

Soldiers looking for survivors after a massive landslide in Aranayaka last year. The consequences of climate change will create a new pool of conflicts and will force people to survive and find a suitable way to live somewhere else – Pic by ...


Cashing in on APIs – Leveraging technology to boost your business

17 February 2017

Even if you’re not an excessively tech-savvy individual, you most likely would have used a mobile application in your mobile device via an internet connection, used a Gmail client, Twitter, Facebook, or mobile apps, or purchased something on...


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