Motor

Douglas & Sons appointed as authorised distributor for Philips Automotive Lighting

/ Thursday, 27 April 2017 00:00

Douglas and Sons Ltd. popularly known as DSL, was appointed as authorised distributor for Philips Automotive Lighting with a grand launch at the Ki...


DIMO rolls out new Mercedes-Benz Vito van

/ Thursday, 27 April 2017 00:00

  Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), one of the leading automobile companies in Sri Lanka and the Authorised Genera...


S. Korean court fines local Uber unit for operating illegally

/ Thursday, 27 April 2017 00:00

  AFP: Uber’s local unit in South Korea was fined Wednesday for operating an illegal taxi service, in the US firm&rsquo...


Chevron to produce Yamaha Genuine Oil in Sri Lanka

/ Thursday, 27 April 2017 00:00

Chevron Sri Lanka MD/CEO Kishu Gomes at the first production run of Yamaha Genuine Oil for the Sri Lankan market as it rolls off the production lin...


World’s number one luxury car brand’s showcase event to take place

/ Wednesday, 26 April 2017 00:00

The Mercedes-Benz Pageant, which opens to lovers and enthusiasts of Mercedes-Benz cars throughout Sri Lanka once a year, is not just a pageant. It ...


HNB Grameen enters into MOU with Indra Traders

/ Wednesday, 26 April 2017 00:00

From left: HNB Grameen Asst. Manager (Business Development) Lakmal Wijayagunarathna, HNB Grameen Head of Legal Wickrama Punchihewa, HNB Grameen Man...


Uber’s revenue hits $6.5 billion in 2016, still has large loss

/ Friday, 21 April 2017 00:00

Reuters: Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc generated $6.5 billion in revenue last year and its gross bookings doubled to $20 billion, the ...


Revamped Mercedes S-Class to hit showrooms in July

/ Friday, 21 April 2017 00:00

SHANGHAI  (Reuters) : Germany’s Daimler said a revamped version of its flagship Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan would hit showrooms starting...


LAUGFS Car Care expands with 11th car care centre in Kalagedihena

/ Friday, 21 April 2017 00:00

LAUGFS Car Care expanded its reach with the launch of a brand new state-of-the-art car care service station in Kalagedihena facing Kandy Road. Over...


PickMe rewards patrons and partners with ‘PickMe Waasi’ and ‘Lakshapathi Waram’

/ Friday, 21 April 2017 00:00

The fifth driver to win Rs. 100,000, Tharanga Pushpakumara who drives a three wheeler, collected his cheque from PickMe Chairman Ajit Gunewardene w...


Toyota, Fiat Chrysler lead European car sales gain

/ Friday, 21 April 2017 00:00

Reuters: European car sales rose 10.9% in March, led by buoyant demand in the region’s top five markets and strong gains for Toyota, Fiat Chr...


Ellie Goulding drives new range rover velar in New York

/ Friday, 21 April 2017 00:00

  Arrival of first Range Rover Velar in US announced by live performance from British pop superstar Ellie Goulding E...


Jaguar F-PACE voted 2017 best and most beautiful car in the world

/ Wednesday, 19 April 2017 00:00

  Wins two titles at 2017 World Car Awards Jaguar’s first performance SUV takes 2017 World Car of th...


Apple receives permit in California to test self-driving cars

/ Wednesday, 19 April 2017 00:00

Reuters: Apple Inc has secured a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, which allows it to conduct test drives in three vehicles with si...


Mahindra & Mahindra, SsangYong to develop electric SUVs by 2020

/ Wednesday, 19 April 2017 00:00

Reuters: Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and its Korean unit SsangYong Motor Co (003620.KS) plan to jointly develop a platform to man...


Chinese automakers Geely, SAIC turn up heat on global rivals

/ Wednesday, 19 April 2017 00:00

Reuters: Global automakers face fresh threats to their profits in China from domestic automakers SAIC and Geely, which are launching new models and...


Batteries included as Hyundai amps up electric car ambitions

/ Wednesday, 19 April 2017 00:00

  Hyundai, Kia to launch small electric SUV in 2018  Premium Genesis brand plans electric car in 2021...


Porsche achieves new records in 2016

/ Wednesday, 12 April 2017 00:00

Stuttgart. The most successful year in the history of the company: In the 2016 financial year, Porsche AG achieved record highs in terms of deliver...


Hyundai, Kia to recall nearly 1.5 m vehicles over engine issue

/ Wednesday, 12 April 2017 00:00

  Hyundai, Kia say defect could lead to engine failure To recall 1.3 m vehicles in US, nearly 200,000 in S. Korea ...


DIMO ties up with HNB for customer-driven Mercedes-Benz purchase solutions

/ Wednesday, 12 April 2017 00:00

From left: Mercedes-Benz Passenger Vehicle Sales Business Unit Manager Dinesh Gunaratne, Mercedes-Benz Passenger and Commercial Vehicle Sales Gener...


Today's Columnists

Can ‘Fonny’ fix faulty governance?

29 April 2017

  According to the loquacious logician of the ‘Yahapalana’ Government, Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne, the President has requested Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka to quit his ministerial portfolio to b...


Wickremesinghe’s political biography, an informative and inspirational read

29 April 2017

 President Maithripala Sirisena receiving the first copy of the biography of Ranil Wickremesinghe from author Dinesh Weerakkody at its launch recently at the BMICH as Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe looks on     ...


Govt. needs to move on post-GSP+ to excite the electorate

28 April 2017

The GSP+ going through is no doubt a big victory for Sri Lanka given the many challenges the Government has been facing in the last few months and the negativity surrounding it. The Prime Minister needs to be congratulated for his efforts to resto...


The Executive Presidency: Who wants it abolished and why?

28 April 2017

Right of reply to Shyamon Jayasinghe   In public as in private life, it is important to know when someone is attempting to scam you. The question then is “what’s his game?” or, as the famous line in British j...


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