Motor

Tata Motors rolls out new SUV

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

  PTI: Tata Motors, struggling with its passenger car business for many years now, on Wednesday launched the much-awaited SUV...


Mercedes-Benz takes the chequered flag in 2016

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

  Mercedes-Benz was more successful than ever in the year 2016: The Stuttgart-based premium brand with the three-pointed st...


Hyundai Lanka upgrades workshop with top quality Würth tools and equipment

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

Front row from left: Wurth Lanka Sales Executive Gayan Pothupitiya, Wurth Lanka Managing Director Rohan Amirthiah, Wurth Lanka Regional Sales Manag...


Diesel emissions inquiries widen to Renault and Fiat

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

Reuters: European carmakers were drawn into a widening probe of diesel emissions testing on Friday, with French prosecutors examining Renault and B...


2 out of 3 deaths from air pollution in South Asia

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

  220 million children breathe toxic air in South Asia. New vehicles are better for the environment than old ones but vehicular pollution...


Introducing the 2018 Kia Stinger

/ Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

The 2018 Kia Stinger is introduced during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, US, 9 January – REUTERS/Brendan Mc...


Jeep on track to hit 2018 sales target of 1.9 m vehicles

/ Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

Mike Manley, Chrysler's president and chief executive pfficer for the Jeep brand, poses in a hotel lobby before the start of a news conference ...


Toyota to invest $ 10 billion in US over five years

/ Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota Motor Corporation, introduces the 2018 Camry XSE (L) and the 2018 Camry XLE during the North American Internationa...


The 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan makes its world debut

/ Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

The 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan makes its world debut during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, US, 9 January – ...


Audi sales hit record in 2016, despite losing ground to rivals

/ Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

BERLIN (Reuters): German luxury-car brand Audi said its deliveries rose to a new record last year despite the diesel emissions scandal, although th...


BMW rolls out new models at Detroit show

/ Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

Ian Robertson, head of sales and marketing for BMW group, introduces the 2018 BMW 550e (L) and 2018 BMW M550i xDrive at the North American Internat...


The all-new Jaguar F-PACE

/ Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

The world’s ultimate practical sportscar #FPACE The all-new Jaguar F-PACE: a performance crossover from Jaguar for thos...


Automakers reveal new models at the Detroit auto show

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

Reuters: Global automakers will kick off 2017 by displaying a wide array of future vehicles at the North American International Auto Show in Detroi...


Volkswagen to recall around 50,000 cars in China

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

AFP: German carmaker Volkswagen will recall almost 50,000 vehicles in China due to brake problems when using cruise control, according to the count...


Sri Lanka Insurance Motor Plus presents Ceylon Motor Show 2017

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

At the signing of the MoU at the SLI Head Office (from left): CCCC Vice President and Ceylon Motor Show 2017 Organising Committee Joint Chairman Cl...


Mercedes reclaims luxury pole position over BMW

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Daimler AG Dieter Zetsche poses in front of the revealed Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 during the North American Inte...


Chinese cars take over the automobile industry

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

The Chinese car market is now the largest in the world. In fact it’s massive and impressive, something like the world has never seen before, ...


Tsemach introduces the art of detailing with Chemical Guys

/ Monday, 9 January 2017 00:10

Tsemach Global Automotive, the detailing studio that revolutionised how you take care of your vehicle, recently introduced the world-renow...


Hyundai eyes autonomous cars for the masses

/ Monday, 9 January 2017 00:09

More attainable: Many automakers are planning for autonomous vehicles but O’Brien (pic) says Hyundai “can deliver at an afford...


BMW to deploy 40 self-driving cars in US, Europe

/ Monday, 9 January 2017 00:08

AFP: BMW Group announced Wednesday it would deploy 40 self-driving vehicles for tests in the United States and Europe  The German auto group...


Today's Columnists

Yahapalanaya lapses – Is Mahinda the option for Muslims?

21 January 2017

Former Minister, Speaker and Premadasa/Rajapaksa loyalist and National List nominee Parliamentarian A.H.M. Azwer along with a few other Muslim Mahinda diehards claim that Yahapalanaya under President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil W...


First Sinhala talkie ‘Kadawunu Poronduwa’ was released 70 years ago

21 January 2017

History was made 70 years ago when the film ‘Kadawunu Poronduwa’ (Broken Promise) premiered at the Kingsley Theatre in Colombo on 21 January 1947. The Chief Guest was D.S. Senanayake, Minister of Agriculture and Lands under the State C...


What we need to do to ensure the FTAs don’t go begging

20 January 2017

    Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that Sri Lanka would soon have access to four major markets at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. He requested that local and international investors start ventures in ...


Fact checking politicians and pundits

20 January 2017

    The ascendance of the master of “truthful hyperbole” to the US presidency has focused attention on the need for fact checking. The practice of persons in authority uttering falsehoods in public is nothing ...


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