Motor

Seylan Leasing partners with Kia Motors for double benefit Kia Picanto deal

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

Seylan Leasing is a preferred leasing partner for astute customers seeking a reliable leasing partner with the ability to offer a hassle-free and f...


hSenid and Effective Solutions launch MiCar, a programmable robotic car

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

With a primary goal of creating a networking space for the programming community of Sri Lanka, hSenid Mobile Solutions (hMS), together with Effecti...


Jaguar E-Pace: The new compact performance SUV

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

Jaguar will introduce its new compact performance SUV, the Jaguar E-PACE, on 13 July. Joining Jaguar’s PACE family of performance SUVs, the...


Ideal Vision Auto & Lifestyle Show driven by Mahindra & Mahindra

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

  Exclusive Auto & Lifestyle show combines with the launch of seven new Mahindra vehicles  2017 has been ...


Jaguar Land Rover and Gorillaz seek new engineering talent via alternate reality

/ Wednesday, 21 June 2017 00:00

Jaguar Land Rover and Gorillaz are working together to recruit the next generation of world-class electronics and software engineering talent with ...


Kia Motors unveils third generation Picanto

/ Wednesday, 21 June 2017 00:00

By Poorabi Gaekwad Kia Motors unveiled its third generation 2017 Picanto, redefining the notion about ‘A’ segment cars, by adding all...


‘Don’t Hit & Run’ campaign by AA Ceylon and FIA

/ Tuesday, 20 June 2017 00:00

By end 2015, Sri Lanka recorded the highest death toll (2,801) due to the massive number of road accidents. Amongst the numbers was the total numbe...


Daimler lays foundation for one of the biggest and most modern battery factories in the world

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

By laying the foundation for one of the biggest and most modern battery factories, Daimler AG is setting new standards in the international automot...


LAUGFS launches ARC Centre for vehicle care

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

  Sri Lanka’s first fully-automated automotive testing facility  LAUGFS Solutions recently unveiled the...


All-new Audi Q2 is now in Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

The German luxury car brand Audi has now introduced the latest addition to its premium range of sports utility vehicles, the all new Audi Q2 SUV. A...


Unimo Enterprises unveils ‘Bezza’, Perodua’s 1st EEV Sedan

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

Unimo Enterprises Ltd., a fully-owned subsidiary of United Motors Lanka PLC and the authorised distributor for Perodua vehicles in Sri Lanka has un...


Toyota Lanka awarded Outstanding Customer Service Leadership Award by Toyota Motor Corporation

/ Wednesday, 14 June 2017 00:33

Customer Service Excellence Award presented by Executive Vice-President Toyota Motors Asia Pacific Mahesh Salkar to Toyota Lanka Managing Director ...


Seven new Mahindra vehicles to be showcased

/ Wednesday, 14 June 2017 00:30

‘Ideal Vision’ from the Ideal Group of Companies presents a new dimension for the vehicle industry Id...


Land Rover and Jaguar win at car design awards

/ Wednesday, 14 June 2017 00:28

Land Rover Adam Hatton  Daniele Maver - Gerry McGovern Land Rover has won the Best Brand Design Language prize at the Car Design Award...


DFCC and DIMO join hands to offer affordable leasing for Tata vehicles

/ Wednesday, 7 June 2017 00:00

DFCC Bank recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), to facilitate the leasing of Tata veh...


DIMO joins hands with HNB to promote Mercedes Benz

/ Wednesday, 7 June 2017 00:00

Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) and Hatton National Bank (HNB) once again teamed up to promote its sleek and elegant range of Mercedes Be...


Exciting new leasing promo from Commercial Bank and United Motors

/ Wednesday, 7 June 2017 00:00

Attractive benefits have been announced for businesses or individuals seeking to purchase trucks and buses from United Motors on lease from the Com...


Waymo working on self-driving trucks

/ Wednesday, 7 June 2017 00:00

Reuters: Alphabet Inc’s self-driving car unit Waymo is working on developing self-driving trucks, the company said last week. Waymo, which ...


Uber brings driver compliments to Sri Lanka

/ Wednesday, 7 June 2017 00:00

  Makes it possible for riders to acknowledge and encourage good behaviour ​Uber, the world’s largest rideshari...


Volkswagen woos BMW, Mercedes buyers in new upmarket push

/ Wednesday, 7 June 2017 00:00

  VW’s new top-end Arteon model goes on sale in June VW eyes 40,000 Arteon sales per year – Diess Ar...


Today's Columnists

On which “beast’s” back does the burden of governance (not) rest?

23 June 2017

I was very hopeful when circumstances necessitated a national government of sorts in a hazy summer concatenation now long forgotten. At the time, we all thought the union of two major mainstream mindsets would result in a smorgasbord of good thing...


Yes or no to Paris Accord; let us reassess climate change

23 June 2017

By K.C. Somaratna Introduction I attended an international conference titled ‘Climate Change: Facing the challenge beyond COP 21’ in Colombo in February 2017. The conference attracted climate scientists from many countr...


Education allocations must target youth unemployment

23 June 2017

There is now a commitment to increase the number of students entering universities by 2020 and also to allocate more funds for vocational training.  The current intake into government universities is around 25,000 per year. Nearly 60% (150,...


Our tryst with mosquitoes!

22 June 2017

This small specie – small in size but quite big in impact – is creating havoc among us these days. The Government has a serious emergency at hand consequent to mosquito bites and specifically the bites of one species – Aedes aegy...


Columnists More