Motor

Ford and Future Automobiles celebrate& year-end with ‘Big Deal’ promotion

/ Thursday, 8 December 2016 00:01

Ford and local distributor Future Automobiles Ltd. yesterday kicked off the ‘Big Deal’ campaign, offering customers attractive...


ABM Exide battery exports expand to new markets

/ Thursday, 8 December 2016 00:01

Associated Battery Manufacturers (Ceylon) Ltd. (ABM) has increased battery exports to overseas markets bringing in foreign exchange to the tune of ...


BMW to offer new version of i3 electric car in 2017

/ Thursday, 8 December 2016 00:01

Reuters: German luxury carmaker BMW plans to launch a new version of its i3 electric car next year with a longer range and revamped design, German ...


DPMC relocates Regional Sales Office in Ambalangoda, promising ‘New World Experience’

/ Thursday, 8 December 2016 00:01

David Pieris Motor Company Ltd. (DPMC) recently relocated their Ambalangoda Regional Sales office to a new location, opening a ‘New World Exp...


Sri Lankan auto-parts maker rides global demand wave

/ Thursday, 8 December 2016 00:01

By Marwaan Macan-Markar  Nikkei Asian Review: BIYAGAMA: Across a brightly-lit factory floor in a free trade zone in Biyagama,...


Sri Lankan passengers hold on to door handles on train

/ Thursday, 24 November 2016 00:05

Sri Lankan passengers hold on to door handles as they travel in a full carriage of a train in Colombo on 22 November 2016. Due to its affordability...


Sathosa Motors empowers businesses by launching high capacity Isuzu NMR Dump Truck

/ Thursday, 24 November 2016 00:04

Sathosa Motors (SML) on Tuesday launched its first-ever Isuzu NMR Dump Truck in the Sri Lankan market to fill the niche for a high value w...


Seylan Leasing partners with Hyundai Eon and Grandi10

/ Thursday, 24 November 2016 00:02

Seylan Leasing, a preferred leasing partner for discerning leasing customers who value a hassle-free, flexible leasing partner offers comp...


Toyota Lanka brings Hino 300 Series: Latest truck range for Sri Lanka’s growing transportation needs

/ Thursday, 24 November 2016 00:01

Toyota Lanka Ltd., the sole authorised distributor for Toyota vehicles in Sri Lanka introduces the latest range of world-renowned Hino tru...


Chevron trains lecturers of Sri Lanka-German Training Institute in Kilinochchi on lubrication technology

/ Thursday, 24 November 2016 00:01

Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC the leader in the lubricants market in Sri Lanka recently conducted an advance training program on lubricant ...


DIMO opens world class facility for Tata Commercial and Passenger vehicles in Kurunegala

/ Thursday, 24 November 2016 00:01

Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) launched a new world-class Sales, Service and Spares facility (3S), catering to the company&rsq...


Singapore unveils self-driving scooter, ideal for phone-obsessed walkers

/ Thursday, 24 November 2016 00:01

Reuters: Researchers in Singapore have come up with a solution to curb accidents involving phone-obsessed walkers, a self-driving mobility...


Jaguar Land Rover unveils 2017 models

/ Wednesday, 23 November 2016 00:21

Jaguar Land Rover yesterday unveiled its latest models to be launched in Sri Lanka in the coming months. Jaguar Land Rover Asia Pacific Customer Se...


Toyota Lanka opens state-of-the-art Body Repair and Paint Centre in Maharagama

/ Friday, 18 November 2016 00:00

    Toyota Lanka Ltd., the sole authorised distributor for Toyota vehicles in Sri Lanka recently inaugurated its latest B...


Audi and HNB sign strategic partnership in Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 18 November 2016 00:00

From left: HNB Manager – Leasing Jeewantha Perera, HNB Manager – Business Development (Leasing) A.H.M. Aziz, HNB Senior Manager –...


Samsung to buy car tech firm Harman for $ 8 b, S. Korea’s biggest overseas deal

/ Friday, 18 November 2016 00:00

Reuters: Samsung Electronics announced an $ 8 b deal this week to buy Harman International Industries, marking a major push into the auto electroni...


Nippon Auto Auction launches ‘Japanese Auction System’ for first time in Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 18 November 2016 00:00

    Nippon Auto Auction Ltd. pioneers an innovative concept in vehicle auctioning, the Japanese auction system, which is ...


Casons launches CTAXI Corporate Portal

/ Monday, 7 November 2016 00:01

Casons Taxi (CTAXI), a part of Casons group, has re branded and re launched with a user friendly mobile application and its business upgraded itsel...


Yamaha Ray ZR and Saluto upgraded versions debut

/ Monday, 7 November 2016 00:01

Associated Motorways Ltd. (AMW), sole agents for Yamaha in Sri Lanka, launched the upgraded versions of the Ray ZR ’The Uncommon Ride, and Sa...


New Peugeot 2008: Winning formula

/ Monday, 7 November 2016 00:01

Carmart Ltd., the sole agent, authorised repairer, and spare parts distributor for Peugeot in Sri Lanka launched the new Peugeot 2008 fa...


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President to unveil bronze statue in Borella of Ceylon’s second Prime Minister tomorrow

10 December 2016

Those who have known or met the second Prime Minister of then Ceylon are but a few among the living now, albeit few relatives. Those who are living but yet remember to give the information are even less in number. Some of us were fortunate to ha...


Local elections: New mixed-member method or old PR method?

9 December 2016

  I was looking forward to voting in local elections under a new mixed member system. Wearing my ratepayer hat, I was attracted to the idea of electing somebody who would be accountable to my ‘ward’ or my neighbourhood in ...


Youth underemployment: Tragedy of a generation

9 December 2016

Out of the 7.8 million employed population, 1.2 million people are estimated to be three-wheeler drivers. This is a staggering 15.4% of the working population. As a result today many sectors of the economy today are starved of critical ma...


Governance: On the bus! Or has it missed the bus?

9 December 2016

‘ISSARAHA BAHINAWAA’ – civil society’s proclivity is bow out of a crowded bus when private interests and partisan agendas win the argument over reason and responsibility; but now, more than ever perhaps, is the tim...


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