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Maxxis and Tyre House to step up marketing in Sri Lanka

Views - 14 Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00

Maxxis Tyre and its sole distributor Tyre House recently finalised the marketing plan for 2018 to steer the brand to greater success in Sri Lanka


Uber CEO sees commercialisation of flying taxis in 5-10 years

Views - 10 Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00

Tokyo (Reuters): Uber Technologies Inc CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday that he can see commercialisation


Edirisinghe Brothers’ Hybrid Hub and Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation to facilitate educative hybrid

Views - 16 Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00

Edirisinghe Brothers’ Hybrid Hub and Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLIC) have come together once more to host further


NDB joins with United Motors Lanka

Views - 12 Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00

NDB Leasing recently entered into an agreement with United Motors Lanka PLC to jointly promote a special leasing


Hyundai Lanka appoints Auto Maasters as authorised dealer for Hyundai Vehicles in Jaffna

Views - 11 Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00

As a part of its commitment to expand the latest range of vehicles to the northern regions of Sri Lanka, Hyundai Lanka Ltd.


Porsche, Audi to develop joint electric car platform to save costs

Views - 7 Friday, 16 February 2018 00:00

Frankfurt (Reuters): Porsche and Audi, Volkswagen’s main luxury car divisions, plan to develop a joint platform for electric


New car retailer ‘Drive in Style’ opens for business

Views - 22 Friday, 16 February 2018 00:00

A new car retailer,‘Drive in Style’ started its operation in Sri Lanka with a launch event held in January 2018 at Grand Monarch, Thalawathugoda.


Exide Rewards Loyalty

Views - 6 Friday, 16 February 2018 00:00

Browns Exide, the market leader in the automotive battery industry in Sri Lanka, together with RADCO and Browns Deals,


Green Links Lanka appointed authorised supplier of used hybrid/EV vehicle batteries to Belgium’s Umi

Views - 17 Friday, 16 February 2018 00:00

Green Links Lanka, Sri Lanka’s foremost and leading electronic waste management company was appointed by Umicore Battery Recycling Company


Two global lifestyle brands announce partnership

Views - 19 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

Swiss watch brand Breitling has announced a partnership with English motorcycle producer Norton Motorcycles that will lead


ESRI taps Mobileye sensors to turn transit fleets into rolling data feeds

Views - 20 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

Self-driving cars will one day have a big impact on urban traffic but ahead of that, tech companies are offering cities new cloud


Classic Car Club steps on the gas to 2018 with gala Christmas parade

Views - 12 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

The Classic Car Club of Ceylon (CCCC) held its first Classic Christmas Parade on 10 December 2017, with a total of 55 classic


She’s Mercedes: DIMO hosts evening of indulgence exclusively for ladies

Views - 30 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

The brilliant canvas behind the idea that the power of inspired minds can affect excellence, She’s Mercedes, is a platform dedicated to inspiring


Industry veteran Rajieve Fernando and partners launch luxury car dealership Autobahn Private Limited

Views - 528 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

Rajieve Fernando, a two decade veteran of the automobile industry, has recently launched Autobahn Private Limited,


‘Hey Mercedes’ – Daimler takes on Silicon Valley with hi-tech A-Class

Views - 19 Wednesday, 7 February 2018 00:00

AMSTERDAM (Reuters): Daimler’s new Mercedes A-Class, unveiled on Friday, includes the German automaker’s own machine-learning and voice recognition technology in one of the industry’s


Jaguar Land Rover reports impressive 3Q results

Views - 14 Wednesday, 7 February 2018 00:00

Jaguar Land Rover Automotive plc yesterday reported pre-tax profits of £192 million for the three months to 31 December 2017, as major


Hyundai Lanka signs with Omentra.com

Views - 38 Wednesday, 7 February 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s pioneer online procurement service provider – Omentra.com has once again initiated another ‘first’ in the market by designing the country’s very first digital procurement solution for the automotive industry.


Ferrari turns to hybrids, SUVs to double profits by 2022

Views - 10 Wednesday, 7 February 2018 00:00

MILAN (Reuters): Sportscar maker Ferrari is looking to double core earnings to two billion euros ($2.5 billion) by no later than 2022 and become debt free a year earlier


Wurth opens third pickup shop in Negambo

Views - 26 Friday, 2 February 2018 00:00

Wurth Lanka Ltd recently relocated and opened its 3rd pickup shop to a better and convenient location in Negambo to serve customers more efficiently.


DIMO ties up with HNB to enable customer-driven Mercedes-Benz and Jeep purchase solutions

Views - 42 Friday, 2 February 2018 00:00

Once again demonstrating their strong commitment towards customer-focused service, Diesel and Motor Engineering Plc


Formula E and FIA release first digital images of Gen2 car

Views - 16 Friday, 2 February 2018 00:00

LONDON, UK: Formula E and the FIA have released the first digital images of the next generation car for season five showcasing the futuristic new-look


HNB Grameen Finance signs MoU with DIMO to offer special leasing packages for Tata vehicles and DIMO

Views - 11 Friday, 2 February 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s pioneer in innovative leasing solutions, HNB Grameen Finance Ltd. recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding


‘Taxiyak’ to make taxi booking easier and trip scheduling more flexible

Views - 24 Friday, 2 February 2018 00:00

‘Taxiyak’, the latest taxi booking and trip-scheduling app, which offers the most flexible trip planning and scheduling options, has entered the market.


Limited edition Range Rover SV Coupé set for world debut in Geneva

Views - 24 Tuesday, 30 January 2018 00:00

Land Rover has announced the introduction of the world’s first full-size luxury SUV coupé. The new Range Rover SV Coupé will be a dramatic and desirable addition to the Range Rover portfolio, featuring a seductive body design and a supremely ref


Eurocars launches Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS

Views - 16 Tuesday, 30 January 2018 00:00

Eurocars, the official agent of Porsche cars in Sri Lanka officially launched the new 911 Targa 4 GTS recently in the presence of 911 sportscar enthusiasts in Colombo. The 911 Targa 4 GTS is the newest model to be included in the Porsche 911 sportsca


Commercial Bank and Sathosa Motors in special promotion for Isuzu commercial vehicles

Views - 12 Wednesday, 24 January 2018 00:07

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon and Sathosa Motors have come together once again to offer buyers of commercial vehicles an attractive leasing package for a limited duration.


Qatar Airways to be race title partner in Formula E Paris and New York

Views - 12 Wednesday, 24 January 2018 00:04

Formula E has announced that five-star carrier and the world’s fastest-growing airline Qatar Airways is extending its partnership with the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, becoming the race title partner for the Qatar Airways Paris E-Prix for a seco


BMW aims to outsell Mercedes by 2020

Views - 12 Wednesday, 24 January 2018 00:03

Frankfurt (Reuters): BMW aims to overtake rival Mercedes-Benz in terms of annual deliveries within two years, Chief Executive Harald Krueger told German monthly Manager Magazin. “In 2020 we will be the No.1 in terms of unit sales again. I am holdin


Lexus, Infiniti luxury car brands test ways to fight Tesla, German rivals

Views - 10 Wednesday, 24 January 2018 00:01

Detroit (Reuters): Japanese luxury auto brands Lexus and Infiniti are using the Detroit auto show to test new ways to regain momentum against Germany’s prestige automakers and Silicon Valley’s Tesla Inc.


Audi reports record sales in 2017

Views - 18 Wednesday, 24 January 2018 00:00

Audi AG has increased its global sales for the eighth year in a row, despite a turbulent first half of the year, achieving a new record of 1,878,100 deliveries in 2017, which represents an increase of 0.6% over the previous year.


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Tamil actor Kamal Haasan stars in new role as political leader

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Srinivasan Kamal Haasan is one of India’s foremost film actors. Known popularly as Kamal, the talented and versatile thespian has not only excelled as an actor onscreen, but has successfully engaged in other cinematic spheres too. The multi-faceted


Yameen’s economic offensive to counter political adversity ahead of presidential poll

Saturday, 24 February 2018

The embattled Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen, who is facing intense political opposition both in and out of the country, hopes to win the September, 2018 presidential election using a combination of political belligerence and a strong economic pr


In the end, there was nothing

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Much more than a storm in a tea cup! To a non-discerning person, it all seemed like the final battle of the counter revolution. President Sirisena was up in smoke trying to oust Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe for no articulated reason. He asked


Shouldn’t Govt. prevent parliamentary system from decay and destruction?

Friday, 23 February 2018

The wrong people teach us the best lessons. As a clever nation, we had always used our ballot and chased the wrong people


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