Tuesday, 21 January 2014 00:01
Colonial Motors (Ceylon) Ltd., the authorised distributor for Mazda in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, is proud to announce that they have been able to achieve the rare accolade for being the first distributor for launching the Mazda 6, a luxury sedan which is the flagship model of the Mazda family, in the South Asian region in the year 2013.
They were also instrumental in launching the Mazda’ Corporations SUV, popularly known as the CX-5 in Sri Lanka, which is an active lifestyle vehicle with performance, style and utility. Although Colonial Motors was appointed an agent and distributor for Mazda Vehicles by the Mazda Motor Corporation in Japan only in late 2012, they have been able to make great strides within this short period of time. Further, during the calendar year ending 2013, CMCL was the only organisation to import brand new Mazda motor vehicles to the island.
Managing Director Mohan Ratnayake said that sales for Mazda vehicles in 2013 has far exceeded the organisation’s expectations and he is pleased that Colonial Motors has been able to reignite the passion for Mazda Vehicles in Sri Lanka. Colonial Motors have set high benchmark for service facilities, accident repairs and have specialised equipment and technicians to handle repairs and maintenance of SKY ACTIV vehicles in Sri Lanka. They have received good reviews from their growing customer base on the efficiencies with regards to the services provided.
Colonial Motors is in the process of expanding operations with the addition of another showroom and its third workshop on a site located in the North of Colombo to offer greater conveniences to customers dispersed in various geographical areas. Construction of a futuristic showroom and workshop equipped with all modern amenities has begun. The service facilities will be equipped with modern tooling from Japan and Germany along with the installation of automated and integrated systems for faster and efficient delivery of spares. A facility with the ability to accommodate over 100 vehicle repair bays and showroom capacity for all models of Mazda vehicles is underway. Ratnayake commented that due to growing demand and favorable conditions for Mazda vehicles, future plans include introducing new Mazda Sports cars and compact cars as well. Colonial Motors is the first company in Sri Lanka to import and supply the latest 2014 model – Mazda3, with the highest grade in terms of trim levels and options available in a variety of colors, currently available ex stock.
Mazda makes a unique statement in the art of building cars. Both the Mazda 6 and the CX-5 showcase Mazda’s revolutionary SKYACTIV TECHONOLOGY, the revolutionary suite of engineering breakthroughs that gives lower fuel consumption and emission with no compromise in Mazda’s signature driving pleasure.
Colonial Motors (Ceylon) Ltd. is a company engaged in the import and repairs of motor vehicles in Sri Lanka . It is a fully owned subsidiary of CM holdings PLC, a Public Limited Company listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange. With over 100 years of trusted service and a commitment to providing high levels of service and motor engineering expertise along with constant innovation, timely delivery and excellence.