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Kia’s 2020 Sorento beats Aston Martin & BMW to win ‘Golden Steering Wheel’ in Germany

Kia’s all-new 2020 Sorento, as yet unseen on Sri Lanka’s roads, has won the illustrious German automobile prize ‘Das Goldene Lenkrad’ or the ‘Golden Steering Wheel’ awarded to new car models annually by the tabloids ‘Auto Bild’ and ‘Bild am Sonntag.’   The fourth-generation...
Posted On 17 Nov 2020

Ideal Motors and Ideal First Choice breaks new ground in Sri Lanka offering industry-first free insurance cover

Ideal Motors Pvt Ltd and its subsidiary Ideal First Choice Pvt Ltd (part of the Ideal Group of Companies) have pioneered an insurance reward scheme free of charge, an industry first for vehicle owners who continue to avail services from both Ideal Motors and Ideal First Choice...
Posted On 25 Oct 2020
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Bosch acquires 26% stake in Sun Mobility

One of the largest Tier 1 automotive companies, Bosch Gmbh has acquired 26% stake in Bengaluru based battery service provider, Sun Mobility. Bosch through its investment arm, Robert Bosch Investment Nederland B.V. invested an undisclosed amount for the stake. This investment...
Posted On 19 Oct 2020
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Jaguar Land Rover Exceeds Expectations with new 3S Facility and State-of-the-art Body shop

Jaguar Land Rover’s brand new 3S (sales, service, and spare parts) facility is now open to the public, along with a new state-of-the-art body shop designed to meet the needs of modern-day vehicle repairs. The two new facilities are the result of significant investment in the...
Posted On 22 Sep 2020
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New Land Rover Defender – An icon reimagined for the 21st century unveiled by Access Motors

Across seven decades of pioneering innovation, Land Rovers have earned a unique place in the hearts of explorers, humanitarian agencies and adventurers. Proven in the harshest environments on earth, the New Defender maintains this bloodline. Driven by a passion and respect for...
Posted On 27 Aug 2020
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Carmart Introduces “VIDEOCHECK” — Sri Lanka’s First Automotive Digital Aftersales Support Service

Carmart (Pvt) Ltd, the official representative for Peugeot in Sri Lanka, are set to revolutionise the automotive maintenance sector thanks to the introduction of Peugeot parent group’s (PSA) “VIDEOCHECK” platform. VIDEOCHECK allows Peugeot Sri Lanka to digitize aftersales service...
Posted On 13 Aug 2020
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Auto Industry and Thousands of Jobs in Peril, says CMTA

The Ceylon Motor Traders Association (CMTA), the only trade association in Sri Lanka that represents automotive manufacturers through their local importers, urged the Government to provide a clear direction on the period of the vehicle import suspension and emphasized the need to...
Posted On 31 Jul 2020
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DIMO accelerates to a Digital Age of Customer Experience

Reassuring its commitment towards providing the Best Customer Experience, DIMO recently implemented several projects to elevate the customer experience by introducing numerous digital platforms. “DIMO made a strategic decision to enhance the company’s investment in...
Posted On 19 Jul 2020
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Autogroup International steers into 25 years in conversion and re-manufacture of high-value American vehicles

People around the world cherish US manufactured SUV’s and Pick-up trucks for their premium look and features coupled with the ample spaciousness which is a key for travelling purposes. But most of these vehicles are unfortunately designed for left-hand driving which does not...
Posted On 12 Jul 2020
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LAUGFS Car Care Ensured Motor Health of Vehicles during the Pandemic

The prolonged curfew in Colombo and Gampaha districts gravely limited the access to vehicle servicing and repairs. Moreover, motor vehicles not being used for an elongated period of time were more likely to develop problems due to being idle. LAUGFS Car Care, recognizing the need...
Posted On 21 May 2020
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LAUGFS Eco Sri Opens Vehicle Emission Testing Centres in all Curfew Relaxed Areas

From the 20th of April onwards, LAUGFS Eco Sri, a pioneer in Vehicle Emission Testing in Sri Lanka, has opened its vehicle emission testing centres in all operational areas in which curfew has relaxed. Centres in areas with prevailing curfew including Colombo, Kalutara, Gampaha...
Posted On 07 May 2020
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Coronavirus: Jaguar and Land Rover Deploy Global Fleet to Support Emergency Response Partners

  Jaguar and Land Rover thank all those around the world involved in the fight against coronavirus More than 160 vehicles now deployed globally to support emergency response organisations. Watch film here 57 vehicles including 27 New Defenders from the press fleet put into...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020