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Tech talks: Diesel power versus petrol power

| Car Maintenance, Performance, Sri Lanka | January 5, 2013

Tech talks: Diesel power versus petrol power

Have you ever wondered why diesel engines are used on large applications? The benefit of diesel is much more apparent than just the cost; which is primarily the reason why diesel cars are so popular in our country.

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Wurth launches brand shop in Negombo

| Accessories, Car Maintenance, Sri Lanka | January 5, 2013

Wurth launches brand shop in Negombo

Marking another milestone, Wurth Lanka launched its second exclusive brand shop in Negombo recently.

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Test Drive – Viva Elite

| Car Reviews | January 4, 2013

Test Drive - Viva Elite

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HNB teams up with DIMO for leasing TATA commercial vehicles

| Auto Finance, Sri Lanka | January 3, 2013

HNB teams up with DIMO for leasing TATA commercial vehicles

Hatton National Bank the premier private sector commercial bank in Sri Lanka joined hands with Diesel and Motor Engineering (DIMO) to promote the TATA commercial vehicle and Nano cars.

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Foton and Great Wall Reportedly Planning Indian Attack

| Car Industry, Car News, Geely, Great Wall, India | January 3, 2013

Foton and Great Wall Reportedly Planning Indian Attack

According to Chinese media reports both Foton and Great Wall Motors are planning to enter the Indian market in the near future. Foton has reportedly acquired a patch of land on which to develop a production facility for commercial vehicles due to the large demand for efficient CV’s in the Indian market.

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Geely Looking to Buy Manganese Bronze

| Car Industry, Car News, China, Geely, United Kingdom | January 3, 2013

Geely Looking to Buy Manganese Bronze

The UK taxi manufacturer Manganese Bronze was hit by the perfect storm of issues over the past four years, taxi sales slumped from 2008 onwards due to the recession and also suffered from accounting errors, continual losses, and product recalls all of which drove the company’s stock price down.

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Sri Lanka Insurance launches “Drivers” protect insurance cover

| Insurance, Sri Lanka | January 3, 2013

Sri Lanka Insurance launches “Drivers” protect insurance cover

Sri Lanka Insurance in collaboration with Department of Motor Traffic launched the “Drivers’ Protection insurance cover” for the first time in Sri Lanka. This optional insurance scheme stands out from the rest as it is an affordable insurance coverage for all licence holders under the age group of 18 to 70.

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Kia appoints ex-Audi designer Schreyer first non-Korean president

| Audi, Hyundai, Kia, South Korea | January 1, 2013

Kia appoints ex-Audi designer Schreyer first non-Korean president

Kia Motors Corp. promoted its chief designer Peter Schreyer to the role of president, the first foreigner to attain the position at the company, as the South Korean automaker seeks to elevate its global profile.

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Cable cars to Sri Padaya

| Safty, Sri Lanka | December 28, 2012

Cable cars to Sri Padaya

The government has decided to operate cable cars to Sri Pada for the convenience of pilgrims and tourists.

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New category for cars with higher engine capacity

| Car Industry, Car News, New Laws, Sri Lanka | December 28, 2012

New category for cars with higher engine capacity

The Motor Traffic Department will from January next year, have a new category for cars with a higher engine capacity of 800cc to 2200cc. The decision comes in the wake of new regulations and guidelines that have been set up for such cars, especially racing cars which mainly fall under this category.

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