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Reduction of LTV ratio will hit motor trade

| Auto Finance, Car Industry, New Laws, Sri Lanka | September 27, 2015

Reduction of LTV ratio will hit motor trade

The move by the government to reduce the Loan to Value (LTV) ratio to 70% is good for the country to save the outflow of foreign exchange and maintain a healthy balance of payment.

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Toyota develops seat that improves access for elderly passengers

| Car Industry, Emerging Technologies, Japan, Toyota | September 25, 2015

Toyota develops seat that improves access for elderly passengers

Toyota Motor Corp., responding to the rapid graying of Japanese society, has developed a front passenger seat designed to help the elderly and infirm get in and out of a vehicle with less hassle, even in a tight parking spot.

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List of Wasana EV Charging Points

| Car News, Electric Vehicles, Sri Lanka | September 21, 2015

List of Wasana Electric Vehicles Charging Points Locations

Here are the charging points available island wide initiated by Wasana !!

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Prestige Automobile appointed sole authorised importer for ‘BMW i’ in Sri Lanka

| BMW, Car News, Sri Lanka | September 20, 2015

Prestige Automobile appointed sole authorised importer for ‘BMW i’ in Sri Lanka

BMW Asia recently announced Prestige Automobile as the sole authorised importer in Sri Lanka for BMW i – the BMW sub-brand for its electric cars comprising the all-electric BMW i3 and BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sportscar.

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High number of Sri Lanka vehicle registrations continue

| Car Industry, Car News, Sri Lanka | September 14, 2015

High number of Sri Lanka vehicle registrations continue

Vehicle registration momentum continued into August although in most categories the numbers were lower than the all-time records set in July, JB Securities said in a research note.

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Nissan Leaf II concept will debut at 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

| EVs, Japan, New Cars, Tesla Motors | September 9, 2015

Toyota enters self driving car race

Nissan to preview second-generation LEAF EV with double the driving range at Tokyo show in October 2015.

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Toyota enters self driving car race

| Concept Vehicles, Emerging Technologies, New Cars, Toyota | September 6, 2015

Toyota enters self driving car race

The Japanese automaker announced it’s dropping $50 million in the next five years to establish research centers with both Stanford and MIT, to work on artificial intelligence and autonomous driving technology.

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Suzuki launches S-CROSS in India

| 4x4, India, New Cars, Suzuki | September 1, 2015

Suzuki launches S-CROSS in India

Suzuki Motor Corporation’s subsidiary, Maruti Suzuki India, has launched the S-CROSS (SX4 S-CROSS), the first premium crossover in India.

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Dept of Motor Traffic experiencing heavy traffic

| Car Industry, Sri Lanka | August 24, 2015

Dept of Motor Traffic experiencing heavy traffic

The Department of Motor Traffic says that the registration of motor vehicles has increased rapidly !!

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EV Car charging stations to be set up island wide

| Car News, Electric Vehicles, Sri Lanka, Transportation Alternatives | August 17, 2015

EV Car charging stations to be set up island wide

Latest statement by Power and Energy Ministry Secretary Dr. Suren Batagoda on EV charging stations !!

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