Sony and Honda to manufacture EVs together

Shake hands on MoU for Strategic Alliance in Mobility Field

When Sony debuted the Vision S at CES 2022, many questioned as to how would a consumer electronics firm enter automotive manufacturing. The answer has since been revealed, namely through partnership with Honda. Sony and Honda have signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining their venture to set u...

Published on 05 Mar 2022

Jeep's first EV to debut in 2023

Will it retain the legendary off-road prowess?

Jeep has announced that their first EV will hit the market as early as 2023. It's hard to say from the pictures, but rumours swirl that the vehicle will be similar in size to, or smaller than the Renegade. Carlos Tavares, CEO of Stellantis (Jeep's parent company) revealed these images on the 1st of ...

Published on 03 Mar 2022

Festive Fun Drive to Bentota

Hosted by Classic Car Club of Ceylon

The Classic Car Club of Ceylon in partnership with Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts hosted its members to a Festive Fun Drive to Bentota on the 19th of December 2021. It was the first event the club was able to successfully host in a while, due to the pandemic and saw the return of the familiar sights, sou...

Published on 17 Feb 2022

Mercedes-Benz Partners with Luminar Technologies

Partnership to bolster work in next-generation automated driving systems

(OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE) Mercedes-Benz and Luminar Technologies, Inc., a leading global automotive technology company, announced a partnership to accelerate development of future automated driving technologies for passenger cars. A central component of this is the optimal access to new technologies ...

Published on 14 Feb 2022

Classic Sunday Drive & Meetup

Longest Running “Sunday Run” in Sri Lanka attracts over 40 cars in January 2021

The longest running monthly Classic Sunday Run event in Sri Lanka has been happening continuously for some 20 years. The organizer of this event is Classic Car enthusiast and collector Damascene Fernando, who has the support of a growing population of classic car enthusiasts who include restorers, c...

Published on 18 Jan 2022

The January 2022 Digital Magazine is here!

Our first issue of 2022 is ready for your reading pleasure!

The January 2022 issue of Motor is here, and it's got some great content in it! Check out a classy 1953 Armstrong-Siddeley Sapphire that's pretty much restored to showroom condition and still purrs along beautifully with its pre-selector gearbox. For something much more modern, we bring you the deta...

Published on 12 Jan 2022

Morgan’s 3 Wheeler Lives On!

Next generation of iconic Malvern model is previewed

Morgan’s (new) 3 Wheeler was revealed in 2011, as a modern homage to the company’s iconic three-wheeled vehicles produced between 1911 and 1952. Sporting a modern S&S V-Twin engine, the 3 Wheeler gained a niche following, where many were saddened when production ended in 2021. However, good news...

Published on 31 Dec 2021

New Fiat 500 crowned ‘Best Urban Electric Car’ by DrivingElectric

Praised for agility, driving style and range

Fiat’s New 500 was released in 2020 as the automaker’s electric city car. Built in the historic Mirafiori Turin factory, it’s also called the Fiat 500e in some markets and offers a driving range of up to 320 kilometres (199 miles). This little Italian has just picked up a fine accolade, being ...

Published on 31 Dec 2021

Toyota sells 50 million Corollas

Firmly cements the model’s place as the world’s best-seller

Can you believe that Toyota has shifted 50 million Corollas since the model entered production with the first generation in 1966? Fifty-five years in production over twelve generations and counting have resulted in Toyota securing this epic milestone for a much-loved car the world over....

Published on 31 Dec 2021

Kia Resurrects the Carens Nameplate

Three-row recreational vehicle debuts in India

Do you remember the Kia Carens? A few of these compact MPVs did indeed grace our shores in the early 2000s, sadly they seem to have all died along the way. In fact, the Carens nameplate (or Rondo in some markets) continued, and this latest fourth-generation Carens sees an Indian market debut as a re...

Published on 31 Dec 2021