Associated Motorways launches Renault vehicles
Renault is one of the fastest growing global
The Associated Motorways Private Limited (AMW), launched the Renault
brand in Sri Lanka last week.
For over 65 years, AMW has consistently grown to become the
preeminent group in the automotive industry, offering world-class
automotive brands in Sri Lanka, as well as associated products.
By launching the Renault brand in Sri Lanka, AMW will add to its
legacy of launching world-class automotive products. The superior
island-wide after sales service and spare parts availability as well as
financial solutions through AMW Capital Leasing adds to the proficiency
Renault is one of the fastest growing global automotive brands, with
118 years of innovation and passion in the automotive industry.
The Renault Kwid
Speaking about the association with Renault and about the newly
launched Renault Kwid, Managing Director, Associated Motorways Private
Limited, Samantha Rajapaksa said, "Renault is one of the foremost
automotive brands across the globe and it is an honour to be associated
with this automotive giant. With Renault Kwid, we will offer our
customers in Sri Lankaa game-changer compact hatchback which has been
designed and developed by Renault's global teams, making it a truly
Commenting on the distributorship inauguration in Sri Lanka, Country
CEO and Managing Director, Groupe Renault, Indian Subcontinent
Operations, Sumit Sawhney said, "Over the past few years, we have
exponentially grown the Renault brand,entering new and emerging markets.
We have made Renault one of the fastest growing automotive brands."
"We had also expressed our intent of taking the Renault brand to
important countries in the SAARC region, and we are living up to this
promise with the inauguration of our first distributorship in Sri
Lanka," he said.
The state-of-the-art distributorship facility is close to the
Gangaramaya in Colombo. The display area of the facility is spread over
an area of 2,828 sq.ft and is designed basis Renault's new generation
The facility will offer customers an excellent brand experience -
from the test drive, to delivery and after-sales support. The
distributorship will offer Renault's segment defining cars - starting
with Renault Kwid and Renault Duster. Renault Kwid has revolutionised
the compact hatchback segment, creating a new era in automotive history.
The global launch of the Renault Kwid was a progressive step by Renault
to pursue its strategy of accessible mobility for all and was a step up
in its international growth strategy, a company spokesman said.
Duster on its part, is an example of Renault's core specialty of
concept innovation, where an existing segment is redefined to offer
something new to the customer.
The all new Duster range which includes a first of its kind six-speed
Easy - R AMT and also boasts of more than 32 new changes along with
superior engineering, styling, safety and comfort features
. "Both these products have set new benchmarks in the automotive
industry and we are confident that they will appeal to auto enthusiasts
in Sri Lanka as well," added Sawhney.
Founded in 1949, AMW has consistently, over 65 years, grown to become
the preeminent group in the industry. Now an Al Futtaim Group company,
AMW offers world-class brands including Yamaha, Nissan, Suzuki and
Piaggio, as well as associated products like Goodyear tyres and Castrol
lubricants, and New Holland tractors. Adding to the popularity of AMW
are the superior island-wide after sales service and spare parts
availability as well as financial solutions through AMW Capital Leasing.