(PRESS RELEASE) – Colombo, Sri Lanka.Volvo Cars Sri Lanka, a new subsidiary under the IWS Holdings Group, hosted the grand launch of its state-of-the-art showroom and full-fledged service facility in Peliyagoda. The 20,000 square foot 3S facility which will provide sales, service and spare parts expected to be among one of the best in Asia, and is developed with an investment ofSLR 250 million to offer customer services that are on par with global standards.
As Volvo’s new official importer and dealer in the country, Volvo Cars Sri Lanka has introduced a range of models such as the award-winning XC90, V40, S60, XC60 and the new S90 which was officially unveiled during the launch. The S90 which is built on Volvo’s advanced modular product platform, Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), confirms Volvo’s leadership in the field of automotive safety with extended functionality of Volvo’s Safety features. The S90 has already gained global recognition, and recently won the award for Design of the Year at the Geneva Motor Show.
Volvocarsemphasize the Swedish brand’s key features such as safety, style and comfort, and the new Volvo Cars Sri Lanka facility is well-equipped to
maintain their quality standards. The facility will offer a full range of spare parts, technologically advanced hoists, in-house wheel alignment equipment and 24-hour breakdown services countrywide. To offer the ultimate Volvo experience all workshop, sales and front office staff have undergone professional training from Volvo Car Corporation to meetVolvo’s global standards.
“We are pleased to offer a facility that provides multiple services which were previously not provided by an automotive company in Sri Lanka. We also consider it a privilege to introduce a new range of Volvo cars that are ideal for the local market. Volvo cars are famously known for their safety and comfort and are built on the concept ‘Designed Around You’ to focus on people’s needs. We wanted to be the official agent for this brand because it provides unparalleled quality that is recognized throughout the world, and we’re fully equipped to serve our customers,” Chairman of IWS Holdings, Arthur Senanayake stated.
“We are delighted to be able to offer to our customers in Sri Lanka, both past and future the full Volvo Retail Experience. IWS Holdings with the lead of Chairman Senanayake are investing significant amounts of money to start up the Volvo Cars business in Sri Lanka. A very concrete example is the state of the art full-service new Volvo Car dealership which will provide unparalleled service for all customers,” said Jari Kohonen, Vice President Volvo Car Group Asia Pacific.
The IWS Holdings Group manages a varied portfolio of industries across Automobile, Aviation, Shipping, Communication and IT, Food Processing & Packaging, Industrial, Leisure, Warehousing & Logistics and Mass Media. For more information on Volvo Cars Sri Lanka, please visit www.iwsholdings.com