LAUGFS Launches Sri Lanka’s first fully automated vehicle care centre

LAUGFS Solutions recently unveiled the ARC Centre, an ultra-modern, state-of-the-art advanced automotive testing and repair centre, in the highly populated Dehiwala area in Aththidiya Road. The Centre was ceremonially declared open by LAUGFS Chairman Mr. W. K. H. Wegapitya and Group Managing Director Mr. Thilak De Silva.

The ARC Centre is geared to provide vehicle fitness testing, maintenance services, repairs and other value-added services under one roof. With a team of highly trained, experienced and qualified engineers and technical staff, it provides reliable vehicle care with a comprehensive portfolio of services for today’s busy motorists.

“With the ARC Centre we are introducing the concept of a one-stop-shop for all vehicle care services, from testing to maintenance and repairing, for the first time in Sri Lanka. This is a novel concept, which was conceived in our efforts to provide convenience and reliability leveraging on our industry expertise for the convenience of our local motorists. We have even introduced a vehicle ‘pick up’ and ‘deliver back’ service free of charge for greater convenience of customers with busy schedules,” commented LAUGFS Solutions Deputy General Manager, Mr. Chinthana Wegapitiya, speaking at the launch ceremony.

ARC Centre’s vertical test lane, a first ever in Sri Lanka, offers a wide range of services including slide slip-wheel alignment, break testing, emission testing, head light testing, noise testing, suspension testing, axel play and visual inspections. The centre is well geared and equipped to attend to all vehicular diagnostic services and testing, with the added convenience of providing all required repairs through its high-tech repair centre located within the same premises. Customers can purchase automobile spare parts for a wide range and make of vehicles at the ARC Centre’s spare parts shop which sells genuine vehicle spare parts and accessories.

Moreover, the ARC Centre is capable of providing internationally recognized vehicle fitness tests for any class of motor vehicles. Backed by its technology partner Snap NT Italy, ARC Centre uses advanced European technology to carry out vehicle fitness tests. ARC Centre is well equipped to issue Vehicle Roadworthy Test certificates following required criteria, enabling vehicle sellers and buyers alike to obtain a trustworthy assurance of the vehicle’s conditions. In addition, the Centre provides Taxi Meter check and calibration services.

LAUGFS currently has a strong presence in the local automobile services sector, with an expanded portfolio of businesses that serve to strengthen its industry expertise as a brand trusted by local motorists.

Speaking further Mr. Chinthana Wegapitiya said, “In line with LAUGFS’s core value of customer centricity we offer value added services considering the needs of our customers with the aim of providing greater convenience to them.”

The range of services offered include online technical assistance provided 24 hours throughout the week, night time service facilities with pre-booking, female technicians for the comfort of female motorists and a self-service facility for members, allowing them to utilize the facility and equipment for quick maintenance work on their own.

Backed by trusted industry expertise, and a strong focus on technology-driven innovation, this new Advance Automotive Testing and Repair Centre by LAUGFS Solutions is equipped to provide a fresh experience for the Sri Lankan motorist, combining convenience, reliability and superior service.

LAUGFS Solutions is a subsidiary of LAUGFS Holdings, one of the largest diversified business conglomerates and a trusted name in Sri Lanka. Founded in 1995, LAUGFS has expanded across more than 20 industries, both local and overseas, establishing a strong presence as a leader and pioneer in the Power and Energy, Retail, Industrial, Services, Leisure, Logistics and Real Estate sectors. With over 4,000 employees and an annual turnover exceeding Rs.28 billion, LAUGFS continues to expand and empower millions as a trusted Sri Lankan brand.

(Media Release)