Life Extension

Officials say the Excite Freedom would last two times longer and require only one battery water refill a year. rn

rnThe battery now being imported from India, will eventually be produced locally to cater to the luxury vehicle market. rn

rnDirector Motor and Battery Directorate, Sheran Fernando said the battery was ideally suited for Sri Lankan conditions as it has been tested and tweaked on Indian roads for the last four years. rn

rnSheran said Browns was eying a 25 per cent share of the luxury vehicle market through their island wide dealer network and showrooms. rn

rnThe battery will be commercially available in August and will tentatively be priced at 25 per cent above the market price for imported car batteries. rn