Volvo  appoints new importer and distributor in SL


Mar 15, 2016 (LBO) – Volvo, a Sweden based car manufacturer announced Swedish Cars (Pvt) Ltd., an IWS Holdings company, as the importer and distributor of it’s vehicles in Sri Lanka.

Swedish Cars announced that it is now officially commencing the development of the Volvo Centre Colombo with a completion date set for August 2016.

The company will assume full responsibility for the importation, distribution, sales, marketing, PR and after sales service for Volvo cars in Sri Lanka and will also include the right to appoint dealers and service centers in the country, the company said issuing a statement.

“We are very happy to be working with IWS Holdings and Swedish Cars in Sri Lanka and we are excited to be able to offer our products here,” it said.

“Our new products, the XC90 and S90,which have just been launched, add a distinct modern luxury experience to our brand offer that will be very well appreciated in Sri Lanka,” said Jari Kohonen, vice-president of Volvo Cars, Asia Pacific.

The new one-stop facility, on Kandy Road near the Colombo-Katunayake Highway, will be built at a cost of 2 million US dollars and will showcase a six car showroom equipped with a Volvo fitting lounge and customer lounge, providing customers with a unique and engaging Scandinavian experience.

In addition, the Volvo Customer Service Centre will have six service bays with work shop with access to a Volvo Genuine Parts Warehouse to cater to current and future Volvo owners, the statement added.