Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC, the only Authorized Distributor of Tata vehicles in Sri Lanka, selected the most fuel-efficient Tata Nano cars at the “Tata Nano Challenge Mileage Rally 2016” held on 26th June 2016 at Jetwing Blue.
The Tata Nano Challenge Mileage Rally 2016 was flagged off with the objective of raising customer awareness and highlighting the Tata Nano as one of the most fuel efficient passenger cars in Sri Lanka. Nearly one hundred Tata Nano owners from across the Island took part in the rally which started off from the DIMO Head Office and covered close to 100km through the towns of Kiribathgoda, Siyambalape, Gampaha, Udugampola and Divulapitiya, before arriving at the finish line in Negombo.
A fully paid 3 day tour to India was on offer as the 1st prize followed by a 2 night stay for 2 at a star class hotel and dinner for 4 as the 2nd and 3rd prizes respectively. Mrs. Ranika Sulakshani was adjudged the winner after clocking an impressive 36.88 Km/l on her Nano, whilst Mr. Upali Kithsiri and Mr. T.B.G Soyza bagged 1st and 2nd runner up positions respectively. Skil power tools and free repair & service vouchers were distributed as consolation prizes for categories of Highest Mileage on the ODO metre (257,404Km / 216,089Km / 213,540Km / 201,987Km), Best Accessorised car, Best Maintained car and for the highest number of services done with DIMO.
All competitors enjoyed a scrumptious lunch buffet at Jetwing Blue and were given a free detailing voucher and a certificate of participation. Tata Genuine Spare Parts, Tyre Dept. and Bosch Auto Components Dept. displayed their product offerings at the venue whilst a free Tyre Inspection was carried out prior to the event.
Mr Ranjith Pandithage, Mr Vijitha Bandara, Mr Wijith Pushpawela, Mr Chaminda Ranawana, Mrs Dilrukshi Kurukulasooriya, Mr Rakhita Gunasekera Mr Mahesh Karunaratne, Mr Naveen Seneviratne and Mr Anura Wijesinghe, together with Mr Sujan Roy [Head of Marketing Services, International Business Passenger Cars & Regional Head (South Asia)], Mr Randhir Choudhary [Area Customer Support Manager Passenger Vehicles (International Business)] and Mr Pranaw Kumar [Area Manager Passenger Vehicles (International Business)] were present at the event. Tata Passenger Cars Team, Tata Genuine Spare Parts Team and Tata Service Team were also present at the event.