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SML Frontier Automotive Change to Access Motors

Access Motors, formerly known as SML Frontier Automotive announced a change of its company name to align with its holding company, the Access Group.

The announcement was made in the presence of Sumal Perera – Chairman; Theo Fernando - Managing Director; Dharshana Munasinghe – Director; Ayesh Fernando – Director and Ravi Perera – CEO. Access Motors are the sole agent of Jaguar Land Rover in Sri Lanka.

Access Motors part of the Access Group, is one of Sri Lanka’s fastest growing conglomerates. Renowned for being the sole agent for the Land Rover brand for 16 years in Sri Lanka, Access Motors was awarded the Jaguar agency in 2016 coinciding with the opening of the state-of-the-art showroom on Flower Road.

Chairman of Access Motors, Sumal Perera said, “We are pleased to reveal the new identity for the company as Access Motors to leverage on the brand equity of the ‘Access’ brand in Sri Lanka. The company’s investment plans that are currently underway will better position Access.”

Access Motors has committed to a US$ 8 million investment in developing a globally-compliant retail centre. Of this sum, US$3 million will be channeled into building capacity to service electric vehicles. The balance US$ 5 million will go towards upgrading facilities to meet 3S standards, which implies an integrated facility providing sales and services including repairs and spare parts, manned by a team of highly trained technicians.

Theo Fernando, Managing Director of Access Motors explained, “Access Motors renews its commitment to reinforce Sri Lanka’s position as one of the top Asia-Pacific markets by supporting the Jaguar and Land Rover brands with superior retail and after-sales facilities to lead in the Sri Lankan market. Underpinning the potential of the growth of the luxury segment, is Jaguar and Land Rover’s long and illustrious history of creating technologically advanced vehicles that push the boundaries of capability to deliver a wide variety of purposes.”

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