French Ambassador lauds Carmart’s service in promoting Peugeot

French Ambassador lauds Carmart’s service in promoting Peugeot

10 July 2019 11:45 am

French Ambassador in Sri Lanka Eric Lavertu has lauded the management of Carmart (Pvt) Ltd, the sole manufacturer authorized importer/distributor in Sri Lanka for the world-renowned European vehicle brand Peugeot for their excellent service in promoting the French car.

Peugeot is a very successful brand in France and across the globe, he said adding that it is well known for its versatility, design and durability.

“It has also won many awards and car races in Europe and all around the continents. I am very glad to be using a Peugeot here in Sri Lanka as well”

French Ambassador Eric Lavertu was speaking at the launch of the latest Peugeot 5008 SUV at the Peugeot Blue Box showroom in Colombo 2 recently.

Carmart (Pvt) Ltd ceremonially handed over the keys of the latest Peugeot 5008 SUV to the Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka at the launching event.

The Peugeot 5008 is an award-winning vehicle globally and has enjoyed great success locally as well.

Carmart has seen exponential growth in sales numbers of the top-selling European SUV in its range with the company recording close to 300 registrations in 2018 alone.

This makes the Peugeot SUV range the most popular European brand-new SUV range in Sri Lanka.

Speaking at the ceremony Director/CEO of Carmart Yasendra Amerasinghe said, “the Peugeot 5008 continues to flourish in the SUV market globally, winning many awards for its engine, durability, practicality, and styling.”

“Peugeot SUVs have created a great deal of interest in the market as these vehicles represent outstanding value for money”, he added.

Peugeot’s SUV range led by the 3008 and 5008 have won many international awards, most recently including Carbuyer ‘Best Medium SUV 2019’, the Driver Power ‘Car of the Year 2018’ and the ‘Gold Winner - Mid-Sized SUV 2018’ in the 16th Driver Power survey.

The sleek Peugeot 3008 SUV was also voted ‘Car of the Year 2017’ by 58 European journalists from 22 countries.

Carmart (Pvt) Ltd has been the authorized importer/distributor for Peugeot since 1953, making it the longest running partner for the brand in Asia, and the 4th oldest in the world. Carmart has been investing a great deal into uplifting the quality and efficiency of its after sales operations, aiming to provide world-class after sales to its customers.

Recent initiatives include a pick up and drop valet service for after sales, a promise of guaranteed maintenance parts availability for current models, and continuous upgrades to infrastructure.