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Renault unveils Triber globally in India

first_imgNew Delhi: French auto major Renault Wednesday made its global unveil of its compact multi-purpose vehicle Triber here in India, where it aims to double total sales by 2022. Renault Triber is the outcome of a joint project between Renault teams in India and France and is the world’s first vehicle specifically designed for the Indian market, the company said. “India is a key market for Groupe Renault. We are still young to India, yet our ambitions are high in line with our ‘Drive the Future’ strategic plan: we aim at doubling our sales by 2022,” Groupe Renault Chief Executive Officer Thierry Bollor told reporters here. He further said, “For that reason, we are bringing Renault Triber, another breakthrough concept, targeted for India’s core market.” The compact multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) has been conceived, developed and produced in India, for Indian customers first, before it is taken to the world, Bollor said. “It is a real game-changer,” he said. Renault said it is aiming to double the sales volume to two lakh units annually over the next three years in India. Commenting on design innovation around Triber, Groupe Renault Executive Vice-President (Corporate Design) Laurens van den Acker said the goal was to design a car that would transform according to the many needs and the many lives of customers. “Whether they are parents, lovers, a friends’ group, a family pack, whatever their tribe, whatever their lifestyle, Renault Triber should adapt,” he said. The model offers an attractive, robust and compact design and is re-inventing space for all, he said. “We are proud of our latest breakthrough, which turned a length challenge into a miracle within 4 metres,” Acker added. The vehicle is powered by a 1-litre petrol engine. The Renault Triber will be manufactured at the Chennai plant and hit the Indian market in the second half of 2019.last_img read more

President lauds role of air force to defeat LTTE

The President, who was welcomed by the Air Force Officers according to military traditions, was escorted by them to the main stage. The President recalled with honour the war heroes who sacrificed their lives for Sri Lanka and those who were disabled. He also paid tribute to the relatives of the war heroes for their great service to the country.President Sirisena further said that the Sri Lanka Air Force did an excellent service to protect the sea boundaries of the country and has earned the respect for fulfilling their duties trustworthy with a great commitment during the past few decades.The President said that he believes in the future, the officers of the Sri Lanka Air Force would fulfill their duties on national security in a similar manner with the guidance of the new Commander of the Air Force. He also pledged to provide required new technology and facilities to fulfill their duties in a perfectly satisfactory manner. The Sri Lanka Air Force, demonstrating its specific skills, weakened the enemy by attacking them directly when the Army and Navy were facing difficult situations in the operation to eradicate the LTTE, President Maithripala Sirisena said.The President made these remarks while participating at the passing out ceremony to commission Cadet Officers of the Air Force, held today at the Air Force Camp in China Bay. President Sirisena commissioned 46 male and female Cadet Officers of the batch number 55 and number 7 respectively. He also pinned Flying Official Badges to eight officers of 83rd Flying Cadet Officer Course. Five hundred and ninety four (594) Airmen and Airwomen who successfully completed the courses of permanent junior Airmen of Batch number 161 and permanent junior Airwomen of Batch number 31 passed out at this occasion.The President also expressed his satisfaction over the high standards and the quality of the services of Air force. Governor of the Eastern Province Austin Fernando, Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Air Vice Marshal Gagan Bulathsinhala, Air Cdre Sagara Kotakadeniya, Dean of the Sri Lanka Air Force Academy China Bay and  officers of the Sri Lanka Air Force Directors Board participated in the event. read more