Sri Lankan automobile industry is mainly based on the manufacturing, service & maintenance, and research & development industries. The automobile manufacturing industry in Sri Lanka focuses on domestically value-added vehicle assembly that brings benefits to the country’s economy in terms of low-cost motor vehicles available for consumer use. In addition, auto-component manufacturing is also a repaid developing industry in Sri Lanka. At present around fifty companies are engaged in manufacturing high-quality automobile components focused on both export and local markets.
Automobiles also require routine maintenance and servicing which is typically performed in auto-workshops and auto-service stations. Many auto-workshops across the country use cutting-edge technologies, tools, and equipment to provide unrivaled service solutions, elevating customer care to benchmark industry standards.
As the leading educational body that produces competent automobile technologists for the automobile industry, the automobile focus area of the Department of Materials and Mechanical Technology has dedicated, high-caliber academic and support staff to always provide the necessary guidance and assistance to students.