Auto Expo 2018 to kick start tomorrow at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida
Dubbed to be the largest show of in India, the Auto Expo 2018 will be kick started tomorrow at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida near New Delhi. The show will be held from 9 to 14 February 2018. Besides the regular vehicles, this year’s motor show has special zones, viz, Innovation Zone, Destination Zone, Smart Mobility Zone and Competition Zone. The Auto Show has the participation of 28 two/three wheelers, 15 four wheelers, 9 commercial vehicle manufacturers; unveiling around 101 vehicles.
The main feature of the show is that there would a complete metamorphosis, a gradual transition from mere static display of vehicles to showcasing a consolidated package of ‘Entire Mobility Eco-System’, thus complementing the ambitious goal of the government to gradually move towards ‘Green Mobility’, the organisers said in their official release.
Auto Expo 2018 is a strong step from the automobile industry highlighting the growing concern towards the environment, focusing on launching newer greener technology & products to reduce the pollution levels further, hence promoting green mobility like never before, the organisers noted.
There will be Special zones to provide the visitors with a holistic experience of the industry – Motorsports, Auto Gaming Arena, Virtual Reality Zone, 70 years of Indian Automobility, Exotica – a zone dedicated to vintage cars and Application Vehicles.
Concurrently, the 14th Auto Components Show was unveiled today at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi which is being held from February 8 to 11, 2018. On day one, 22 exhibitors unveiled over 65 products with 14 launches. The components show, which has been themed as ‘Automotive Technologies that Drive the World’, will have over 1,200 companies from all over the world exhibiting their products.
Auto Expo – The Motor Show 2018, is being jointly organized by Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) and accredited by International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA).
Vishnu Mathur, Director General, SIAM, said “The Auto Expo has conventionally been one of the most pursued platforms for the automobile industry in India and with the continued success of the show, it has gained a global thrust giving the participating brands a worldwide exposure. Auto Expo – The Motor Show 2018 is aimed at celebrating the industry’s biggest automotive event.”
On the sidelines of the Auto expo, SIAM will be organizing Auto Trade Dialogue on 9th Feb 2018 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida. In addition, the 12th SIAM STYLING & DESIGN CONCLAVE 2018 was also held today at India Expo Mart. SIAM’s Styling & Design Group has been promoting capacity building in the area of styling & design of vehicles as customers are increasingly looking at style – shape, color, feel, etc. for their preferred automobiles. This Conclave sought to build bridges between Design and Styling people in India.