Automotive Events in India: The Auto Expo
The Auto Expo is a biennial automotive show held in New Delhi, India. It is Asia's largest and the world's second-largest motor show. Till 2012, the expo was organized at Pragati Maidan, but since 2014 it is organized at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida. It is organized jointly by the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
The largest show will take place from February 9 to 14, 2018 at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida. As with previous shows, the components show will run concurrently at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from February 8-11, 2018.
Car Launches and Unveils at Auto Expo 2018
The motor show will be spread across approximately 1,85,000 square metres and will continue for a total of six days rather than 5, one day more than previous iterations. Besides the usual plethora of vehicles showcased, this year people will witness something new, this year’s motor show will feature special zones for visitors such as Innovation Zone, Destination Zone, Smart Mobility Zone and Competition Zone.
The Auto Expo 2018 Date and Timings
The Auto Expo 2018 will be organized at two different venues - as Auto Expo 2018 : Vehicles scheduled at Greater Noida (India Expo Mart), U.P. from 9th to 14th February 2018, and Auto Expo 2018 : Components scheduled at Hall 7A-H, 8-12A, Lake Hangar, Pragati Maidan , New Delhi from 8th to 11th February 2018.
|Day and Date||* Business Hours||General Public Hours|
|Friday, 9 February, 2018||1000 Hrs - 1300 Hrs||1300 Hrs - 1800 Hrs|
|Saturday, 10 February, 2018||--||1000 Hrs - 1900 Hrs|
|Sunday, 11 February, 2018||--||1000 Hrs - 1900 Hrs|
|Monday, 12 February, 2018||1000 Hrs - 1300 Hrs||1300 Hrs - 1800 Hrs|
|Tuesday, 13 February, 2018||1000 Hrs - 1300 Hrs||1300 Hrs - 1700 Hrs|
|Wednesday, 14 February, 2018||1000 Hrs - 1300 Hrs||1000 Hrs - 1700 Hrs|
The tickets for the Auto Expo
The Motor Show 2018 will be available exclusively on BookMyShow.com in addition to the box office at IEML – Greater Noida and at select Metro Stations in Delhi NCR. Rajiv Chowk Metro Station in Connaught place in Central Delhi, Sikandarpur metro station in Gurgaon, Bird Sanctuary metro station in Noida, Botanical Gardens, Kalkaji, Pragti Maidan and Mandi house.
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There are two events organized as a part of the expo:
The motor show: This includes Passenger cars, commercial vehicles, buses, trucks and special-purpose vehicles. It includes Car Launches, Concept cars and two-wheeler showcase. Some brands which participated in the 2016 expo were: Chevrolet, Toyota, Suzuki, Hyundai, Renault, Audi and Volkswagen.
The components show: This comprises of the range of products, automotive parts and components like engineering and mechanical systems, gearbox, steering, breaking, suspension, body systems. Automotive accessories such as car audio and video systems, navigation and telecom systems, safety and vehicle security systems are also incorporated along with several other car related products such as Maintenance & repair equipment, Car care products, Paints, lubricants, additives and other auto supplies and Alternate fuel conversion equipment.Also read: 5 Electric Cars that will be showcased at Auto Expo 2018
Auto Expo 2018 - List of Upcoming Cars to be showcased
Several new car manufacturers are anticipated to showcase their products like Peugeot, Kia and Lexus apart from conventional such as Maruti Suzuki and Renault. Keeping in mind the government aspirations to turn India into a solely electric vehicle market, the primary focus would be on renewable energy resources and electric mobility apart from the fossil fuel run vehicles. We are yet to spot what the expo would reveal, but going by the latest news, the prospects sound promising and car enthusiasts across the country are exhilirated to avail this opportunity to learn about the latest trends and innovations in the automobile market.
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