The beginning of 2018, was marked with the 14th edition of what has become the most awaited automotive event of India, CAR EXPO 2018.
AUTO EXPO – THE MOTOR SHOW 2018
Being held at different locations at different states, is a clear indicator that these car expos are a big attraction to all. At Greater Noida, UP from 9th to 14th of february and at Pragati maidan, New Delhi from 8th to 11th of the month. The Auto Expo 2018 is Asia’s biggest and the world’s second-largest motor show there is a great deal of anticipation and excitement around the popular biennial automotive event. Not just the motor show but also the Component show being held has created a major hype among the locomotive exciters.
Over the years, the Auto Expo has become much less of an event and more of a phenomenon considering that in 2016. This year’s Auto Expo Motor Show will see a number of car companies partake in this venture with some exciting new launches, ideas and much more to showcase. Along with dominant brands like Maruti Suzuki India, Hyundai India, Honda Cars India, Toyota, Mahindra, and others, this year’s motor show will also see participation from a new, forthcoming entrant Kia Motors. The Component Show is expected to see participation from about 20 counties across the world and while most of them will be from India, the list includes several participants from the USA, China, Canada, Taiwan, Italy and more. This list includes both established and well as new companies. The car expo from Mumbai, held this january has not only uplifted the class but also the expectations of people to adventure an international-level event. With all these high hopes the high pressure build up on the companies also provides them with the most suitable platform.
The Crossing Point
The Expo is a meeting point for Car Care and Car Wash equipment suppliers, chemicals & tools providers, Car detailing and service providers. The growth of motor vehicles in India, especially of luxury cars has created a huge market for car care and finishing. The Expo provides opportunities for international car care solution providers to enter the Indian market which is ready to adopt the latest systems which are fast, water/energy efficient and convenient to the users. It is also the right platform for the national players to showcase equipment, tools & solutions, expand business and also get into collaboration with the international companies.
The Fresh Arrivals
Last but not the least, Car Expos are a handsome source of attraction because of all the stylish and appealing new models of cars. Cars and more cars, this Car Expo will be a platform for over 50 new electric vehicles to be showcased for the first time. With the center of attraction being the electric and hybrid models. The push for emission-free vehicles is in line with the government’s ‘all-electric by 2032’ objective. Automobile giants including Toyota, Hyundai, Tata Motors and Mahindra are all expected to present electric and hybrid vehicles.
Electric car by SUZUKI
South Korean manufacturer Kia Motors will be making their debut at the Auto Expo. This edition will see the formal launch of Maruti’s third-generation Swift, which is regarded as one of the best-selling hatchbacks in India. Maruti Suzuki is also expected to showcase a concept electric vehicle, e-SURVIVOR. Hyundai, the second largest car-maker in India, a South Korean automobile brand is expected to showcase 15 products including its flagship electric sedan, IONIQ. Its line-up also includes compact SUV- Kona and Elite i20.
Car by Kia Motors, SP SUV
Other SUVs and EVs all lined up to be launched this upcoming car expo are; Maruti Future-S, another SUV by TATA, Mahindra XUV700 Toyota Yaris, and the highlight being the MERCEDES EQ, BMW 6-series GT.
With the immense amount of excitement and the pomp and show of the grand car expo, people await the better and bigger car models. Another of these expos planned to be held in Banglore, March 2018, we look forward to a storming event.