Words by Shubham Choukse
SIAM has announced the dates for the 2018 Auto Expo. It is scheduled from 8th to 11th February. And just like the last iteration, this time also it will be divided into two parts – the Motor Show to be held from 9th to 11th February at the India Expo Mart, Noida and the Components Show to be held from 8th to 11th February at the Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
Highlighting the salient features of Auto Expo – The Motor Show, 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, offering an opportunity to the Industry and visitors to co-create, co-exist and celebrate.”
Major automotive companies from around the world will be present with their latest offerings at the Motor show which will feature 14 indoor exhibition halls spread across an area of a 1.85 lakh square metres and over 1200 companies from around the world will participate in the Components Show which will be spread across an area of 65,000 square metres.
The Motor Show and the Components Show is jointly organized by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) every other year.