Auto Expo 2018 India At A Glance: Here’s why you should visit Asia’s largest Motor Show

The 2018 edition of Auto Expo will see more companies stepping out than the ones who are participating for the first time. Here is what you can expect from the motor show and what the new edition will be like.

By: | Published: February 5, 2018 10:23 AM
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Auto Expo 2018 countdown has begun and Asia’s largest motoring exhibition is set to cherish the visitors in the next five days. Keeping in mind the increasing number of visitors, the Auto Expo 2018 has been extended to an additional day this time. The Auto Expo 2018 will open gates to the public on 8th February and will finally conclude on 14th February. Prior to that, 7th and 8th February will be the media days and we will be bringing you frequent updates of the motor show.

A total of 32 brands will not be participating in Auto Expo 2018 including some big names like Volkswagen, Nissan, Harley Davidson and a lot more. However, that does not mean that 2018 edition of Auto will be less exciting. The event will see the entry of multiple newcomers to India and one of the prime focus areas this time will be electric vehicles. Having said that, one can expect numerous eco-friendly vehicles on display at the biennial event. Kia Motors will participate in the Auto Expo for the first time while Kawasaki will take part for the first time independently as it has parted ways with Bajaj Auto.

Auto Expo 2018 will take place in two parts. While the motor show is scheduled from 9th to 14th February at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida, the components show will take place from 8th to 11th February at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. This is the 14th edition of Auto Expo and the motor show only takes place one in two years and showcases the future cars/bikes various company's are working on and you also get a chance to know in case you should wait for a particular vehicle which coming in near future.

Above all, Auto Expo 2018 is a costly fare for automakers who spend crores of rupees to ensure its stall attracts the most crowds and now with digital engagement, Auto Expo 2018 have become a major branding exercise for all automakers. There is also a lot of new technology that is been showcased for the first and its also possible that many ew concept vehicles will be showcased here only once and might not even make it to production .

As India shifts towards electric mobility, Expect over 50 new EVs to be on display to allure the visitors. Overall, Auto Expo 2018 is a must visit and is expected to attract around a million footfalls.
During Auto Expo 2018, over 100 new vehicle previews will take place, all thanks to 37 manufacturers that will take part in the main motor show event. On the other hand, over 1,200 exhibitors from 20 countries will take part in the components show. If you do not want to miss any updates, stay tuned with us as we will bring quick updates straight from the event.

Auto Expo 2018 dates: February 9-14th 2018

Auto Expo 2018 Timing: 10am - 6pm

Auto Expo tickets: Online through BookMyShow and Major Metro Stations across Delhi/NCR.

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