The year 2016 suffering from the hit of demonization saw a whole lot of business industries running into a slump. The automobile being a direct consumer industry, received no mercy from this Hit. 2017 however, was an entire different story. Coming out of this slump, the economy entered a phase of low base effect, where the sales drastically improved from 2016 sales. 2017 marked a significant year in the entire car making industry with brilliant sales growth. In the field of automobiles, the year 2017 was also characterized with remarkable modifications like, new and advanced safety measures, braking assists, automatic and semi-automatic transmissions, engine power upgradation, fuel-efficiency and such. Encouraged by the growth and foreseeing its lingering influence in 2018, automotive brands plan to continue their innovation and reveal brilliant new launches for this year. The likes of Urus, an unorthodox SUV, Q5 a second generation Audi, the eighth generation of Rolls-Royce phantom and the new flagship of the Prancing Horse, Portofino, are among many showstoppers that are going to grace the 2018 roster at the Auto-Expo.
The Auto Expo 2018 will be held at two separate venues. At greater Noida from 9th to 14th of February, 2018, and from 8th to 11th of February, 2018, at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The exhibition space of the Expo will be stretching over 60,000 sq mts with over 1,200 participants from over 20 countries. The exhibition is organized by a collaborated initiative of Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Society of India Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
The Auto Expo 2018 in their new launches will be focusing on technological innovations and efficient manufacturing, with their dedicated theme of, "Automotive Technologies that Drive the World." The Auto Expo 2018 is not just about revealing the new launches but bridging together various components of the industry. Related industries like, automotive components and spare parts, accessories and car decor, auto electricals, automobile air conditioning systems, bearings, dies & molds, IT & automation for automotive sector, garage equipment and services, hand and mechanical tools, oil & lubricants, quality & inspection, rubber & rubber parts, safety equipment, transmission & driveline and testing & pollution control equipment, will also be an integral part of the Expo.
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Apart from the exhibitors, the Expo will also host efficient visitors and delegates who will enhance the buyer-seller gap bridging potential of the Expo. Among these visitors will be, shop owners, assembly line managers, bus body builders, car wash and service stations, CEOs and Managing Directors, corporate buyers, dealerships and technical institutions, design teams, government officials, media officials, plant maintenance teams, state transport authorities and more.
The Auto expo alongside of exhibition of automotive products and services and bridging the buyer-seller gap, will also be organizing simultaneous endeavor to encourage students of related fields to access learning opportunities, build industry network and share their ideas. The Auto-Expo 2018 will be witness to 24 new launches, including vehicles like Lamborghini Urus, Lexus LS 500h, Audi Q5, Datsun Redi-Go AMT, Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, Mahindra MPV U321, Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII, Mahindra XUV500 facelift, Mahindra TUV300 Plus, Mitsubishi Outlander, Ford Figo, Aspire facelift, SsangYong Rexton and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.