Come February 2016 and all car enthusiasts will be rushing for the Delhi Auto Expo 2016. Auto Expo offers a chance to view all the new cars and bikes from various manufacturers under one roof for the auto aficionados. Motor shows are also a perfect launching pad for car manufacturers to showcase their new models as well as to test the customer reactions and feedbacks about their concept vehicles and new ideas. Manufacturers also get an opportunity to get millions of people under one roof to get new ideas and feedbacks from them.
We give you a glimpse of some the biggest Auto Expos in the world.
1. Tokyo Motor Show
It is a biennial event happening around October/ November months near Tokyo, Japan organized by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA). Japan is the home for some of the major car manufacturers which dominate the Indian car scene like the Suzuki, Toyota.
2. Beijing International Automotive Exhibition
Also known as Auto China, the motor show is held every two years in Beijing. The event started in 1990. China being one of the most important and growing car markets, all car manufacturers look forward to this show, to showcase their offerings. The premium brands like BMW, Audi, Jaguar, Mercedes and Bentley work had to impress the Chinese car buying public during this event.
3. Geneva Motor Show
One of the prestigious motor shows in the world, held in Geneva, Switzerland every year in March. Palexpo convention center near Geneva international airport plays the host for this motor show. It is interesting to note that Switzerland does not have its own car industry and this provides a neutral battlefield for all the car manufacturers to showcase their new cars and concepts. The show attracts around 8 lakhs people every year from various parts of the globe.
4. Detroit Motor Show
The North American International Auto Show take place every January in Cobo Center, Detroit for exhibiting cars and trucks of various car manufacturers having business interests in the North of America. The show attracts near to a million visitors and generates around $500 million every year.
5. Paris Motor Show
Paris Mondial de l’Automobile is the second largest motor show in the world dominated by passenger cars. In the initial years, this motor show was known as the “Salon International de l’Automobile and Cycle” and rechristened as Paris Auto Show in 1988. It is a favorite Motor show; especially among the European manufacturers to showcase their new cars, concepts and auto-innovations.
6. Frankfurt Motor Show
The granddaddy of all motor shows. Germany being the home-ground for some of the biggest automobile manufacturers in the world hosts the largest auto show in the world. There are 10 different exhibition halls housing a countless number of cars. The show adopts different themes every year.