Auto Expo – The Motor Show 2020 begins with an exclusive media preview ~ A confluence of media from India & Abroad

Greater Noida (face warta):- February 5, 2020: Auto Expo – The Motor Show 2020, made a resilient start today at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida, manifesting a future ready perspective. The theme of this edition of the show is - ‘Explore the World of Mobility’, which resonates with the industry’s vision and message of technology & capability–for a safer, cleaner, connected, bespoke and shared mobility for tomorrow. On the first media day at the Auto Expo 2020, the vehicle exhibitors in total launched and unveiled over 48

products, including both global & India premier.

Celebrities spotted at the auto show today were actress Huma Qureshi, who was present at the Maruti Suzuki India pavilion, Gul Panag who visited the Mahindra & Mahindra pavilion. Also, ace Indian former formula one driver, Narian Karthikeyan, who visited the TATA Motors pavilion, adding a quotient of glam to the show. Also at the Auto Expo the World Car of the year (WCOTY), officially made a stop today with the announcement of the Top 10 and Top Five finalists in five World Car Awards categories, as compiled from secret ballots by KPMG.

The highlights were, Maruti Suzuki India that announced an aggressive plan to sell one million green cars over the next few years under its ‘Mission Green Million’. As a part to realize the Mission Green Million, Maruti Suzuki today showcased CONCEPT FUTURO-e

Renault, the number one European brand in India, revealed the TRIBER EASY-R AMT at the Auto Expo 2020. Tata Motors showcased the widest range of BSVI compliant portfolio and Unveiled ‘HBX Show car’, based on the ALFA ARC, and the ‘Sierra EV Concept’ and introduced the ‘Hexa Safari Edition’.

Hyundai Motor India Ltd., unveiled The New 2020 TUCSON on first day of Auto Expo 2020. Also, having successfully introduced category-leading products such as theHECTOR and the ZS EV in the Indian market, MG Motor India showcased the future of mobility with a huge line-up of global products – including the Marvel X, the world’s first mass-production model to achieve Level-3 Intelligent Driving.

Kia Motors India, introduced two new products for the Indian market. Alongside the aspirational and sophisticated Kia Carnival premium MPV. Kia also unveiled the new Sonet concept at the show.

The Auto Expo was a platform from where Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd resonated its bold statement, ‘Driven by Purpose’ the theme for kits mobility solutions at Auto Expo 2020. It had an impressive showcase of 18 vehicles, including future concept vehicle and line-up of electric vehicles, Passenger & Commercial Vehicles. Mahindra turned the spotlight on its range of electric vehicles and unveiled Funster – a roadster concept with a playful convertible mode, ATOM – a new age electric urban mobility solution for smart India’s last mile connectivity & e-XUV300 & e-KUV100 -  the eagerly awaited electric vehicles for shared mobility.

Amongst the German major, Mercedez-Benz launched the fastest AMG GT 63S 4M + 4 Door Couoe, unveils the AMG A35 4M Limousine and the New GLA SUV. Mercedes-Benz unveiled the C43 Coupe, AMG G 63, Electric Car EQC 400 4MATIC Edition 1186, Mercedes-Maybach, New E Class, MB Certified C-Class, New Long Wheelbase GLE & the New GLC. 

Volkswagen brand showcased its SUV portfolio, which comprised of the Volkswagen Taigun, T-Roc, Tiguan and Tiguan Allspace.

 SKODA Auto India hosted the world static premier of the Vision IN, designed and developed under the SKODA Auto led ‘India 2.0’ project.

JBM Auto Ltd. showcased two variants of ECO-Life e9 & e12 electric buses, showcasing two variants AC & non-AC of the ZEV. The Eco Life lineup has been completely localized to meet the FAMEII guidelines. 

Chinese manufacturers, Great Wall Motors, globally premiered its Haval Concept H & announced the India debut of the concept vehicle – Vision 2025, and displayed models- Haval: H9, F7, F7x, F5 and the GWM EV: iQ & R1.

HAIMA Automobile showcased two of its globally most successful passenger vehicles – 7X and 8S and would soon firm up its plans for the Indian market.  Haima automobile showcased its next generation family electric car - Bird Electric EV1, a hatchback that will be available in the range of Rs. 10 Lakhs on Indian roads.

Force Motor, revolutionizes the shared mobility space launching three new platforms with 7 variants. World’s first next gen modular monocoque bus platform, diesel and electric version of next gen shared mobility platform – along with the all-new Force Gorkha and hundred percent electric traveler. Force Motors also displayed the range of engine produced for leading world majors.

SML Isuzu Ltd. globally a pioneer in the commercial vehicle space and presented 5 of our latest products: 3 in passenger and other 2 in cargo segments, with BS-VI compliance.

In the two-wheeler segment, Suzuki Motorcycle India launched the BS VI editions of the All New Access 125, Gixxer series, Burgman Street and Intruder. Suzuki Motorcycle India displayed its product portfolio including the entire range of scooters and motorcycles, along with BS-VI compliant V-Storm 650 XT 2020 edition. Along with the current India product portfolio, Suzuki Motorcycle India also displayed The Katana and Team Suzuki Ecstar Moto GP machineGSX-RR for biking enthusiasts.

About Auto Expo – The Motor Show 2020

 Auto Expo - The Motor Show 2020 is scheduled from 7-12 February 2020 at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida. The inauguration ceremony of Auto Expo 2020 will be held on 6th February 2020 at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida.

Auto Expo 2020 will not just focus on static display but would provide a truly unique and enriching experience for all the stakeholders and every segment of the society at large. The automobile industry is an embodiment of inclusiveness and richness through our diversity, of peoples, cultures, technologies, processes, thoughts and engagements. Also, this Expo will see 6 "special" days, with each day 'exploring' a specific aspect of the world of mobility – Enterprise Day, Goodwill Day, Family Day, Women Power Day, Green Day and Driving Experience Day.

Auto Expo 2020 at Greater Noida will also have new timings. 7th February 2020 being the enterprise day, will commence from 11 AM and will close by 7 PM. Whereas, during public days from 8th to 12th February 2020, the show timings will be from 11 AM to 8 PM. Auto Expo – The Motor Show 2020, will be spread in a total ground area of 2,35,000 sq mtrs with key automobile majors participating in indoor built-up area of 51,000 sq. mtrs (gross).

About SIAM

The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) is a not for profit apex national body representing all major vehicle and vehicular engine manufacturers in India. SIAM works towards supporting the sustainable development of the Indian Automobile Industry with the vision that India emerges as the destination of choice in the world for design and manufacture of automobiles. It also works towards facilitating the enhancement of the competitiveness of the Indian Automobile Industry, reducing the cost of vehicles, increasing productivity and achieving global standards of quality.