Auto Expo 2018 - 'The Motor Show'
Posted by Admin, Friday, February 16, 2018
The 2018 Auto Expo ‘The Motor Show’, was a grand event held at Greater Noida, close to New Delhi. The Motor Show was organised jointly by ACMA, CII and SIAM between 9th ~ 14th FEB 2018.
The theme of the 2018 show was “Co-Create, Co-Exist and Celebrate” which focused on ‘Entire Mobility Ecosystem’.
This year the show had showcased several passenger and commercial vehicles, EVs, hybrids, race cars and race bikes, three and two wheelers, apart from many concept vehicles and related advanced technologies, for the auto enthusiasts and professionals.
The auto show had portrayed a complex maze of safety, emissions and sustainability in a blueprint, to share the complex evolutionary cycle of the automobile industry.
Six special interest zones were introduced at the show:
Automotive Innovation covering Start-ups
Electric vehicles technology solution
Exotica for display of heritage cars and supercar
Motorsports for display of rally vehicles
Auto Gaming Arena
Future Mobility Experience and Application Vehicles.
The Future Mobility Experience zone had come up with the virtual reality experience of driving connected and autonomous electric vehicles on various roads to give a picture of future mobility.
In comparison to Auto Expo 2016, this year saw the number of EVs surge 10-fold to over 50 electric and hybrid vehicles as car makers drew up plans for electrification of their fresh line-up of products.
Kia Motors officially launched its brand in India and has plans to launch 16 electric vehicles by 2025.
Kia Motors plant is getting ready in Ananthapur, Andhra Pradesh, with an investment of $1.1 billion and a capacity of 3 lakh units. Kia will launch a compact SUV first in India by 2019.
Kawasaki Motors had launched the famous NINJA bikes — Ninja H2 SX Standard and special edition Ninja H2 SX SE — at the Auto Expo 2018. The prices start at Rs 21.6Lakhs ex-showroom Delhi.
Satven had setup a stall to showcase the engineering capabilities at the expo this year too. Satven team had an opportunity to connect with customers, prospects, auto enthusiasts and industry professionals from several countries. Several prospective customers had visited Satven stall as seen in the pictures below.