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Auto Expo prone to return in 2023 | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Printed On Dec 13, 2021 07:41:00 PM

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The biennial auto present is prone to be held in February 2023 following cancellation of the 2022 version.

The Auto Expo, India’s largest biennial automotive occasion, is anticipated to return for its subsequent iteration in 2023, in response to our sources. Whereas dates are but to be confirmed, the following iteration, like all earlier editions, may very well be held in early February. The Auto Expo is prone to be held each odd 12 months from 2023 onwards and will likely be in alignment with the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Cars, or, the Worldwide Organisation of Motor Automobile Producers (OICA) international auto present calendar.

Subsequent 12 months’s version was cancelled in August as a result of pandemic, with organisers SIAM citing security issues for all events concerned.

The Auto Expo is without doubt one of the most essential dates within the Indian calendar and has, over time, been the launching pad for a variety of new fashions together with a supply to gauge buyer curiosity in new or upcoming merchandise.

In recent times, essential fashions debuting or launching on the Expo have included the second-gen Hyundai Creta, the third-gen Maruti Suzuki Swift and second-gen Honda Amaze, together with a variety of ideas from manufacturers like Kia, Mahindra, Maruti Suzuki and extra. Final 12 months’s version additionally housed a variety of fashions from Chinese language carmakers desirous about coming into the nation. 

This isn’t the primary time that the mega exhibition has not been held as per schedule. The primary Auto Expo was first held in 1986 and the second after seven years, in 1993, though this was at a time when the Indian automotive trade was nonetheless in a nascent development stage.

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