2016 Auto Expo

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The Motor Show becomes Bigger, Better & More Exciting

Organised by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufactures (SIAM), Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Auto Expo has evolved into a focused and modern motor show, used for brand promotion and corporate image development by exhibitors, as well as a platform for global and domestic launches by vehicle manufacturers. With a footfall of more than a lakh people on a daily basis, Auto Expo — The Motor Show has emerged as one of the largest exhibitions in India.

The participants at the event include all automobile majors from India, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Poland, Sweden, UK, USA and more. As in 2014, because of increasing participation and paucity of space, the 2016 edition will be held at two venues. The Component Show will be held at Pragati Maidan in Delhi from February 4 to 7, and The Motor Show at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida from February 5 to 9.

The venue, India Expo Mart Limited, has been given a massive makeover prior to theupcoming show. The venue has witnessed INDIA EXPO MART, GREATER NOIDA, UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA enormous construction in the form of six large halls with an additional carpet area of 37,240 sqms complete with air conditioning and adequate power supply cabling. The venue previously had only 8 permanent halls measuring 27,648 sqms. The gross indoor exhibition space has increased from 67,000 sqms. in the previous edition to 73,000 sqms. in the forthcoming edition of the show.

There will be a pavilion of vintage cars and focused activity area where outdoor activities, such as safety riding, driving simulators, torture track etc., will take place. Groups of Super bike owners from NCR, will be riding in to Auto Expo – The Motor Show 2016 daily to display their big machines and give tips to Motor show visitors on safe riding and advantages of wearing proper safety gears. A ‘Bollywood corner’ in Hall 16, would showcase memorable cars and bikes used in Bollywood movies.

To cater to the varied taste buds of the attendees, there would be two fine dine restaurants from the Taj and the Radisson Hotels. Bringing flavours to the plate would be major quick-service restaurants ranging from international majors Dominos, Dunkin Donuts, KFC, Subway and Pizza Hut to local giants like Chaayos, Chai Point, Chokola, 34 chowrangee lane, Baker Street, Punjab Grill, Kebab Express, Bijoli Grill etc. The food court area has been ramped up by 1000 Sqmts.

Organised by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufactures (SIAM), Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Auto Expo has evolved into a focused and modern motor show, used for brand promotion and corporate image development by exhibitors, as well as a platform for global and domestic launches by vehicle manufacturers. With a footfall of more than a lakh people on a daily basis, Auto Expo — The Motor Show has emerged as one of the largest exhibitions in India.

The Auto Expo 2016 smartphone application is now available to download for free at Windows phone, Apple and Android.

It is expected that over 80 vehicle models would be unveiled in this edition of the Motor Show, out of which 20 models will be global unveiling. With so much to offer, Auto Expo — The Motor Show 2016 indeed would give auto enthusiasts a flavour of the latest and futuristic technologies.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

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With his appointment as Chairman & Managing Director of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Mr. Atul Sobti, 56, has assumed charge as CMD of India’s largest Maharatna Public Sector engineering and manufacturing enterprise.

Prior to this, Mr. Sobti was Director on the Board of BHEL, heading two crucial portfolios of Power and Finance. Earlier, he also held additional charge of the post of Director (Engineering, R&D). In addition, he is the Chairman of Raichur Power Corporation Limited, a Joint Venture company of BHEL and Karnataka Power Corporation Limited.

Mr. Sobti has a rich repertoire of diverse and versatile professional experience of 35 years, working in various capacities in all major segments of BHEL

02Shri. Sarat kumar Acharya is the new Chairman and Managing Director of Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd. (NLC).

He carries with him rich and varied experience of over 35 years of working in BHEL, NTPC, NTPC-SAIL Power Company and NLC. Prior to assumption of charge as CMD, Shri Acharya served NLC as Director (Human Resource) from 16.12.2010 to 30.09.2015.

Shri. Acharya hails from Odisha and had his studies in prestigious Institutions like Ravenshaw College and Utkal University. In his rich professional career, he made significant contributions in improving people processes and practices in the companies he worked and contributed to the enhancement of business results.

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