Auto Expo, the two-yearly trade fair of the Indian automotive industry is mutually organized by - Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
The 13th edition of Auto Component Expo is scheduled from February 4th - 7th, 2016 at the Pragati Maidan New Delhi.
The last seminar of Auto Expo had achieved great success and witnessed 26 international launches and 44 India launches. There were about 200 two and three wheelers and more than 300 cars, UVs and commercial automobiles showcased. More than 100,000 individuals jammed the expo on an average every day when the fair was opened to general visitors.
Just like last year, the expo will provide businesses a platform for joint venture, global brand promotion and face-to-face interaction. It will be a comprehensive trade expo with national and international manufacturers participating from various locations to showcase their latest automobile components.
The fair will be focusing on the theme “Mobility for All” with key focus on the importance and necessity of environment friendly fuels/ automobiles, technological improvements and advanced designs. As in the past years, Auto Expo 2016 will continue to render the stage for joint ventures, creating investigations, face to face interaction, brand promotion with improvement, industry surveys, supporting exports, etc.
Last year, the Auto Expo Component show 2014, had achieved a remarkable success as about 1,100 participants introduces over 500 new technologies beneficial in the world of automobiles. The fair was organized at a big scale and was spread across 6 big halls of Pragati Maidan. Apart from national exhibitors, large number of participants are from other countries, including China, Germany, US, Canada, South Korea, Japan, UK, Taiwan, who introduces many beneficial technologies and products for the Indian market.
With about 70,000 business visitors in 4, and approximately 34,000 business enquiries reported, the fair set a new record compared to the last seminars. The fair also achieved many international assignments from countries like Russia, Germany, Korea etc to explore new opportunities and collaboration.
This time global discussion will be held on topics and problems reported in the last year and many renowned exhibitors will come with great solutions and technologies. With the continues development and rise in the automobile industry, and the success of last Auto Expo, the Auto Expo 2016 will be expecting an outstanding success with innovative solutions.
The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) is the apex body representing the interest of the Indian Auto Component Industry.
The Auto Component industry in India has a strong positive multiplier effect as a key driver of economic growth. The auto component industry registered a turnover of Rs. 2.34 lakh crore (USD 38.5 billion) in 2014 - 2015, with a growth of 11 percent as also CAGR of 11 percent over the last six years. Indian auto components are exported to more than 160 countries and it is indeed very heartening that component exports have been growing at a CAGR of 29% over the past six years. The component exports surged by 11.4 percent to Rs 68,500 crore (USD 11.2 billion) in 2014-15 from Rs 61,400 crore (USD 10.2 billion) in 2013-14.
ACMA represents over 700 companies, which contributes more than 85% of the total auto component output in the organised sector. In the domestic market, they supply components to vehicle manufacturers as original equipment, to tier-one suppliers, to state transport undertakings, defence establishments, railways and even to the replacement market. A variety of components are being exported to OEM’s and after-markets world-wide.
ACMA has played a critical role in growth and development of the auto component industry in India. Its active involvement in trade promotion, technology up-gradation, quality enhancement and collection and dissemination of information has made it a vital catalyst for this industry’s development. Its other activities include participation in international trade fairs, sending trade delegations overseas and bringing out publications on various subjects related to the automotive industry.
ACMA’s charter is to develop a globally competitive Indian Auto Component Industry and strengthen its role in national economic development as also promote business through international alliances.
ACMA is represented on a number of panels, committees and councils of the Government of India through which it helps in the formulation of policies pertaining to the Indian automotive industry.
For exchange of information and especially for co-operation in trade matters, ACMA has signed Memoranda of Understanding with its counterparts in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, UK, USA and Uzbekistan.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes.
CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded in 1895, India's premier business association has around 8000 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 200,000 enterprises from around 240 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.
CII charts change by working closely with Government on policy issues, interfacing with thought leaders, and enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and business opportunities for industry through a range of specialized services and strategic global linkages. It also provides a platform for consensus-building and networking on key issues.
Extending its agenda beyond business, CII assists industry to identify and execute corporate citizenship programmes. Partnerships with civil society organizations carry forward corporate initiatives for integrated and inclusive development across diverse domains including affirmative action, healthcare, education, livelihood, diversity management, skill development, empowerment of women, and water, to name a few.
In its 120th year of service to the nation, the CII theme of Build India - Invest in Development: A Shared Responsibility, reiterates Industry’s role and responsibility as a partner in national development. The focus is on four key enablers: Facilitating Growth and Competitiveness, Promoting Infrastructure Investments, Developing Human Capital, and Encouraging Social Development.
With 66 offices, including 9 Centres of Excellence, in India, and 8 overseas offices in Australia, Bahrain, China, Egypt, France, Singapore, UK, and USA, as well as institutional partnerships with 312 counterpart organizations in 106 countries, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community.
Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) is the apex Industry body representing leading vehicle and vehicular engine manufacturers in India.
SIAM is an important channel of communication for the Automobile Industry with the Government, National and International organisations. The Society works closely with all the concerned stake holders and actively participates in formulation of rules, regulations and policies related to the Automobile Industry.
With its regular and continuous interaction with international bodies and organizations it aims to facilitate up gradation of technical capabilities of the Indian Industry to match the best practice worldwide.
SIAM also interacts with worldwide experts to assess the global trends and developments shaping the Automotive Industry. It has been actively pursuing issues like Frontier Technologies viz. Telematics: Promotion of Alternative Fuels including Hydrogen Energy for automotive use through cell vehicles and Harmonisation of Safety and Emission Standards etc.
Dissemination of information is an integral part of SIAM'S activities, which it does through various publications, reports, seminars and conferences.
SIAM provides a window to the Indian Automobile industry and aims to enhance exchanges and communication expand economics, trade and technical cooperation between the Automotive Industry and its international counterparts.
Currency regulation in India require, all foreign nationals and non-resident Indians to pay for their hotel and travel expenses in Foreign Currency Cash, travelers cheques or major credit cards, such as Master, Visa which are accepted at most places. It is recommended that visitors purchase some Indian Rupees after check-in at their hotel.
Citizens of all countries require a valid national passport / travel document with a valid visa to visit India. These may be obtained from the Indian Mission / Consular Office in the country of their residence.
Any foreign national coming from or transiting through countries where Yellow Fever is endemic is required to possess a Yellow Fever vaccination certificate. There are no other vaccination requirements for travelers to India.
February is the winter month in India. Temperature during this month is generally min 10° C and maximum about 21°C during the day.
The standard electric supply in India is 220 volts A.C., 50 cycles, single phase for all domestic lighting. Most hotels also provide 110 volts electric point for use of electric shavers, hair dryers etc. If you are carrying a laptop/portable computer or other 110 volts equipment, it is advisable to check for bringing an adopter with it. You may check with us for any specific query in this regard.
At the time of the exhibition, the weather in Delhi will be cold. It is advisable to carry woolens.
DELHI EMERGENCY NUMBERS
These emergency numbers will help every participating member of AutoExpo 2016. It is recommended that every traveler planning a trip to Delhi must have these Emergency numbers with them.
These telephone numbers will provide efficient assistance during a fire outburst or any other kinds of accident. Some of the important emergency numbers in Delhi are listed below:
- Accident and Trauma : 10999
- Fire Service : 101
- Ambulance : 102
- CATS ( Ambulance) : 1099
- Police : 100