The 15th Edition of Auto Expo 2020 – Components Show will focus on electric mobility, technology infusion and safety as key facets of mobility components.

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Deepti Thore

The countdown to the 15th Edition of Biennial Auto Expo 2020 – Components Show has begun. Jointly organised by Auto Components Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the expo will be held between February 06-09’2019, at Pragati Maidan, in New Delhi. To be held under the theme, ‘Technovation- Discover Innovations for Future’, the expo will draw attention to futuristic technologies that are driving the product innovation in the auto components sector. Spread over an area of 60000 sq.m., the expo is expected to witness a footfall of around 1500 exhibitors from 20 countries, with over one lakh visitors from around 70 countries and more than 1,200 participants. Spread across seven international pavilions, the expo will play a host to more than 50 launches including the unveiling of several new components and technologies along with crucial platform upgrades. Averred Rajan Wadhera, President, SIAM & President, Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., “The auto industry is putting its best foot forward to match the aspirations of the nation and this edition of the Auto Expo 2020 will bring to fore the futuristic trends and practicality towards encompassing a multitude of facets of mobility, especially the underlying focus on electric mobility, technology infusion and safety.”

On the agenda are an exclusive display of components and technology, conferences and allied events, product launches, focused pavilions, and convergence of world-class technologies and engineering brilliance. The focused pavilions will include ACMA innovation, ACMA Safer Drives and a Bearing pavilion beside garage equipment and a dedicated pavilion for future technologies. At the ‘Future Technologies Pavilion’, the exhibitor profile will span the universe of artificial intelligence, battery management systems, battery manufacturers, electric components, hybrid technologies, renewable energy, solar components, start-ups, testing and pollution control equipment, and weight reduction techniques. While the conferences and events will be focused on the latest technologies, challenges and the roadmap for the future, the student engagement initiatives will offer an avenue to learn, network and exchange of ideas. The expo like in the past will prove to be a dedicated platform for industry experts, to plan and optimise their business meetings during the course of the event. The B2B visitors at the expo this year will include assembly line managers, educational institutes, quality and inspection departments, project heads, government officials, engineers, end customers, design teams, CEOs, Managing Directors, State transport authorities besides the media contingent.

Joining hands with the Government to define new safety norms, the expo will draw greater attention to the requisite high safety standards with feature inclusions like seat belt alerts, airbags, reverse parking sensors, audio speed alert, manual override for door locks to name a few. Exhibitors will profile navigation and telecom systems, auto components, spare parts, accessories, bearings, electronics, axles, car care products, measuring, testing and control devices and systems, safety equipment, rubber parts, transmission and HVAC systems. Driveline, IT & Automation, charging infrastructure, renewable energy, weight reduction techniques, electric mobility solutions, hybrid technologies, environment-friendly fitments and after-treatment systems will be well represented too. Key exhibitors this year include Autocare India, ARB bearings, Allied Transmission & Gears, ALF Engineering, Bollhoff, Borgwarner, Carrier Wheels, Duratuf Glass Industries, Detroit automobiles, Elofic, Freudenberg, Gala Precisions, Jindal Auto exports, Lumax Industries, Minda, NBC Bearings, Polyplastics industries, Schunk Metal & Carbon India, Windsor exports, Yamuna automotive components, Zenith Industries, Denso International India, Elofic Industries, Federal Mogul, Gibraltar Air Springs, Goldseal Saargummi India, Ghaziabad Precision Product, Hindustan Composites, Jumps Auto, Auto pins, Manatec Electronics, Minda Industries, NGK Spark Plugs, NRB Bearings, Pacoline Industries, Pricol, Roop Automotives, Shriram Pistons & Rings, Sona Auto & Allied Industries, Steelbird International, TVS Group, UCAL Fuel Systems, UFI Filters India, Waxpol Industries, apart from exhibitors who will be present at the country-wise International pavilions. On the sidelines of the show, a CII conference on modern automotive technologies for the future of mobility in India will also be held. At the ACMA Global, SME Technology Partnership Meet organised jointly with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India will prove to be the brewing ground for JVs, Technical collaborations and outsourcing and insourcing opportunities.


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