New Delhi: The nation's main car present, the Auto Expo, which was scheduled to happen in February subsequent 12 months at Better Noida, has been postponed because of the COVID-19 state of affairs and apprehensions of a attainable third wave, trade physique SIAM stated on Monday. The final version of the biennial car present came about in February 2020. ANAND Group, Mando Company Be part of Arms to Produce, Market Electrical Car Parts.
"The magnitude of the risk of spread of infection is extremely high in a business-to-consumer (B2C) show like the Auto Expo which is visited by large crowds and maintaining social distancing would be difficult. It has therefore been decided to postpone the Auto Expo – The Motor Show for now," Society of Autocell Producers (SIAM) Director Basic Rajesh Menon stated in an announcement.
The precise date for the following version of Auto Expo – The Motor Present could be finalised later this 12 months conserving in view the COVID state of affairs and in alignment with the OICA Calendar of world Auto reveals, he added.
Menon famous that security of exhibitors, guests and all stakeholders concerned and current on the Auto Expo is the highest most precedence for SIAM. It's on this context that the Indian car trade and SIAM recognises the inherent dangers in organising the Auto Expo because of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic and the apprehensions of a attainable third wave, he stated.
"Also, Auto Expo is like a festival of celebration, for the Indian auto industry and we look forward to receiving maximum people with no fear of spread of infection," he added.
Elaborating additional, Menon famous that there's uncertainty round how COVID-19 would develop within the coming months and on the similar time organising Auto Expo would wish a lead time of ideally a 12 months. The Auto Expo 2020 noticed complete footfalls of over six lakh guests. The nation's flagship auto present had witnessed round 70 product launches and unveils, 352 product shows from 108 exhibitors. Maintaining in tempo with the pattern of eco-friendly automobiles, the expo had additionally witnessed the launch of 35 electrical automobiles.