2016 Auto Expo to be held between 5-9 Feb - IAB Report

16/02/2015 - 16:22 | ,   | Paranjay Dutt

Like in 2014, the 2016 Auto Expo will be organised in the month of February. The biennial Motor Show will be held at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida from February 5 to 9, while the Components exhibition will be at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, from February 4 to 7.

Jaguar XE front three quarter at 2015 Detroit Auto Show
The smallest Jaguar sedan in the current line up, the XE, will debut at the 2016 Auto Expo.

As always, this is the most important event in the Indian subcontinent as far as new launches and announcements are concerned, and its global influence can't be ignored either. Last year, the event witnessed 5.61 lakh footfalls, close to 60 launches, and 6 global debuts of concepts.

The expected launches next year at the 2016 Auto Expo include Maruti Suzuki YBA compact SUV, Jaguar XE, next generation Hyundai Elantra, new Toyota Fortuner and Innova, new Audi R8, 2016 Skoda Superb, Tata Kite compact sedan, Tata Nexon compact SUV, etc.

Tata Nexon at the 2014 Indonesia International Motor Show front quarters
Production version of the Tata Nexon is very likely to launch at the 2015 Auto Expo. Joining it will be its competitor from Maruti Suzuki - the YBA compact SUV.

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It's just the start of 2015 and with events like the Geneva Motor Show, Frankfurt Motor Show, Paris Motor Show, and various South East Asian shows lined up, the list of expected launches at the 2016 Auto Expo is set to grow longer.

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