VISIT TO AUTO EXPO : MOTOR SHOW 2018
IEML, GREATER NOIDA
9th February 2018
An educational visit to AUTO EXPO : MOTOR SHOW 2018 at India Expo Mart Limited, Greater Noida was organized by SAE India collegiate club of Dronacharya Group of Institutions, Greater Noida for 2nd year students on 9th February 2018. Thirty students along with Mr. Brijesh Verma, Faculty - Dept. of Mechanical Engineering visited the exhibition to gain knowledge on latest trends and developments in automobile industry.
AUTO EXPO is an annual event where automobile sector gets a stage to show case their latest works, new concepts and technologies.
The DGI Team reached India Expo Mart Limited, the venue of Auto Expo 2018, at 10:30 AM. They were received by Mr. Gaurav of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) who guided them during their visit.
The theme of the expo was Electric Vehicle. Most of the manufacturers had exhibited their E V range as it is expected that India will be the third largest automotive market in the world by 2021. Some of the prominent players such as Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Mahindra, Honda, Renault and new entrants such as Kia Motors launched their new products at the AUTO EXPO 2018.
HONDA showcased there CLARITY running on a fuel cell engine which emits pure water as it’s emission. KIA, a brand from South Korea show cased quality interiors and luxurious comfort. French auto major RENAULT showcased its electric concept car TREZOR.
Bird Mobility, a company from Sweden, showcased their electric vehicle which they plan to launch at an affordable prices. It will be launching its three and four seater variants with the capacity of running 200km with a single charge. This car comes with steer by wire steering wheel which is a new technology for steering a car.
Singapore had exhibited INDIZEL, a new fuel extracted from vegetables and palm oil popularly known as bio diesel. Companies say that the fuel is relatively cheaper and more efficient than the conventional diesel. This fuel they claim can be directly used in conventional diesel engine without any amendment.
AUTO EXPO 2018 was a great experience for the students. The exhibition provided a platform to experience developments in technologies and the new trends in the sector. It gave the students a fair idea about how the automotive industry is evolving and how best they must tune themselves accordingly.