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Old 15th October 2019, 18:17   #16
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Default Piaggio gears up for 2 big two-wheeler launches at 2020 Auto Expo

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Piaggio is gearing up to launch two brand new products at the upcoming 2020 Auto Expo. The company will launch one new motorcycle and one new scooter.

The motorcycle in question is a 150cc premium bike that will take on the Yamaha YZF-R15. A few years ago, the company had showcased the RS 150 which received some really good response. But a few months later, the company showed the GPR 150, which is sold in China. It’s still not clear which bike will make its way to India next year.

The scooter in question will be a part of a brand new family that has been in the works for the last 3 years. This new range will have two versions – 125cc and 160cc. The Italian company is planning to bring the 160cc version first, followed by the 125cc a few months later. This new scooter has been developed specifically for the Indian market, and a lot of focus has gone in making it a value-for-money product. So things like features, comfort and performance are likely to be best in the class.
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Default Re: 2020 Auto Expo to be held on February 7-12, 2020

Does anyone know when and where will the tickets to the autoexpo 2020 be available?

Also, i do understand that invitee passes are given for the autoexpo. How can we get those special invitee passes.

Can anyone here help me with the above query. Thanks in advance.
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Hi, could someone please help with ticket information for the auto expo.

Can we get them online or is there a particular place where we need to get them in person.

Or, can we get the passes by walking-in.
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Does anyone know when and where will the tickets to the autoexpo 2020 be available?

Auto Expo - The Motor Show 2020 ticket sales are live on BookMyShow. Tickets can also be purchased at the venue, and it will be marked box office on the pamphlets/maps released later on. To buy tickets right away, you may use this link https://in.bookmyshow.com/events/aut...020/ET00118921 for all days including the business hours on Day 1, i.e. 7th February 2020.

Do note that online booking only provides you a confirmation with sms and QR codes. You need to further collect the perforated/tear-away ticket either by home delivery or pick up at venue method.

Per my experience previously, and since the venue is the same, if you book day 1 business hours, you're better off having them home delivered (or prefer delivery to some acquaintance in Delhi NCR if your pincode is not accepted for home delivery) because it's no use trying to book business hours and then queuing up to the box office for collecting physical perforated/tear-away tickets from the counters by providing your confirmation QR codes on mobile or sms. The venue is huge and the box office is actually closer to one of the parking spots than being at the main entrance (which one would obviously expect), making walking difficult and the area is quite deserted without the usual road, pavement, shop-fronts, eateries format. Do carry a water bottle and some snack to enjoy before you get entry (yes, there's proper entry gates and adequate security to let enthusiasts down) and actually get inside the India Expo Mart territory. Once inside, you're free to go almost anywhere in the huge sprawling venue, no one bothers you except at the entry.

Also to note: The venue has food stalls at atleast 3 spots. Since bags are not usually allowed, and outside edibles, water, thermos flask etc are banned as per entry rules, you have to avail the food stalls for food and water. There's a mechanism of rechargable swipe-cards for food and beverages, it helps to speed up the serving time. Cash is accepted at very limited stalls. It's a good idea to have food earlier during the visit, and then stroll through the various halls. If you have food later (the usual lunch time) then do expect enormous crowds at the food stalls. A few fine dining options are also available at the venue and they are catered by the respective hospitality groups, they are serious business! Some permanent restaurants are also present on premises inside buildings (the multi-floored building) if you can find them. They serve a wholesome buffet and are very economical for someone who plans to spend an entire day there.

Apart from this, you may read the usual venue rules at the booking page itself.

This time, we have a metro line operational near the venue (Metro Stations Knowledge Park II & JP Greens Pari Chowk) and I believe the crowds will swell from the added connectivity.

In 2018, I had used Airbnb to book my stay at a huge property in Gr. Noida, it was pretty economical at Rs. 350 per night (excluding food) and the app-cab ride to the venue was only Rs. 120 per side. Where I stayed, it was a multinational hostel kind of Airbnb with a personal valet and cook always available to cater to any palete. It was funny to read through the hotel prices skyrocketing in Gr. Noida during the event . Anyways, increased metro connectivity will bring some respite this time.

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Can we get them online or is there a particular place where we need to get them in person.

Or, can we get the passes by walking-in.
You can book online, it's the easiest method. You can also purchase the tickets directly at the venue box office when you visit, but you have to queue up and walk to entry gates. You can't drive into the venue directly, even if you have tickets. No one does that. It's a fair, an exhibition and professional gathering meant to be explored on foot.

You mentioned the word : passes. Yes I have seen different colored passes (same ticket but different color) last time. But I don't know if they are made available outside of SIAM / Automotive channels and the manufacturer's own employees who are supposed to be there in official capacity or company tour. Passes are not available at any passenger car dealer. It's more of an industry delegate thing than an entitlement. Moreover, I think people with passes need a boss and some task to accomplish during the show. They also need to be dressed in business attire and it's not more enjoyable other than one's knowledge and perception. People may believe that those holding passes are important, but they are simply in the capacity of some rank-employee with some task assigned by the higher management, nothing more.

Skip the passes and look forward to plan for a multi-day visit with food, stay, lists of things you need to see/expect to see and enjoy the show with tickets.
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Contemplated postponing Auto Expo 2020: SIAM

The prolonged slowdown in the auto industry had Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers consider pushing the 15th Auto Expo by a year.

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India Auto Inc has been witnessing a pronounced slowdown for over a year now. The economic downturn, crisis of the non-banking financial sector, rising prices due to new regulations related to insurance, safety and emissions and even confusion over BS6 have weighed heavy on sales. Given the sombre mood in the industry, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers or SIAM, one of the organising bodies behind Auto Expo contemplated pushing the 15th edition of the motorshow by a year.

Speaking at a SIAM event, Rajan Wadhera, president, SIAM, said, "You have to take calls when there is de-growth. Obviously, there is an introspection - should we or should we not. Collectively, most of us (members of SIAM) thought that it is wiser to go ahead with the Auto Expo, than to postpone it by one year. We were thinking of postponing it by one year, but then we decided that we will go ahead." Auto Expo 2020 will be held as per schedule from February 7-12, 2020 at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Had the event been pushed back, it would have been a first in the history of the Auto Expo since 1998, the year India’s largest motorshow became a biennial event. SIAM members were of the view that postponing the event would have been a disservice to the nation, especially since international commitments had already been made a long time ago. Moreover, the top automotive body believes that despite damped customer sentiments in the face of an industry-wide slump, aspirations to witness and experience new products and technologies still exist, which was all the more reason to go ahead with plans for a scheduled event. Bullish about its prospects, Wadhera further added, "The Auto Expo 2020 will be the launch pad for the revival of the auto industry." More than 50 launches and unveilings, apart from several upgrades of platforms, are expected at the 2020 Auto Expo.
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First-ever Volkswagen Group Night in India to be held before Auto Expo 2020.

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Skoda Auto Volkswagen India has announced that the first-ever Media Night event of the Volkswagen Group's brands in India will be held on 3 February 2020.

The Skoda Vision IN concept, the Volkswagen MQB A0 IN SUV concept and many other new models would be showcased here before being put on display at Auto Expo 2020 on 5 February 2020.
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Default Volkswagen teases its Auto Expo line up

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Volkswagen has posted a newspaper advert confirming the cars that will be displayed at the 2020 Auto Expo.

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Starting from the left, the first car in the image is the T-Roc. The SUV has been spotted testing in India already. It is expected to be offered with a 1.5-litre petrol engine producing 148 BHP. The engine could be paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

Next to the T-Roc is the ID. CROZZ concept car. It's an electric crossover that was first unveiled at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show. It has an output of 302 BHP and a claimed top speed of 180 km/h. The battery is said to offer a maximum range of 500 km (NEDC) on a single charge. The car has all-wheel drive.

The third car that will be showcased at this year's event is the T-Cross. It is a compact SUV based on the MQB platform. In the international market, the T-Cross is offered with 1.0-litre and 1.5-litre turbo petrol and 1.6-litre diesel engines.

Volkswagen will also unveil the Tiguan AllSpace at the 2020 Auto Expo. It is a 7-seater version of the Tiguan and is expected to come with a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine producing 178 BHP and 320 Nm of torque. It could get a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox and all-wheel drive.

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Default Tata Motors to showcase 26 vehicles at Auto Expo 2020, including 4 global unveil

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(Representative Image: Auto Expo 2017)

The Tata Motors pavallion will be showcasing aspirational, innovative mobility solution for a connected India, claimed the company. Tata Motors, India's largest automobile manufacturer by revenues will be showcasing a record 26 vehicles at the upcoming Auto Expo in Greater Noida. The showcase includes, 4 global unveils, 14 commercial and 12 passenger vehicle displays.
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The Tata Motors pavallion will be showcasing aspirational, innovative mobility solution for a connected India, claimed the company.

Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD of Tata Motors said the theme of company' pavallion at Auto Expo 2020 is Connected India: Responsible and Sustainable Mobility Solution.

"The theme will bring alive our future focus on CESS - connected, electric, shared and safe. We are excited to unveil our extensive range of future portfolio at Auto Expo 2020 which are not only BS VI ready, but are designed to enhance the value proposition for aspiring customers," added Butschek.

The company is building a common connected vehicle architecture, which will serve the entire portfolio across commercial, passenger and electric vehicles to enable the extended digital ecosystem of its customers.

The BS VI transition has been the single largest area of focus for the company and the significant range of BS VI products will be at display at the expo.
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Is this an exclusive SUV teaser? Does this mean there is no new Polo, no Virtus, nothing (?). Or, are we getting another teaser exclusively for cars?
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Is this an exclusive SUV teaser? Does this mean there is no new Polo, no Virtus, nothing (?). Or, are we getting another teaser exclusively for cars?
Vento replacement will come later after the launch of SUV's and NEW Polo is not yet planned for India,

Meanwhile the teasers appear across all VW sites,

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Auto Expo - The Motor Show 2020 ticket sales are live on BookMyShow.

So these tickets are for the event happening in India Exposition Mart in Greater Noida. I can see another event happening in Pragati Maidan called components (https://www.autoexpo.in/components-s...-expo-2020.pdf). What is this event and how different is it going to be from the Indian Expo one.
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MG Motor India will showcase 14 products at the Auto Expo 2020

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MG Motor India will showcase the future of mobility by demonstrating latest technologies and advancements in internet, electric and autonomous cars at the Auto Expo 2020 in Greater Noida next month. The company says that its pavilion will focus on internet, electric and autonomous cars, and will have a range of 14 cars across hatchback, sedans and utility vehicle segments, on display.
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Default MG E200 electric 2-seater to be showcased at Auto Expo 2020


The E200 is a perfect vehicle for congested urban areas with its 2497*1526*1616 mm (L*W*H) and a 3.8m turning radius.

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EVW can confirm that MG Motor India will display the Baojun E200 at the Auto Expo 2020 which opens 5 February, sporting the MG badge, as part of the 14-car lineup display. The E200 hit Chinese dealer showrooms last year as the SAIC-GM-Wuling’s second electric vehicle, carrying over 200 updates over its first attempt, the E100 (that came down for trials around the company’s Halol plant), including a new exterior, interior and higher range. The model launched in two variants priced at 54,800 yuan (Rs 5.67 lakh) and 64,800 yuan (Rs 6.71 lakh).
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The two-seater E200 has a range of 250 km under the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) conditions for a single charge, and it designed for the daily commuting needs in Chinese urban markets. It is powered by a higher-density 29 kW (38.88 hp) Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor that develops 110 Nm of torque to give it a top speed of less than 100 km/h. The vehicle measures a diminutive 2497*1526*1616 mm (L*W*H) with a 1600 mm wheelbase and a 3.8m turning radius that makes it ideal for congested cities. The cabin is designed with 11 storage areas, arm rest, hooks and foldable seat to accommodate large articles.

The E200 features Antilock Brakes (ABS) + Electric Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC), but does not have airbags. Other features include 7-Inch Color LCD Dashboard, LED headlamps, dual-channel speakers and the remote interactive system in the E200 provides drivers with info on charging, parking navigation, power supply and vehicle inspection.
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MG E200 to launch in India for under Rs. 10 lakh price?

EVW understands that MG Motor India does not intend to launch the E200, and is importing it for displaying low-cost innovation and the brand’s future-forward focus in the EV market. Earlier in the week the company unveiled the E300 in China which comes with bigger dimensions (2625/1647/1588 mm with a wheelbase of 1750 mm) with an optional two-row four-seat configuration. It is safe to assume then that MG Motor India’s affordable electric car launching in 2023 is not a vehicle from the existing SAIC carlines and that it would have rear doors and ample space for luggage.
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Mahindra to showcase 18 models at Auto Expo 2020, will include three production-ready EVs and one concept vehicle, among others.

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The company has also confirmed that it will unveil its future electric vehicle platform that will include connected vehicle tech. Additionally, Mahindra will showcase its BS6-compliant petrol engines, electric batteries types used in its vehicles, and charging station layouts as well. Its future initiatives of automotive waste recycling will also be on display.

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New Thar won't be part of Mahindra’s 18-model Auto Expo 2020 showcase; to be unveiled a little later.
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