China Is The Flavour Of The Upcoming Auto Expo


Auto Expo 2020 is around the corner. With all the buzz around many homegrown automakers as well as established foreign players choosing to drop out of the biennial event, it is the Chinese automakers who are hitting the headlines for thronging the mega event with as much as 20% of the space at the event. Amongst the host of Chinese, the bigger ones are the SAIC- launched under Morris Garages (MG) Motor brand in India, Great Wall Motors, BYD Motors, Changan and FAW Haima in Auto Expo 2020. Besides, at least half a dozen two-wheeler companies in the electric space are also showcasing their brands and products. SAIC’s MG Motor riding high on the successful launch of its SUV Hector in the India market which is propelling enthusiasm from other Chinese peers. MG first fully electric vehicle eZS will be the first Chinese product in the EV and will be hitting the Indian market soon. The week-long event starting from February 5 will also have the participation of regular auto brands like Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai Motor, Mahindra&Mahindra, Tata Motors and Kia Motor among others. Skoda and Volkswagen brand which gave this biennial event a miss in 2018 are also making a comeback this year. However, Japanese automaker Honda Motor and Toyota are not participating in the 2020 Motor Show citing its lack of future product schedule not in-line with the expo.