2015 India Auto Expo Chennai Trade Centre

The 10th Auto Expo 2010

The Silver Jubilee edition of Auto Expo happened from Jan 5 to 11, 2010 witnessed nearly 72 launches. This included more than 10 global launches comprising passenger vehicles and two-wheelers.

The show was inaugurated by Mr Kamal Nath, Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India and Mr Vilasrao Deshmukh, Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. The show was also visited by media from over 19 countries.
Production and Concept car launches
Mahindra Thar displayed at the expo

Volkswagen Polo
Tata Aria
Skoda Yeti
Fiat Punto Trendz
Jaguar XJ
Honda Brio
Toyota Etios Sedan and Hatchback
Hyundai i10 electric concept
Chevrolet Aveo CNG
Chevrolet Beat
Audi Q7
Maruti Suzuki Kizashi
Fiat Linea T-Jet
Chevrolet Captiva Extreme
Chevrolet e-Spark
Maruti Eeco
Mahindra Thar[32]

Two Wheeler launches

Honda CB Twister
Hero Honda Karizma ZMR
Kawasaki Ninja 250R
TVS Wego
Bajaj Pulsar 135
Yamaha Fazer (India)
TVS Apache RTR 180
TVS Jive
Royal Enfield Classic 350[33]
Bajaj Pulsar 220

The 9th Auto Expo 2008

9th Edition of Auto Expo saw the launch of the much awaited and eagerly anticipated Tata Nano. The expo happened from 10 to 17 January 2008, it attracted 1.8 million visitors and generated business worth Rs. 20,000 Crores through 2000 exhibitors and the display area was 1.2 Lakh square. The event had 65 manufacturers and more than 1,900 auto component makers. More than 31 new product / facelift and 4 global launches happened during the expo.[34][35]
Tata Nano at the Auto Expo
Production/Concept Car Launches

Tata Nano
Chevrolet Captiva
Mercedes C-Class
Mercedes CLK 350
Audi A4
Skoda Fabia
Tata Sumo Grande
Tata Indigo CS
Tata Xenon
Tata Indica Vista
Volkswagen up! concept
Volkswagen Jetta
BMW M3 Coupe
Bajaj small car concept
Honda Jazz
Honda Civic Hybrid
Hyundai Santro LPG
Maruti Ritz or Suzuki Splash
Maruti Suzuki A-Star concept
Chevrolet Adhra concept
Mahindra Xylo
Volvo S80
Volvo XC60
Volvo C70 Convertible

Two Wheeler launches

Honda Aviator Honda Unicorn CBF Concept Honda CBR600RR Kawasaki Ninja 1000R
The 8th Auto Expo 2006

With more than 1,000 participants, 300 overseas companies and 22 countries—including country-level participation from China, Germany, Italy, Taiwan and UK. The Expo covers an area of over 70,000 sq meters in New Delhi`s Pragati Maidan. The Expo was jointly organized by the Automotive Components Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).[36][37]
Production/Concept Car Launches

Mitsubishi Lancer Cedia
Skoda Yeti Concept
Skoda Superb
Skoda Octavia RS
Skoda Laura RS
Honda FCX concept
Honda CRV
Honda Civic
Honda City ZX CVT
Mahindra Scorpio Hybrid
Mahindra Bijilee Concept

The 7th Auto Expo 2004

7th edition of Auto Expo spanned for 5 days from 7th to 11th Jan 2004. The key OEM exhibitors were Maruti, Hyundai, Tata Motors, Nissan, Skoda, Audi, Volkswagen and Daimler Chrysler. The display area was 10,300 sq. mts.[38]
The 6th Auto Expo 2002

The 6th edition of the Auto Expo was held from 15 to 22 January 2002. The show witnessed international participation from 20 countries and exhibitors from China, the Czech Republic, France, Greece, Germany, Israel, Iran, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, the UAE and the USA.[39]
Production/Concept Car Launches

Fiat Palio
Ashok Leyland Luxury buses
Honda Scooters
Hindustan Motors Ambassador facelif
Hyundai Santro facelift
Tata Indigo Marina
Skoda Fabia
Toyota Qualis facelift
Toyota Camry
Hyundai Accent

The 5th Auto Expo 2000

The 5th Edition of Auto expo was held in Pragiti Maidan from 12 to 18 January 2000. The event was inaugurated by Late.Mr.Murasoli Maran, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry. The expo covered 65,000 sq.m in display area through 18 halls and 20 participating countries. The expo had close to a million visitors and more than 25 new models were launched.[40]
The 4th Auto Expo 1998

The 4th Edition of Auto expo was held in Pragiti Maidan from 15 to 21 January 1998.
Production/Concept Car Launches

Tata Indica V1
Daewoo Matiz
Hyundai Santro
Fiat Palio
Skoda Felicia
Ford Fiesta
Maruti Zen
Fiat Uno
Daewoo Cielo
Opel Astra
Ford Escort
Mitsubishi Lancer
Honda City
Tata Safari
Tata Sierra
Tata Sumo
Mahindra Armada
Mercedes E-Class
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