Auto Shows, Auto Shows on TV

An Auto Show is a show relating to all automobile products. It is a platform for all automobile companies to showcase their future automobiles. Auto shows are specially welcomed by automobile lovers in and across the country.

Auto shows are generally awaited by automobile buffs in the country who want to get a glimpse of the latest and technically advanced auto product that will soon be out in the market. Auto shows are beneficial for both the company and the consumers because the automobile companies get the benefit on striking on spot deals and showcase their future products.

The auto expo is the biggest auto event in India which takes place every year Participants from nearly twenty-two countries share space in this grand event. The spacious lay out of the place provides ample opportunity to the car lovers to spend time with their favorite machines. It also provides businessmen with the correct ambience to strike business deals.

Some of the products that are featured in auto shows are:

  • Vehicles- Cars, Buses, Trucks, Motor Cycles, MUV's, SUV's,
  • Design Concepts
  • Auto Electronics
  • Auto finance and Leasing
  • Accessories
  • Components
  • Technology for auto industry
  • Auto lubricants
  • Fuel options

Auto shows on TV

Sunday 0700 Extreme Machines Discovery Channel
Sunday 0730 Auto Show CNBC
Sunday 1230 Motorsport Asia ESPN
Monday 0630 Int'l Motorsport News Star Sports
Monday 1300 Top Gear BBC World
Tuesday 1830 Wheelocity Z Business
Wednesday 2100 Cars Discovery
Friday 2100 WRC Highlights AXN
Saturday 1030 The Car & NDTV

Below is a list of some of the famous auto shows in the world

Frankfurt Auto show

The Frankfurt Auto show is the largest motor show in the world. It is held biennially in Frankfurt, Germany. Although it occurs on an annual basis, it alternates between passenger vehicles one year and commercial vehicles the next. This show I mostly dominated by European car manufacturers like Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche which use this show exclusively as a platform for launching their latest models. The popularity of the show is merely due to its magnanimity and spread of vehicles that is a rare sight in any other auto show in the world.

Geneva Auto show

The motor show held in Geneva every year is known as the International Geneva Motor Show. The show is organized by the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles, and is considered to be a very important auto show in Geneva. The show was first held in 1905 and since has been famous for showcasing major international combustion engine car models. Although Switzerland lacks an automobile industry of its own the show is regarded as one of the most prestigious auto shows in the globe. The Geneva Auto show was held on the 4th of March in 2010. The event was an absolute eye stealer with supercars like the latest version of the Lamborghini and Porche being showcased to make the auto show an instant success.

LA Auto show

The Los Angeles Auto show is held every year in the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event has come a long way since the first show in 1907. The show continued to grow till the 1930's but it had to face a few challenges after the Second World War. However the show picked up momentum in the 1950's and today is one of the most famous auto shows in the world.

Auto shows on TV

List of Auto shows in the World

Event Date Venue
Brussels Auto show Belgium 14 Jan Brussels Expo
Atlanta Journal Constitution International Auto Show 20 - 28 March Georgia USA
Autosport International Motorsport Show 16 Jan Birmingham UK
34th Bologna Salone Internazionale dell'automobile - Bologna Motor Show 4 - 8 Dec Bologna Italy
Chicago Auto Show 12 Feb McCormick place
Dallas Auto Show 3 - 7 March Dallas Convention Center
Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung 23 Sept Hanover, Germany
Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 3 - 12 Dec Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Montreal International Auto Show 15 Jan Montreal Canada
New York International Automobile Show 2 April The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Osaka Automesse Show 12 Feb Intex Osaka
Paris Mondial De L'Automobile 2 - 17 Oct Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
Canadian International Autoshow 21 Feb Rogers Centre, Ontario

List of Auto shows in India

Event Date Venue
Auto Show South 14 - 16 May Hyderabad International Trade Exposition Centre
Automotive Engineering Show 14 - 17 May Chennai Trade & Convention Centre
Autocomp 24 - 27 June Chennai Trade & Convention Centre,
India Car & Bike Show 24 - 27 June Chennai Trade & Convention Centre
Relio Quick Auto Mall 10 - 12 Sept Mumbai Exhibition Centre
India Automation Show 3 - 6 Dec Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
Hitec Commercial Vehicle Expo 9 - 12 Dec Hyderabad International Trade Exposition Centre
Auto Expo 2010 5 Jan Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

Last Updated on 1/3/2012