The biennial automobile extravaganza, the Auto Expo, was held at Expo Mart in Greater Noida from 5th February 2016 to 9th February 2016.
Sixty five auto manufacturers exhibited their products from across the globe at the expo. Some pavilions also featured works from leading institutes of the country like the IIT and MIT.
With over 108 new products being launched and unveiled and over 6,01,914 footfalls received over the last one week it will strengthen the belief of manufacturers in the Indian automotive industry.
Adding to the glamour quotient were Katrina Kaif, Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Manoj Bajpayee, Alia Bhatt, Taapsee Pannu, Karan Singh Grover. Some of the leading cricketers of the country like Zaheer Khan, Virat Kohli, Piyush Chawla along with the God of cricket Sachin Tendulkar.
The Auto Expo organizers had made elaborate arrangements to ensure maximum participation of people. The DND toll road was made free for three hours in the morning as well as evening everyday to ensure smooth movement of traffic. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) also pitched in by giving six metro stations as the venue for sale of tickets. 90 DTC buses daily provided free shuttle service to visitors from the Botanical Garden metro station in Noida to the Expo Mart in Greater Noida. Apart from these, there were 20 red DTC buses connecting the venue to the parking areas created for the Auto Expo.