Nine UK companies helped to make the inaugural Automechanika New Delhi event in India a resounding success.
Making the trip to India’s capital for the show were representatives from Allmakes 4×4, Automotive Distributors Ltd, Mini Gears, Motive Components Ltd, Primalec, Ranger Stork/Magnocrest, Scorpion Automotive Ltd and Turbo Technics Ltd. The SMMT was also present.
The UK contingent helped to bolster the 112 international exhibitors at the show, joined by 149 from India itself. The New Delhi event was a first for Automechanika orgnaniser’s Messe Frankfurt, but an important one nonetheless. New Delhi contributes 22 percent of India’s manufacturing GDP.
Honourable Minister for Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises Shri Praful Patel said: “ACMA Automechanika New Delhi is a very important show to India’s automotive industry. India today produces high-quality components and has a strong manufacturing base. In addition, the country’s growing economy is a key indicator of the rapid development in the automotive industry, and is poised for extraordinary growth. A show like this gives India’s auto industry the perfect chance to showcase its current progress.”