Conceived in 1985, the Auto Expo debuted in 1986 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The 9 day show was a path-breaking event and a window for technology transfers, since it showed how the Indian Automotive industry was absorbing new technologies and promoting indigenous R&D for adapting these technologies for the rugged Indian conditions.
Over the years, the show grew from strength to strength and by 2006, it had begun to see new launches, concept vehicles, trade dialogues and huge overseas participation. In 2008, it was accredited by Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles (OICA), cementing its reputation as one of the world's most premier auto shows. Today, the Auto Expo is eagerly awaited by trade and fans alike, for the opportunities it affords for growth and a peek into the future.
Greater Noida Industrial Development Area falls within the National Capital Region of India's capital - New Delhi and is adjacent to Noida, one of the largest industrial townships in Asia. Just 35 minutes from Delhi via the state-of-the-art Taj Expressway, Greater Noida offers an uncongested, pollution-free environment, with world-class facilities - Shopping Centres, Medical facilities, Aesthetically developed Theme Parks and Entertainment Complexes and even a 222 acres international designer Golf Course. It also has India's only Formula 1 race track, the Budh International Circuit.
The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) is the apex body representing the interest of the Indian Auto Component Industry. Its membership of over 800 manufacturers contributes more than 90% of the auto component industry’s turnover in the organised sector. ACMA is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Association.
The Indian auto-component industry registered a turnover of Rs. 2,92,184 crore (USD 43.55 billion) growing by 14.3 per cent, and exports grew by 3.1 per cent to Rs.73,128 crore (USD 10.90 billion) in 2016-17, registering a CAGR of 11 percent over a period of six year. ACMA has played a pivotal role in supporting its members in export development and in discovering new market opportunities, currently the industry exports to more than 160 countries.
ACMA’s charter is to develop a globally competitive Indian Auto Component Industry and strengthen its role in national economic development as also promote business through international alliances.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes.
CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded in 1895, India's premier business association has over 8,500 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 200,000 enterprises from around 265 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.
CII charts change by working closely with Government on policy issues, interfacing with thought leaders, and enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and business opportunities for industry through a range of specialized services and strategic global linkages. It also provides a platform for consensus-building and networking on key issues.
Extending its agenda beyond business, CII assists industry to identify and execute corporate citizenship programmes. Partnerships with civil society organizations carry forward corporate initiatives for integrated and inclusive development across diverse domains including affirmative action, healthcare, education, livelihood, diversity management, skill development, empowerment of women, and water, to name a few.
As a developmental institution working towards India's overall growth with a special focus on India@75 in 2022, CII is committed to job creation; skill development and training; affirmative action; women parity; new models of development; sustainability; corporate social responsibility, governance and transparency.
With 67 offices, including 9 Centres of Excellence, in India, and 11 overseas offices in Australia, Bahrain, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Iran, Singapore, South Africa, UK, and USA, as well as institutional partnerships with 355 counterpart organizations in 126 countries, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community.
The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) is a not-for-profit apex national body representing all major vehicle and vehicular engine manufacturers in India.
SIAM works towards supporting sustainable development of the Indian Automobile Industry with the vision that India emerges as the destination of choice in the world for design and manufacture of automobiles. It works towards facilitating enhancement of the competitiveness of the Indian Automobile Industry, reducing cost of vehicles, increasing productivity and achieving global standards of quality.
SIAM provides a window to the Automobile Industry in India and works closely with stakeholders in the formulation of the economic and commercial policies, regulations and standards relating to automobiles. It provides economic and statistical information as well as technical and public policy services to the stakeholders on behalf of Indian Automobile Industry. It publishes Monthly Industry Statistics, Monthly Commodity Price Monitor and other periodic reports. It also organises seminars and workshops on the topics of topical relevance and interest to the industry. For carrying out various public policy activities, particularly in the field of road safety and environment, SIAM has partnered with other stake holders and set up the Society for Automotive Fitness & Environment (SAFE).
SIAM works closely with the Government and with international bodies like International Organisation of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA), International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA) and coordinate with other counterpart international associations like, German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA), The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), Korean Automobile Manufacturer Association (KAMA), The Thai Automotive Industry Association (TAIA), Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA), Indonesian Automotive Industry Association (GAIKINDO), ASEAN Automotive Federation (AAF), etc.
SIAM, jointly with ACMA and CII organises Auto Expo, a widely awaited biennial auto exhibition showcasing the trends in the Auto Industry. SIAM also organises regional as well as segment specific shows across the country.
SIAM aims to promote safety, address air quality improvement, compliance with standards and promotes growth with responsibility.
To achieve this, SIAM focuses on several areas: