India’s biggest motor show ended earlier this week, but not without creating maximum buzz in all industry segments. Despite the fact that many two-wheeler manufacturers were missing from the event, including the likes of Bajaj Auto and Royal Enfield, there was a lot on offer for motorcycle and scooter aficionados. Homegrown companies like Hero and TVS showcased some mind-blowing concepts, while many of their Japanese rivals focused more on practicality and production-ready two-wheelers. Overall, the two-wheeler section of the show was action-packed, writes Shams Naqvi.
Auto Expo, India’s biggest show for cars and bikes was back this week with all the usual fanfare and lots of new offerings. More than 22 manufacturers showcased their strong product portfolios for the year ahead, leaving petrolheads in the audience spellbound. The focus this year is also on electric vehicles, hybrids and cars that run on fuel-cell technology—in other words, the big theme here is the future of mobility. Some highlights of the event. By Shams Naqvi.