The fifth edition of the ACMA Automechanika New Delhi aftermarket trade fair, the first physical event after the Covid-19 pandemic, is to be held from February 1-3, 2024 and has confirmed participation from over 500 exhibitors from 12 countries across 25,000 square metres at Pragati Maidan.
The three-day exhibition, organised by Frankfurt Trade Fairs India and ACMA, will showcase exclusive aftermarket solutions for two-wheelers, passenger, commercial and agricultural vehicles. It will open doors to wholesalers, distributors, traders of parts and components, professionals from car repair shops, garages, service stations, fleet management and develop networking and business opportunities.
Over 100 new exhibitors, four country pavilions
With more than 100 new entrants in this year’s event, it will feature an extensive, innovative and technologically advanced product showcase from the industry. Schaeffler, ZF India, Mahle Aftermarket, NRB Bearings, Mansons International, Subros, J K Fenner, Minda Corporation, RMP Bearings, Celette India and a number of other leading Indian brands will showcase their new solutions for the industry.
File photo of ACMA Automechanika New Delhi.
From the international front, the event will feature innovations from brands like Sampa Otomotiv, Liqui Moly, Industrias Del Recambio, and more from countries including USA, UAE, Germany, Russia, Korea, Italy, Belgium, Taiwan, Thailand and China.
The show will have a mega display of products and solutions from different categories like parts and components, electronics and connectivity, diagnostics and repair, accessories and customizing, car wash and care, dealer and workshop management, alternative drive systems and fuels, tires and wheels, body and paint and mobility as a service and autonomous driving.
Four dedicated international pavilions will be created from Germany, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand to bring national and international key players under one roof.
Vinnie Mehta, Director General, Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), said: “The automotive industry is experiencing significant growth, driving an increased demand for auto components and the aftermarket sector. The outlook for the industry is optimistic, given the continuous expansion of the market size and the notable growth in component exports, rising by 5 percent to US$ 20.1 billion in FY2023 from US$ 19.1 billion in FY2022. Notably, exports to North America, Europe, and Asia have witnessed growth in 2023 compared to the previous year. As this edition of Automechanika marks the first physical edition after Covid-19, we are delighted to witness the enthusiasm of exhibitors from both India and abroad, along with the support of associations and all stakeholders associated with the industry. This collective effort is set to create a vibrant showfloor once again.”
Sharing a similar sentiment, Raj Manek, Executive Director and Board Member, Messe Frankfurt Asia Holding, said, “The Indian vehicle industry including passenger, lightweight and heavy-duty vehicles is growing at a fast pace and India has witnessed this growth trend this year across these segments. The growth of vehicle sales is a clear indicator of growth for the auto components and aftermarket industry. We are excited to once again bring new solutions and technologies from India and around the world leading to propel this industry in the future.”
Knowledge-sharing sessions, conferences and discussions
To understand the key innovations, ongoing and upcoming trends and developments in the sector, the trade fair will also have knowledge-sharing sessions, conferences and discussions and plenty of industry networking through partnerships.
Supported by the Federation of All India Automobile Spare Parts Dealers’ Associations, (FAIASPDA), All India Automobile Workshops Association (AIAWA), Automotive Parts Merchants Association (APMA), European Garage Equipment Association (ESGA), AAMPACT, FIGIEFA (Federal Association of Manufacturers and Importers of Automotive Service Equipment) and ASA the synergy will lead to a tremendous contribution of their expertise and network once again at this edition.
The Automechanika brand is one of the most leading and influential events for the aftermarket business with numerous editions held across all the subsidiaries of Messe Frankfurt.