Coronavirus Spread Raises Concern over Auto Expo in Noida

New Delhi : 29th January With a number of Chinese companies participating in Indian Auto Expo starting from February 5 to February 12, there are some concerns regarding large scale travel of participating company’s officials from China.

The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturer Association (SIAM) are meeting health ministry officials at Nirman Bhawan in Delhi today in order to ensure every possible precautionary measures in place.

Already thermal scanners have been installed at twenty one airports of the country. The association would discuss with health ministry whether there is a need for further steps to be taken as Auto Expo attracts large number of general visitors in the country.

Chines participation is important for the Expo this time as major Auto brands such as BMW, Audi, Honda, Ford, Toyota and some others are not participating in the event.

Around 20 per cent of the stalls in the Expo would be of Chinese companies. Some major Chinese brands are Great Wall, BYD and Saic.

Chinese stalls attract large crowd as they showcase innovating two and four wheelers at low cost as compared to the leading market brands. The Auto Expo in Greater Noida shall be open for general public from February 6.


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