The 8th edition of Busworld India was a grand success in showcasing the future of bus & coach industry. The event witnessed launch of many new vehicles, products and business tie-ups.
With 115 exhibitors and 8,000 business visitors, the 8th edition of Busworld India, an international B2B exhibition exclusively for the bus & coach industry organised by Interads Exhibition, concluded successfully at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bengaluru on August 31, 2018.
Busworld India offered an excellent opportunity for national & international bus and coach manufacturers, component manufacturers & suppliers, technology providers and market leaders to showcase their latest products, technology, services and solutions.
The 3 day exhibition saw participation by over 115 exhibitors including Tata Motors, Force Motors, MG Automotive, Olectra Greentech, MRF, Bridgestone, JTAC, Valeo Motherson, and Subros Ltd among others. International exhibitors from Germany, USA, Belgium, Spain, Turkey, China, Belarus, Korea, Austria and many other countries also showcased their latest products and services. The show witnessed a footfall of over 8,000 business visitors.
Speaking about Tata Motors’ sustainable public transportation solution in India, Rohit Srivastava, Product Line Head – Passenger Commercial Vehicle, Tata Motors, said, “Buses from Tata Motors are a hallmark of excellence and the range has adapted innovations to suit both Indian and global travel conditions. Under our Turnaround 2.0 strategy, we are aggressively focusing on introducing new range of products with improved features and state-of-the-art technological advancements. Our priority is to provide efficient, clean, safe, accessible and affordable value propositions to our customers. Our exhibits at the BusWorld 2018 are a testament of our best-in-class solutions tailored to the bus segment in India, with special focus on driver and passenger comfort and safety.”
MG Automotives, in a statement, said, “At MG, we consider BusWorld as our strategic partner in providing us the right platform in showcasing our Bus & Coach range and capabilities to the right audience (OEM’s, Retailers, Dealers and Suppliers) and create a brand visibility across India and abroad. We are glad to share that footfall at MG Pavillion was incredible since the first day of the event, and we are happy to close concrete orders for all our coach models displayed at the MG pavilion. In addition, we also had an opportunity to discuss strategic tie ups with other suppliers for tech transfer and product innovation. We acknowledge the extended support provided by Bus World team throughout the event and look forward to a grand showcasing at Bus World 2020.”
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of BOCI also took place on day 1 of the Busworld India 2018 and witnessed participation by BOCI members from across India. ASRTU Conference took place on Day 2 with topics like 'Electrification of public transport', 'Digital transaction towards efficient public transport system' etc.
The next edition of Busworld India would take place in August 2020 at Bengaluru.