Companies to flaunt futuristic stuff at Auto Expo

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Leading automobile companies said on Monday they will showcase new possibilities, automotive safety and a whole gamut of futuristic technologies in the Auto Expo 2016 to be held from February 5 to 9.

India’s second largest car manufacturer Hyundai Motors India Ltd (HMIL) will showcase its vehicles and technologies under the ‘Experience Hyundai’ theme at the exposition to be held in Greater Noida, near here.

“Under the ‘Experience Hyundai’ theme, the Hyundai pavilion will showcase many exciting and innovative products from Hyundai’s international and domestic line-up on 12 zones with 17 products,” said a statement from the South Korean auto giant.

Hyundai will unveil its global Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) Hyundai Tucson and flaunt its performance sub-brand N under its Future Zone in The Hyundai Pavilion.

Other Hyundai zones slated to add excitement are Premium Zone with Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis, Sports Zone, Safety Zone and an Engagement Zone will engage visitors with Hyundai’s digital innovations.

Eicher Trucks and Buses will exhibit its next generation fleet management solutions for achieving profitability.

“We are introducing technologically advanced telematics which will ensure optimum fuel management, engine management and uptime management that are seen in advanced economies,” said Vinod Aggarwal, the CEO of Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles (VECV), in a statement.

Participating for the second time in Auto Expo, Japanese auto giant Nissan will showcase an amalgamation of the past, present and future with its brand Datsun.

Crossover vehicle Datsun Go-cross Concept will make its India debut in the Auto Expo while Datsun Bluebird 1600 SS (510) rally car will bring alive Nissan’s 1970s’ motorsport glory.

“Enriched versions of the the Datsun GO and the Datsun GO+ will also be shown. The Datsun GO+ Smart display vehicle will invite showgoers inside to experience its roomy interior space and tempt them with onboard gaming consoles,” said Datsun in a statement.

Nissan itself will showcase its autonomous drive technology EPORO. Designed to travel in groups, EPORO robots will mimic the behaviour of a school of fish in avoiding obstacles without colliding with each other.

The Japanese giant has incorporated cricket into its theme at the show. Celebrating the forthcoming ICC World 20-20 tournament, Nissan is launching the world cup themed limited edition Terrano and Micra along with a Terrano special edition and a sports version of Sunny sedan.

It will also showcase refreshed models of its product lineup at the Auto Expo.

Indian vehicle telematics technology company Trak N Tell will unveil its automotive safety product Intellisafe the event.

“This latest version of our product is a complete solution to stay connected to a vehicle and ensure timely notifications in case of any mis-happening through our voice calling feature,” said Trak N Tell founder and CEO Pranshu Gupta in a statement.

Intellisafe features include Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking, predictive engine failure, preventive maintenance and fuel monitoring system among others.

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