Tyrexpo India and GarageXpo India 2017 brought together 2,017 trade visitors and close to 80 exhibitors from 30 countries on a unifying platform to explore innovative products and solutions, be updated on developing trends, as well as to network to forge valuable connections.
According to the India Tyre Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020 report, the tyre market in India is forecast to be dominated by the two-wheeler tyre segment, in volume terms, through 2020. Rising vehicle sales, including two wheelers, passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, medium & heavy commercial vehicles, three-wheelers and OTR vehicles, coupled with the country’s overall automotive fleet being in excess of 150 million vehicles, have established the country as one of the largest tyre markets in Asia-Pacific.
More than 3,000 industry players from within India and the surrounding regions to converge, explore new business opportunities, and to exchange ideas, product, technologies and solutions relevant to the India market.
Event highlights such as TyreTalk/GarageTalk Seminar and Tyrexpo/GarageXpo Technical Workshop were well-received during the 3 days show. The TRiLA Awards, which took place last evening, witnessed some giant companies in the Rubber & Tyre industry come together to celebrate the achievement of individuals and companies in different categories.
Key players such as Apollo Tyres, Bridgestone Tyres and Yokohama Tire were among the big winners on the night. Apollo Tyres won Hatch Back Tyre of the Year, TBR Tyre of the Year, TRiLA Company of the Year as well as The Best Marketing Person of the Year Award. Yokohama Tires followed closely with two awards including Tyre of the Year Up Sizing and SUV Tyre of the Year while Bridgestone Tyres fetched the awards of Tyre of the Year Luxury and TRiLA Sedan Tyre of the Year.
Tyrexpo India and GarageXpo India will be back in 2018 in New Delhi, India on 19 – 21 June. The next Tyrexpo will be held in Africa on 10 – 12 April 2018 at Gallagher Convention Centre Hall 3, Johannesburg, South Africa. For more information, visit www.tyrexposeries.com.