Auto show days return, car companies’ hopes rise, this is Europe’s first major auto event after the pandemic

After months of work from home and zoom call meetings, CEOs of car companies are now getting a chance to meet. The IAA Mobility Auto Show, which is going to start on Monday in Munich, Germany, is giving them this platform. This is Europe’s first major auto event since the pandemic. Well-known auto companies are participating in this event going to be held in Munich’s city center. However, due to the concern of the Delta variant, companies are sending their own small teams. Still, the auto industry expects the show to usher in big deals.

Mercedes, Volkswagen, Daimler, BMW are all set to showcase their new models and EVs. In the show, visitors will be able to take a test ride of more than one battery-powered SUV, cars, scooters on a track of about 11 km long. According to the report of Alix Partners, the big auto makers are going to spend 24 lakh crores by 2025 to convert their lineup to electric. In such a situation, auto shows can tell better about the innovation happening in the industry.

In the show, Audi will show the concept model of its fully electric car Grand Sphere. Mercedes may offer four models. The Renault Magne may show a glimpse of the e-tech. EV maker Smart will be joining the show for the first time. In view of the concern of the companies regarding Corona, the organizers are holding programs at outdoor places, so that the participants can get enough space.

Source: Bhaskar

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