Auto Expo sees 2 mn visitors



The seven-day Auto Expo, which drew to a close today, had over 2 million enthusiasts passing through its doors to catch the buzz surrounding some of the most advanced cars showcased by global majors.

The global economic gloom notwithstanding, the show saw more new launches than any other previous edition, with international firms taking the lead and a total of 25 new models being unveiled.

The success of the expo is a testimony to India’s emergence as a global manufacturing hub, Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia said today at the valedictory function of the 10th Auto Expo.