Riyadh Motor Show opens with 80 global firms
Riyadh, November 19, 2012
More than 80 of the world’s leading automotive players are taking part in the Riyadh Motor Show 2012, the 29th international exhibition for motor vehicles, which opened recently at Riyadh Exhibition Center.
The event was inaugurated by Dr Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al-Ohali, Deputy Minister for Transport Affairs. The show, featuring over 40 automobile brands and four banking institutions showcasing their latest automobile products and financing solutions will run until November 22.
Running concurrently with the Riyadh Motor Show 2012, is Saudi Autoshop 2012, the 15th international exhibition for auto repair, equipment, tools, parts and accessories, which has attracted more than 30 specialized companies.
More than 90,000 trade visitors from Saudi Arabia and all over the world are expected to attend the Saudi Autoshop 2012 and Riyadh Motor Show 2012, which is sponsored by Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Castrol.
Riyadh Motor Show and Saudi Autoshop collectively serve as a premier business-to-business platform to leverage the robust growth potential of the Saudi automotive market and introduce the latest car models, technology, services and financial solutions.
The exhibitions, forming the longest-running and one of the most important industry events in the Middle East, also provide an ideal gateway for investors, car manufacturers and distributors to take advantage of Saudi's promising growth potential, offering direct access to key market segments in the country.
Riyadh Motor Show 2012 is displaying the latest models of passenger cars, station wagons, sports utility vehicles (SUV), pick-up trucks, motorcycles, special purpose vehicles, and 4x4 vehicles. It also includes automobile financing and insurance services.
Saudi Autoshop, on the other hand, features the kingdom’s largest gathering of leading auto parts suppliers and auto service providers from all over the world.
The two shows cover nearly 20,000 sq m gross floor space at Riyadh Exhibition Center. – TradeArabia News Service
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