The Organization Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles is an association of manufacturers of automobile. This organization has it’s headquarter in Paris and was formed in the year 1919. This is the organization that looks after the auto shows that are held in different parts of the world. The nation’s automobile organization along with OICA organizes the auto shows that showcase automobiles from almost all leading manufacturers. Here we have listed top ten world’s best auto shows that are held in various corners of the world.
10. AutoRAI, Amsterdam
The Amsterdam International Motor Show which is also referred as the AutoRAI is organised in Amsterdam every second year. This motor show is held at the Amsterdam RAI complex. AutoRAI is being organised in Amsterdam right from 1900. AutoRAI is organised in every odd year in Amsterdam. All the leading automobile manufacturers ranging from Audi, Jaguar, Skoda, Suzuki, Rover, Hyundai, Honda, Ford, Mercedes Benz, Nissan, Fiat, Mitsubishi, Toyota, Volvo and others have been part of this auto show for years. The next AutoRAI is going to be organised from 2nd to 14th April 2013. This auto show is among the most visited auto show held in any part of the world.
9. Barcelona Motor Show, Barcelona
The Auto Show of Spain which is known as the Barcelona International Motor Show is held every second year in the city of Barcelona, Spain. The next motor show here in Barcelona is going to be held in the month of May 2013. Almost every automobile manufacturer is expected to be present in this highly popular auto show held in Spain. Various new cars, accessories, automobile parts, bike are launched during the Barcelona International Motor Show. This auto show is also famous for the seminars that are held to teach the people about the automobiles and giving them driving tips.
8. British International Motor Show, London
British International Motor Show is an Auto Show which is organised in the city of London, United Kingdom. British International Motor Show made its debut in the year 1903 and since then it has been consistently organised every second year till 2008. The Auto Show was cancelled in the year 2010 and again in the year 2012 because the country was facing recession. The show was earlier held at Crystal Palace, Olympia but then the venue was shifted to National Exhibition Centre which is in Birmingham. Society of Motor Manufacturer and Traders is the responsible body that organises this auto show in London.
7. Auto Expo, New Delhi
The Auto Expo takes place in New Delhi, India. This is a periodic auto show that is held in the capital city of India. This auto show is organized in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi under the collective effort of ACMA, CII and SIAM. Auto Expo held in New Delhi is the largest auto show that is held in Asia and it is the second largest motor show in whole world. The first auto expo in New Delhi was organised in the year 1986 and from then on this show is organised every periodic year. The last time this expo was organised in the year 2012 and the next auto show in New Delhi is going to be held in the year 2014. All leading car manufacturer of the world were present during the last show held here in 2012.
6. Tokyo Motor Show, Tokyo
Tokyo Motor Show is held every second year in Tokyo, Japan. This auto show is generally organised in the month of October or November at a place called as Makuhari Messe which is in Chiba City, Japan. The show is organised under the flags of Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA). This auto show is famous throughout the world as more concept cars are launched here than at any place throughout the world. The first Tokyo Motor Show was held in the year 1955. Over the years the venue of the Auto Show has been shifted many times due one or the other reasons.
5. North American International Auto Show, Detroit
North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is the Auto Show which is held every year in the city of Detroit, Michigan. The Auto Show is organised mostly in the month of January at the Cobo Center. In 2013 this Auto Show is going to be held from 14th January to 27th January. North American International Auto Show was first organised in the year 1907 and since then it is organised almost every year. The Auto Show also has charity previews which are organised so as to collect money for various charity organizations. Almost all the car and bike manufacturers showcase their cars and bikes at this world wide famous Auto Show.
4. Salon International de L’ Auto, Geneva
Salon International de L’ Auto which is also known as the International Geneva Motor Show is conducted every year in the city of Geneva, Switzerland. This Auto Show is organised in a convention centre which is named as Geneva Palexpo. This is one of the most important Auto Show that is organised anywhere in the world. This International Auto Show was held for the first time in the year 1905 and from then on it is conducted every year. The Auto Show which was conducted in the year 2012 was the 82nd edition of the Auto Show held in Geneva. All the concept car production company and the commercial car production companies are always present in the Auto Show that is held here in Switzerland.
3. European Motor Show, Brussels
The Auto Show held in the country of Belgium is known as the European Motor Show. This show is conducted in the city of Brussels every second year. The European Motor Show is held under the flags of FEBIAC. The first Auto Show was here organised in the year 1902 and since then it is organised every second year. The show was not organised only during the first and the second world year, except that it is held every periodic year. The 90th version of the Auto Show was held in January 2012. Each and every automobile producing company gives its attendance here in Brussels during the European Motor Show.
2. Mondial de L’ Automobile, Paris
Mondial de L’ Automobile also called as the Paris Motor Show is organised ever since it was started in the year 1898. Earlier it was called as the Salon de L’ Automobile which was later renamed as Mondial de L’ Automobile. This is one of the most attended Auto Show that is held in any corner of the world. Currently the Auto Show is organised at a place called as the Paris Expo which is at Porte de Versailles, Paris. This motor show is generally held in the month of October. This auto show is considered as the first Auto Show which was held in the world.
1. Internationale Automobil Ausstellung, Frankfurt
Internationale Automobil Muskellunge, also known as the Frankfurt Auto Show is held in the city of Frankfurt, Germany. This Auto Show is considered as the largest and best Auto Show organized biennially in the whole world. The show is organized in Frankfurt am Main which occupies 12 buildings. The show is organized by Association of the German Automotive Industry. The last show was organised here in the year 2011 and now the next Auto Show is scheduled to be held here in 2013. The show which was organized in the year had almost 1000 exhibitors. This is undoubtedly the best auto show organized in whole world.