16:48 | 10/06/2016 Society
The 13th International Exhibition on Automobile and Supporting Industries (AutoExpo 2016) opened at the International Convention Centre in Ha Noi on June 8.
A corner of AutoExpo 2016 in Ha Noi — Photo jetro.gov.jp
The four-day event showcased passenger cars, trucks, and buses, along with motorcycles, bicycles and special-purpose vehicles, in addition to materials and facilities for production and assembling of autos, motorcycles and bicycles, spare parts and accessorises.
Other services such as garage, repairing and maintenance, banking, insurance and counselling for production, business and consumption also attended the expo.
The exhibition attracted the participation of domestic manufacturers and automobile companies as well as businesses from Japan, Thailand, South Korea, and United States, in addition to Portugal, China, and Taiwan.
With an exhibition space spanning more than 7,000sq.m, commercial cars and special-purpose vehicles have become an advantage for the Vietnam AutoExpo in the recent years.
Vietnam Engine and Agricultural Machinery Corporation (VEAM) showcased many models of trucks and buses, which are the favourite ones in the domestic market such as VEAM trucks, Hyundai, Maz and Chang An. Other companies including FAW-Long Giang, Dong Phong, Inamco and Tin Quang, showed many new commercial vehicles.
At the event, a statistic revealed that nearly 59,700 cars were sold in the first three months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 23 per cent. Of these, passenger cars, commercial cars and special-purpose cars rose 6 per cent, 55 per cent and 57 per cent, respectively./.