15:33 | 04/05/2017 Society
The Vietnam Motorcycle Show 2017 opened in Ho Chi Minh City, on May 4, with big names in the industry from home and abroad participating in the event.
The exhibition, the second edition, is being held against a backdrop of numerous challenges facing domestic manufacturers and importers.
A wide range of models, starting from commercial and sport bikes to motors, were showcased at the exhibition.
A number of activities were also held during the event, including driving games and a freestyle motocross performance by Japanese athletes, funded by Yamaha.
The event also gathered 55 trademarks of support industries and spare part providers as well as relevant industries, including foreign brands including Motul, Michelin, Caltex, Total, Nissin and Quik Fix.
The exhibition will be on till May 7.
According to the Vietnam Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers, last year, automatic motorcycles accounted for 45 percent of total sales.
Vietnam’s motorcycle market is expected to continue growing in 2017, the association added.