ACMA Automechanika New Delhi is india’s first ever trade exhibition held at New Delhi from 8th to 10th Feb 2013. The Automechanika is specialized and dedicated to the auto-component aftermarket.
Apart from companies product display, the seminars were eye opener for audiences with topics on trends and regulations of aftermarket. The focus on the booming opportunities and learning’s for India from trends in the world’s developed aftermarkets.
JD Power Asia Pacific, MD, Mr Mohit Arora suggested focusing on importance of “end customer” that still lacks in the industry. The debate on OEM’s change of mind set to control auto component sales were highlights during seminars. The panel discussed about “Right to repair” act which does not exist in India. Ernst & Young presenter Mr. Rakesh Batra highlighted in his presentation about the opportunity to focus on opportunities for “unorganized” car workshops. PAE representative replied to audiences’ question about the use of ecommerce for spares at retail which he thinks is still at early stage to explore it. Mr Arun Dey from Reliance Autozone highlighted potential of retail in car accessories.
Improving the Auto components value chain and cutting costs – Lessons from China were more topics for discussion in the seminar.
ACMA would definitely bring change in the Indian aftermarket Industry and facilitates worldwide trends.
Reporting: MeriCAR Team