Forty firstfruits at the Barcelona Automobile Show beginning on May 11Automotive News
The 39th edition of Automobile Barcelona, to be held from 11 to 21 May at the Fira de Barcelona fairground in Montjuic, will have 90 companies and 25 startups that will combine tradition and technology within the automotive world. The Hall will be divided into two: the Connected Hub for professionals and the Motorshow for the general public.
Taking advantage of the pull of the Mobile World Congress, the name was changed to the automobile fair by introducing the name Automobile.
Enrique Lacalle, president of the show, stated that “the Automobile Barcelona is a unique and pioneering show that focuses on automobile connectivity, sustainability and intelligent driving”. He also stressed that the marks will reveal in this event “the last of the last”, including 40 firsts.
The event will be attended by Mariano Rajoy, in charge of inaugurating the event and to which the brands will insist on the need to launch another plan of aid to the purchase that helps to recover the market of individuals. It will also have during its course with several important political personalities like Carles Puigdemont or Juan Ignacio Zoido.
Last year, 70,000 commercial offers were delivered to the public by the brands and this year the figures are expected to be even higher. “The effect of Automobile Barcelona will be noticed in the sales figures for 2017 and especially in the balance of May and June,” said Lacalle.
POR Expansion.com – MAdrid @expansioncom – 05/04/2017 – (Translation Soft)