Not one, but two simultaneous major international automotive tradeshows were recently held at the SMX Convention Center. Philauto ‘15, which is the Philippines, number one tradeshow on auto parts, accessories, service and repair equipment has integrated the first ever Philippines Truck and Bus Show 2015 that showcased the latest commercial vehicles in this sector.
The event saw 150 exhibiting companies that were represented at Philauto ’15. This included pavilions from China, India, Malaysia, Taiwan and Singapore. Major exhibitors and sponsors include Bosch, Caltex, Delo, 3M, Hella, Liquimoly, Snap On Isuzu, Kia, and Scania. According to event organizer Mr. Richard Yew, Regional Vice President of AMB Events Group, 85% of the exhibitors are from overseas and many of them are manufacturers looking for distributors here in the Philippines. Products on the show include tires, brake pads, spark plugs, gear boxes, clutch discs, power transmission, belts, bearings, starters, fan motors lubricants, service and repair equipment.
Philauto ’15 was hosted by the Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturers Association of the Philippines (MVPMAP) and supported by key automotive industry associations. “The MVPMAP is pleased to support Philauto ’15 as this will provide our members with an excellent opportunity for our members to see new products build new partnerships and also explore investments in the Philippines,” said Mr. Ferdinand Raquelsantos President MVPMAP
The Philippines Bus & Truck Show treated everyone to with the latest range of commercial vehicles from major brands such as Isuzu, Scania and Mahindra. “We are pleased to introduce the Philippines Truck and Bus Show to the Philippines to meet the industry’s need for a platform where truckers and bus operators can source for commercial vehicles and get updated on the latest technological developments, Furthermore, buyers can also get the chance to test drive and win prizes.” Mr. Yew added.
The Philippines Bus and Truck Show is supported by the confederation of truckers Association Philippines (CTAP) that groups together over 1,000 trucking companies. According to its president Mr. Edgardo Olgado, “The staging of this show comes at an opportune time as economic activities in the country has significantly picked up and the demand for logistical services has experienced a strong demand and this event is just what our members are waiting for.”