The 28th International Exhibition for Motor Vehicles, and Saudi Autoshop 2010 – The 14th International Exhibition for Auto Repair Equipment, Tools, Parts and Accessories, will be inaugurated tomorrow (5 December 2010 / 29 Dhu al Hijjah 1431) at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Held under the patronage of H.E. the Minister of Transport Dr. Jubarah bin Eid Al-Suraiseri, the concurrent shows will run until 9 December 2010 / 3 Muharram 1432 and are expected to attract more than 85,000 visitors. Al Rajhi Bank will be extending its support to the five-day event as the diamond sponsor of the show.
Riyadh Motor Show and Saudi Autoshop collectively serve as a premier business-to-business platform to leverage the robust growth potential of the Saudi automotive market and introduce the latest car models, technology, services and financial solutions. The exhibitions, forming the longest-running and most important industry event in the Middle East, also provide an ideal gateway for investors, car manufacturers and distributors to take advantage of Saudi's promising growth potential, offering direct access to key market segments in the country.
Mohammad Al Hussaini, Deputy General Manager at Riyadh Exhibitions Company, said: "Saudi Arabia has a very promising long-term growth outlook driven by a number of strategic advantages such as strong purchasing power, steady population growth, low tariffs on imported cars and minimal fuel cost. The excellent market conditions are reflected in the impressive guest list of this year's Riyadh Motor Show and Saudi Autoshop, which have once again gathered all of the leading industry players in the automotive sector, along with thousands of trade buyers and visitors who have confirmed their participation. Moreover, a very impressive array of new cars, accessories, automotive solutions and value-added services are being showcased, so this is truly an event that should not be missed by all automotive professionals and enthusiasts."
Riyadh Motor Show 2010 has arranged to showcase the latest models of passenger cars, station wagons, Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV), pick-up trucks, motorcycles, Special Purpose Vehicles, and 4x4 vehicles. It will also include automobile financing and insurance services. Saudi Autoshop 2010 will present a premium collection of the latest automobile accessories and repair service equipment; gas station equipment; automobile parts; tires, exhausts and batteries; and automobile care products.
Riyadh Motor Show will also offer test drive opportunities within the external areas of the expo zone, presenting visitors a rare opportunity to get behind the wheel of some of the finest vehicles in the world.