Bangkok International MotorShow faces the oddsPOSTED BY Yamin Vong ON 21 July 2020
First International Autoshow in the new normal of the Covid19 pandemic
Photo editor: Charnchai Petchin
Story: Yamin Vong
This will be the first time in decades that the 41st Bangkok International Motor Show is rolled out as a mixed virtual and physical show in response to Covid19 and the new normal.
Kudos to the Grand Prix International Public Company Limited group for its “the show must go on” attitude displayed at the Challenger Hall, IMPACT Maung Thong Thani at the launching of the show today.
“Even though at the beginning of the year, Thailand and the world encountered the Covid19 pandemic, the leading car and motorcycle companies agreed to reschedule and continue with the 41st Bangkok International Motor Show.
“This affirms BIMS as the leading automotive exhibition in Southeast Asia” said Dr. Prachin Eamlumnow, CEO of GPI PCL and the founder of the show.
All major brands filled up the area of over 170,000 square meters. The show has been prepared in accordance with the new normal way of life by setting preventive measures in conformity with the government regulations.
The automotive brands attending the 41st Bangkok International Motor Show include Ford, BMW, MINI, SUZUKI, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Maserati, Mazda, Nissan, Toyota, Lexus, Honda, Audi, MG, Isuzu, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Volvo, Land Rover, Jaguar, Kia, FOMM, Lamborghini, Subaru, Hyundai Truck& Bus, Takano, Royal Enfield, BMW Motorrad, Vespiario, A.P.Honda, Thai Suzuki, Kawasaki, Yamaha, BAJAJ, KTM, Husquervana, and Triumph.