2016 Manila International Auto Show: A Brief Timeline

Published On By Sanchit Agarwal at CarBay

MANILA: 2016 has started up and the auto enthusiasts across the country are once again geared up to witness the highly-anticipated Mecca of automobiles, the biggest motor show in the Philippines, the 2016 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS). The stage is all set with glam and glitter and automakers from all around the globe are storming the beautiful city of Manila along with their best vehicles and concept designs to showcase at the upcoming event.

Thus at this hour of time, we decided to create a brief introduction and timeline of the magnitude of this widely celebrated show in the Philippines, to further enhance the knowledge bank of our readers and the auto enthusiasts in the country.

2016 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS)

The 2016 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) will mark its 11th presence in the South East Asian country, the Philippines. It is touted as an insatiable automobile extravaganza that will bring around with it a series of launches and upcoming vehicles from all across the globe. The event is set to be organised at over more than 30,000 square meters of indoor and outdoor exhibit floor areas at the World Trade Center (WTC), Metro Manila from April 7 - 10, 2016. The World Trade Center (WTC) Metro Manila has been a very familiar host to the event as it has also been the host for the event from past many years. As we say that change is the only constant and evolution is the nature of growth, the MIAS has also grown a lot in its size from past many years. This year, it is expected that the event will witness some of the biggest launches that might be the much awaited 2016 Toyota Innova, 2016 Toyota Fortuner, Honda BR-V, or Mazda CX-3. 2015 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS)

As we say that change is the only constant and evolution is the nature of growth, the MIAS has also grown a lot in its size from past many years. This year, it is expected that the event will witness some of the biggest launches that might be the much awaited 2016 Toyota Innova, 2016 Toyota Fortuner, Honda BR-V, or Mazda CX-3.

2015 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS)

2015 MIAS was also a hit in its own melancholy. The show itself was capable of gathering a massive crowd of more than 110,000 visitors along with participants in hundreds of number from all over the globe, under the 30,000 sqm hall of World Trade Center. The major launches received by 2015 MIAS included cars like 5 Door Mini Cooper, Subaru Legacy and Outback, Ford Everest, Mazda 2, 2015 Sorento SUV, and a lot more.

Well, if this does not satiate your hunger to know more about the Manila International Auto Show, scroll further-

Some major facts around the glory of MIAS:

  • 2016 MIAS is expected to showcase around 420 cars, along with 56 motorcycles at 272 booths from 148 companies.MIAS 2016 expects at least 112,000 attendees this year.
  • The first Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) was also the country’s first large-scale car expo which occurred in the year 2005.
  • The first 2005 MIAS was just an experiment whose results came out nice and well in the second MIAS, and since then, the MIAS has never looked back with a constant increase in footfall from single-to-double digits every year.
  • The MIAS 2008 created another history by covering over 20,000 square meters of exhibition space that also made it the biggest motoring event of this country. The MIAS 2008 also attracted 76,800 maximum since its inception in 2005.

Well, the list of MIAS' glory is endless, thus we ask you to stay with us for all the latest updates and happening of the upcoming auto bonanza.

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