JAKARTA— The Indonesian Automotive Industry Association (GAIKINDO) on Tuesday August 7 2018 held the International Auto Show Conference. The conference took place at Nusantara Room 3 ICE BSD City Tangerang (Banten). The conference discussed the latest Indonesian automotive industry issues, including the issue of Euro4 Emission Standards which in the near future will apply in Indonesia.
The conference is opened by GAIKINDO Chairperson Yohanes Nangoi, and it was expected the presence of the Minister of Industry of the Republic of Indonesia Airlangga Hartarto. The conference also presented speakers who were professionals and experts in the automotive and environmental fields in Indonesia both from government and private sectors.
Yohanes Nangoi has great hopes for the implementation of the 13th GAIKINDO International Auto Conference. “GAIKINDO wants this conference to provide insight into the latest Indonesian automotive industry issues, one of which is the implementation of government regulations on Euro4, very important to drive the growth of Indonesia’s automotive industry towards a global industry Towards Beyond Mobility, “he said.
The topic about Towards Beyond Mobility would be delivered by the Director General of ILMATE, Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Indonesia Harjanto. Then it continued with discussions on Roadmap: Technology & Environment by professional speakers in their fields.
The first session discussed urban mobility, renewable energy and sustainable transportation, the Euro 4 Emission Standards for health and a clean environment, as well as a comprehensive study of electric cars in Indonesia.
Minister Airlangga Hartarto was expected to deliver the keynote address, continued with the second session discussing The Role of Economics in the Development of the Automotive Industry in Indonesia. This second session presented speakers from the academic environment, government, economic observers and speakers from the automotive industry.
This conference expected that stakeholders in the automotive industry in Indonesia can get ideas and inspiration to face global automotive developments. There are also hopes that the Indonesian automotive industry can continue to be a source of change agents in the field of land transportation and need to look at and prepare to face these developments, especially preparing the public for the future development of the automotive industry. (*)