The 9th Vietnam Motor Show themed “Together to Success” opens at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) and will last until October 27.

The fair attracts the participation of 15 leading automobile makers in the domestic market, such as BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Land Rover, Toyota, Nissan, Suzuki and Vinastar, which have brought their latest models and innovative technologies.

Audi is introducing nine models at the show including the Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 V10 quattro and Audi R8 Coupe 5.2 V10 quattro, while Mercedes-Benz puts on show 18 new models.

Toyota shows its six most popular models including the Camry and Land Cruiser Prado version 2014.

The Vietnamese market is showing an increasing demand for cars as the living standard and income is rising and infrastructure is improved, according to officials from the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

It is an opportunity for car makers to expand their business and contributing to the development of Vietnam ’s domestic automobile industry.

In the first ninth months of this year, the total number of vehicles sold reached 77,000, a year-on-year increase of 18 percent.-VNA