South Tangerang – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) talks about the trend of online application-based taxis. With the online taxi, Jokowi assessed that future generations might be lazy to drive their own cars.

“The online transportation application, from a product, has turned into a service. Among us, our children, are increasingly accustomed to calling GrabCar, Go-Car, and may be lazy to learn to drive our children later may be lazy also make SIMs, “Jokowi said when opening GIIAS at ICE BSD, South Tangerang, Banten, Thursday (08/02/2018).

This is related to the industrial revolution 4.0. According to Jokowi, this phenomenon has begun.

“More and more people say why I learned to drive and buy a car. If I need a car, just call using the application. Just call using the application, and this has already begun,” said Jokowi.

This year GIIAS will present the theme ‘Beyond Mobility’ which is defined as a movement for the evolution of motorized vehicles from a means of transportation to a contribution that can accelerate the quality of human life.

For GIIAS 2018, more than 40 new vehicles and concept vehicles will be launched at this annual auto show. The vehicle brands involved are Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Daihatsu, Datsun, DFSK, Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan, Suzuki, Toyota, VW, Wuling, FAW, Hino, Mitsubishi Fuso, Tata Motors, and UD Trucks.

Not only cars, there are also 8 new motorbikes, both concepts that are ready to launch at GIIAS. Motorcycle brands involved are Benelli, BMW Motorrad, Harley-Davidson, Astra Honda Motor, Kawasaki, KTM, Nodzomi, Piaggio, Suzuki, Viar and Yamaha.