The Auto Expo 2010 starts today, and there’s plenty of interesting news from inside the gates of Pragati Maidan in Delhi. Along with Shanghai, the biennial show in the Indian capital is now one of the motor shows to watch, as carmakers rush to get a piece of India’s booming car market.

Toyota will launch the Etios compact car; Honda has a New Small Concept to unveil, and market leader Maruti Suzuki has the R III Concept, an MPV based on the SX4 while GM jumped the gun by unveiling the Beat ahead of the show! Will local brands like Tata and bike-maker Bajaj have surprises in store?

The Auto Expo is gaining momentum. There’s so much more buzz and debuts than when I was there two years ago, where the only significant launches were the Tata Nano and the Suzuki A-Star Concept. We will bring you updates as info flows in so stay tuned for our coverage of the Auto Expo 2010!