“Committed to Better Life” Auto Shanghai 2017 will be grandly held in April
Held every two years, the 17th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2017) will be grandly held at National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) from April 21 to April 28, 2017. With the theme of "Committed to Better Life," Auto Shanghai 2017 will showcase the most cutting-edge technology and products of automobile industry, focusing on the infinite possibility of human life resulted from new technologies, trends and products, reflecting the latest development trend of automobile electrification, intelligentization and networking.
Auto Shanghai 2017 is organized by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Shanghai Sub-Council, and China Council for the Promotion of International trade, Automotive Sub-Council, co-organized by Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd. and MMG-Messe Muenchen International/IMAG as the European Co-organizer. China Machinery Industry Federation is the special supporter of the exhibition while the Society of Automotive Engineers of China is the supporter.
According to the exhibition schedule, April 19 to April 20 are press days which are only open for media from domestic and overseas; April 21 to April 23 are professional days and April 24 to April 28 are public days.
Auto Shanghai 2017 has attracted the active participation of more than 1,000 famous domestic and international exhibitors from 18 countries and regions. Up to 1,400 complete vehicles will be on display at the event, including 113 world premiere cars (83 domestic and 30 overseas ones), 159 new energy vehicles (96 domestic and 63 overseas ones), 56 concept cars and 44 Asia premiere cars. With a general scope of over 360,000sqm, the exhibition will occupy all the 13 indoor halls of NECC (Shanghai). Among them, 9 halls are for passenger vehicles (1H, 2H, 4.1H, 5.1H, 6.1H, 7.1H, 7.2H, 8.1H, 8.2H); 1 hall is for commercial vehicles (3H); 3 halls are for auto parts manufacturers (4.2H, 5.2H, 6.2H); 2 halls are for media and press center (3H, 6.2H). Except the above, functional and service area such as catering area, resting area, clinic etc. can also be found in the exhibition center.
Highlights of Domestic and International Auto-makers
Self-owned Brands: Auto Shanghai 2017 assembles the most famous domestic self-owned brands. The six largest domestic auto groups - FAW, Dongfeng Motor, SAIC Group , Changan Automobile, GAC Group and BAIC Motor will all display their group image with full range of brands and huge exhibition scale, showing the confidence and strength for becoming the world-class self-owned brand manufacturer possessing self innovation ability and key technologies. Chery group, Geely group, Great Wall, Brilliance-Auto, BYD, JAC, HAWTAI MOTOR, ZOTYE, SOUEAST, HAIMA AUTO, LIFAN AUTO, LEOPAARD, Venucia, LANDWIND, Changan Oushang, DFSK, HANTENG AUTOS, SWM Motors, YEMA will release their special premiere cars respectively.
It is worth mentioning that WEY (high-end brand of Great Wall), LYNK&CO (high-end brand of Geely) will also bring their new cars to Auto Shanghai for the first time, showing the great innovation and vitality of self-owned brands.
New energy vehicle brands NIO, ZINORO, DENZA, YUDO, Hybrid Kinetic Group, QIANTU MOTOR, Changjiang EV etc. will exhibit with refreshing image at Auto Shanghai 2017. The emerging connected car companies will bring brand new products and fantastic experience of intelligentization to the visitors.
International Brands: The long-awaited Auto Shanghai 2017 will be a spectacular visual display attended by a roll call of global auto giants with their unprecedented model lineups.
German auto-makers like Mercedes-Benz, Smart, BMW, and MINI will display their new models as well as unique booth designs. Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda, Bentley, Porsche, Lamborghini will also come to this stage. Toyota, Honda and Nissan from Japanese lineup will exhibit with all of their subsidiary brands together with Mazda, Mitsubishi, SUZIKI, SUBARU. U.S.A. lineup, General Motors (including Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac), Ford will gather with their joint venture partners.
At the same time, Ferrari, Maserati, Aston Martin, INFINITI, Acura, LEXUS, VOLVO, Jaguar Land Rover, Rolls-Royce, McLaren and Cadillac all actively participate at the exhibition. Moreover, GAC FCA, Citroёn, Peugeot, Renault, DS, IVECO, BORGWARD, Qoros, Lincoln, Alfa Romeo, Hyundai, KIA, SsangYong, Yulon Motor will all assemble in Shanghai. Motorcycle brands such as PIAGGIO, Harley-Davidson etc. will make passionate show on-site. In addition, many luxurious modified cars will be displayed at the exhibition.
Commercial Vehicles: The exhibitions gathers the participation of SAIC Group, SINOTRUK, JMC, FOTON, JAC, ISUZU, SICHUAN HYUNDAI, Fujian Benz SPV and other main commercial vehicle manufacturers. Moreover, many modified cars will be released during the exhibition.
Auto Parts: The world's well-known leading parts manufacturers will show cutting-edge technology and products in many fields, which will describe the future car blueprint.
Exhibition area of auto parts is over 30,000sqm. Famous auto parts manufacturers such as Bosch, Continental, Denso, Brose, Webasto, Faurecia, Schaeffler, Plastic Omnium, Valeo, Weichai power, BorgWarner, ZF, NSK, Dana, HITACHI, Panasonic, JTEKT, Bridgestone, Aisin, Calsonic Kansei, EATON, knorr-bremse, Elringklinger, Mubea, GATES, Honeywell, Baosteel, Fast, Lingyun Industrial, C&U Group, ADD Industry and ADAYO all actively support the exhibition. Among them, Yanfeng, Hella, Adient, Nexteer, BENTELER, CORUN, Kangde Group and WANLI TIRE participate for the first time.
Cross-border enterprises: For enhancing the connotation of the exhibition, Auto Shanghai 2017 has drawn the participation of several cross-border enterprises, including Ali AMAP and Branding China Group, which shall promote the image of Auto Shanghai among cultural sphere, jointly unearth and deduce the essence of car culture and bring more surprises to the visitors.
Amazing On-site Events
In order to further enrich the on-site activities during the exhibition, the Organizer has arranged series of key events for creating a platform of exchange and cooperation.
1. Auto Shanghai Summit
On the afternoon of April 19, the 5th Auto Shanghai Summit 2017 will be held at InterContinental Shanghai NECC. With the theme of “Innovation & Integration - Reconstruct the Future of Automotive Industry”, the summit will invite the high level managers from domestic and international famous automotive groups as well as IT companies to attend and discuss about what should traditional car companies and their suppliers, internet giants and emerging technology companies do to embrace the trend, seize the opportunity, orientation, integrate innovation and plan for the future under the global trend of automobile intelligentization and networking.
2. Press Days
From April 19 to April 20, auto-maker and auto parts exhibitors will hold more than 120 press conferences at their booths and meeting rooms, declaring the grand opening of Auto Shanghai 2017. Rounds of new car release will attract Chinese and foreign journalists to vie with each other for the report, which will once again draw the attention of worldwide to Shanghai.
3. Match-making Events and Technical Forums
During the exhibition period, the Organizer will launch series of match-making events and technical forums, including workshops, symposiums, special procurement and trade fairs etc., theme of which covers automotive manufacturing, new materials and new technologies. Smart cars, mobility and other emerging technologies now have become the hottest topics for future automobile development.
Safe and Civilized Participation, People-oriented Service
For a Safe and Civilized Event
To ensure a safe, civilized, environmentally friendly, enjoyable and rewarding event, Shanghai Municipal Government and relative departments have attached high importance and made great support to the organization of Auto Shanghai 2017. The Organizer has taken active measures to react and prepared various emergency plans against the challenge of surrounding traffic, accommodation and catering demands.
In order to relieve traffic jam in the surrounding area of the exhibition center, the Organizer would suggest visitors to choose public transportation or free shuttle bus as means of arrival; avoid visiting the exhibition during weekends or rush hours. Relevant visiting instructions will be transmitted repeatedly by Traffic FM and TV stations. For self-travel visitors, the Organizer will install special signs along the key highways and roads, meanwhile guarantee that around 14,000 parking lots from inside or outside the exhibition venue will be open to the public. Free shuttle bus will be arranged for the appointed parking lots which is far away from the exhibition center; For solving the traffic problem during the rush hour after the closure, the Organizer will arrange shuttle buses to deliver visitors from the exhibition center to the corresponding metro stations of Line 2, Line 9, Line 10, Line 13 and the bus station of No. 71. Taxi will be coordinated to the appointed area for picking up the visitors and there will be temporary ticket office and S shape queuing area at the metro entrance for evacuating the visitor flow.
At the entrance of several popular halls, the Organizer will set up queuing place to maintain the order. The Organizer will release a set of guidelines for proper behavior and decorum at the event, to ensure the cooperation of exhibitors and visitors alike and avoid uncivilized behaviors. Meanwhile, the Organizer encourages media to focus on positive news instead of that strays from the exhibition itself.
In addition, there are information desks, rest areas for special crowd, medical stations, ambulances at the visitors’ service.
Media Registration and Press Center:
The Organizer has opened the pre-registration system for the media on the official website. Qualified journalists will receive an email informing them of their media credentials. From April 17 to April 20, journalists (Chinese and foreign) can check in and pick up their media passes at on-site media counters set up by the Organizer on the North Square of NECC (Shanghai)(See details on the official website). The press center will be open to the media from April 19 for providing an excellent working environment as well as technical support for live onsite reporting.
Auto Shanghai 2017 Official Website, Wechat Account
To ensure the timeliness and high efficiency of news coverage of Auto Shanghai 2017, the official website and Wechat account will release various kinds of service information dynamically, so that exhibitors, journalists and visitors can be informed of the exhibition news and activities instantly.
Based on the service concept of “Innovation and People Orientation”, Auto Shanghai will continuously strive for delicate, considerate, efficient and perfect services, seizing the pulse of industry development and conceiving of the future developing direction with broader horizon, deeper insight and more professional approach, so as to fulfill the engagement as a world top class automobile industry exhibition.
For more information, please visit the official website or Wechat account
Website: http://www.autoshanghai.org http://www.autochinashow.org
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