Leading brands at Automechanika Shanghai 2021 hint at opportunities along the value chain
Consumer behaviour and growing environmentally-conscious practices are steering industrial changes across the global auto market. Amongst others, these active trends are propelling new energy vehicle and green repair markets forward, as well as stimulating growth in the logistics and commercial vehicle segments. But, how are leading players adjusting their strategies to meet new needs in OE and the aftermarket? Automechanika Shanghai speaks to Bosch and ZF to find out more.
Automechanika Shanghai reports: A snapshot into China’s new developmental plan for the auto industry
Automechanika Shanghai breaks down China’s 14th Five Year Plan 2021 – 2025 (14th FYP) and what it means to players in the automotive ecosystem. The country’s latest economic and developmental strategy sees the auto industry become a key driver of growth and industrial upgrade. It presents the critical long-term prospects of implementing new business models, sustainable solutions and technological advancements. It also approaches Dual Circulation as a means to tap into domestic demand and export activities. In the year leading up to 24 to 27 November 2021, the internationally-acclaimed fair will explore these new dimensions indicated by the 14th FYP.
Automechanika Shanghai 2020 demonstrates the workings of a hybrid event to unlock global automotive development
A few weeks on from wrapping up the 16th edition of Automechanika Shanghai 2020, which took place from 2 to 5 December, organisers, exhibitors and visitors reflect upon the show’s efforts to reconnect the automotive ecosystem. Numerous parties across the global supply chain complimented its innovative hybrid format, which virtually transported players to the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai. Feedback from participants continued to convey strong optimism for a resilient bounceback in the market.
The 16th edition of Automechanika Shanghai 2020 closes, brokering new automotive trade fair experiences
Rounding up a unique year, Automechanika Shanghai’s physical fair closes its doors after successfully engaging with players worldwide through its hybrid platform, AMS Live. These onsite-to-online activities presented dynamic opportunities to reconnect the automotive ecosystem and further stimulate industry recovery. Preliminary participation figures portray the eagerness from companies to get back to business with many praising the show’s efforts to boost market growth.
Automechanika Shanghai 2020 opens tomorrow, jump starting the resumption of trade fairs for the automotive industry
For the first time, Automechanika Shanghai establishes hybrid gateways for onsite and overseas players accessing one of the most valuable assemblies for the automotive industry in 2020. Under the prevailing “Dual Circulation” policy in China, the show’s new format opens up wider sourcing, networking and knowledge-sharing opportunities to address evolving market needs. While it physically opens tomorrow until 5 December, participants can begin using its online platform AMS Live to connect with 3,845 exhibitors across 280,000 sqm of the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai.
Automechanika Shanghai 2020 unites international and domestic markets
As the automotive industry transitions alongside the backdrop of COVID-19, Automechanika Shanghai navigates these new roads through its innovative hybrid event. The show commences from 2 to 5 December at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), while players across the world will be able to tune in digitally from 30 November to 6 December. In sectors like Tomorrow’s Service & Mobility and highly-anticipated fringe events, first-time exhibitors, participants and industry experts are set to steer business development into the new year.
Automechanika Shanghai 2020 introduces new digital platform
Automechanika Shanghai is tackling global sourcing needs for the automotive industry by launching AMS Live, a new integrated platform that looks beyond the geographical boundaries of onsite and online participation. The value-added service will be available from 30 November to 6 December 2020, which will run alongside the physical show itself. During the fair, on 2 to 5 December 2020, over 5,000 exhibitors will continue to display their latest products and services across 300,000 sqm of space in the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai.
Automechanika Shanghai 2020 reveals online tools to navigate current trends and post-pandemic opportunities
With many Asian countries and regions showing strong signs of early market recovery from COVID-19, Automechanika Shanghai is stepping up its online resources to reconnect players in the automotive ecosystem. These channels will facilitate communication between exhibitors and visitors prior to the 16th edition of the show, as well as allow players to capture the latest global industry developments in response to a rapidly evolving business environment.
Automechanika Shanghai 2020 creates channels for cross-sector collaboration
Following 15 consecutive record-breaking editions, Automechanika Shanghai takes on a progressive theme that ties in the show’s prominent position in the automotive industry. ‘Navigating a dynamic automotive ecosystem’ will be this year’s driving force behind the integration of resources across seven dedicated sectors and three specialised zones. From 2 to 5 December 2020, the fair is forecast to host 6,650 exhibitors, from all streams of the supply chain, throughout 366,000 sqm of space at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai).
With record-breaking figures Automechanika Shanghai celebrates more than just its 15th edition milestone
Automechanika Shanghai 2019 ended its 15th edition on a high note by experiencing even more industry participation, with a wider scope of players, than ever before. The record-breaking show leveraged its own unique concept of an automotive ecosystem. It captured the latest automotive advancements, expanded its range of fringe programme events and integrated more vertical and horizontal areas of the industry. Key participants shared their feedback about the developments of the show.
Participation skyrockets as the 15th edition of Automechanika Shanghai 2019 draws to a close
The 15th edition of Automechanika Shanghai, which took place from 3 to 6 December 2019, has recorded even more industry participation than ever before. 159,728 visitors connected with 6,590 exhibitors across the show floor. The show illustrated its automotive ecosystem through more vertical and horizontal integration in the entire value chain. During the four-day show, activities around the fairground brought exhibition themes, emerging products, services and technology, and rising trends to life.
Full throttle ahead as Automechanika Shanghai 2019 opens for its 15th edition
As industry players approach the end of the year, Automechanika Shanghai 2019 participants look ahead at the latest products, services and technologies of the future. The show opens tomorrow until 6 December at the National Exhibition and Convention Center, (Shanghai). Being recognised as one of the most influential automotive trade fairs in the industry, it continues to act as a central hub for business exchange, trade, education and networking. This year, visitors find more depth of coverage across the entire industry on the 360,000 sqm show floor and fringe programme as a result of the fair’s vision for an automotive ecosystem.
Fringe programme at Automechanika Shanghai 2019 brings global automotive community closer together
Automechanika Shanghai embraces its future roadmap as it sets to become an automotive industry gathering for the wider community during the 15th edition. The fair will incorporate more research institutes, start-up companies, finance and investment firms, and training and development opportunities through its fringe programme and across the show floor. Over 6,500 exhibitors will be housed in the 360,000 sqm space of the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) from 3 to 6 December.
Automechanika Shanghai reveals its future roadmap at the 15th edition celebrations
Promotional activities rev up ahead of Automechanika Shanghai’s 15th edition. On 2 September, celebrations jumped into action at the Bellagio Shanghai. Over 180 industry leaders, organisers, long-time supporters, partners and media came together to reflect upon the show’s history and place in the market. The event also laid out the show’s future roadmap under the backdrop of development across the entire automotive industry, both in China and abroad.
Automechanika Shanghai 2019 helps industry players compete in the new aftermarket game
Automechanika Shanghai digs in deep and gives prominence to the latest global trends in OE and the aftermarket. Several zones and events will highlight a multitude of growing areas, such as Body & Paint in the Repair & Maintenance sector. The show will also delve into new business models for the proliferating service and chain store segment, and expand upon the prosperous customising culture.
Automechanika Shanghai 2019 embraces the evolving automotive ecosystem
Long-time supporters of Automechanika Shanghai eagerly await the 15th edition of the fair, and following another record breaking year, anticipation is higher than ever. The show stands as a dedicated platform for world-renowned industry leaders to connect at one of Asia’s most influential automotive trade fairs. This year, the show expands on the automotive ecosystem concept by not only covering the entire supply chain but also exposing more opportunities for research and development, insurance, investment, future technologies and more.
Participants feedback after Automechanika Shanghai 2018 record highest ever show figures
Automechanika Shanghai has experienced its most international and busiest fair yet, rounding off another successful year. The 14th edition took place from 28 November to 1 December and covered every aspect of the automotive supply chain. The record breaking show presented many opportunities for business exchange, networking and education and was accompanied by an extensive fringe programme, each of which was met with praise by participants.
Automechanika Shanghai marks a 15% upswing in visitors as 2018 show closes
The 14th edition of Automechanika Shanghai, which took place from 28 November to 1 December 2018, has recorded an unprecedented rise in attendees compared to the previous edition. Serving as a platform for both local and international players from the automotive parts, accessories, equipment and service sectors, final figures suggest visitors at the show rose by 15% since 2017 – now reaching a total of 150,568. As Asia’s largest automotive trade fair, organisers also received overwhelmingly positive feedback from participants alike during the four-day period.
Automechanika Shanghai 2018 sits in pole position for another record-breaking year
With the accelerator pressed firmly to the floor, Automechanika Shanghai is speeding ahead for another record-breaking year. From 28 November 2018, the 14th edition will be the largest edition ever seen, as the show hosts a gathering of exhibitors, buyers and visitors, all of whom are eager to explore the latest advancements across the entire automotive ecosystem. For the next four days, the fair will cover 350,000 sqm across the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.
Automechanika Shanghai prepares for highly anticipated new theme – Tomorrow’s Service & Mobility
Hailed to be Asia’s leading trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment and services, organisers of Automechanika Shanghai strive to stay at the forefront of the industry’s latest advancements. As such, the show is delighted to present its new cutting-edge theme: Tomorrow’s Service & Mobility. Buyers can expect to see leading manufacturers, suppliers and start-ups showcasing their most forward-thinking products and services, and will have the opportunity to explore key themes within the many associated fringe events.
Automechanika Shanghai edges closer to its impressive lineup of fringe events in 2018
While more than 140,000 automotive buyers are preparing to descend upon the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) in November for Automechanika Shanghai, organisers are working behind the scenes to ensure the high expectations of the show’s fringe programme are met. This year’s edition will see some 50 fringe events take place, covering a strong collection of topics and pressing issues related to the entire automotive world.
How valuable is repair and maintenance to China's automotive future? Automechanika Shanghai reports
Two of Automechanika Shanghai’s industry association partners have laid out the details behind why China’s relationship the automotive service sector is starting to turn the heads of the world’s most successful car producing regions. The China Auto Maintenance Equipment Industry Association (CAMEIA) and the China Automotive Maintenance and Repair Trade Association (CAMRA) have a combined 1,700 members of organisations and companies across China, many of whom will be looking to shine under a global spotlight at November’s show.
Automechanika Shanghai returns for 2018, with digital trends and new zones taking centre stage
Expectations for this year’s edition of Automechanika Shanghai are naturally high following last year’s record breaking show, hailed as the most successful in its history. Continuing to serve as Asia’s largest trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment and services, year upon year the event manages to excel in terms of not only size and scale, but also with participant experience and product offerings. The upcoming 2018 edition is of course no exception. The show is scheduled to take place from 28 November to 1 December at the NECC in Shanghai, and the entire automotive world is preparing for what is undoubtedly one of the most important dates on the industry’s calendar.
Automechanika Shanghai 2017: record breaking participants reflect on another successful edition as Asia’s leading automotive fair
After closing its doors for the 13th edition, Automechanika Shanghai has recorded its most successful ever year. The 2017 show, which took place from 29 November to 2 December, has received overwhelmingly positive response from all corners of the automotive industry. The event represents the entire supply chain for business exchange, marketing, networking and education on a global scale, and is Asia’s largest trade fair for the automotive parts, accessories and service industries. With encouraging final figures and participant feedback, the show continues its upward trajectory in terms of scale and overall offerings.
Automechanika Shanghai 2017 closes with record breaking figures after an overwhelmingly positive show
The event is Asia’s largest for the automotive parts, accessories and services industries, and represents the entire supply chain for business exchange, marketing, networking and education on a global scale. This year’s edition once again demonstrates the show’s impressive growth path, with the final figures for this year exceeding all expectations.
Automechanika Shanghai 2017 opens, and celebrates another year as Asia’s largest trade fair for the region’s booming automotive industry
It’s the time of year where the world’s automotive industry turns its eyes to China, to welcome what is now the 13th edition of Automechanika Shanghai. Opening its doors on 29 November 2017, the fair continues to be seen as the industry’s most vital tool for information exchange, marketing, trading and education. Its continued success is once again demonstrated through the fair’s growing exhibition space, which in 2017 has increased by 9% to 340,000 sqm, and for the first time ever will cover 15 halls of the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.
Evolving Chinese automotive sector represented by strong Electronics & Systems display at Automechanika Shanghai 2017
The key word surrounding China’s Electronics & Systems sector ahead of this year’s edition of Automechanika Shanghai is opportunity. Given the rising interest in new energy vehicles, connected mobility, autonomous driving and related technologies, many international automotive markets are turning to China and its surrounding Asian regions to explore the myriad of opportunities presented in these thriving sectors. Now more than ever, the ‘digitalisation trend’ has an extremely strong foothold in the global auto sector, and this is considered the future of the industry in Asia too. With less than a month to go until Automechanika opens its doors to over 130,000 visitors and 6,051 exhibitors at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, the industry is preparing to explore a gathering of ‘tomorrow’ solutions in what is anticipated to be the most advanced edition yet.
Automechanika Shanghai anticipates successful debut of the REIFEN Zone – dedicated to tyre, wheel and rim products
It’s beyond doubt that Asia’s automobile industry has been developing at a rapid pace in recent years. From 2009 to 2016, China alone was the world's largest car manufacturer and benefitted greatly from having the biggest sales market. As a result, the country rose to become the world’s top producer and exporter of tyres, with production volume climbing to 947 million units in 2016. Not only that, but the global tyre demand is still rising, with the market projected to reach 2.5 billion units by 2022.
Technological upsurge in Asia’s auto industry helps enhance aftermarket presence at Automechanika Shanghai 2017
Asia’s automotive industry is undergoing rapid technological changes, thanks to the world’s ever-growing consumer demand for new energy vehicles, faster workshop speeds, increased customisation options and improved in-car technologies. Many of the region’s aftermarket enterprises are subsequently looking for a more technological edge, more environmentally friendly products and processes, and superior repair and management standards.
Automechanika Shanghai’s scale, exhibitor and visitor figures continue to expand, organisers set sights on growing future of industry
Big plans are underway for the next Automechanika Shanghai, scheduled for 29 November – 2 December 2017. Each year, the show continues to expand with the scale, exhibitor and visitor figures increasing. Held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Puxi, Shanghai, the exhibition space will climb to 330,000 sqm this year, an increase of 7% from last year’s 312,000 sqm. Approximately 6,000 exhibitors from 42 countries and regions are expected to attend this year, which is also an increase of 4% over the 2016 count of 5,756. The number of visitors attending the show is expected to see an 8% increase, with 130,000 from 140 countries and regions. There were 120,671 visitors at the 2016 show.