International Automotive Industry Conference 2023 Presented by Automechanika Shanghai


The automotive industry has been booming in recent years, major automotive manufacturing countries are modifying national policies to support the development of new energy vehicles. Multinational corporations have also ramped up their research and development investments, initiating the process of new energy vehicles overtaking traditional gasoline vehicles. The global sales of new energy vehicles increase rapidly since 2017.  Meanwhile, as an integration of multiple fields such as automotive, transportation, electronics, tele-communications and the internet, the connected-vehicle industry is transitioning from testing and validation to a new stage of multi-scenario demonstration applications. The deep integration of intelligence and electrification has entered the era of high-quality development. 

The International Automotive Industry Conference 2023 Presented by Automechanika Shanghai will be organised to provide a platform for invited speakers, including international and local industry professionals, associations representatives and car makers to share their insights and exchange information about the gigantic changes of automotive industry. 


Date 29 November 2023   
Time 09:30 — 12:00  
2F, Grand Ballroom 2+3 , InterContinental Shanghai NECC

Conference Agenda

Time Programme Speaker

09:30 – 09:40

Welcome Speech
Michael Johannes, Vice President Mobility & Logistics of Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH   

09:40 – 10:05

Analysis and Market Forecast of China Imports and Exports of Vehicles and Automotive Parts and Components

- The Production and Sales Statistics and Development of Vehicles in China (Including New Energy Vehicles)
- Analysis of Imports and Exports of China Automotive Parts and Components
- The Future Trends and Market Development of Vehicles and Automotive Parts and Components in China

Sun Xiaohong, Secretary General of Automobile Branch of China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products

10:05 – 10:30

The Global Business Strategies of Leading Tier 1 Supplier’s and Perspectives on the  China Market

-The Readjustment and Product Planning under Current International Business Environments and the Influence of Industrial Transformation
-The Importance of China Automotive Market
- Chinese Automotive Companies Going Global: Some Suggestions

Xu Daquan, Executive Vice President of Bosch (China) Investment Ltd

10:30 – 11:15

Panel Discussion:
How Parts and Components Suppliers Can Upgrade Their Business Efficiently under  Electrification and Digitalisation?

- The Challenges Brought by the Development of Electrification and Digitalisation
- What Adjustments can be Made to the Product Innovations and Services? 
- New Market Exploration for Traditional Parts and Components Suppliers

Moderator: Liu Bingbing,  Deputy Director of Development Research Center, Institute for Social Governance and Development, Tsinghua University 
Guo Ning, Chairman and GM of Zhejiang Tieliu Clutch Co Ltd
Luo Jun, Chairman of Reach Cooling Group
Ricky Sun,  ITS Director of Sensata Technologies
Ma Yiteng, General Manager of Bilstein's OE Business Unit

11:15 – 12:00

Panel Discussion:
A Long-term  Outlook of Transformation in  Global Automotive Supply Chain

- The Shift of Global Automotive Supply Chain and its Current Trends 
- Analysis of Vehicles and Parts and Components Demand in Europe, the US and the ASEAN Markets
- Outlook Forecast of China Automotive Industry: A Shift from Products Export to Supply Chain Export, including Technologies, Services and Brands

Moderator: Fan Zefang, Secretary-general of Yangtze River Delta Auto Parts Industry Union & Shanghai Automotive Parts Industry Association
Zhang Tong, Executive Vice President and Secretary General of Automotive Intelligent Industry Research Institute of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology
Philippe Thegner, General Manager of Rheinmetall (China) Holding Investment Co Ltd
Richard Zhou, Vice Chairman and General Manager of GSP Automotive GroupDaniel Berger, Partner of EAC International Consulting 
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Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd
China National Machinery Industry International Co., Ltd. (SINOMACHINT)


China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Machinery & Electronic Products


Information as of 20 October, 2023