12 April
“Innovation to Transfermation”
Beijing International Automotive Exhibition
(Auto China 2016) Press Release

The 14th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2016) will take place at China International Exhibition Center New Venue (Tianzhu) and China International Exhibition Center Old Venue (Jinganzhuang) simultaneously from April 25 to May 4, 2016.
Established in 1990, Auto China has been held for 13 editions every 2 years. As the most authoritative exhibition in China, it has great influence and has attracted great attention all over the world, and is an important presentation and communication activity for the international automotive industry.
Nowadays, automotive industry in China is entering the era of Internet, electrification and intellectualization. A series of innovative ideas, thoughts and products has been generated from the fusion of new technology, new industry and traditional industry. On the other hand, an increase will drive all the industry onto the path of transformation and updating. Under this environment, the international automotive industry will face a historical opportunity of transformation.
With a theme of “innovation to transformation”, Auto China 2016 is following the development of automotive industry. Having collected and presented the latest development features, innovational manufacture ideas, modern automotive industry as well as the combination of natural environment and internet technology, the exhibition is also the witness of the convenience brought by automotive industry, and has promoted the international communication and collaboration.
Auto China 2016 is sponsored by China Machinery Industry Federation (CMIF), China National Machinery Industry Corporation, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and China Association of Automobile Manufactures (CAAM); And is organized by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Automotive Committee (CCPIT-Auto), China National Automotive Industry International Corporation (CNAICO),China International Exhibition Center Group Corporation and Society of Automotive Engineers of China. Up to now, everything is in well preparation; a well-prepared and brilliant automotive show will be put on the stage in schedule.
Exhibitors With a total area of 220 thousand square meters (including all the venues, open-air exhibition areas, and the exhibition hall on the first floor of China International Exhibition Center Old Venue), Auto China 2016 will become the automotive exhibition of the greatest scale this year in Asia.Domestic and foreign passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles and luxury tuners are to be displayed in the new venue, some media will participate as well. In the Old Venue, parts and new energy vehicles will be the major exhibits.
As a level-A automotive exhibition which attracts great attantion, Auto China 2016 attracts more than 1600 exhibitors from 14 countries and regions all over the world, displaying 1179 vehicles, 112 premiers (including 33 from multinational enterprises and 21 from multinational Asian enterprises), 46 concept vehicles, and 147 new energy vehicles. That is to say, Auto China 2016 is the leader in both quality and quantity of the vehicles to be shown.
1. Passenger vehicles
The following international automotive brands will participate in the exhibition:
Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda, Benz, BMW and MINI from Germany;
Peugeot, Citron, DS Renault from France;
Ford, Lincoln, General Motors (Buick, Chevrolet and Cadillac)
Volvo, jaguar and Land Rover from Europe;
Toyota, Lexus, Honda, Acura, Nissan, Infiniti, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Subaru and Suzuki from Japan;
Fiat and Chrysler, Hyndai, Kia, SSANG YONG etc. All the Chinese joint venture will attend the exhibition together with their partner.
Almost all the multinational enterprises regard Auto China 2016 as the most important exhibition, despite the domestic exhibitions. Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Maserati, Aston Matin, McLaren and other famous brands will also present in the exhibition. Special areas are prepared for luxury tuners. Brabus, Lorinser, Carlson, GMC, Starkoach and many other top-level international brands, along with high-level tuners and motor homes of Speed, Joylong, Xinkai and Zhong-ou International Group will be gathered and present the variety charm of automobile.
Domestic manufacturers who will attend the exhibition:
First Automobile Work shop Corporation (FAW), DongfengMoterGroup(DMG), SAIC Motor Corporation Limited, China Changan Automobile Group (CCAG), Beijing Automotive IndustryGroup Corporation (BAIC) and Guangzhou Automobile Group Corporation (GAGC). These large-scale automotive corporations organize all their brands and series of products to be presented in the exhibition. Together with foreign brands, Geely, Great Wall, Chery, BYD, JAC, Jiangling, Zotye, Soueast, Haima, Lifan, Huatai, Changfeng, Qoros and other domestic brands will bring the latest technology and products to the visitors.
Despite electronic motor brands like Tesla and Denza, cars on the internet of LeSEE, two-wheel electronic motors of Lingyun, Qiantu, Borgward and Cowin will also be displayed in the exhibition.
At the same time, Chinese and foreign leaders of automotive manufacturers is also presenting in the exhibition, forces on the release of the new products and technology from every enterprise.
2. Commercial vehicles
The area for commercial vehicles is 26000 square meters. Major commercial vehicle manufacturers like FAW, DMG, SAIC, FOTON, CNIGC, JAC, DFLZ, Sichuan Hyndai, Zhong-ou and many other corporations have all enrolled to attend the exhibition. Commercial vehicles to be shown in the exhibtion include trucks, buses, special vehicles and vehicles parts. The products include heavy trucks, medium-size trucks, light trucks, special vehicles, motor homes, buses and new energy vehicles. The performance of new energy, new power and the weight reduction and environmental protection of commercial vehicles is also to be put on the stage.
3. Vehicle parts
The area for vehicle parts exhibition is 70000 square meters, more than 1000 related enterprises from more than 10 countries will attend. Except the chassis, body (including accessories) and electronics parts, new energy exhibition areas has been added, attracting several enterprises, including new energy, Intellectualization, equipment, manufecture and network. The exhibition will present the accomplishment in new energy and intelligent vehicles of both domestic and foreign vehicle parts industry.
The following famous international parts enterprises will attend the exhibtion:
Alpine、BOSCH、Dixie、Nordson、JATCO 、Visteon 、Hyundai Dymos、Jebsen、MagnetiMarelli、Johnson Electric、Toyota Boshoku、Aisin 、Hitachi、Jtekt、Denso、Brembo、Valeo、Borgwarner、NTN、NSK、FAST 、Plastic Omnium 、ODM、Oetiker、China & Canton、Samsung 、LG、Panasonics etc.Korean and Taiwanese groups will attend the exhibition with great many enterprises.
Domestic vehicle parts leaders, including HNC Technology, Fawer, Foton, HSAE, Wonder Group, Kangde Group, Yatai Group, Lingyun Group, GSP, Jimen, Zhengyu, Luoshi Group etc, will attend the exhibition with big squad and high quality. Besides, China North Industries Group, Electric machines and appliances Committee, State-Owned Enterprise Electric Vehicle Industry Alliance, China Auto Parts and Accessories Corporation,Beijing Association of Automobile Manufacturers, Shanghai Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Yuhuan Parts Association, Chamber of commerce of Beijing Automotive Parts and Zhejiang Automotive industry Association is also organizing the manufacturers to attend the exhibition in groups.
The sponsors created new energy vehicle areas in the No. 8 venue in Old International Exhibition Center. Electronic vehicles from China and abroad will be displayed, focus on the achievement accomplished in design and manufacture of electronic vehicle, which can become great attraction for visitors who follow the trend of modern world and environment protection.
Variety of brands will gather in the new energy area. BAIC, SAIC, CCAG, Changan, Geery, Great Wall, Jac, BYD, Huachen, Huatai, Qichenetc…Nearly all the domestic brands will present. Benz, BMW, Lexus and Tesla will be on the scene. At the same time, Audi and Porsche are also under hard work.
4. Media day and the schedule
According to the demand, the period of media day was ajusted to 2 days, Apr 25th - Apr 26th. These 2 days are only for domestic and foreign media, and no tickets available for the public. Apr 27th and Apr 28th will be the trade day, and the period of Apr 29th – May 4th will be the public day.
The exhibition in China International Exhibition Center New Venue will last for 10 days, from Apr 25th to May 4th.
On the first day of Media day, Apr 25th,the exhibition time is 9:00-18:00.
From Apr 26thuntil May 3rd, the exhibition time is 10:00-18:00.
May 4th is the last day, the exhibition time is 10:00-15:00.
Exhibition time for auto parts and new energy vehicles in Ole Venue is from Apr 25th to Apr 29th, 5 days in total.
Apr 25th 9:00-17:00
Apr 26th – Apr 28th 10:00-17:00
Apr 29th 10:00-15:00
Despite the various products to be shown, dozens of professional communications and forums will also be established during the exhibition period. For example: “2016 China-Us Automotive Summit Forum”, TMC 2016 and the release of the result of C-NCAP.
The exhibition has enriched the concurrent activities in auto parts area. More communications and forums will be held according to the development of the industry. The content refers to the innovation of car networking, the development of auto parts, the development of automotive market etc. The sponsors have also invited some main engine plants, automotive parts center, dealers, 4S shops, repair factory, association of foreign traders and the commercial department of Embassies, to strengthen the organization of traders and optimize the exhibition effects. All these activities will promote the exhibition’s influenceover the world.
Sponsors will held the public service activity with China Social Welfare Foundation (CSWF)-Fund for autistic children, so that the visitors will have the opportunity to know about the autistic children, call for attention of the society and add love and care for the automotive exhibition.
Organization and services
The sponsors and organizers of Beijing automotive exhibition insist the principals of “quality of the exhibits”,“completeness of the brands” and “internationalization”, and will work hard to improve the management and service level. Based on the success of the last edition, online ticketing services (taobao), delivery services and other convenience-for-people measures will be taken. What’s more, security, dining, communication, toilets, adversary and guiding services will be also be available. We all look forward to have the exhibition fabulous, convenient and secure for the exhibitors.
1. Tickets
Having the RFID technology which has been used in Olympic Games and World Exposition, the secure of ticket system impoves again. With a encapsulated chip in the PVC made ticket, a vice coupon and the anti-forgery printing technologies can avoid the fake tickets effectively.
The different tickets:
1. Ticket for trade day: Apr 27th– Apr 28th, 100 Yuan each
2. Ticket for public day: Apr 29th– May 3rd, 50 Yuan each
3. Ticket for the Youth Day: May 4th, 30 Yuan each
All the tickets mentioned can be used only once during the day.
Visitors to China International Exhibition Center (Jinganzhuang) can login the official website of automotive exhibition (www.autochinashow.org)or the website of China International Exhibition Center (www.ciec-expo.com)before the noon of Apr 24thto register personal information.After printing the ticket on the spot, the visitor can enter the venue directly. On the other side, visitor’s ticket can also be applied by filling the “Visitor’s registration sheet” or by using the self-service machine. The ticket for the old venue is not valid for the new venue.
3 main ways to buy tickets
(1) To buy tickets online. Visitors can login the official website or taobao shop (www.shop70989749.taobao.com) of Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. For the visitors who buy tickets from the two websites, delivery services will be provided free of charge. For the visitors who buy tickets on taobao, ticket collection can be chosen between delivery or on-the-spot collection. For other visitors who have paid the total amount (within China) can pay for delivery service or pick up the ticket on the spot at the ticket office. As the limit of system and delivery conditions, online ticket procurement for new venue (Tianzhu) will be closed at 17:00, Apr 30th.
(2) To make group reservation. Group reservation is not available for ticket agencies, and the minimum amount of reservation is 50.
Visitors who prefer group reservation can login the official website of the exhibition (www.autochinashow.org) or China International Exhibition Center (www.ciec-expo.com) to reserve tickets. The confirmation will be sent automatically by E-mail when the order is confirmed. Once the payment is completed, ticket collection will be available at China International Exhibition Center Old Venue (Jinganzhuang).
Collection time:
Apr 8th to 25th 9:00-16:00 (on working days)
Apr 26th 9:00-12:00
Place: Room 208, Service Building, China International Exhibition Center Old Venue.
Exhibitors can make the payment by cash or banking card from Apr 27th in South Entrance Hall at China International Exhibition Center New Venue (Tianzhu).
(3) To buy tickets on the spot. Ticket counters will be available in the ticket office from Apr 25th to 29th, on the west of the No.1 Gate of the old venue (Jinganzuhang). One-day tickets of the public will be available for sale from Apr 27th to May 4th in every entrance hall of the new venue (Tianzhu)
2. Different media badges and introduction
There are 2 kinds of badges for the exhibition this year.
(1)Badge for journalist. The application link has been published on Mar 23rd on the website of the exhibition. All the applications should be submitted before 15:00, Apr 22nd.
On media day (Apr 25th to Apr 26th), journalists can enter the venue with the badge 4 times per day (please swipe the badge when entering or exiting the venue); on public day (Apr 27th – May 4th), journalists can choose 2 days to enter the venue, the entry times cannot exceed 4 times per day.
To facilitate the visit and the badge collection, delivery service will be available for media whose application is approved. (2) Media exhibitor badge. This kind of badge is only for media who possess exhibition area. 3. Transportation and other information
(1) To relieve the traffic stress and facilitate the visit, the open-closing time will stagger rush hours. Except Apr 25th (the venue opens at 9:00), the open time is 10:00 and the closing time is 18:00 (the venue closes at 15:00 on the last day of exhibition). Compared with the last exhibition, the open and close time will be later for an hour.
(2) As the construction development of the surrounding, the parking area is very limited. We suggest visitors take public transportation to come to the venue. Several metro lines which can transfer to Line 15 have been built, including Line 5, Line 8, Line 13 and Line 14. Metro is the most convenient transportation to take for visiting the exhibition.
Buses depart from Dongzhimen is also a conveninent transportation to the venue. Visitors can take buses No.915, No.916, No.923, No.955, and get off at International Exhibition Center Station. Visitors who live near Metro Line 5 can take buses No.933 at Tianyongyuan North Station to get to the new venue.
According to the heavy traffic of airport highway, we suggest self-driving visitors take Jingcheng Highway or Northern Airport Expressway to get to the new venue.
(3) More than 100 moving toilets will be available in the venue. At the same time, ambulances and medical services, free water stops, diniing areas and other convenience-for-people services will be available in the venue. Information stations will locate in major channels of every venue, providing information services for visitors. Together with Security Operations Command, Police services stations are set in every venue to guarantee the security of the exhibition.
With a background of developing automotive market and internationalization of Chinese automotive industry, together with domestic and foreign colleagues in the domain, Auto China 2016 will promote the communication and collaboration of the whold industry. Based on the experiences of advanced exhibitions over the world, sponsors and organizors of Auto China 2016 will enforce the management and service to optimize reputation, and reply to the reliance of the exhibitors, meida and visitors all over the world. We look forward to meet with all the visitors and media friends on Auto China 2016 in Beijing.
China Council for the Promotion of International Trade – Automotive Committee
China National Automotive Industry International Corporation
China International Exhibition Center Group Corporation
Society of Automotive Engineers of China