Press Conference of the 19th China (Changsha) International Automobile Expo

On November 13th, the 19th Changsha International Auto Show held a press conference to reveal the highlights and highlights of this year’s auto show. From December 6 to 11, 2023, the 19th China (Changsha) International Automobile Expo (hereinafter referred to as "Changsha International Auto Show") will be held in Changsha International Convention and Exhibition Center. As the first exhibition certified by UFI (Global Exhibition Industry Association) in Hunan and the only automobile exhibition certified by UFI in Hunan, Changsha International Auto Show continues to create a feast for consumers, provide a stage for automobile brands to display cutting-edge technology, help consumption upgrade and witness industrial changes.

The 19th China (Changsha) International Automobile Expo was jointly sponsored by Changsha Municipal People’s Government and China Automobile Industry Association, and jointly undertaken by Zhongnan Publishing Media Group, Changsha Convention and Exhibition Industry Association and Zhongnan International Convention and Exhibition. Yao Jie, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of China Automobile Industry Association, introduced the highlights of this auto show on the spot, which was innovative and upgraded in scale, specifications and welfare, allowing consumers to enjoy the "annual reserve price" while enjoying the feast of the auto market.

Scale upgrade: nearly 80 participating brands with an exhibition area of 100,000 square meters.

Nearly 80 well-known automobile brands participated in this Changsha International Auto Show, with an exhibition area of about 100,000 square meters. Including indoor brand exhibition area, outdoor experience area, local automobile industry exhibition area, automobile service exhibition area and so on. New formats, new energy, new forces, new brands, new products … The 19th Changsha International Auto Show will be renewed and upgraded, which will present a feast of "new" and sincere car market for the vast audience.

The rapid development of the industry has also made new energy vehicles the "highlight" of this Changsha International Auto Show, and the number of new energy brands participating in the exhibition has reached a new high. According to the latest statistics, this auto show will be the one with the largest number of new energy participating brands in history, with a total of 30 new energy automobile brands on-site display. With the rise of new forces, the market performance of independent automobile brands is getting stronger and stronger, and new brands appear in the market one after another. This year’s auto show will also be the one with the largest number of brand-new exhibitors, including nine brand-new brands, such as the sensational look at this year’s Shanghai Auto Show, the brand of high-end smart car robots, the brand of new forces with bright market performance, the brand of high-end smart cars, Qiyuan, a new brand of digital intelligence evolution, and Haobo, a brand of high-end luxury electric vehicles, will all land at the auto show for the first time.

Changsha International Auto Show, as the "final work of China auto market", has been regarded as an important display platform for brands in the central auto market by major auto companies, and brand-new exhibition tools and luxury lineups have been mobilized to compete on the same stage, with many highlights of participating models. It is understood that this year’s auto show will usher in the launch of many popular models with high market attention, such as Guangzhou Automobile Chuanqi E8, Haobo HT, Haobo SSR, Chery ICAR03, Aouita 12, and MG Electric cyberster.

Specification upgrade: The Lushan Automobile Forum was held for the first time to help the high-quality development of the automobile industry.

In 2022, the automobile output of Changsha vehicle manufacturers was 721,800 vehicles, up 95% year-on-year, of which the output of new energy vehicles was 447,000 vehicles, accounting for 62%. In other words, for every 10 cars produced in Changsha, 6 are new energy vehicles. With the new energy, Changsha automobile industry has achieved "overtaking by changing lanes" and ran out of "acceleration".

In order to help build a global R&D city and promote the transformation and upgrading of Changsha’s automobile industry, this year’s Changsha International Auto Show specially organized the "Lushan Automobile Forum", inviting government leaders, industry experts, senior executives of automobile enterprises, heads of local dealer groups and other industry veterans to participate. With the theme of "embracing new energy, galloping in a new era", discussions were held on topics such as supporting the upstream and downstream of the industrial chain and driving consumption in central China, focusing on the central automobile consumption market, exploring the iterative upgrading of the automobile industry in depth, and exploring the new industrial structure.

At the same time, this forum will set up a number of theme forums such as "new energy vehicles" and "automobile service innovation" and "2023 Hunan Autobots Annual Festival" activities. Conduct in-depth discussions and exchanges on new energy vehicles and service innovation, take stock and summarize industry trends, and help the high-quality development of Changsha’s automobile industry.

Preferential upgrade: Open a "10,000-person group purchase meeting" to create a year-end automobile consumption event.

As the "auto show that sells cars best", Changsha International Auto Show accurately grasps the needs of consumers and creates a one-stop car purchase service with tangible preferential benefits.

In order to stimulate automobile consumption and boost the sales of moped enterprises at the end of the year, Changsha International Auto Show actively responded to the spirit of the document "Several Policies and Measures for Restoring and Expanding Consumption in Hunan Province", and jointly launched the "Ten Thousand People Group Purchase Meeting" for the first time with more than 20 hot-selling automobile brands, and the preferential benefits were upgraded. It is reported that the brands that have signed up for the "10,000-person group purchase meeting" are BMW, BYD, Dongfeng Nissan, Dongfeng Nissan Qichen, Guangqi Honda, Dongfeng Honda, SAIC Volkswagen, FAW-Volkswagen, FAW Toyota, Cadillac, Buick, Chevrolet, Hongqi, Geely, Changan, Guangqi Chuanqi, yueda Kia, Lincoln and Changan Auchan. The participating brands continue to increase, and many popular models will be at the reserve price throughout the year.

Not only that, Changsha International Auto Show will also unite with the government, enterprises, factories and banks to send out "real money and silver". As one of the important activities in the year of boosting consumption in Changsha, the "Group Buying Meeting for 10,000 People" was co-sponsored by Changsha Municipal Bureau of Commerce and the Organizing Committee. The organizing committee of the auto show also cooperated with Hunan Provincial Trade Union, Hunan Securities Industry Association, China Construction Bank Hunan Branch and other institutions to help Huimin buy cars. Government, enterprises, factories and banks make concerted efforts to create a year-end consumption event.

In addition, Changsha International Auto Show continues to innovate and upgrade its activities to create interesting and valuable new experiences of a better life. In the new era, consumers’ demand for emotional experience of automobile products is escalating. In order to let the audience fully feel, experience and know the brand-new way of automobile life and travel, this year’s auto show has planned various on-site experience activities such as "Automotive Technology Day", "Super Curator" and "New Car Test Drive", adding new vitality to the auto show, providing a platform for communication and learning for the new generation of automobile enthusiasts, and also bringing more diverse on-site experiences to the audience.