April 20, 2024
Automotive Events News

18th Beijing International Auto Show Set For April Opening

Chinese And Global Brands To Showcase Mobility Innovation

Automotive enthusiasts and industry professionals alike can look forward to experiencing the latest advancements and trends shaping the future of mobility at the 18th edition of the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (commonly known as Auto China), which will be held in the Chinese capital from April 24 to May 4, 2024.

The mega automotive industry trade event occurs at the expansive Shunyi Hall and the Chaoyang Hall of the New China International Exhibition Centre in Beijing.

Since its inception in 1990, the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition has emerged as a cornerstone of the global automotive industry. It aims to foster international collaboration and promote trade cooperation in the automotive sector.

Despite the disruption caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic, which led to the cancellation of the 17th edition of the show in 2022, the event remains a pivotal platform for leading Chinese and international automobile manufacturers.

The Organisers

The Automotive Industry Branch of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, China National Machinery International Cooperation, China International Exhibition Centre Group, and the China Society of Automotive Engineers are organising this year’s show.

Adsale Exhibition Services is the co-organiser of the show’s auto components and parts section, which will be held from April 25 to 27, 2024.

EXEED will exhibit its latest premium mobility models at Auto China 2024. Credit: EXEED International

With a legacy spanning over three decades and held as a biennial event for the global automobile industry, the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition has garnered acclaim for its professionalism, authority, and significant contributions to the rapid development of China’s automotive sector and exhibition economy.

Under the theme ‘New Cars in the New Era,’ the 2024 Beijing International Automobile Exhibition will showcase the latest advancements in automotive technology and industry trends from more than 2,000 exhibitors in a total exhibition area spanning 230,000 square metres.

This year’s event, co-sponsored by the China Machinery Industry Federation, China National Machinery Industry Corporation, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, is projected to register more than 600,000 visitors.

EXEED Innovation

EXEED International, the premium SUV brand of renowned Chinese automaker Chery, will be a key exhibitor at the 2024 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. At the show, the brand will launch its latest series for the Middle East, South America, Russia, and CIS markets.

In 2024, EXCEED is committed to producing ICE and NEV models, including the luxurious electric series EXLANTIX.


The automotive industry has witnessed profound transformations in recent years, driven by technological advancements and evolving consumer preferences.

The rise of autonomous driving, interconnected vehicles, and new energy vehicles (NEVs) has reshaped the global automotive landscape.

Major automobile enterprises are accelerating their efforts in the NEV field, leveraging green technologies to promote sustainable development and meet the growing demand for eco-friendly transportation solutions.

Moreover, the convergence of the internet and artificial intelligence (AI) has injected new vitality into the automotive sector, ushering in an era of intelligent connected vehicles.


At the 2024 Beijing International Automobile Exhibition, attendees can expect to witness groundbreaking innovations in intelligent driving technology, automatic parking systems, and vehicle connectivity solutions.

The event underscores the industry’s commitment to sustainability and innovation, with 40% of showcased vehicles expected to be new energy models.

Beyond showcasing cutting-edge technology, the 2024 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition will catalyse industry dialogue and collaboration. Through forums, technical seminars, and networking opportunities, stakeholders can exchange insights and chart the course for future development.

The show’s commercial vehicle exhibition and parts exhibition area will feature various products and services, from concept vehicles and automobile manufacturing equipment to environmental protection technologies and vehicle maintenance solutions.

Beijing International Automotive Exhibition 2024 location map. Credit: Adsale Exhibition Services

As the automotive landscape continues to evolve, the Beijing International Automotive Show aims to remain at the forefront of innovation and serve as a beacon for the global automotive community.

Acknowledged as one of China’s most established and largest automotive industry fairs, it has a record of serving as an effective business platform for both OE and aftermarket sectors. With its emphasis on excellence, diversity, and internationalisation, this year’s event is poised to redefine the boundaries of automotive excellence in the new era.

2024 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition Exhibition Areas:

  • Passenger cars, commercial vehicles and special-purpose vehicles
  • Concept cars
  • Auto parts, assemblies, modules and systems
  • Automobile manufacturing equipment and processes equipment
  • Automobile measuring and testing equipment
  • Development and application of CAD
  • New technological processes and new materials in the auto industry
  • NEV technologies and products in the auto industry
  • Environmental-friendly technologies and products in the auto industry
  • Automobile accessories
  • Maintenance facilities
  • Intelligent connected vehicle products
  • Old Hall (Chaoyang): International Components Area
  • New Hall (Shunyi): Future Travel Industry Chain Zone

Frankfurt Element

The 2024 Frankfurt International Electric Vehicle Exhibition, jointly hosted by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Automobile Industry Branch and Messe Frankfurt, is scheduled at the Frankfurt Exhibition Centre in Germany from September 10 to 14, 2024.

This historic event will mark the inaugural participation of a Chinese automobile industry organisation in organising a major international auto show.

It signifies a significant collaboration between Chinese and foreign entities to stage premier auto exhibitions in renowned global venues. This initiative also represents a substantial stride towards boosting the export of Chinese auto brands and bolstering their international presence.

2024 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition Schedule:

  • April 25 to 26: Chinese and foreign news media
  • April 27 to 29: Trade visitors
  • April 30 to May 4: Trade visitors + public

Featured image: External view of the 2018 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition edition. Credit: Warren Whyte

Last Updated on 3 weeks by Arnold Pinto

    Arnold Pinto

    Arnold Pinto

    Arnold Pinto is an award-winning journalist with wide-ranging Middle East and Asia experience in the tech, aerospace, defence, luxury watchmaking, business, automotive, and fashion verticals. He is passionate about conserving endangered native wildlife globally. Arnold enjoys 4x4 off-roading, camping and exploring global destinations off the beaten track.
    Follow Me:

    Related Posts

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *