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2010 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2010) Concluded Successfully

BEIJING, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The 2010 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2010), under the theme "For a Greener Tomorrow", concluded at the China International Exhibition Center (New Center) on May 2, 2010. The Exhibition of Auto Components and Parts closed on April 27, a few days earlier.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100510/CNM017 ) With strong support and unprecedented enthusiasm from domestic and foreign automakers, Auto China 2010 achieved great success. A total of 990 vehicles were on display, 89 of which made their world debut (including 14 world premiers from global automakers), as well as 65 concept cars (37 of which are from global automakers). The 200,000 square-meter exhibition area reached a new record. All of the global automakers recognized Auto China 2010 as one of the most important A-class auto shows worldwide. Domestic automakers showcased achievements in home-grown innovation and new energy vehicles. Management leaders from both domestic and foreign automotive industries attended press conferences, new car announcements, and brand-building activities. Nearly 12,500 journalists from 1,564 media organizations worldwide witnessed the panoramic view of the auto show and made comprehensive reports.

With the concept of energy-saving and emission reductions, Auto China 2010 was under the theme "For a Greener Tomorrow". The auto show displayed the latest advanced technology in the auto industry. New-energy cars from automobile giants and home-grown brands showcased the future of the automotive industry. Passenger cars, commercial vehicles, auto components and parts, as well as other related products were showcased together in the nearly 200,000 square-meter exhibition area.

Auto China 2010 displayed passenger cars and auto components and parts in both the New and Old China International Exhibition Centers respectively for the first time. It not only fulfilled the demand of exhibitors, but also provided a more convenient and comfortable environment for the professional audience.

The number of visitors to this year's Beijing auto show reached 780,000 -- a new record attendance for China's auto shows. The event received 145,900 visitors on May 1, setting a new one-day record attendance for China's auto shows.

The 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition will be held in April 2012.

Organizers are looking forward to seeing all domestic and overseas exhibitors, media friends, and audiences in 2012.

Contact:

Mr. Hengjie Zhang

Tel: +86-10-8460-0166

Email: zhanghengjie@ciec.com.cn

Mr. Zheng Wei (wesley)

Tel: +86-10-8460-0810

Email: weizheng@ciec.com.cn SOURCE China International Exhibition Center www.prnewswire.com Copyright (C) 2010 PR Newswire. All rights reserved -0- KEYWORD: China INDUSTRY KEYWORD: AUT

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