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Apr 21, 2015 - Apr 22, 2015

Swissotel Grand Shanghai
1 Yu Yuan Road, Shanghai, CHINA

CBU Info Resources, Inc.
Ms. Katrina Dong
86-10-84682019 x 101
Suit 1907, Bldg. 1, Kunsha Center, 16 Xinyuanli, Chaoyang Dist., Beijing, China, 100027

CBU/CCPIT-Auto 20th Annual International Conference

Dear Automotive Executives:

CBU/CAR is excited to present our 20th Annual International Conference to be held on April 21-22, 2015 at the Swissôtel Grand Shanghai.


The theme of our 20th annual event will be: China's Automobile Market in the Age of E-Commerce, Connected Vehicles and Green Mobility. The one-and-a-half-day event, which is also our 6th Global Automotive Symposium (GAS 2015), will discuss the world’s largest new vehicle market in the age of automotive e-commerce, connected vehicles and opportunities in vehicle electrification under China’s new leadership. The conference will be held during Auto Shanghai 2015.


The conference will start at 12:30pm on Tuesday, April 21. A gala welcome dinner will be hosted that evening for speakers, attendees, sponsors and exhibitors. A networking cocktail reception will be held on the evening of Wednesday the 22nd, the second day of the conference. There will be a golf tournament for speakers and attendees on Sunday the 19th and a VIP visit to Auto Shanghai 2015 on Monday the 20th, the first Media Day.


The conference again will be held in association with the Automotive Committee of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT-Auto). It is supported by China Automobile Dealers’ Association (CADA) and China Passenger Car Association (CPCA). It will be sponsored by Axalta Coating Systems (exclusive Platinum Dinner Sponsor), Bosch (exclusive Platinum Cocktail Reception Sponsor), HCP and Bharat Forge., AutoLab,, and Gasgoo are our New Media Partners.


CBU/CAR plans to invite about 25 speakers from the government, associations, OEMs and suppliers, service providers, etc. for the event. Panel discussions will include: The New Normal and Size of China's Auto Market; China's Vehicle Electrification: Leading in Green Mobility? Policy Environment and the Future of the Market; E-Commerce & Connected Vehicles: China Setting the Benchmark? Developing Vehicles and Supply Chains for China & the World; Navigating the Path in O2O Automotive E-Commerce.


For more details on the final program, including speakers and presentation topics (as of April 18), please click here.


CBU’s annual conference started in October 1996 in Detroit. Since then our international event has evolved into a unique annual gathering alternatively in Beijing and Shanghai of multinational and Chinese auto executives. It is both a value-added event for in-depth discussions on the Chinese auto market and a high-level and rewarding networking opportunity for sponsors, speakers and attendees from around the world.


CBU/CAR has been covering China's auto market for 20 years since 1995 with weekly, bi-weekly and monthly e-newsletters and a monthly magazine, China Automotive Review. CBU/CAR publications have been recognized by industry professionals as the source that "tells about the wheels behind the wheels" of the expanding China market.


Make sure to join us in April in Shanghai to celebrate our 20th annual international gathering!


CBU is currently inviting corporate sponsors as well as speakers to help support our 20th anniversary event. If interested to sponsor (and benefit from free advertisements, free attendees and display area at the event), exhibit or to speak, please contact CBU/CAR conference coordinator at: or call Katrina Dong at (010) 8468 2029 Ext. 101 or fax to (010) 8468 2039.


For information about CBU/CAR, please visit (English) or (Chinese).





Lei Xing, Chief Editor

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