Dear Automotive Executives：
We are happy to announce that CBU/CAR will host our 2015 annual international heavy-duty conference on November 3, 2015 at Conrad Beijing Hotel. Organized in association with the Automotive Committee of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT-Auto), HD 2015 will have a theme of: Stricter Emissions Standards and Higher Customer Demand: Prospects of Heavy-Duty Manufacturers.
China’s heavy-duty truck sales totaled 367,700 units through to August 2015, down 30 percent on a yearly basis. Since the market peaked in 2010, 2014 was the fourth year in which year-on-year sales declined. At recent annual business conferences held by leading heavy-duty truck and components manufacturers, there seemed to be a consensus that low growth, zero growth or even negative growth has become the “new normal” for the sector.
The industry faces obvious challenges. The State-IV emissions standards have been officially enforced on January 1, 2015. Multinational manufacturers are expanding operations in China despite of the shrinking market. Chinese OEMs, on the other hand, are expanding overseas to seek more opportunities. It is time for heavy-duty & commercial vehicle executives to sit down again and review recent market developments and brainstorm about future prospects.
A welcome dinner will be hosted for speakers, attendees, sponsors and exhibitors on the evening of November 2. A networking cocktail reception will be held at the conclusion of the conference on November 3.
CBU/CAR plans to invite at least a dozen speakers to speak at the conference, including CEOs of multinational and domestic heavy-duty commercial vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, government officials and analysts, etc. for the event. Panel discussions will include: Policy, Regulations and the Market; Competing in China and Globally: Prospects of Heavy-Duty Truck Manufacturers; Competing in China and Globally: Prospects of Bus Manufacturers; Sustainable Growth and Challenges: Suppliers’ Prospective.
Simultaneous interpretation in English and Chinese will be provided at the seminar.
CBU is currently inviting corporate sponsors as well as speakers to help support HD 2015. If interested to sponsor (and benefit from free advertisements, free attendees and display area at the event), exhibit or to speak, please contact Jennifer Chen at Tel. (010) 8468 2029 Ext. 122, Fax (010) 8468 2039, Email: email@example.com.
For information about CBU/CAR, please visit www.chinaautoreview.com (English) or www.cbuauto.com.cn (Chinese)