Changchun auto expo concludes
The 16th China Changchun International Automobile Expo concluded at the Changchun International Conference and Exhibition Center in Changchun, capital of Northeast China’s Jilin province, on July 21.
The 10-day event started on July 12 and exhibited more than 1,300 cars from 152 brands from all over the world.
It showcased the newest automobiles and most cutting-edge technology in the auto sector, including new energy vehicles, self-driving technology, and AR and VR technology.
More than 600,000 people participated in the event in person and around 14 million took part online.
Nearly 30,000 vehicles worth over 6 billion yuan ($872.3 million) were sold at the event.
During this year’s expo, many vehicle sellers offered preferential prices to buyers, attracting a large number of interested visitors.
According to staff of Roewe, a Shanghai-based car brand at the event, over 300 vehicles were sold during the expo, a huge increase over last year.
The expo first started in 1999 and has been held a total of 16 times. It has provided a boost to Changchun’s auto sector, and has also had a positive effect in other areas such as logistics, advertising, catering, and the taxi industry.
Visitors flock to the 16th China Changchun International Automobile Expo in Changchun, Jilin province. [Photo/Changchun Daily]
A new energy vehicle on display at the 16th China Changchun International Automobile Expo in Changchun, Jilin province, on July 20 [Photo/Xinhua]
A boy tries out a VR driving machine at the Changchun auto expo on July 18. [Photo/Xinhua]