AWC 2023: Shenzhen Showcases Global Leadership in New Energy and Smart Vehicle Industry

11 October 2023, the AWC 2023 (深圳国际新能源及智能网联汽车全产业博览会), a three-day event that attracts attention from the global automotive industries, opened at the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center. Automakers from the world gathered in Shenzhen to participate in this new energy and smart vehicle technology event, fostering China's automotive industry overtaking, to seize the "go worldwide" opportunity of new energy vehicles, and lead a new change in the global automotive industry.

Shenzhen is the city with the most completed and competitive new energy vehicle industry in the world, and is also one of the cities with the greatest potential for new energy vehicle exports in China. As a world-leading new energy and smart vehicle industry exhibition, AWC attracts upstream and downstream industry resources to foster the clustering in Shenzhen, promoting Shenzhen to be a "new generation world-class automobile city".

At the exhibition, BYD Semiconductor, Autosar, Bosch, Deeproute AI, Neolix, Favored Nano Technology, Xiaopeng, Antu, Hangsheng Technology, Gotion Hi-Tech, FinDreams Technology, Taiyo Ink, Rubycon, SGS, Idemitsu Chemical, Tencent , EHang, Autoflight, ZF Friedrichshafen, China Mobile, SF Express and other automotive industry giants showcased cutting-edge technologies such as new energy vehicle battery, smart vehicles, automotive engineering and assembly technology, smart factory and automation technology and new materials, new products and commercial applications.

In addition, the unique and forward-looking "flying car" exhibition area, also attracted a large number of visitors. Cutting-edge products such as land-air amphibious flying cars, manned autonomous aircraft, and autonomous aircraft lead the audiences went into a "flying taxi" era in science fiction movies.

On this global stage, China's new energy vehicle industry is attracting the eyeballs of the world with its unique advantages and innovative capabilities. According to Reed Exhibitions, the organizer of AWC, AWC attracted overseas visitors from over 60 countries and regions.

Those industry associations and trade and investment promotion agencies from overseas also actively participated in AWC. In the opening session, representatives like Japan External Trade Organization JETRO, Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency KOTRA, Korea Automotive Technology Research Institute KATECH, Gyeonggi Business Center, Korea Gwangju New Energy Vehicle Research Institute, Korea Adhesive Coating Association, and Thailand Investment Promotion Board , Thailand Auto Parts Manufacturing Association and other guests attended the "AWC International Business Exchange Conference".

In the meeting, Industry and Information Technology Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality and Commerce Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality introduced the development of Shenzhen's new energy and smart automobile industry and also introduced Shenzhen's investment and trade promotion policies. The exhibition also organized a series of international exchanges and matching activities, including "Thailand Day", "Vietnam Day", "Malaysian Investment Seminar", "Japanese and Korean Delegation Visit Plan" and business matching.

In this three-day exhibition, AWC 2023 held more than 50 forums and summits on automobiles and related industries, providing a one-stop cross-border communication platform for "automotive + electronics + smart manufacturing + transportation", gathering Industry-University-Research-Application, government leaders , academicians, associations, and enterprise elites to provide inspiration and expand horizons for industry professionals.

Dozens of large visiting groups including BYD, Huawei, GAC Toyota, Hangsheng Electronics, Beijing Institute of Technology Shenzhen Automotive Research Institute exchanged experiences, understood the trend of the automotive industry, and working together to create business opportunities.

Disclaimer: This article is published by Shenzhen Government Online (深圳政府在线_深圳市人民政府门户网站) and has been translated into English. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and Chinese version, the latter one shall prevail. 
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