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Some 1,600 models to be shown at Chengdu auto show

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2023-08-16 09:36

Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai holds a press conference on the 26th Chengdu Motor Show in Beijing on Aug 15, 2023. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

The 26th Chengdu Motor Show is scheduled to kick off on Aug 25 in the capital city of Sichuan province, said Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai, one of the organizers, on Tuesday.

The event, which will run through Sept 3, will feature around 1,600 models from 129 automotive brands of different countries including China, the United States, Germany and Japan.

Of them, Chinese brand IM will premiere its latest LS6 SUV and China's largest NEV maker BYD will present a big lineup of models from all its marques.

International brands ranging from BMW to Bentley will wow visitors with their latest models.

Forums as well as events that enable visitors to experience the models will be held as well, said the organizer.

Liu Guoliang, president of Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai, said the motor show and its events will help boost vehicle sales in Sichuan province and Southwest China as a whole.

Chengdu is now home to over 6 million vehicles, as one of the cities that have a large number of vehicles in the country.

China is the world's largest vehicle market. Over 15.62 million vehicles were sold in the country in the first seven months of the year, up 7.9 percent year-on-year, according to statistics from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.

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