8th Nanjing International Auto Exposition 2009 Opens
The 8th Nanjing International Auto Exposition 2009 opens at Nanjing International Exhibition Center on September 27, which is hosted by our executive vice chairman Ma Haining. Han Qinghua, Deputy Secretary-general of Jiangsu Provincial People's Government, Wei Ran, Deputy Director-General of Jiangsu Development and Reform Commission, Da Jiaxiang, Deputy Director General of Department of Commerce of Jiangsu Province, and Chen Gang, Vice Mayor of Nanjing Municipal People’s Government attend the opening ceremony.
This auto expo is sponsored by Nanjing Municipal People’s Government, Jiangsu Economy and Information Technology Commission, and our council, as well as organized by Jiangsu Auto Industry Association and Nanjing AE International Exhibition Co., Ltd. Themed as Move On with Better Life, the expo occupies 66,000 sqm area, with 67 domestic and overseas well-known auto brands to attend, including Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Cadillac, Audi, Infiniti, Lexus, Rolls Royce, Lamborghini, Bentley, Ferrari, Maserati, Acura, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Opel, Renault, Hummer, Zoeco, Buick, and Chevrolet. It’s said the Rolls-Royce Phantom LWB exhibited here is the most expensive vehicle, worth nearly ¥10 million; Bentley also brings GT, Flying Spur, GTC3 Series and Bentley Continental models and Bentley All New Grand Bentley for celebrating 90th anniversary history to the site. In the commercial vehicle section at the north square of the exhibition center, 13 auto manufacturers such as Changzhou China National Commercial Automobile Corporation, ALFA Bus, Nanjing Passenger Vehicle, Wuxi Rainbow, Xuzhou Handler, Tiandi, Jiangnan, Sanyuan, Nanjing Jiayuan, Jia Yuan, Nanjing, Suzhou Jinlong exhibit fire fighting truck, pickups, electric cars, horsebox, command vehicles, cleaning vehicles, special modified car, overhead working vehicles, natural gas passenger vehicles, and other special vehicles.
Meanwhile, the expo holds a lucky draw, new car test drive, Nanjing photography contest, children's drawing competition, the 1st Nanjing Langchi vehicle decorations contest, "Cultural Nanjing & Civil Driving" 10 thousand signatures activity, the Nanjing Stop of the nationwide road show of the world's first dual-mode electric car -- BYD F3DM that does not rely on special charging station, the national launching ceremony of Happy Peugeot online game, as well as the launching ceremony of Hyundai New Equus series models.
Leaders and guests happily have a tour around the expo after the opening ceremony.