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3rd China Auto Aftermarket Summit 2018

June 12-13, 2018 · Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel, China

The 3rd China Automotive Aftermarket Summit 2018 was held on June 12-13 in Shanghai, and served as the first event in Duxes’ Auto Aftermarket Week 2018, an annual platform for the exchange of knowledge between leaders in the auto aftermarket from China and around the world. The summit educated attendees on significant developments in the auto aftermarket, with input from leaders in the field representing trade associations, OEMs, auto parts suppliers, distributors and dealers, online platforms, auto repair shops, insurance companies, and other service providers.

The first day addressed the aftermarket from the perspective of auto OEMs. Presentations detailed the implications of new energy vehicles, e-commerce, as well as new distribution and after service models, on the auto parts market. Speakers noted the transformative effect of the internet and new technologies on the aftermarket, and highlighted various methods for OEMs, repair shops, and distributors, to take advantage of the rapidly evolving market in China. Panel discussions composed of industry leaders, also looked into internet models for aftermarket distribution, and market opportunities for OEMs.

The final day emphasized aftermarket conditions in China, with content on the latest government regulations in China, the flourishing maintenance market, in addition to insights on new collaborative business models, and developments in the European aftermarket. Notably, Wayne Yao, the Director of Duxes’ Aftermarket & Reman division, provided an in-depth look at prime opportunities in the wake of the new energy vehicle paradigm shift in the market. The event concluded with a pair of panel discussions on car maintenance business chains in China, and the involvement of the capital market on strategic development of aftermarket business.

The 3rd China Automotive Aftermarket Summit 2018 nurtured high-level exchanges from professionals working for a diverse range of enterprises, from auto parts suppliers and distributors to OEMs and repair shops. This process helped clarify the future of the rapidly expanding and digitalizing Chinese aftermarket, by bringing essential knowledge and successful practices to the public. Duxes would like to acknowledge the contributions of endorsing institution, the Malaysian Automotive Institution, MERA, China Automotive Maintenance and Repair Trades Association, event partner ATP Electronics, NEXUS Automotive International SA, and sponsors: Informatica, Sinochem Lantian, and Petro Canada, to a successful summit.

Contact Information:
Ms. Cindy Cui
Tel.: +86 21 5258 8005 Ext. 8253
E-mail: cindy.cui@duxes.cn