2021 Chicago Auto Show “Special Edition” Scheduled For July 15-19

CHICAGO, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today Chicago Auto Show officials announced they received approval from state and city officials to host a special edition of the show July 15-19 at McCormick Place. The Chicago Auto Show will be one of the McCormick Place’s first live, in-person events since the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown.

The special edition show will move to the West Building of the McCormick Place complex and expand outdoors to take advantage of July weather. With the show’s move, attendees will now experience more outdoor test drive opportunities, test tracks and technology demonstrations, which will take place

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Chery highlights tech concept cars at 2021 Shanghai Auto Show

MANILA: Chery Automobile unveiled its two new concept models, the Little Ant Z and the Big Ant X, at the recently concluded Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition.

The two models of the new Ant lineup were developed to exhibit the electronic architecture of Chery’s New Energy division for full-domain intelligent cars based on the @LIFE platform that was also introduced at the auto show.

For more than two decades, Chery has been one of the leading automakers in the world when it comes to technological design and development. The New Energy series highlights the brand concept of “Clean World YOO

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The Quail car show returns with Montreal, Citroen SM features

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Aerial view of The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering | Event photo

“The 50th anniversary of the Alfa Romeo Montreal” and “Automotive Couture, French Cars featuring the 50th Anniversary of the Citroen SM” are the featured events for the return August 13 of The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering during Monterey Car Week.

“The 18th annual event will welcome more than 200 sports and racing vehicles and honor the 50th anniversaries of some of the most unique sports and grand touring cars of the 1970s,” the event said in announcing its return after being canceled by the pandemic in 2020.

In addition

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The Battery Show & EV Tech Europe Digital Days Announces Second Wave of Globally Renowned Speakers

SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Battery Show & EV Tech Europe Digital Days, a three-day digital event, strategically scheduled for 18-20 May to connect and educate industry professionals during a time of immense disruption via technical sessions, panels, networking opportunities, and digital sourcing, today announced the second raft of speakers confirmed to address the advanced battery and hybrid & electric vehicle (H/EV) tech community. Executives and senior-level experts from 3M, EnBW, McLaren Applied, Punch Powertrain, Renault, among many others, will present novel solutions and lead technical demonstrations that address the industry’s leading challenges. The online conference will

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NEVS owner launches Hengchi brand, 9 EVs at Shanghai auto show

Evergrande Group, a conglomerate whose property development business is the biggest in China, has launched the car brand Hengchi to tap the growing demand for electric vehicles.

Hengchi used this week’s Auto Shanghai 2021 to showcase its first products and had no less than nine vehicles on display.

It helps that Hengchi has some big bucks backing it. Its parent company, Evergrande, is one of China’s biggest companies with operations in the health, real estate, tech and tourism sectors. Its foray into the auto industry got off to a rocky start with an initial investment in Faraday Future that was

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Tech giants taps into auto industry at city show

Tech giants like Huawei, Qualcomm, Didi Chuxing and DJI become “new powers” of the Auto Shanghai Show 2021, releasing new cars, operating system, cockpits, autonomous driving tools and chips for cars.

It represented integration between the tech and car industries with electric and intelligent trends. 

Seres SF5 cars, with Huawei’s operating, connection and sound systems like HiDrive and HiCar, will be available in China next month, with price starting from 216,800 yuan (US$33,354), Huawei said during the show. 

It’s the first car to be available in China with Huawei’s ecosystem.

Three new Huawei-featured models are displayed in Huawei’s flagship store

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