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2012 Automotive News China Conference

The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Automotive Committee (CCPIT-Auto) is proud to announce an alliance with Automotive News to promote their respective conferences in 2012: the Automotive News China Conference in Beijing on April 24-26 and CCPIT-Auto’s Global Automotive Forum on Sept. 6-7 in Chengdu, China.


More than 300 automotive executives will convene at the Regent Beijing April 24-26 for the Automotive News China Conference. The theme is “The Next Phase: Keys to Success in China”. In addition to a panel session on the rapid expansion of dealership networks in China and the opportunities they provide, the event features high-ranking executives from several automakers and suppliers in China including

  • Dan Akerson, chairman and chief executive officer, General Motors
  • WangXia, Executive Chairman of Global Automotive Forum Organizing Committee and Chairman of CCPIT-Auto
  • Jim Press, president international operations, McLarty Automotive Partners
  • Freeman Shen, senior vice president, Volvo Car Corporation and chairman, Volvo Cars China
  • David L. Schoch, chairman & chief executive officer, Ford Motor China
  • Wang Fengying, president, Great Wall Motor Co. Inc.
  • Jay Kunkel, head of Continental China, Continental Automotive Holding Co., Ltd.
  • Jack Cheng, general manager, GAC Fiat Automobiles Co. Ltd.
  • John Zeng, Asia forecasting director, LMC Automotive Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
  • Majdi Abulaban, senior vice president, Delphi, president, Delphi Electrical/Electronic Architecture and president, Delphi Asia-Pacific

For complete information about the Automotive News China Conference, and to register, visit the 2012 Auto China website or

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