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Winners chosen at the Automechanika Body & Paint Championships in Shanghai
The Automechanika Body & Paint Championships have selected one more finalist for the 2020 competition: Sun Xiao Shuai, a painter sponsored by SATA, became the last finalist selected in 2019 for his creation entitled ‘The 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China’. The people’s choice award, for which trade fair visitors and paint enthusiasts had until 17 December 2019 to vote for their favourites online, went to Ian Lai. His car hood is an homage to the R-M paint brand, which is celebrating its 100-year anniversary this year.
Participation skyrockets as the 15th edition of Automechanika Shanghai 2019 draws to a close
The 15th edition of Automechanika Shanghai, which took place from 3 to 6 December 2019, has recorded even more industry participation than ever before. 159,728 visitors connected with 6,590 exhibitors across the show floor. The show illustrated its automotive ecosystem through more vertical and horizontal integration in the entire value chain. During the four-day show, activities around the fairground brought exhibition themes, emerging products, services and technology, and rising trends to life.
Fringe programme at Automechanika Shanghai 2019 brings global automotive community closer together
Automechanika Shanghai embraces its future roadmap as it sets to become an automotive industry gathering for the wider community during the 15th edition. The fair will incorporate more research institutes, start-up companies, finance and investment firms, and training and development opportunities through its fringe programme and across the show floor. Over 6,500 exhibitors will be housed in the 360,000 sqm space of the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) from 3 to 6 December.
On the big stage: The next round of the Automechanika Body & Paint Championships is on tap in Shanghai
Which Chinese painter will take the prize in Shanghai at the Automechanika Body & Paint World Championships? On 6 December 2019 a panel of experts will choose the next finalist for the grand finale in Frankfurt in 2020. Four candidates have already submitted their design concepts. Now, with the addition of paint manufacturers Yatupaint and BASF China/ R-M, the ranks of the competition's international sponsors have grown to eleven. First time on board: Carbon, specialist in collision repair concepts.
Body & Paint Championships in South Africa: Taking the ‘Big five’ to the finals
With a lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhinoceros on the hood, Etienne Dutoit is heading to the finals of the Automechanika Body & Paint World Championships in Frankfurt. On 21 September 2019, the painter was named the national winner by the jury in South Africa with a car hood displaying an impressive interpretation of the South African flag. Voting for the people’s choice award remains open until 2 October 2019.