Fira de Barcelona’s Automobile Barcelona International Motor Show celebrates 100 years, 45 car brands and 42 premieres
Barcelona, Spain, May 14, 2019 / PRNewswire / – Automobile Barcelona, the International Motor Show organized by Barcelona Fira will celebrate a historic edition on the occasion of its centenary. The event will show visitors the latest developments from 45 car manufacturers and offer them the opportunity to travel into the future to discover technologies that will change vehicles and mobility such as self-driving cars or cars that can fly. They will also be able to travel back in time to the past of the automotive industry and revisit the last 100 years of the Salon through exhibitions and immersive shows.
The Fair – which will be held in the emblematic place of Montjuïc from May 11 to 19 – will be spread over 150,000 m2 and will be structured around three main themes: Vehicle exhibition dedicated to new developments from the 45 participating car manufacturers and to technological developments transforming vehicles – connectivity, artificial intelligence, electrification, Internet of Things, etc. – and mobility; a second, Connected Street, where visitors can experience and experiment with technologies such as autonomous driving and discover vehicles such as the PAL-V that can be converted into a helicopter according to the needs of the driver; and a third, under the name Road to 100, will bring together a special program of activities focused on the 100-year history of the event, including an unprecedented immersive show and an exhibition of cars from the last century.
The great international showcase
Automobile Barcelona will once again be the great international showcase where the most important brands will present their latest models. The show, the only one in Spain with the international recognition of the OICA (International Organization of Automobile Manufacturers), will present the historical figure of 45 exhibiting automobile manufacturers – a growth of 50% – which will present a total of 42 first automobiles.
The show will feature Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Citroën, Cupra, Dacia, DR automobiles, EasyMile, Ferrari, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Ford, Hispano Suiza, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Lexus, Lotus, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes Benz Vans, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Pal-V, Piaggio Commercial Vehicle, Porsche, Renault, Seat, Skoda, Smart, Subaru, Suzuki, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo. Among the 130 exhibitors are other companies related to the industry such as Repsol, Iberdrola and Circutor.
SOURCE Barcelona Fira