CAPAS 2022 opens to lift the Southwest China automotive aftermarket

The 8th Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) opened Thursday.

This image is from the 2021 edition of CAPAS.

The 8th Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) opened Thursday.

The three-day event hosts 407 exhibitors across 35,000 square meters of the Chengdu Century City New International Exhibition & Convention Center. Prominent exhibitors include Faret, Huiyuan, Geely, Kain Auto, Rzoil, Sichuan New Energy Vehicle Innovation Center, WM Motor, Yingling, JAC Group, Yousheng and Zoomlion. This year, CAPAS will assemble industry resources across services that support business exchange, network expansion and regional investment. Targeted events also offer the latest market information to nurture opportunities in the automotive industry.

“With years of experience in Southwest China’s automotive industry, CAPAS offers comprehensive coverage from seven product zones like Parts & Components, Chengdu-Chongqing Dual-city Economic Rim and New Energy & Connected Mobility,” said James Yu, Deputy General Manager of Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd. “In addition, we have organized 14 concurrent events this year, including networking banquets, business matching, live interviews, conferences and forums. We believe these will highlight the benefits of the Chengdu and Chongqing alliance, encourage innovation in new energy vehicles and car connectivity, and support aftermarket players along the industrial transformation.”

The Southwest China’s Workshop Elites Networking Banquet will connect the suppliers and buyers by gathering top management from aftermarket workshops in the region. The event will help generate more meaningful conversations about potential cooperation in a more relaxing atmosphere. 

The Dealers’ Networking Dinner is another networking event during the show that aims to help exhibitors meet regional distributors to further their footprint across Southwest China. It has received support from the Automotive Marketing Committee of Society of Automotive Engineers of Sichuan, Chengdu Automotive Maintenance and Repair Trade Association, Chengdu Commercial Vehicle Industry Chamber of Commerce and Commercial Vehicle Service Network.

Furthermore, the VIP Buyers Programme is one of the show’s key services dedicated to visitors with high purchasing authority.

More than 25 online meetings have been arranged between these international buyers and Chinese exhibitors. Additionally, exhibitors can also meet with buyer groups from Bazhong, Deyang, Guangan and Zigong.

CAPAS also has partnered with Magic Cube Auto College to host online seminars. Over the past few weeks, several talks have accentuated the automotive cluster in Southwest China. These live streaming activities will continue during the three-day show. The live broadcast of “Close Observation of Southwest China’s Automotive Industry & CAPAS” will bring onsite highlights to a remote audience. Planned booth visits include:

•The Automobile Maintenance Committee of the Chongqing Road Transport Association;



•Leshan Teld;

•Neijiang Jinhong Crankshaft;

•Sichuan Automotive Industry Association;

•Yunnan Automotive Maintenance and Repair Trade Association

These onsite and online activities from the business matching and live stream embrace vast domestic and international resources. They bring greater access to industry players exploring the industry’s development in Southwest China.

This year’s show will continue to hold various concurrent forums, conferences, training and activities to spotlight a diverse range of themes and topics.

CAPAS is jointly organized by CCPIT-Auto, Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd and CCPIT-Sichuan. Mindful of the COVID-19 outbreak, appropriate safety parameters will be upheld during the show. These measures are to safeguard the health and safety of all stakeholders so that the show remains a secure platform for business. For more information, visit or email

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