EQUIP AUTO On Tour to kick off in Montpellier, France

EQUIP AUTO On Tour, a trade show for professionals in the automotive aftermarket and connected mobility services, will begin its 2024 schedule in Montpellier, France, on Saturday, June 8th. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Montpellier Exhibition Centre, Hall B1.

EQUIP AUTO On Tour, a trade show for professionals in the automotive aftermarket and connected mobility services, will begin its 2024 schedule in Montpellier on Saturday, June 8th. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Montpellier Exhibition Centre, Hall B1.

The city of Montpellier was chosen for its economic potential and ease of access, organizers say.

The event will feature nearly 100 exhibitors and brands, as well as 1,000 automotive professionals. This show takes place in a region with 18,000 automotive and mobility services sectors, employing 43,000 people and training 7,000 young individuals, according to ANFA.

“We are thrilled to be coming to Montpellier for this first 2024 installment of EQUIP AUTO On Tour 2024,” said Aurélie Jouve, exhibition director at EQUIP AUTO. “The vitality and influence of this Mediterranean city, a crossroads of automotive innovation and expertise, make it an ideal choice to host our event.

“This new edition of EQUIP AUTO On Tour will offer an opportunity to showcase the assets and unique know-how of the automotive aftermarket and services sector of the south of France,” Jouve said. “EQUIP AUTO Montpellier will enable many professionals to come and meet their local ecosystem and audience, but will also allow regional players to build their reputation in their own local economic catchment area.”

Program Highlights:
• Repair Show: An outdoor demonstration zone where exhibitors will present innovative solutions. The lineup includes:
◦ 9:30 – 10:00: idGarages.pro – Quick quote tool
◦ 10:15 – 10:45: LAUNCHPRO FRANCE SAS – LAUNCH TTM-113, a portable tire wear scanner
◦ 11:00 – 11:30: MANNOL LUBRIFIANTS – Automotive oil range
◦ 11:45 – 12:15: tec3h – 4D and 360° Studio
◦ 12:30 – 13:00: CAL – GYS bodywork welding solution
◦ 14:00 – 14:30: PPG Refinish France – PPG LINQ platform
◦ 14:45 – 15:15: FLEXFUEL ENERGY DEVELOPMENT – Carbon FAP cleaning machine
◦ 15:30 – 16:00: TOT COLOR – New dent puller
◦ 16:15 – 16:45: 2A DISTRIBUTION – WRD auto glass removal system
•Workshop Area: Six themes will be discussed, covering engine depollution, gearbox diagnostics and maintenance, used vehicles, workshop software, roadworthiness inspections and bodywork-paintwork.
•Local Aftermarket Panorama: Discussions on the specifics of the Occitania market with local industry players. Speakers include Laurent Fourcade, Philippe Marchelek, Nicolas Demoulin, Serge Pizzitola, Romuald Rozet and Gérald Sgobbo.
•Exhibition of Collector Cars and Motorcycles: Vehicles on display include various Porsches, a Toyota GT86, a Cadillac Fleetwood, a Ferrari 348 TB, a Jaguar F-Type, and several motorcycles like the BMW S1000r and Honda 500 Four.
•François Allain Presentation: François Allain will present Carrosserie Mialet’s expert bodyworkers and a 1939 Gordini demonstration.

“I would like to thank all the organizations that are supporting this regional format and who have chosen to exhibit at one or several EQUIP AUTO On Tour dates. Many thanks also to FIEV, FFC, FNA and Mobilians, all loyal partners of the show. This Montpellier event is an important milestone in the journey of EQUIP AUTO, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary in Paris in 2025,” Jouve said. “We are therefore delighted to invite all the automotive professionals in the region to come and join us on Saturday, 8 June in Montpellier.”

The next stops for EQUIP AUTO On Tour 2024 are in Reims on June 29th and Rennes on September 28th. For more information on the event, visit the EQUIP AUTO website.

Among the exhibitors registered for EQUIP AUTO On Tour 2024:
 
• 2A DISTRIBUTION
• ABRITES
• AHB
• AISIN EUROPE
• ALLIANCE AUTOMOTIVE GROUP
• ANTONIN PEINTURE
• AUTOROLA
• AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS
• BACK2CAR
• BILSTEIN GROUP
• CAL
• CAPELEC
• CARFORM
• CarGarantie
• CARROSSERIE DE FRANCE
• CASTROL
• CERTAS ENERGY LUBRIFIANTS
• CHAUSSENDE & Fils
• CILEA Software & Services
• CKSEVEN
• CLAS
• CLUB TECHNIQUE AUTO
• Cotrolia
• DARVA
• DAT France
• DELKO
• DIAG ASSIST & ADAS
• DISRUPTDEAL
• ELRING
• EUROPA SA
• FEDERATION FRANCAISE DE LA CARROSSERIE
• FIEV
• FLEXFUEL ENERGY DEVELOPMENT
• FNA – FEDERATION NATIONALE DE L’AUTOMOBILE
• GROUPE CHIMIREC
• ICE SKIN
• idGarages.pro
• IHLE FRANCE S.A.S
• IRP AUTO
• ISTOBAL
• KMK Refinish
• LACOUR CONCEPT SAS
• L’Argus
• LAUNCHPRO FRANCE SAS
• MANN+HUMMEL FILTRATION
• MANNOL LUBRIFIANTS
• ME GROUP SAS
• MOBILIANS
• MOTEUR ECO
• NAPA
• NTN Europe
• OBD AUTO
• PIECES AUTO
• PNEUMACLIC
• POINT MULTI BATTERIES
• PPS (Pneus Pro Services)
• PPG
• PRECISIUM GARAGE & PRECISIUM CARROSSERIE
• Restor Wheel
• SAS
• SILCA
• SKF
• SOGEFI FILTRATION SA
• SONIC EQUIPMENT
• STARTERRE
• tec3h
• TOP GARAGE & TOP CARROSSERIE
• TOT COLOR
• UCAR
• VO 360
• WASHALIA S.L.
• ZF


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