We are pleased to announce that Car Design Night Beijing will take place on Tuesday 21 April 2020 at Space 798 Art Factory for China's most important designer networking event.
Make sure to secure your place early to guarantee entry.
Car Design Night Beijing is held on the evening of the first press day of the 2020 Beijing Auto Show and provides exclusive opportunities for senior car design professionals to network with their peers, exchange ideas and meet new contacts.
Premium partner – Alcantara
Gold partner – Changan
Silver partner – Magna Exteriors
Space 798 Art Factory
2 Jiuxianqiao Rd, Chaoyang
Doors open at 7pm
View from Baidu maps here
Founded in 1972, Alcantara represents a prime example of Italian-produced quality. As registered trademark of Alcantara S.p.A. and result of a unique and proprietary technology, Alcantara® is a highly innovative material, offering an unrivalled combination of sensory, aesthetic and functional qualities. Thanks to its extraordinary versatility, Alcantara is the choice of leading brands in a number of application fields: fashion and accessories, automotive, interior design and home décor, consumer-electronics. These features, together with a serious and certified commitment to sustainability, make Alcantara a true icon of contemporary lifestyle: the lifestyle of those who want to fully enjoy their everyday life, while respecting the environment.
Since 2009 Alcantara has been certified ‘Carbon Neutral’, having defined, reduced and offset all the CO2 emissions derived from its activity. To mark out the path of the company in such a field, every year Alcantara draws up and publishes its own Sustainability Report, certified by BDO authority and available on the corporate website.
Headquartered in Milan, Alcantara’s production site and R&D department are located in Nera Montoro, in the heart of the Umbria Region (Terni).
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Alcantara Company contact email: email@example.com
Chang An Automobile Global Design is an international organisation operating in three different countries: China, Japan and Italy. The Chang An Automotive European Design Center in Rivoli (Turin) is the heart of this organisation, with 200 people between employees and collaborators. Chongqing, where the headquarters of Chang An Automobiles are located, is their oldest design centre, with 210 members, it focuses in particular on design, with high skills also in studio engineering and modelling. Chang An Japan in Shin Yokohama was founded in 2008 and has now 50 employees, involved in advanced design and RD. In total Chang An Global Design staff has more than 460 people lead by Mr Chen Zheng, as Chang An Automobile Global Design Chief.
Magna Exteriors brings together design, materials science and technology to help its customers boldly imagine and create the car of the future. A leader in lightweighting and composites, Magna researches, develops and implements new materials to help automakers lower emissions and improve fuel economy without sacrificing styling and performance.
This expertise is evident in several market-leading innovations, such as a carbon fiber hood, a visible active grille shutter, a carbon fiber grille opening reinforcement, a plastic skid plate with a silver metallic look and many more; all of which won innovation awards from the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). These examples have been implemented for high-volume, production programs across the world and represent Magna’s constant drive to innovate and its strong partnerships with auto manufacturers worldwide.
Magna is also investigating new applications for lightweight materials throughout the vehicle, including the current development of a carbon fiber subframe that weighs 34 percent less than a steel subframe.
The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.
No matter what the car of the future looks like, whether it has a driver or not, it will most certainly have an exterior, and Magna innovation will lead the way.