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Thanks to a healthy post-outbreak recovery beginning in April, China's overall auto sales declined only 2% in 2020, with commercial vehicle sales setting an all-time annual sales record. Entering 2021, China remains the global leader in new car sales, with particularly strong growth in new energy vehicle (NEV) sales. As NEV propulsion systems become more common, so too do new smart connected and self-driving features, with such technologies commercializing faster in China than in other markets.


AmCham Shanghai's Automotive Committee invites you to our Look Back, Look Ahead event on February 3rd from 8:30 am to 10:30 am at the AmCham Xintiandi Conference center. In this session, our expert speakers will review the 2020 market rebound, discuss the new technologies and policies shaping the future of the automotive industry. The concluding panel discussion will summarize the trends shaping the global industry as we emerge into a exciting new era in 2021 and beyond.



Visiting Notes:

For the next few weeks, visitors to AmCham Shanghai's office may be asked to show an additional health code "information big data travel card" (通信大数据行程卡) when entering Infinitus Tower. This code can be downloaded in the building lobby. Due to the new procedures, entry to the building may take an extra minute.

Speakers

  • Michael Dunne (CEO of ZoZo Go)

    Michael Dunne

    CEO of ZoZo Go

    Michael Dunne is CEO of ZoZo Go, an advisory firm with deep expertise in Asian car markets. ZoZo Go advises automakers, suppliers and tech companies on opportunities in electric, autonomous and connected car technologies. A Detroit native, Dunne lived in China, Thailand and Indonesia from 1990-2016 where he founded two startups. During his time in Asia, Dunne also led JD Power China and was later appointed president of GM Indonesia. Dunne speaks Chinese and Thai. He is the author of American Wheels, Chinese Roads. And he is the creator of a new podcast called Winning in Asia. Dunne earned an MA in Chinese history and an MBA from the University of Michigan.

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  • Yu Zhang (Managing Director of AutoForesight)

    Yu Zhang

    Managing Director of AutoForesight

    Yu Zhang is the founder of AutoForesight. He has 20 years China automotive industry and market research experience.
    Prior to AutoForesight, Mr. Zhang was the Managing Director of a Detroit based global auto industry forecasting firm (CSM Worldwide) for 7 years, in charge of company operation, Greater China light vehicle forecasting, OEM strategy research & consulting. He was also the Director of Automotive Consulting business in Asia Pacific area for the combined operations of IHS/CSM in 2010.

    Prior to joining the Detroit forecasting firm, he has worked as research chief for Automotive Resources Asia, Ltd. in Beijing for 5 years, where he led in-depth market studies for major OEMs, and personally interviewed more than 500 dealer sales managers/general managers, local auto experts across over 20 provinces.

    He is a well-known, recognized expert in the Asian automotive industry. He is widely quoted in national and international publications. He is a long-term columnist of industry magazine –China Automotive Review and often presents at key forums.

    He holds a B.A. in economics. Before entering the automotive research field, he has five years′ market research experiences in other industries.

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  • Bill Russo (Founder & CEO of Automobility Limited & Automotive Committee Chair)

    Bill Russo

    Founder & CEO of Automobility Limited & Automotive Committee Chair

    Bill Russo is the Shanghai-based founder and CEO of Automobility Limited, a strategy and investment advisory firm helping its clients to create the future of mobility. His over 35 years of experience include 15 years as an automotive executive in China and Asia and nearly 12 years in the electronics and information technology industries. He has worked as an advisor and consultant for numerous multinational and local Chinese firms in the formulation and implementation of their global market and product strategies. Bill is also currently serving as the chair of the Automotive Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. In his current role, Bill advises startups, corporations and investors on how to maximize their participation in China’s Automobility Revolution. Bill was previously the regional head of Chrysler in North East Asia.

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Tickets

Member Ticket
Member Price Free
Member Company Employee Ticket
Standard Price RMB 200
Non-Member Ticket
Standard Price RMB 500

Venue

AmCham Shanghai Conference Center (Xintiandi)

黄浦区湖滨路168号无限极大厦27楼
27F, Infinitus Tower, No.168 Hubin Road, Huangpu District.

Shanghai, China

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