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Press-release of the Moscow International Automobile Salon 2012
21 August 2012



August 31 through September 9, 2012

Moscow, Crocus Expo IEC

Pavilion 2 (Halls 5, 6, 7 and 8), Pavilion 3 (Halls 13, 14 and 15), outdoor area

Moscow International Automobile Salon2012, an event held under the aegis of the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs dAutomobiles (OICA) alongside with other largest motor shows worldwide, will be held August 31 through September 9, 2012 in Crocus Expo IEC!

The organizers of MIAS2012 are traditionally the Association of Russian Carmakers NP and the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Centre.

The next Moscow Autosalon will become the largest and the most impressive edition of the project history in Russia: the exhibit space will exceed 100 000 sq m, more than 100 companies will participate in the show and an estimated number of visitors would exceed 1 000 000 people!

The increase of the exhibit space of the Moscow International Automobile Salon2012 in more than 2 times in comparison with 2010 testifies to increasing influence of the Russian market on the world automotive industry. It is not only global review of the best novelties but also demonstration of recent trends of the branch, reference points to which all world automakers aspire!

All leading foreign and national automobile brands and car makers will be presented at MIAS in 2012: Audi, Bentley, BMW, Brabus, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Citroen, FAW, Fiat, Ford, Foton, Geely, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep, KIA, LADA, Land Rover, Lexus, Lifan, Luxgen, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Rolls-Royce, SEAT, SKODA, smart, SsangYong, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo, ZAZ , GAZ and UAZ.

New models and incredible concept cars are traditionally of special interest at general public and specialists. Moscow Autosalon2012 will become the leader in terms of the number of debuts!

There are expected 23 world (Audi, Bentley, BMW, Citroen, FAW, Jaguar, LADA, Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Opel, Skoda and GAZ), 21 European (BMW, Chevrolet, Hyundai, Infiniti, Kia, Lexus, Lifan, Nissan, Rolls-Royce, SsangYong, Suzuki and Volkswagen) and 85 Russian premiers. Almost each automobile brand will unveil a premier at the stand!

Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, KIA, LADA, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Renault, SEAT, SKODA, SsangYong, Suzuki, Volkswagen and Volvo will unveil 34 concept cars.

This year Moscow International Automobile Salon will be remembered not only by magnificent exhibits, unforgettable shows of the Russian and worldwide car premieres, but by also interactive projects and online activities, draws of memorable prizes and valuable gifts and, certainly, a dedicated and dense business program for specialists.

The finish of the annual rally Made in Togliatti 2012 with participation of the best developments by Togliatti car makers on the basis of AVTOVAZ OAO cars will take place September 1 at MIAS. The ninth rally started August 17. It is held in 13 Russian cities.

September 8 Moscow Autosalon2012 will host the 6th – final! round of the Eastern Europe championship on stuntriding MOTUL M1 Stunt Battle Russia.

Test drives arranged by Fiat, Land Rover, Luxgen, smart and Volvo will be held outdoors on the adjacent to the pavilion outdoor areas.

As its popularity and success rate has grown over the last MIAS2012 has developed to incorporate more than just an exhibition. These special events serve to attract leading exhibitors and visitors and allows all participants the chance to broaden their knowledge and of course their sales potential. In particular the VII conference of the cycle Automobile Business will be held within the frames of the calendar of events. The organizer of the conference is the most prominent business newspaper Vedomosti.

Numerous dealer conferences initiated and organized by car makers will form the integral part of the business program.

Car and Child topic is invariable for MIAS. Issues related to safety on roads are the most important sissues of the modern world, and children's safety is of the primary importance. Thus a traditional special area for young car fans devoted to traffic rules will be available within the frames of the exposition.

There will be another childrens ground devoted to Walt Disneys Cars animated cartoon. Young visitors of MIAS2012 will have an opportunity to watch the movie and meet its characters.

Development of world automotive industry is impossible without the market of automotive components, accessories, insurance and bank services, specialized media and etc. The most known companies of these categories are among the participants of MIAS2012: Michelin, Yokohama, Continental Tyres, Dunlop, Hankook, Nexen Tire, Cordiant, Vianor, Gazprom Neft, Lukoil, Liqui Moly, Mannol, Mega-F, Alarm Trade, StarLine, Kugar Tuning, Itelma, Stopol and many others.

Harman Rus, DMACK tyres, Invader, Top Car, Startech and Mansory will participate in the show for the first time.

MIAS2012 opening hours:

  • August 29 and 30: Press Days (10 minutes presentations and press conferences at the stands of leading car makers). August 30 at 02:00 p.m. Gala Opening Ceremony of the show, press briefing and fourshet for mass media representatives will be held after the opening ceremony.
  • August 30 (from 12:00 p.m.): Business Day (admittance for specialists).
  • August 31 through September 9: general admission public days!

The organizers of MIAS2012 would like to express their special gratitude to the General Sponsor MICHELIN Russia and CIS, Official Bank Partner Gazprombank OAO, General Information Partners Za Rulem magazine publishing house and AvtoRadio station, General Internet Partner, Official Information Partner Vedomosti newspaper, Business Information Partners RBK daily newspaper and Russkiy Reporter and Expert magazines, Official Information Partner of Business Day Business FM, Media Partner of Business Day The Moscow Times, Intellectual Partner of Business Day Harvard Business Review magazine, TV Partner Avto Plus TV channel, Press Centre Partner Rostelecom OAOand Sponsor of Childrens Ground Rolf OOO (dealer centres chain) for their active support during the preparatory period.

Press Service Crocus Expo IEC