Taipei Auto Show to open on Dec. 24 with models from 34 brands


CNA

TAIPEI — Taiwan’s biggest-ever auto show, with 34 brands exhibiting their models, will showcase the latest trends in the industry when it opens on Dec. 24. The Taipei International Auto Show, which takes place every other year and will be held for the 19th time, will feature nearly 200 new models from 34 local and international brands, the most in the exhibition’s history.

The Taipei Automobile Distributors Association, the show’s organizer, said concept cars, including electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid vehicles and hybrid vehicles, will be showcased along with other sports cars, sport utility vehicles and multi-purpose vehicles. Besides Taiwan’s local brand Luxgen, visitors can also see the latest upscale and unique designs by many foreign brands, including Toyota, Volvo, BMW, Porsche and Saab.

Those interested can get an early look at some new models in an online show at http://taipeiautoshow.com.tw/show_2_list.php. The platform, however, is only available in Chinese.

The Dec. 24-Jan. 1 event will take place at the Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall 1, and is expected to attract over 100,000 visitors.