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On 26th and 27th of June, the first edition of Automotive Meetings Madrid, an international event aimed at the automotive supply chain, took place in the Spanish capital, with the participation of 203 companies from 19 countries.
Some of these companies belong to our platform Autoparts from Spain, such as Talleres Orán, Gestamp or Grupo Antolin.
Automitive Meetings is the first event of B2B meetings arranged in Spain, with the objective of boosting the relations among the different operators of the international supply chain. The event was hosted by ABE, Advanced Business Events, in colaboration with SERNAUTO, the Spanish Association of Automotive Suppliers.
Among the participating companies, were vehicle manufacturers such as Renault, Seat, Ford, GM, Land Rover, Jaguar Spain or Iveco, as well as suppliers from different levels in the supply chain, such as Continental Engineering Services, Faurecia, Fujikura Automotive Europe, Gonvarri, Indra, Kate, LLC, Magna Powertrain, Mann+Hummel Iberica, Microsoft, Muelles y Ballestas Hispano-Alemanas (MBHA), Siemens,SMP Automotive Technology Iberica, Sunsundegui, Telefónica or Yazaki.
Automotive Meetings is already arranged with success in other markets sucha as Mexico, USA or Turkey, and now the event hosts have chosen Spain as base for de arrangement of the event in Europe due to several reasons
The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism in Spain, Reyes Maroto, highlighted the fact that “we want to turn Spain into a platform for investment and development of the technologies linked to the electric vehicle, at a meeting point of the main players in the mobility of the future.”
Jordi Llidó, partner of Deloitte, highlighted the role wich Spain plays in the global automotive market, as well as the great challenges that lie ahead.
María Helena Antolin, chairwoman of SERNAUTO, highlighted the fact that “for some decades, the Spanish automotive equipment and components industry is a worldwide leader in terms of innovation, technology, experience and quality. Our companies offer a wide range of technologically advanced products with high safety and quality standards at competitive prices.”
The automotive industry in Spain has turned into a very relevant sector in our industry and a reference worldwide. This is due to its high efficiency and productivity together with a qualified staff and a top automation level
Mobility is changing and, with it, the entire automotive sector is undergoing a profound transformation. The electric car is no longer a question of the future, but of the present, which opens the door to new challenges and business opportunities, especially in the manufacture of batteries.
The electric motor is revolutionizing the automotive industry and plays a pivotal role in the future of mobility. Spanish automotive suppliers have a prominent role in this shift and are driving the adoption and development of electric motors across the sector.