The 15th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2013) is organised by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai Sub–Council and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Automotive Sub–Council. Both Shanghai International Exhibition Co.,Ltd. and Messe Muenchen International / IMAG Internationaler Messe- und Ausstellungsdienst GmbH are the co-organisers. The special supporter is China Machinery Industry Federation, and the supporter is the Society of Automotive Engineers of China (SAE China).
Auto Shanghai 2013 will include exhibits from global car manufacturers and auto parts makers. The show is expected to occupy all 17 indoor exhibition halls of the Expo Centre (13 halls used in 2011) as well as outdoor temporary exhibition halls, totalling an estimated 280,000 m2. Entry to the exhibition is currently available free of charge for trade visitors who pre-register via the event website.