New themes and an optimised hall structure – Automechanika Frankfurt will feature a strongly differentiated portfolio when it takes place from 8 to 12 September 2020. The event is taking advantage of the reconstruction of Hall 5 to create important synergies on the exhibition grounds and bring related themes together in the same locations. In future, products and solutions in the ‘Accessories & Customizing’ area will be grouped together in Hall 12, ensuring that this topic can be found in the direct vicinity of the workshop exhibition in Halls 8 and 9 that will now be called ‘Diagnostics & Repair’. For the first time, the product groups in focus in Hall 11 will be receiving their own designation at the next Automechanika, ‘Body & Paint’. They will be found in their customary location, and will be supplemented by a comprehensive supporting programme in the adjacent Portalhaus.
The Festhalle will continue to serve as the stage for tomorrow’s mobility, and will now be focusing in particular on ‘Mobility as a Service & Autonomous Driving’ and ‘Alternative Drive Systems & Fuels’. The classic cars business was extremely popular at Automechanika 2018, and will be expanded even further as a result. Synergies were also achieved for workshop and tyre retailers at the last event, so Automechanika 2020 will be expanding to include the new ‘Tires & Wheels’ product group. This theme will remain in Hall 12, where it will be found alongside ‘Car Wash & Care’.