Exhibition media releases

Here you will find all the latest news in the run-up to the edition of EQUIP AUTO Lyon held from 28 to 30 September at EUREXPO Lyon.

EQUIP AUTO Lyon 2023: mission accomplished for the exhibition’s first Lyon show

October 2023
The first edition of EQUIP AUTO Lyon lived up to its promises and drew to a close on Saturday evening on a very positive note, recording the attendance of nearly 25,500 professionals over the three days. Featuring a larger international contingent on both exhibitor and visitor sides, EQUIP AUTO, the reference event for innovation in automotive aftersales and services for connected mobility, successfully established a base in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. This tradeshow which has become an annual event since 2021, combining business, insight and conviviality, confirms the industry’s need to meet up every year.

EQUIP AUTO showcases innovation with its Start-ups Village

September 2023
Discovering innovations is the leading reason that people visit EQUIP AUTO, and for nine out of 10 exhibitors, the exhibition is a showcase for innovation1. And indeed, the changes that lie ahead for the automotive aftermarket are spurring firms to become innovative. This is what has led the show to team up with France AutoTech et Sparker, to bring together start-ups, investors and vehicle servicing and repair professionals working in the aftermarket and mobility fields. On the agenda: tangible solutions to the sector’s current and future problems

EQUIP AUTO reveals the winners of its International Automotive Innovation Awards

September 2023
On September 18, EQUIP AUTO unveiled the shortlist for its International Automotive Innovation Awards. A total of 51 entries were shortlisted this year. A panel of 47 French and international journalists with expertise in the automotive sector voted between 19 and 22 September 2023 to select a winner in each of this year's four categories.

EQUIP AUTO unveils the shortlist for the EQUIP AUTO Lyon 2023 International Automotive Innovation Awards

September 2023
As always, the leading event for innovation in the automotive after-sales
the automotive aftermarket and connected mobility services, continued to promote innovation in the sector. The aim of the International Automotive Innovation Awards was to highlight the most innovative concepts, products and services, and to showcase emerging technologies in the automotive sector that bring real benefits to the user, the automotive maintenance and service professional. They are open to all exhibitors.

The official programme of conferences and major forums

September 2023
With more than 600 exhibitors and brands registered to date out of the 400 initially expected for this first edition in Lyon, EQUIP AUTO has confirmed its position as the essential B2B meeting place for the automotive industry, its transitions and its innovations.
Thanks  to a programme of information, discussions and decision-making aids  geared towards users and professionals in the automotive maintenance and  services sector, 90 speakers tackled the subjects and issues  shaping the future of the automotive after-sales market and services  linked to connected mobility.
The major forums and conferences were held in the show's Conference Area, with simultaneous translation in English.

The Presidency of the French Republic grants its patronage to the 2023 editions of EQUIP AUTO Lyon and the Lyon Motor Show

September 2023
Paris,12 September 2023 - EQUIP AUTO Lyon and the Lyon Motor Show are proud to announce this token of interest from the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, which underlines the contribution of both shows to France's reputation for automotive excellence.
EQUIP  AUTO, the benchmark B2B show for the French automotive industry, and  the Lyon Motor Show, France's leading motor show in terms of the number  of brands exhibiting, was held jointly at Eurexpo Lyon from 28  September to 2 October 2023.
This  partnership between the two shows reflected a shared desire to create a  regular meeting place for the entire automotive and mobility value  chain.

EQUIP AUTO Lyon unveils its highlights

August 2023
Considered to be the headline event in 2023 by the automotive aftersales and connected mobility services markets, this first Lyon edition has received the strong support of great numbers of professionals. To illustrate their loyalty and dedication, the show’s organisers and the exhibitors themselves have planned an array of exclusive highlights and special features, reflecting the tradeshow’s aim of fostering exchange by combining business and conviviality.

Car washes: an area dedicated to this sector at EQUIP AUTO Lyon

July 2023
Innovating to save water and tackling the challenges of the green transition: such are the goals that car wash professionals have set themselves for several years. EQUIP AUTO, the benchmark event for innovation in automotive aftersales and services for connected mobility, was intented on highlighting car wash professionals by offering them a space for meetings and exchange that allowed them to present the solutions they have developed to rise to these challenges.

"The tyre has a history, the tyre has a future”: EQUIP AUTO Lyon 2023 presents the epic journey of tyres in its new Tyre and Innovation Village

June 2023

The reference event for innovation in automotive aftersales and services for connected mobility has welcomed, at its upcoming Lyon event, all tyre sector stakeholders in a brand-new “Tyre and Innovation Village”, organised in partnership with the French Tyre Association (Syndicat du Pneu).

The EQUIP AUTO Lyon International Awards for Automotive Innovation: entries now open!

May 2023
Nine out of ten exhibitors say EQUIP AUTO is a showcase for innovation!
The show’s visitors place the discovery of new products as one of the leading reasons for visiting. It is therefore to reflect this dynamic that the reference event for innovation in automotive aftersales and services for connected mobility has organised, for its Lyon show, the International Awards for Automotive Innovation.

EQUIP AUTO Lyon 2023 draws ever more exhibitors and unveils its programme

April 2023
For its first Lyon edition, the reference event for innovation in the automotive aftermarket and services for mobility had set its sights on attracting no fewer than 400 exhibitors and brands, and 30,000 professionals across a surface area of 30,000 sqm.
With nearly 70% of the exhibitor target signed up to date, including 35% from outside France, EQUIP AUTO Lyon reiterates its intention to be a venue in France that harnesses headline events to brings together the entire French, European and international aftermarket.

From EQUIP AUTO Paris, a showcase for automotive innovation according to 90% of the show’s exhibitors*, to the 30,000 professionals expected for the first edition of EQUIP AUTO Lyon

February 2023 
2022 heralded the homecoming to Paris Expo Porte de Versailles of EQUIP AUTO Paris, one of the leading meetings for automotive aftersales and services for connected mobility. While the satisfaction and enthusiasm of the 78,280 professionals who congregated from 18 to 22 October last year were plain for all to see in the exhibition aisles, EQUIP AUTO today unveiled the details behind the success of its 26th Paris show; an opportunity for EQUIP AUTO to also reveal the first figures for its Lyon spin-off, launched this year. 

EQUIP AUTO, on the road to 2023, 2024 and 2025!

October 2022 
After making headlines this year with Paris Automotive Week by synchronising calendars with the Paris Motor Show, EQUIP AUTO today announces the 2023 launch of EQUIP AUTO Lyon. This brand new meeting, taking place alongside the Lyon Motor Show, confirmed EQUIP AUTO's intention to continue to leverage high profile events in France to bring together all the industry players working in automotive and the mobility of the future. These industry figures will continue to be accompanied by EQUIP AUTO at a yearly frequency, with a new edition of EQUIP AUTO On Tour in 2024, then in October 2025 with the tradeshow EQUIP AUTO Paris 2025, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary on this occasion.
The creation of EQUIP AUTO Lyon

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