——In 2013, "China Internet + New Energy Vehicle Industry Development Summit Forum" was held concurrently with the first exhibition, brought together the strengths of the government, industries, universities, and research to give the strongest voice in the industry and set a new benchmark for industry development.
——In 2015, “National Energy-Saving and New Energy Vehicle Industry Development and Promotion Seminar” was held concurrently with the exhibition. Li Keqiang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Premier of the State Council, made important instructions. Mr. Ma Kai, Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Vice Premier of the State Council at the time, made important speeches. The convening of the symposium and subsequent published policies have greatly promoted the development of the new energy vehicle industry.
——In 2017, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology(MIIT) and other four ministries and commissions held a publicity conference on the Parallel Management Measures for Average Fuel Consumption and New Energy Vehicle Credits of Passenger Vehicle Enterprises, which provided guidance to enterprises on key nodes of industrial development, and was an important conference for new energy vehicle industry, a conference of connecting link between the preceding and the following.
——In 2018, the substantially upgraded World Intelligent Connected Vehicles Conference and Exhibition received the support and active participation of many traditional vehicle companies and “new forces” of automobile industry, as well as the Internet, communications, artificial intelligence, intelligent transportation and new energy companies. Higher-ups gathering including Moritaka Yoshida of Toyota Motor Corporation, Li Yanhong of Tencent Holdings Limited, Xu Heyi of BAIC Group, Li Shufu of Geely Group, Wang Chuanfu of BYD Group have attended the event. The phenomenon has made the conference the industry's top event with unprecedented popularity.
——In 2019, the exhibition moved to New China International Exhibition Center (NCIEC) for the first time, showing the characteristics of "three innovations and three enhancements": opening new venues, displaying new ecology, innovating exhibition mode, expanding scale, adjusting exhibitor and exhibit structure, improving international level have been taken place. The exhibition area of the 2019 exhibition increased significantly by more than 40%, and cutting-edge intelligent and "hard core" technology were all unveiled, which stimulated the cooperation between upstream and downstream affiliated companies in the industry chain, and promoted the development of collaborative industrial innovation.
——In 2020, under the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the "Cloud Exhibition" platform was launched for the first time, combining online and offline to create a new mode of exhibition. At the same time, it realizes the combination of exhibition display and special activities, automobile manufacturing hard power and ICT (Information and Communication Technology) soft power, with live broadcast and sales promotion. While holding an offline exhibition for the first time and integrating into an online virtual “Cloud Exhibition”, IEEVChina also achieved the first live demonstration of autonomous vehicles on social open roads; the first demonstration experience of comprehensive road work scenes with autonomous commercial vehicles; and the first Robotaxi, an unmanned taxi, officially joined the demonstration scene; the first demonstration and takeaway experience of unmanned delivery vehicles in the real scene of social roads; the first dynamic display of intelligent mobile sorting trash bins, and unmanned delivery sales vehicles in the exhibition hall.