Experience the BMW iX5 Hydrogen at IAA Mobility 2021

IAA Mobility 2021 - over 100 world premieres in Munich 7 to 12 September

IAA Mobility 2021 is the world’s largest mobility event. It will be held in Munich from 7 to 12 September 2021. It will be the first major international event in Germany since the easing of the lockdown restrictions.

German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel will open the IAA MOBILITY. Over 1,000 exhibitors and speakers will present innovations and concepts for the future of mobility. With a state-of-the-art concept, the IAA MOBILITY will link the major players in mobility with the big names in high-tech. It will be the first event worldwide to offer visitors a comprehensive array of test drives with the new vehicle models. All the main events at the IAA MOBILITY will be streamed; the IAA MOBILITY APP will provide visitors with orientation and information at the show itself.

“The IAA MOBILITY 2021 in Munich will be the largest and most modern mobility event in the world and is a perfect fit at a time when Europe has set out to be the world’s first climate-neutral continent. Traffic plays a major role in this scenario. We are already uniting the sectors – automotive, digital, bicycle and urban planning – that will belong together in the future. We will present new concepts and invite visitors to debate on the right path to a climate-neutral future.”

Jürgen Mindel, Managing Director of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), organiser of the IAA MOBILITY.

International Exhibitors from Around the World

Experience the BMW iX5 Hydrogen at IAA Mobility 2021
Experience the BMW iX5 Hydrogen at IAA Mobility 2021 (BMW photo)

Companies presenting innovations at the show include Audi, BMW, Cupra, Dacia, Ford, Genesis, Great Wall with the brands ORA und WEY, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Mircolino, Polestar, Porsche, Rinspeed, Renault, Smart, Trasco, Volkswagen and Xpeng Motors. The suppliers represented include Bosch, Brose, Continental, Faurecia, Hella, Hyundai MOBIS, Kirchhoff, Magna, Mahle, Michelin, Muba, Schaeffler, Samsung, Siemens, Valeo, Velodyne Lidar, Webasto and ZF.

In the digital sector, brands like Aurora, CARIAD, Holoride, Huawei, IBM, Mobileye, Plastic Omnium and Qualcomm will also be present.

Over 50 bicycle companies and 75 brands will present their innovations in the “Bicycles and Micromobility” area. They include Abus, Ampler, Bergamont, Bosch, Brose, Bulls, Canyon, Cannondale, Continental, Chike, Coboc, Deuter, Evoc, Flyer, Ghost, Haibike, Hercules, Husqvarna, Kettler, Lapierre, Nicolai, Ortlieb, Pegasus, Riese & Müller, RockShox, Rose, Schwalbe, Scott, Simplon, Specialized, SRAM, Stromer, Vässla, Winora and Zipp.

Climate Neutrality

Climate neutrality is the overarching theme of this year’s IAA Mobility. Exhibitors will present new developments aiming to further improve the climate balance of vehicles and traffic. World premieres that have been announced include Audi, BMW, Cupra, Dacia, Ford, Hyundai, Mercedes, Maybach, AMG, Smart, Mini, Renault and Volkswagen. Check out the latest e-models and zero-emissions models with hydrogen powertrains, as well as the latest generation of diesel and gasoline engines. Learn about the latest upcycling schemes such as using recycled PET bottles to make tyres as well as the sustainability of the entire value-creation chain.

Premiere: Driverless Parking

Try out autonomous parking with the joint project “Automated Valet Parking” at the Messe München car park. The German Association of Automative Industry is presenting driverless parking with 10 project partners. Automated parking demonstrations will take place several times daily in the Messe West Car Park.

IAA Mobility Summit & Mobility Conference

Trade visitors and experts from around the world can share information on innovative mobility solutions and global innovations. Automotive suppliers, over 75 startups and leading high-tech and IT companies will be represented in addition to the big-name automakers.

Over 500 international speakers from the mobility and digital industries, scientists and representatives of the political sector and NGOs will present at the IAA Mobility Conference. Panel discussions and fireside chats will be about transformation of mobility.

IAA Mobility Blue Lane

Experience new cars with electric or hybrid powertrains or for HOVs live on a test route on the IAA Mobility Blue Lane. Starting at Königsplatz and Apothekenhof, the Blue Lane Road runs through the city and over the autobahn to the exhibition grounds in Riem. The well-signposted Blue Lane Bike for bicycles also runs from the downtown area to the exhibition grounds and back. On the Blue Lane Micromobility, visitors can travel between the various locations in the Open Space on e-scooters or e-bicycles, thereby trying out this form of mobility. The Blue Lane in the public transport system brings visitors from the downtown area via the U2 subway to the Summit and Conference in only 23 minutes. All IAA tickets include use of the public transport system in Munich on the day of their validity. All Blue Lanes are not exclusively IAA Mobility Routes and can thus be used by all transport participants. 

Book your test vehicles on the IAA Mobility App.

There is so much more happening this year. Visit the official website for more details. You may also want to follow IAA Mobility on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

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