Shanghai and Beijing take turns staging car shows. It's Shanghai's turn this year, and automotive fans all over the world have their eyes on the 16th Auto Shanghai and its many premieres. German premium manufacturers, too, are presenting their new models here.
For example, Mercedes unveils a study, the GLS Coupé, which is close to being ready for serial production. Volkswagen unveils its C Coupé GTE, a luxury class concept car. At the last Auto Shanghai, in 2013, 1,787 manufacturers from 18 countries exhibited. This year, more than a million visitors are expected to come. Drive it took a look and shows what automotive trends are headed our way.