In Avignon (84), Equip Auto On Tour will inaugurate, on September 25, 2021, its Tour de France of six regional stages, organized until October 30. Expected by the entire after-sales sector, these meetings should mark the end of the crisis in the auto repair market.
On Saturday September 25, 2021, the first edition of Equip Auto On Tour will open its doors at Avignon ParcExpo.
D-3 before the first stage of Equip Auto On Tour. It is indeed this Saturday, September 25 at Avignon Parc Expo that the start of the after-sales Tour de France organized by the Fiev (Federation of vehicle equipment industries), in partnership with the Federation. French bodywork company (FFC) and the Comexposium group. Much awaited by the profession, these regional meetings are all fully booked, with some equipment manufacturers, distributors and professional organizations exhibiting in each city.
Among the participants, almost no one does not miss the call. The Alliance Automotive Group, Autodistribution, Nexus Automotive France, LKQ Van Heck Interpièces France and Centaure distributor groups will all be there. Manufacturers are also responding to the call: Stellantis with Distrigo and Eurorepar Car Service, as well as Renault with Motrio.
On the supplier side, the platform also looks promising with many equipment manufacturers (Bosch, Delphi Technologies / Borgwarner, Ferdinand Bilstein, SKF, NTN-SNR, Kyb, Corteco, Aisin …), tool and garage equipment manufacturers ( Texa, Clas, Capelec, Actia …), paint manufacturers (BASF, Roberlo, PPG, Axalta …), etc. Among the professional organizations, we note the presence of CNPA, Feda, FNA, FFC and SPP.
Equip Auto On Tour will also honor the remarkable initiatives of automotive after-sales professionals during the Covid period (2020/2021), through the competition of remarkable initiatives. In the crisis situation, many companies in the sector have distinguished themselves through exemplary initiatives in the service or in the general interest of citizens, their customers or their partners.
A rich program
For this first day, various activities will punctuate the day in order to promote exchanges and better understand the challenges of the market in the region. On the program: vehicle braking and electrification (10:30 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.), the presentation of the FNA white paper on ecological transition and mobility (11:30 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.), Euro6 engines: pollution control and maintenance (2:30 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.) , etc.
In order to start this national tour on the hats of wheels, visitors will also arrive, the possibility of meeting Tristan gommendy, winner of the F3 World Cup in Macau. They can also test, using a simulator, their P2 single-seater on the SPA Francorchamps circuit, with the RFactor 2 game.
The dates of the futures: Nantes on October 2, 2021, Lille on October 9, 2021, Toulouse on October 16, 2021, Lyon on October 23, 2021 and Mulhouse on October 30, 2021.