6–8 April
Kipsala, Riga, Latvia
The International Motor Show “Auto 2018”, the major, largest and most splendid automotive industry event in the Baltic countries, welcomes all car fans and industry professionals from across Europe and Scandinavian countries to its 23rd edition held at Kipsala International Exhibition Centre, Riga, Latvia.

Thematic sections

“Auto” – new and best-selling vehicles

Exciting show of the latest and best-selling cars. Efficient marketing tool for car dealerships. Best deals!

Partner: Automotive Association


  • New passenger cars and SUVs – special prices and discounts
  • Car leasing and insurance
  • Eco-friendly vehicles
  • Car rental
  • Driving schools
  • Road safety
  • Automotive media

“Transport Engineering” – transport and industrial vehicles

Event designed for experts in the fields of manufacturing and selling road transport vehicles, freight forwarding and infrastructure improvement.
Commercial and special vehicles, infrastructure and services for freight and passenger transportation in the Baltics and European Union.

Partner: Road Carriers Association “Latvijas Auto”


  • Road transport – commercial vehicles, equipment, freight forwarding and passenger transportation services
  • Municipal machines – urban cleaning machinery
  • Special commercial vehicles – trailers and semi-trailers
  • Transport infrastructure – road-building and maintenance machinery, fleet management and equipment, telematics
  • Warehousing equipment – lifting and loading machines and equipment

“Auto Mechanics” – garage tools and equipment, automotive parts, maintenance and accessories

The only specialised event in the Baltics presenting novelties of this field.
Tyres, hubs and consumer car care, equipment and tools for automotive professionals, salons, car washes, service stations and consumers.

The final of the Young Car Mechanic Competition “Jaunais automehāniķis”. Read more:

Partners: Latvia Association of Automobile Engineers, SIA Intercars Latvija


  • Tools
  • Garage services, equipment and tools
  • Petrol station and car wash equipment
  • Spare parts for passenger cars and commercial vehicles
  • Automotive chemicals, cosmetics, car paints and refinishing equipment
  • Fuel, oils and greases
  • Automotive safety systems
  • Tyres, tyre hubs
  • Accessories – navigation systems, GPS systems, air-conditioning systems, roof racks, exhaust pipes, skid plates and bars, winches etc.

“Auto Exotica” – tuned cars

The biggest auto tuning show in the Baltics. The best and most powerful tuned cars from European and Scandinavian countries. Star cars, super tuning, drifting and drag racing cars, unique hot rods and lowriders. Motoring clubs, DJs, glamorous girls and party atmosphere. Not to be missed!

Co-organiser: SIA Auto Ekspo


  • Tuned cars, SUVs and motorcycles
  • Sports cars
  • Racing teams, automobile and motorcycle clubs
  • Motor sport equipment and accessories
  • Antique and classic cars, restoration, accessories and tools
  • Tuning goods and services
  • Car interior tuning and restyling
  • Car wrapping, visual advertising on cars
  • Car audio
  • Exclusive tyres and hubs


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Countries represented


Participating companies

“Auto 2017” was attended by 203 participants from 8 European countries – Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Russia, the Netherlands and Sweden.

Three-day attendance hit 40,987.

26% industry professionals and business visitors (with invitations)
10% students, senior citizens, groups of vocational students
25% families
39% adults