Auto Shanghai 2011: Launch events to watch from home

Automakers from around the world are set to showcase their latest models for the media April 19 as the Auto Shanghai exhibition gets underway. [ Corrects time of Chevrolet reveal from earlier article]

Although the show doesn't boast the live coverage offered by some of its Western rivals, some of the press conferences will be streamed live by the automakers - here are five that shouldn't be missed.

Citroen
April 18, 08.45 GMT (10.45 CEST)

Unveiling of the Citroen DS5, the third in Citroen's upscale sports range.
http://www.facebook.com/Citroen

GM/Chevrolet
April 18 20.30 EDT (April 19 02.30 CEST)

Unveiling of the new Chevrolet Malibu, one of GM's best-selling cars which will be sold in nearly 100 countries around the world.
http://www.watchthenewchevymalibuinhd.com/

Volkswagen
April 18, 19.00 GMT (21.00 CEST)

An extravagent launch party on three continents for the 21st century Beetle, Volkswagen's latest re-imagining of its iconic Beetle. The reveal will take place in Shanghai, Berlin and New York in association with MTV.
http://worldstage.mtv.tv/

Audi
April 19, 01.30 GMT (03.30 CEST)

World Premiere of the Audi Q3, a new compact SUV to join Audi's popular Q lineup.
http://www.audi-mediaservices.com/shanghai2011

Mercedes-Benz
April 19, 02.30 GMT (04.30 CEST)

Premier of Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class, a model which looks like it's undergone a significant overhaul.
http://www.facebook.com/MercedesBenz?sk=app_218181371529688

Auto Shanghai runs April 21-28 in Shanghai, China.

http://www.autoshanghai.org/en/

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