Shanghai International Automobile City (Shanghai Auto City) is a key project of Shanghai municipal government in the “10th-Five-Year Plan” period. As a comprehensive auto production base on the west outskirts of Shanghai, it joins in with the microelectronic industrial base in the east of Shanghai, the petrochemical industrial base in the south of it and the high-grade iron and steel production base in the north of it to make up the four industrial bases of Shanghai.

With a planned area of 68 km2, Shanghai Auto City is located in Anting, comprising the Kernel Zone, the Car-Making ( & Parts Supply Zone, Shanghai International Circuit (, the Education Zone (, New Town of Anting, etc. It is a comprehensive auto-making base as well as a new modern town with integrated functions of manufacturing, R&D, trading, expo, sports, tourism.