1905

The Show in 1905

The first Swiss Motor Show opens its doors in Geneva's Electoral Building. In total, 17,000 visitors converge on the 37 exhibition stands at this event showcasing cars and two-wheelers.

Organisers:

•    Charles Louis Empeyta, Chairman of the Organising Committee and President of the Swiss Automobile Club (Automobile Club de Suisse, or ACS)

•    Jules Mégevet, engineer and President of the Swiss Trade Union Chamber for the Automotive Industry (Chambre Syndicale Suisse de l'Automobile)

•    Paul Buchet, Michelin's general agent in Switzerland

•    Albert Vassali, Geneva businessman

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