It follows Prime Minister Theresa May’s pledge at the One Planet event in Paris last December.
It will take place at the International Conference Centre on 11th September 2018, before moving to the Cenex show at Millbrook Proving Grounds the following day.
Business Secretary Greg Clark said: “The Midlands has a rich automotive heritage and the growth of high-tech manufacturing across the region continues to drive investment into the region, produce highly skilled jobs and boost economic growth – making it an ideal place to lead the world in zero emission vehicles.
“Our modern Industrial Strategy sets out plans for the transition to ultra-low and zero emissions vehicle technology and this summit, bringing together global leaders in the green vehicle revolution, is an important step on the road to making that ambition a reality.”
The UK has set a target to make all new cars and vans emission-free by 2040.