Organizers of the New York International Auto Show, as soon as hoping to carry the rescheduled occasion in August, have determined to scrap your complete 12 months. The present has been formally canceled for 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers introduced Friday.
The subsequent present will happen April 2 to April 11, 2021. Press days might be March 31 and April 1.
The New York Auto Show, which is organized by the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association, was scheduled to start April 10 on the Jacob Okay. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The occasion was rescheduled for late August after COVID-19 swept into Europe and North America.
The Jacob Okay. Javits Convention Center, the standard location for the present, was arrange as a subject hospital for COVID-19 circumstances. The middle doesn’t have any sufferers. However, it’s nonetheless arrange as an energetic hospital and is in standby mode for the foreseeable future, in line with organizers.
Mark Schienberg, president of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association, famous that “immense planning” is required for automakers and their exhibit companions to assemble a present.
“Because of the uncertainty brought on by the virus, we really feel it could not be prudent to proceed with the 2020 Show and as an alternative are making ready for an excellent higher 2021,” Schienberg mentioned.
“As representatives of vehicle retailers, we all know when this disaster passes there might be monumental pent-up demand for brand new automobiles on this area and throughout the nation,” he added. “We additionally understand how vital the Show is for shoppers navigating the method.”