Corona Virus hits New York Auto show after Geneva Motor Show

Published On : 12 March 2020
By Tarashekhar Padhy

The virus originated from the city of Wuhan, COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus has hit the global auto industry hard. After this year's Geneva Auto Show turned into canceled, organizers of the New York Auto Show have shown that the 2020 version of the auto show will now take place in August 2020. The New York Auto Show turned into supposed to begin on April 10, 2020, and pass on till April 19, 2020. The annual motor display will now be open to the public from August 28 to September 6, 2020, with the clicking days happening on August 26 and August 27 on the Javits Convention Centre in New York. The New York Auto Show brings greater than $330 million of economic gain and has had a large effect on the local and state economies.

"We are taking this first-rate step to help protect our attendees, exhibitors and all participants from the coronavirus," said, the president of the Greater NY Automobile Dealers Association Mark Schienberg, the corporation that owns and conducts the New York Auto Show.

"For 120 years, 'the display has to go on' has been closely embedded in our DNA, and at the same time as the decision to move the show dates didn't come easy, our pinnacle priority remains with the fitness and well-being of all those involved in this historical event. We have already been in communication with lots of our exhibitors and partners and are confident that the new dates for the 2020 Show will make for another successful event," Schienberg added.

Most wearing events are held behind closed doors and motorsport activities like the China spherical of F1 and the Qatar round of MotoGP have been canceled as well. The European Union has banned a gathering of more than 1,000 humans throughout member states due to which many occasions had been known as off or being held at the back of closed doorways.