COVID-19 hospital to be built at 2020 Detroit Auto Show venue

Published On : 10 April 2020
By Tarashekhar Padhy



Organizers decided against the 2020 Detroit auto show last week mentioning the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Federal Emergency Management Agency set to faucet the venue right into a temporary hospital and testing center. The yearly North American International Auto Show which is held in Detroit, which was historically utilized by automakers around the world to showcase new and concept vehicles, will now be held in June 2021.


That would mean a gap of almost two-and-a-half years since the most recent display, which generally draws numerous car enthusiasts. The event changed into held in January till the ultimate year however was shifted to June subsequently. The country of Michigan has been difficult hit by means of the coronavirus and has 4,650 coronavirus instances and 111 deaths, including almost 1,000 new cases on Saturday and 19 deaths. That's the third-highest amongst the U.S. States.


Automakers have been compelled to briefly cancel almost all U.S. automobile manufacturing in current weeks and a few are taking aggressive steps to cut costs or faucet credit traces as auto income plummets. The New York Auto Show, which turned into speculation to be held in April, changed into postponed till August. The Javits Convention Center in New York, where the convention is held, is likewise being replanned right into a hospital.