Organizers of the New York International Auto Show confirmed Tuesday local time that the 2020 New York Auto Show has been officially postponed until August,media reported. According to a statement, the organizers made the decision because of persistent health problems caused by the spread of the new coronavirus in the region.
It was learned that the auto show, which was scheduled to open to the media on April 8, would be postponed until August 26th, while the public would have to wait until August 28th to enter, and the event would run until September 6th.
It comes after the 2020 Geneva Motor Show was also adjusted for concerns about the spread of the new crown virus in Switzerland, but unlike the New York Motor Show, the show was cancelled.
The New York Auto Show said in a March 3 statement that the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center does not plan to cancel any auto show for the new crown virus.
A few days later, on March 7, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for the city’s new corona.