Coronavirus: a Beijing 2020 show at the end of September
Unlike the Geneva or Detroit show, the Beijing 2020 show will not be canceled despite its postponement because of the coronavirus.
This year 2020 may well be historic in terms of European car shows since, due to the crisis linked to the global spread of the coronavirus, no major show has survived on the mainland. The Geneva Motor Show was canceled at the very last moment in early March, and the Paris Motor Show has also been canceled due to the consequences of the terrible covid-19 virus. Its organizers specify that the event will still take place in a different form with a reduced deployment, without giving more details for the moment.
In the rest of the world too, trade fair cancellations have been general since the end of February. In the United States, the New York showwas first postponed in August (it was due to open initially in April as every year). More recently, the Detroit show, which was to be held for the first time in June instead of January, has simply been canceled since its premises will be used to accommodate patients with coronavirus. But in China, where the economy is desperately trying to restart despite the catastrophic world economic situation, the Beijing trade fair will be held five months late.
End of September
The dates of the Beijing 2020 show are superimposed squarely with those of the canceled Paris show: from September 26 to October 5. We obviously hope that by then, the coronavirus epidemic will not have resumed in China which could lead to a new cancellation of the event …