The Paris Motor Show, scheduled for October 1 to 11, 2020, will ultimately not take place in “ its current form " This cancellation is in addition to that of the Geneva, Detroit and New York shows.
The automotive industry remains one of the sectors most affected by the health crisis currently facing the planet. The coronavirus pandemic (Codiv-19) prompted major manufacturers to take drastic measures to stem its expansion, starting with the closure of many European and American factories, which were shutdown for several weeks.
" The automotive sector is playing its survival today "
The event also suffered many setbacks. As evidenced by the recent announcement published by the organizers of the Paris Motor Show, according to which the Paris show, normally organized from October 1 to 11, 2020, will ultimately not take place. At least not in " its current form "Said the press release.
" In view of the seriousness of the unprecedented health crisis facing the automotive sector, hit hard by the economic shock wave, today plays its survival, we are forced to announce that we will not be able to maintain in its current form the Paris Motor Show at the Porte de Versailles for its 2020 edition ", We learn.
Geneva, Detroit, New York affected by the Covid-19
All is not lost, however, since " Movin'On, Smart City and out-of-town events Are not subject to cancellation. The Paris Motor Show is added to a sad list of similar car meetings finally withdrawn from the calendar, like the Geneva Motor Show last March, but also that of Detroit, whose place will be transformed into a hospital for campaign, and finally New York, postponed to August.
Source: press release