International auto show in new York, scheduled for early April, was postponed to Aug. The decision of the organizers of the motor show was attended because of the epidemic of coronavirus, reports Motor1. Now the motor show will open on August 28. The end of the event, scheduled for 6 September.
“We have taken this extraordinary step to protect the participants, organizers and visitors from the coronavirus,” said the President of the automobile dealers Association of new York mark Shinberg.
Previously, the government of Switzerland, the epidemic has banned the holding of the Geneva motor show, which was supposed to open in early March. In addition, China canceled the Beijing international motor show, scheduled for April.
The new coronavirus was discovered in the Chinese city of Wuhan, Hubei province in mid-December, 2019. At the moment there are more than 110 thousand infected and about 4 thousand people.