Vancouver International Auto Show postponed over coronavirus

first_img advertisement Geneva International Motor Show canceled over coronavirus concerns The postponement comes on the heels of the outright cancellation of the Geneva Motor Show, and the postponement of the New York Auto Show from next month to late April. A future date for the Vancouver show has not been announced.This year’s Vancouver show was planned to be a big celebration, as 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the Vancouver auto show. Qualey noted plans for the 100th year celebration had been years in the making and included opening day special guests Roger Penske and Jimmy Pattison.In addition, the show was set to feature a number of never previously displayed private automotive vehicles and collections along with a number of regional, national and global auto unveils from the world’s top automotive brands. COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ‹ Previous Next › See More Videos Guests who have purchased tickets for the Auto Show can receive a full refund at the point of purchase. Trending Videos Given the mounting cancellations of events across North America in the last couple of days due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, it seemed only a matter of when, not if, word would come that the 2020 Vancouver International Auto Show would be postponed.That news came this morning in the form of a press release from the New Car Dealers Association (NCDA), which owns and operates the show.“We are very grateful to all of our partners including the Vancouver Convention Centre, automakers, event sponsors and commercial exhibitors for their understanding and support for this decision,” NCDA President and CEO Blair Qualey states in the release. We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 The latest victim of the Covid-19 pandemic is the 2020 Vancouver International Auto Show.  PNG Trending in Canada RELATED Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” RELATED TAGSFlexVancouverNew VehiclesVancouver Auto ShowFlex The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever 2020 New York auto show postponed four months due to coronaviruslast_img

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