The 2021 Chicago Auto Present will now tentatively happen in some unspecified time in the future within the spring, quite than the unique plan to carry the occasion from February 13 by 21. The organizers will not but set official dates for the rescheduled present.
“At this level, with the current enhance in [COVID-19] instances, it does not appear to be February is practical,” Mark Bilek, senior director of communications and know-how for the Chicago Auto Present, informed Automotive Information. “So we wished to be sure that we let individuals know that we’re nonetheless very enthusiastic about making an attempt to have a present in spring of 2021, in some unspecified time in the future, be it in March, April or Could.”
The organizers do have a date in thoughts to carry the present. They’ve submitted a proposal to officers from the well being departments for Chicago and Illinois however have not but obtained a choice. “We did not wish to throw a date on the market after which have to maneuver it once more,” Bilek informed Automotive Information.
Relying on the date for the Chicago Auto Present, it could possibly be the primary occasion of its form in a post-Covid-19 world, primarily based on the dates which are obtainable proper now. There is not any Geneva Motor Present in 2021, and the Los Angeles Auto Present now runs from Could 21 to Could 31. The New York Auto Present opens to the press on August 19. The North American Worldwide Auto Present in Detroit is from September 28 by October 9.
Sadly, all of these dates are nonetheless topic to alter. Till a COVID-19 vaccine is extensively obtainable, do not anticipate any of those reveals to occur.