The Washington Auto Show is getting a later start next year because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, show organizers said Thursday.
Next year’s show is set to run March 26 through April 4 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the nation’s capital. The event had been scheduled to run Jan. 29 through Feb. 7.
“We believe this scheduling change is in the best interests of our attendees, our partnering auto manufacturers and the District of Columbia,” show CEO John O’Donnell said in a statement.
“Our top priority is to ensure the safety of all involved in this show, and we believe strongly that a two-month delay will better allow us to produce the type of well-rounded and immersive show that our attendees are accustomed to,” he said.
Brands that have reserved floor space so far are Acura, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Jeep, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Lexus, Lincoln, Nissan, Ram, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen, said Mike Bushnell, a spokesman for the…
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