Detroit Auto Show Canceled as Venue Becomes Field Hospital
The 2020 North American Auto Show is the latest major event cancelation amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The news comes with the announcement that the Federal Emergency Management Administration chose the TCF Center to become a field hospital for COVID-19 cases for at least six months.
"The health and welfare of the citizens of Detroit and Michigan is paramount. TCF Center is the ideal location for this important function at this critical and unprecedented time,” NAIAS executive director Rod Alberts said in a statement.
The show was scheduled for June at the TCF Center, formerly known as Cobo Hall. The show will be back in June 2021.This was the first year the auto show was scheduled to happen in June, after moving from the usual event month of January.