The move to postpone the April motor show in the worlds largest vehicle market was taken by the organisers to ensure the health and safety of exhibitors and participants.

The move to postpone the April motor show in the world's largest vehicle market was taken by the organisers to 'ensure the health and safety of exhibitors and participants'.

The Beijing Motor Show (Auto China 2020) scheduled for April has been postponed due to the health crisis in China caused by the coronavirus outbreak. No new date for the show has been announced.

The move was taken by the organisers to 'ensure the health and safety of exhibitors and participants'.

A new date will be announced at a later date, the organisers said in a statement.

The postponement of the show - planned for April 21-30 - was widely expected following the deepening health crisis in China caused by the coronavirus outbreak. It follows the postponement of the Formula 1 race in Shanghai and the cancellation of a mobile phone show in Barcelona last week.

The move will raise fears over prospects for the Geneva Motor Show in March.

The annual Auto China show alternates venue between Beijing and Shanghai.

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