- the new york auto show, previously rescheduled for august, has now been canceled.
- the show said that it's due to a rise in covid-19 delta variant cases and stricter public-health measures put in place in new york city.
- debuts that were scheduled for the auto show include the nissan 400z, subaru wrx, and jeep grand cherokee plug-in hybrid.
the organizers of the new york auto show announced that the show has been canceled and will not take place in 2021. it had previously been rescheduled for august, a change from its typical place in the calendar in the spring. we're not sure what this means for the many new-vehicle debuts that were planned for the show, including the 2022 subaru wrx, nissan z, and jeep grand cherokee plug-in hybrid.
the show said in a statement that the cancelation is due to "the growing incidences of the covid-19 delta variant and the increased measures announced recently by state and local officials to stop its spread." the organizers now say that the next new york auto show will be in spring 2022. the show was also canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic after initially being rescheduled for august.
we will keep you updated about any news regarding the reveals that had been planned for this show. the nissan z debut is scheduled for august 17, a few days before the show, and the subaru wrx is scheduled for august 19—we haven't heard about any changes to those plans yet, but stay tuned.