Reports in China suggest discussions to reschedule the biannual event are ongoing
The event’s host, Auto China, has yet to publicly confirm the decision, but reports in China indicate that discussions to reschedule the event are ongoing and that it could be pushed back to June.
It’s currently scheduled to be held from 21-30 April.
It was also rescheduled in 2020 because of the pandemic, being moved from April to September.
Volkswagen was also due to debut the production version of the ID Vizzion concept, which will be based on its MEB platform and sold with a choice of either rear or four-wheel-drive powertrains. The model is currently in development under the Aero-B codename.
Meanwhile, Audi was set to display its third Sphere concept. The German firm has described the these as “breathtaking concept cars that will reinvent mobility as we see it today”.
China is the world’s largest automotive market. More than 26.28 million new cars were sold in the country last year, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).