British motor show axed for 2010
On the up: The 2008 British motor show attendance was up 14 per cent.
THE next instalment of the UK’s largest motor show has been cancelled, and it may not be held again until 2013. The “difficult decision” to draw the curtain on the 2010 British International Motor Show was announced yesterday (March 19) by show promoter, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The peak UK automotive industry body blamed the global economic downturn and the inability of exhibitors to commit to the next running of the biennial British show, due to take place in July 2010. ...continued