Thursday, July 7, 2022
News The 2022 Geneva Motor Show Postponed to 2023

The 2022 Geneva Motor Show Postponed to 2023

While some auto shows will take place, the Geneva Motor Show has decided to hold off for another year


  • The Geneva International Motor Show is one of the largest shows in the world.

  • The GIMS committee blames industry-wide issues stemming from the pandemic.


We can only imagine the frustration felt by the Geneva International Motor Show’s organizing committee. While other events are still scheduled to take place, the 2022 edition of the GIMS will be postponed to 2023.

The reasons cited are not unexpected or unusual given the current ongoing pandemic and all the related complications. Other than continued travel restrictions for all, indirect complications such as the global chip shortage have made it impossible for automakers to commit to next year’s auto show.

“We have pushed very hard and tried everything to reactivate the Geneva International Motor Show in 2022”, says Maurice Turrettini, President of the Comité permanent du Salon international de l’automobile. “Despite all our efforts, we have to face the facts and the reality: the pandemic situation is not under control and presents itself as a big threat for a large indoor event like GIMS. But we see this decision as a postponement, rather than a cancellation. I am confident that the Geneva International Motor Show will come back stronger than ever in 2023.”

Meanwhile, the 2021 edition of the Los Angeles Auto Show is still scheduled for next November.

Trending Now

The Toyota Crown Will be Unveiled on July 15

The Crown has been Toyota’s top-of-the-line model in Japan for many years (with the exception of the Century) This model could be sold...

Handcrafted 2023 Acura TLX Type S PMC Edition Goes on Sale Later This Year

It will be offered in limited numbers. The Type S PMC Edition will be available in three NSX-derived paint colors. The new Acura TLX...

The Kia Seltos Already Revised for 2023… or 2024!

Kia was a bit late in entering the pocket-sized SUV market. There was the Kia Soul, but its particular format and lack of all-wheel...

Yokohama ADVAN Sport A/S+ Tire Review: The ADVAN does it all

The ADVAN Sport A/S+ combines real-world comfort and performance. It is a truly gifted tire no matter the driving conditions. Tread pattern aesthetics. I’ve...

General Motors Has Almost 100,000 Vehicles Waiting Around its Factories to be Completed

The supply chain crisis is still ongoing and it is causing problems for many automakers Close to 100,000 GM vehicles are currently waiting...
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.