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The Citroen e-C4 all electric hatchback is display during a media presentation in Paris, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. PSA Group's Citroen Brand is showing off a new version of its C4 compact hatchback, a model that will be key to the company's sales prospects as it faces a highly competitive European car market that faces severe headwinds from the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Citroen unveils new hatchback as virus pushes event online

Jun. 30, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — PSA Group unveiled one of its most important new models Tuesday with 20 people physically present and 2,600 watching online - a marketing configuration that the coronavirus seems likely to accelerate across the industry now that next year's Geneva auto show was cancelled. The...

The website of the Canton Fair which delivers live streaming from vendors is seen on a computer screen in Beijing on Friday, June 19, 2020. The twice-a-year fair usually draws more than 180,000 foreign buyers and 60,000 Chinese vendors to the southern city of Guangzhou. But with most foreign visitors barred from China, the event has transformed itself into an e-commerce platform with mini-shopping channels for nearly 8,000 vendors. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

China moves vast trade fair online, but few buyers follow

Jun. 23, 2020 7:15 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Standing in front of shelves laden with colorful backpacks, a saleswoman promoted bags on the Canton Trade Fair’s website without knowing whether anyone was watching as the world’s biggest sales event opened in cyberspace to avoid the coronavirus pandemic. The twice-a-year fair...

FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2019, file photo, Jack Hollis, Jack Hollis, group vice president and general manager of the Toyota Division at Toyota Motor North America (TMNA), speaks at the AutoMobility LA auto show in Los Angeles. Toyota's new Sienna minivan and a revived Venza midsize SUV were supposed to be unveiled at the New York International Auto Show in April 2020, but the show was postponed until late August due to the novel coronavirus. That would have been too close to when Toyota's vehicles would reach showrooms, so the company decided to go on its own and showed them online. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Toyota vehicles debut online as virus postpones auto show

May. 18, 2020 6:43 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — When Toyota introduced two new vehicles Monday, its executives didn't brag about them from an elaborate stage inside a convention center. Instead, the new Sienna minivan and a revived Venza midsize SUV were shown online from the company's nearly deserted U.S. headquarters and from the...