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This photo provided by Ford shows the redesigned 2021 Ford F-150. The all-new F-150 offers a full hybrid powertrain and several cab and bed configurations, and it promises the most power of any full-size pickup truck. (Courtesy of Ford Motor Co. via AP)

Edmunds: Top 5 upcoming vehicles to be excited about

Jul. 22, 2020 6:00 AM EDT

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way automakers debut their vehicles. Large auto shows have been canceled, and many planned vehicle debuts have been delayed. Still, despite the upheaval, vehicles are coming out. Edmunds’ experts have picked five of what they think will be the most exciting vehicles...

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...

In a Wednesday, June 10, 2020 photo, Ellen Jones, of McCandless, prepares to sit down to visit her father Elliott Tanack, a resident of the Jewish Association on Aging's Charles Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, through a plexiglass barrier at the facility, in Squirrel Hill, Pa. (Alexandra Wimley/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)

Court to weigh state's request to close Carlisle auto show

Jun. 17, 2020 9:46 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The state Health Department's effort to shut down a large auto show in central Pennsylvania over claims it represents a risk to the public will be the subject of an emergency hearing, a state court said late Wednesday. The order from Commonwealth Court scheduled a Thursday morning...

Group: Pandemic caused millions in Detroit convention losses

Jun. 14, 2020 4:55 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau says the Detroit area has lost out on more than $200 million through cancellations of convention and other business gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. The actual amount of money lost amid virus-related lockdowns and closures is...