The rapid increase in the number of positive COVID cases spreading across the U.S. changed the way many people celebrated the holidays, and the start of a new year isn’t stopping the spread just yet. CES, the massive electronics and tech trade show that has become an important place for the automotive industry to make announcements about autonomous and electric vehicles, had a busy in-person schedule—until a few weeks ago. Today, the balance has shifted to a more blended in-person/virtual affair, with some companies pulling out of an in-person CES appearance altogether.
Over the holidays, CES organizers also decided to shorten the event by a day, as “an additional safety measure to the current health protocols that have been put in place for CES” but the in-person portions of the show were not canceled altogether as they were in 2021.
For the full story, check out this article from Car And Driver.