The Commercial Vehicle Show 2021 is to be rescheduled due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the show’s organisers have announced this week. The show will still take place at the NEC in Birmingham but will move from the original date of Tuesday 13 April to Thursday 15 April 2021 to the new date of Tuesday 8 June to Thursday 10 June 2021. A spokesperson for the show said the decision was led by “consideration to the ongoing coronavirus situation and […]
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