Despite the five-month delay, the Beijing auto show went ahead this year with a number of new production and concept car debuts, signaling pent-up energy amongst local and international carmakers to showcase their products on a global stage. Though there were restrictions in place – visitors were required to wear masks and the number of attendees limited – the concept of social distancing was not readily enforced.
Since the cancellation of the Geneva motor show in March this year, manufacturers have fervently tried to harness . . .