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It's the end of the road for the Frankfurt Motor Show

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEFeb. 10, 2020, 8:18 PM UTCBy Paul A. EisensteinThe long-running Frankfurt Motor Show, traditionally the biggest car show in Europe, has run out of gas, with organizers announcing the event has been cancelled.In its heyday, the show drew visitors from all over the world to see the latest products from German brands such as Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz, as well as foreign marques such as Ferrari, General Motors and Toyota. But last fall's turnout was down more than 40 percent from the 931,000 paid visitors who passed through the turnstiles at the Frankfurt Messe, the German city’s huge convention complex, i ...