By Pia Krix and Jens Meiners, Automotive News Europe
MUNICH – A dispute has broken out between some exhibitors at this year’s IAA in Frankfurt and the event’s organiser, the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA).
The addition of a third press day on Monday, September 12, has angered both German and non-German automakers and suppliers.
When the VDA announced the extra press day, the major German manufacturers and their subsidiaries snapped up most of the Monday half-hour press conference slots. Japan’s Mitsubishi was the only exhibitor…