There are some serious turf wars in the auto show circuit. On one side of the ocean, Birmingham is losing the British international auto show it has hosted since 1978. The show, held every two years, is moving in 2006 to London. Backlash against high stand costs for exhibitors and admission costs for guests at the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre is part of the reason the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders gives for leaving the space for London’s 4-year-old ExCel Centre. ...

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