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The U.S. Commercial Service’s Automotive & Ground Transportation team is comprised of specialists, located throughout the Unites States at Export Assistance Centers and in American Embassies and Consulates worldwide, who are dedicated to helping you export. We are the automotive industry’s primary export assistance resource and should be your first point of contact if you are looking to sell your auto parts and services overseas. This site provides American companies supplying automotive, truck, or motorcycle-related parts, services, and manufacturing/testing equipment with up-to-date information to help your company succeed internationally. If your company is not currently working with our team member at your local U.S. Export Assistance Center, please contact us today to learn how we can assist you with your export objectives.

Upcoming Trade Events

  • Supplying Mexico’s Automotive Market – Webinar (April 30, 2014). Mexico ranks as the 8th largest vehicle producer in the world, and the automotive sector accounts for 19.8 percent of Mexico's manufacturing sector and 3.5 percent of its national GDP contribution. The information you will receive through this webinar will allow you to determine how to pursue opportunities in Mexico's growing automotive market. More on this webinar.
  • Discover Europe: Business Forum (June 3-4, 2014). Join the U.S. Commercial Service in Los Angeles, California for the premier Europe-focused event of the year! It will include high-ranking U.S. government officials, visiting U.S. commercial diplomats & international business leaders. The Conference will include a special session devoted to the automotive industry. The European automotive sector is a complex, robust & highly competitive market that provides the support network for Europe’s millions of cars, vans, trucks & buses. Accelerate Your Strategy for the European Market; learn more and register today!
  • Automechanika Middle East 2014 (June 3-5, 2014. Dubai, UAE). Join the USA Pavilion at the leading event for the rapidly developing automotive aftermarket in the wider Middle East and Africa. This trade event covers the full range of parts for motor vehicles, as well as components for the drive, chassis, body, electrics and electronic groups, equipment for vehicle service and repair, bodywork repair and painting, tires, batteries and performance systems. More on this show.
  • Plan ahead! Checkout other upcoming key industry events.

Market Research & Publications

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View a trade data snapshot for NAICS 336 – Transportation Equipment. Additional trade data is available through the TradeStats Express Database.

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Detailed Event Information For A Primer on the India Automotive Market Detailed Event Information For A Primer on the India Automotive Market
A Primer on the India Automotive Market -- Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Automobile/Light Truck/Vans, General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Trucks/Trailers/Buses, Transportation Serv. (other than Aviation)
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai, India 12/04/2013 - 12/04/2013
Event Summary:
India's automotive industry is one of the most significant and fast growing sectors of the economy, averaging 20% annual growth. This is driven by a young population and an expanding middle class with a currently low, but rapidly growing rate of motor vehicle ownership. The automobile and components industry is a priority sector for the Government of India which projects the market will reach $145 billion by 2016. Indian agents and distributors actively seek opportunities to market U.S. technologies in the domestic market. This webinar will provide an overview of opportunities for U.S. companies in India covering the Automotive Aftermarket, Vehicle Performance Enhancement; Auto Components, Automotive Care & Maintenance, Service Parts & Accessories, and Testing and Garage Equipment product and services. Hear from U.S. Commercial Service automotive/transporation industry experts from New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai. Find out about the April 2014 Automotive Trade Mission to India. Webinar: December 4, 11:00 am EASTERN

Contacts:
Kellie Holloway-Jarman, Portland OR
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 503-326-3002
kellie.holloway@trade.gov
Sham Shamsudeen, Chennai
Commercial Specialist
Phone: +91 44 2857 4000 Extn 4331 Mobile +91 87544 29555
Sham.Shamsudeen@trade.gov