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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 INTERMOT 2012 - International Motorcycle, Scooter and Bicycle Fair Detailed Event Information For INTERMOT 2012 - International Motorcycle, Scooter and Bicycle Fair
INTERMOT 2012 - International Motorcycle, Scooter and Bicycle Fair -- Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Operations/Maintenance Services, Process Controls - Industrial, Tools - Hand/Power
Location/Date: Cologne, Germany 10/07/2012 - 10/12/2012
Event Summary:
INTERMOT 2012 is the premier trade event in Germany for the Motorcycle and Bicycle sectors. INTERMOT 2010 played host to 1,106 exhibitors from 36 countries, along with 52,394 trade visitors from 108 countries. Product Categories to be showcased at INTERMOT 2012 are: MOTORCYCLES Motorized vehicles, trailers and sidecars, components and accessories for motorcycles, engines and components, electrical equipment, clothing, motorcyclist gear, machines, tools, workshop and shop equipment, miscellaneous, raw materials, semi-finished products, packaging materials, lubricants, gear-box/transmission oil, motorcycle care products. BICYCLES Bicycles, electric-powered bikes and components and systems for e-bikes, parts and accessories for bicycles/electric-powered bikes of all kinds, machines, tools, workshop and shop equipment, clothing, driver's equipment for cyclists, tourism.

Contacts:
Mette Petersen, Koelnmesse Inc. Cologne International Trade Fairs

Phone: 773-326-9921
m.petersen@koelnmessenafta.com
Michael Thompson, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0671
Michael.Thompson@trade.gov
Volker Wirsdorf, Frankfurt
Senior Commercial Specialist
Phone: 49-69-7535 3150
Volker.Wirsdorf@trade.gov