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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

  • May 6, 2015. Webinar: Mexico’s Automotive Industry. The U.S. Commercial Service invites U.S. companies to participate in a webinar on Mexico’s Automotive Industry - the seventh largest producer of vehicles in the world and the largest in Latin America. The prospects for American suppliers are bright due to the demand for high-quality products. The Mexican automotive market is forecasted to become the sixth largest automotive manufacturer by 2020. Register today to gain valuable insight into what U.S. firms need to do to be successful in the Mexican market. Learn more.
  • May 20-24, 2015. AUTOPROMOTEC 2015. The Bologna Trade Fair Center will host the 26th edition of Autopromotec – one of the most important international exhibition of automotive industry products, garage equipment and servicing. AUTOPROMOTEC 2013 hosted 1,514 exhibitors from 51 countries and 102,536 visitors representing buyers and trade professionals. Learn more.
  • Plan ahead! Checkout other upcoming key industry events.

Market Research & Publications

Quarterly Automotive Team Newsletter. Review the list of latest market research reports, industry news, information on upcoming trade events and trade leads.

NEW! 2014 “Automotive Resource Guide: A Reference for U.S. Exporters to Worldwide Markets” (3rd edition). Identify and learn about markets where U.S. automotive products or services are likely to succeed.

NEW! 2014-2015 eMobility in Europe Resource Guide. Quick market overview of trends and developments in Europe’s dynamic mobility and transportation industry for U.S. exporters of electric vehicles, charging infrastructure and related products. To download a preview, please click here. To obtain a FREE FULL copy, click here or contact your local US Commercial Specialist.

“Compilation of World Motor Vehicle Import Requirements” (2nd edition). Market data and worldwide automotive import restrictions for the major automotive markets around the world.

“Motorcycles: European Market Briefs 2013-2014”. Review the European market opportunities for motorcycles and related products.

Market Research Library. Access the U.S. Commercial Service Market Research Library containing hundreds automotive industry and country-specific market reports, authored by our specialists working in overseas posts.

View a Trade Data Snapshot

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:
Volker Wirsdorf, Frankfurt
Senior Commercial Specialist
Phone: 49-69-7535 3150
Volker.Wirsdorf@trade.gov
Michael Thompson, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0671
Michael.Thompson@trade.gov
Mette Petersen, Koelnmesse Inc. Cologne International Trade Fairs

Phone: 773-326-9921
m.petersen@koelnmessenafta.com