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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

  • December 3, 2015. FREE Webinar: Supplying Mexico’s Booming Manufacturing Industry. Please join us to learn about Mexico’s manufacturing industry, key players and opportunities for U. S. exporters. In addition, we will describe the Commercial Service services that will be available during Expo Manufactura. More on this webinar.
  • This December 1-3 in Louisville, the National RV Trade Show is the only place that will offer everything you need to prepare for the upcoming buying season. You’ll find every manufacturer’s latest models and all their accessories, plus networking opportunities—and more —all in one place. International buyers supported. Join B2B activities. Contact
  • December 19-22, 2015. EICMA 2015 Milan Italy Join the USA Pavilion at this premier annual trade event for the motorcycle, moped, and scooter sector in Italy. Last year’s show hosted 1,100 exhibitors on 260,000 square meters of exhibition space, and welcomed 50,245 trade visitors. More on this show.
  • 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! 2015 Top Markets Reports Automotive Parts and Recreational Transportation. Each report ranks future export opportunities within these two industries industry based on a sector-specific methodology.

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.

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, 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 AUTOMECHANIKA SHANGHAI 2012 Detailed Event Information For AUTOMECHANIKA SHANGHAI 2012
AUTOMECHANIKA SHANGHAI 2012 -- Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Automobile/Light Truck/Vans, Electronic Components, General Industrial Eq./Supplies
Location/Date: Shanghai, China 12/11/2012 - 12/14/2012
Event Summary:
The U.S. Department of Commerce's U.S. Commercial Service is pleased to announce that it has granted Trade Fair Certification status to Messe Frankfurt to organize the official United States Exhibitor Pavilion at AUTOMECHANIKA SHANGHAI 2012, December 11 - 14, 2012 held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center, Pudong, Shanghai, P.R. China. Automechanika Shanghai is one of the leading automotive industry exhibitions in Asia. Automechanika 2011 hosted 61,178 visitors from 131 countries along with 3,619 exhibitors from 36 countries. AUTOMECHANIKA SHANGHAI 2012 will showcase the following product groups: Parts & Systems - vehicle parts & components of the drive, chassis, body, electrics, and electronics groups. Systems & modules of the interior, exterior, drive, drive dynamics and electronic control groups Accessories & Tuning - vehicle accessories, special equipment, tuning and performance systems. Repair & Maintenance - equipment for vehicle service and repair, bodywork repair and painting. Garage building and management. IT & Management - IT products, vehicle exchange marts, insurance, finance, leasing, claims management, vehicle inspection services, dealer management systems, dealership planning and construction, dealership marketing. Service Station & Car Wash - service station equipment, car wash and car care.

Michael Thompson, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0671
Bridget Ferris, Messe Frankfurt USA

Phone: 770-984-8016
Ricardo Pelaez, Lima
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: (51 1) 618-2442

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