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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.
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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.

Contacts:
Bridget Ferris, Messe Frankfurt USA

Phone: 770-984-8016
bridget.ferris@usa.messefrankfurt.com
Ricardo Pelaez, Lima
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: (51 1) 618-2440
Ricardo.Pelaez@trade.gov
Michael Thompson, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0671
Michael.Thompson@trade.gov