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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.

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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.

“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.

"Electrical Vehicles: Europe in Brief" Guide . A quick reference to U.S. manufactures of electric vehicles and related products for doing business in 20+ countries in Europe.

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Detailed Event Information For AUTOMOTIVE WORLD 2013 Detailed Event Information For AUTOMOTIVE WORLD 2013
AUTOMOTIVE WORLD 2013 -- Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Electronic Components
Location/Date: Tokyo, Japan 01/16/2013 - 01/18/2013
Event Summary:
AUTOMOTIVE WORLD is the place where U.S. companies can promote their advanced automotive technology to the growing Japanese and Asian automotive manufacturers and parts suppliers. AUTOMOTIVE WORLD is also held concurrently with the following events: CAR-ELE JAPAN, EV JAPAN and WEIGHT REDUCTION EXPO. AUTOMOTIVE WORLD is a leading automotive sector event in Japan and serves as a unique venue for manufactures and suppliers of the following products and services: AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS Automotive Components & In-Vehicle System Testing technologies Semiconductors Electronic Components & Devices Manufacturing Equipments/Technologies Embedded System Technologies Electronic Materials DRIVE SYSTEM TECHNOLOGIES Drive System Rechargeable Batteries, Next-generation Batteries Connectors, Harnesses Motor Technologies Chargers Inverters, Peripherals WEIGHT REDUCTION TECHNOLOGIES Materials for Automotive Weight Reduction Molding/Processing Technologies, Processing equipment for automotive weight reduction Devices/Modules for automotive weight reduction Other technologies for Automotive weight reduction AUTOMOTIVE WORLD 2011 attracted a record attendance of over 21,151 qualified Trade Visitors, while hosting 349 exhibitors. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES Japanese auto manufacturers are proceeding with the research and development of the Next Generation Vehicles (NGV) such as Electric Vehicle (EV), Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle (pHV), Hybrid Vehicle (HV), Hydrogen Vehicle, Fuel Cell (FC) Vehicle, Clean Diesel Vehicle, and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicle. HV and EV are especially gaining increasing attention. The more widespread use of NGV will largely depend on auto manufacturers' resolution of a number of technological issues (for FC and Hydrogen Vehicle, for example) and on the expansion of the fuel/energy supply infrastructure.

Contacts:
Michael Thompson, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0671
Michael.Thompson@trade.gov
David Thomas, Reed Exhibitions

Phone: 203-840-5420
dthomas@reedexpo.com
Sayoko Koto, Tokyo
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 81-3-3224-5079
Sayoko.Koto@trade.gov