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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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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:
Sayoko Koto, Tokyo
Commercial Assistant
Phone: 81-3-3224-5079
Sayoko.Koto@trade.gov
David Thomas, Reed Exhibitions

Phone: 203-840-5420
dthomas@reedexpo.com
Michael Thompson, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0671
Michael.Thompson@trade.gov