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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

  • Export Webinar: Transportation Technologies Sector in Turkey (with introduction by U.S. Ambassador John Bass), May 18. Transportation industry is one of the fastest growing industries in Turkey, and it has tripled in value since 2002, with an average growth rate of 20% over the last five years. That presents many export opportunities for U.S. transportation companies. Learn more and register today!
  • Automotive Trade Missions to Peru, May 18-19, 2016 and Guatemala & El Salvador (optional stop), June 20-24. The Auto Care Association and the International Trade Administration announce two opportunities to enter and expand your export business in Latin America. These missions are a cost-effective opportunity to gain firsthand market information and meet one-on-one with foreign industry executives, pre-screened to match your specific business objectives. Click here for more information or contact
  • Webinar for U.S. Exporters: Automotive Manufacturing Meetings-Detroit (AMM Detroit), June 14. AMM Detroit (Nov 8-10, 2016) is a major automotive supply chain matchmaking event that brings together vehicle manufacturers, and tier 1, 2 and 3 suppliers in mutually selected pre-arranged meetings. This webinar , second of a three-part webinar series, will focus on high demand capabilities and services, the technical spectrum of applications, the innovation forum, and what participants can expect during the event. FREE, but registration is required. Learn more and register today!
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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.

Michael Thompson, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0671
David Thomas, Reed Exhibitions

Phone: 203-840-5420
Sayoko Koto, Tokyo
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 81-3-3224-5079

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