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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

  • May 6, 2015. Webinar: Mexico’s Automotive Industry. The U.S. Commercial Service invites U.S. companies to participate in a webinar on Mexico’s Automotive Industry - the seventh largest producer of vehicles in the world and the largest in Latin America. The prospects for American suppliers are bright due to the demand for high-quality products. The Mexican automotive market is forecasted to become the sixth largest automotive manufacturer by 2020. Register today to gain valuable insight into what U.S. firms need to do to be successful in the Mexican market. Learn more.
  • May 20-24, 2015. AUTOPROMOTEC 2015. The Bologna Trade Fair Center will host the 26th edition of Autopromotec – one of the most important international exhibition of automotive industry products, garage equipment and servicing. AUTOPROMOTEC 2013 hosted 1,514 exhibitors from 51 countries and 102,536 visitors representing buyers and trade professionals. Learn more.
  • 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! 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.

NEW! 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, click here or 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 Dubai International Motor Show 2013 (TFC Event) Detailed Event Information For Dubai International Motor Show 2013 (TFC Event)
Dubai International Motor Show 2013 (TFC Event) -- Automobile/Light Truck/Vans
Location/Date: Dubai, United Arab Emirates 11/05/2013 - 11/10/2013
Event Summary:
The Dubai International Motor Show is more than just a motoring event. Dubai International Motor Show is the Middle East region's only interactive showcase which attracts the who's who of the global automotive community. The Dubai International Motor Show 2012 hosted over 100,000 visitors from the Middle East and South Asia regions and 524 exhibitors from 33 countries. The Dubai International Motor Show 2013 will showcase the following product categories: AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTS & SERVICES Air Conditioning Battery Corrosion Control Exhaust Systems Filters Lights & Lamps Original Equipment Paints & Coating Petroleum Products & Lubricants Radiators Replacement Parts Rust Proofing Suspensions & Shock Absorbers Tints & Films Tires & Tubes Upholstery Wheels & Rims BIKES, TRIKES & QUADS Motor Cycles Motorized Tri-cycles All - terrain Vehicles Scooters Mopeds Buggies BRANDED MERCHANDISE Sports Gear, Apparels & Accessories IN-CAR ENTERTAINMENT & NAVIGATION SYSYTEMS Audio/Video Systems GPS & Navigational Aids Communication systems

Michael Thompson, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0671
Annaleen Pimentel, Dubai World Trade Center

Phone: 971.4.3086818
Ashok Ghosh, Dubai
Commercial Specialist
Phone: +971 4 309 4935