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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

  • December 3, 2015. FREE Webinar: Supplying Mexico’s Booming Manufacturing Industry. Please join us to learn about Mexico’s manufacturing industry, key players and opportunities for U. S. exporters. In addition, we will describe the Commercial Service services that will be available during Expo Manufactura. More on this webinar.
  • This December 1-3 in Louisville, the National RV Trade Show is the only place that will offer everything you need to prepare for the upcoming buying season. You’ll find every manufacturer’s latest models and all their accessories, plus networking opportunities—and more —all in one place. International buyers supported. Join B2B activities. Contact
  • December 19-22, 2015. EICMA 2015 Milan Italy Join the USA Pavilion at this premier annual trade event for the motorcycle, moped, and scooter sector in Italy. Last year’s show hosted 1,100 exhibitors on 260,000 square meters of exhibition space, and welcomed 50,245 trade visitors. More on this show.
  • 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! 2015 Top Markets Reports Automotive Parts and Recreational Transportation. Each report ranks future export opportunities within these two industries industry based on a sector-specific methodology.

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.

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, 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 Great American Trucking Show Detailed Event Information For Great American Trucking Show
Great American Trucking Show -- Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Automobile/Light Truck/Vans, Trucks/Trailers/Buses, Transportation Serv. (other than Aviation), Used/Reconditioned Eq.
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Dallas, TX, United States 08/21/2014 - 08/23/2014
Event Summary:
The Great American Trucking Show (GATS) is the second largest trucking show in America. More than 600 exhibiting companies will display new and innovative products and services helping to make you and your business more successful. In 2012, GATS registered over 30,000 trucking-related attendees representing all 50 American states and countries all over the world. GATS covers approximately 500,000 square feet and attracts exhibitors representing the major truck, trailer, and component manufacturers, as well as fleets and aftermarket product retailers. Eight original equipment manufacturers will be at this year's show: Western Star, Mack Truck, Volvo Trucks North America, International Truck and Engine Corporation, Peterbilt Trucks, Kenworth, Freightliner and Ford. In addition to exhibitors, GATS highlights include educational seminars addressing important topics such as fuel management for fleet operators, safety and maintenance supervision of fleets, pros and cons of leasing or buying trucks and truck driver training requirements. Attendees will learn about current trends and new technologies in the logistics and transportation industry. For more information about GATS, please visit Who May Attend: Corporate executives, owners/operators, franchisees, managers and purchasing agents of logistics companies, truck dealers, truck parts dealers, haulage service providers, construction companies, petroleum marketing companies, and manufacturing companies.

Chamberlain Eke, Lagos
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 234-1-4603414,460 3400, ext.3414

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