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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

  • April 9-12, 2015. Automechanika Istanbul 2015. The dynamic Turkish automotive market requires good preparation and smooth entry conditions. Automechanika Istanbul is Eurasia’s number one OEM and Aftermarket event. It brings together all relevant professionals from the Automotive Manufacturing, Distribution and Repair sectors in the region and the major players in the Turkish and European industries. This fair has become a meeting point, for Turkey as well as for the surrounding regions. Learn more.
  • May 17-19, 2015. Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Russia Business Development Delegation. The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is organizing a small delegation of U.S. specialty parts companies to travel to Moscow in May to meet with potential buyers from Russia. For more information, visit www.sema.org/russia.  To register, visit the Exhibitor Registration page.
  • 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 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 www.gatsonline.com 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.

Contacts:
Chamberlain Eke, Lagos
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 234-1-4603414,460 3400, ext.3414,4704694
Chamberlain.Eke@trade.gov

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