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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

  • July 23, 2015. Join our team at NACE/CARS Export & Conference in Detroit for the Global Market Insights session featuring export briefing from U.S. Embassy industry specialists from Canada, El Salvador, The Netherlands, Mexico, Morocco, South Africa, China, Nigeria, Kuwait, Turkey and UAE. Learn more.
  • 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 Ports and Marine Technology Mission to India Detailed Event Information For Ports and Marine Technology Mission to India
Ports and Marine Technology Mission to India -- Environmental Technologies, General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Transportation Serv. (other than Aviation)
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Washington, DC, United States 09/10/2014 - 09/10/2014
Event Summary:
India's rapid port infrastructure growth and marine technology developments open tremendous opportunities for U.S. companies. During this September 10th webinar you will hear first-hand from U.S Embassy Commercial Officer, an expert consultant on Indian ports and a port representative about the latest port expansion and upgrade trends and specific market opportunities for U.S. companies focused in the fastest growth southern coast regions of Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and Kochi. These destinations will be featured on an upcoming U.S. Department of Commerce Executive-Led Port and Marine Technology Trade Mission to India February 2-6, 2015 that will be outlined during this webinar. India's extensive coast is home to more than 200 ports, with most equipment obsolete and projected cargo growth rates tripling by 2020. Sales opportunities are coming from government tenders as well as private ports and terminal operators with upgrades and new projects. Leading equipment and services opportunities for U.S. exports to India's port and marine sectors concentrate in the areas of security, logistics, vessel tracking, oil spill detection and contingency preparedness, dredging, underwater exploration and mapping, among other goods and services. Webinar: Ports and Marine Technology Mission to India Date: September 10, 2014 Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EDT Cost: There is no fee to register for this webinar.

Hector Rodriguez, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0629