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International Activities

Find our full list of events, webinars, opportunities, reports and partner organisation activities on this page. If you have a specific market in mind, click on the continent symbols below.

Events and webinars

All webinars and events are listed here, if you want to look at activities in a specific market, click on the continent symbols above.

Webinar: The Biden administration – policy implications for the automotive sector and trade with the UK
4 Febuary 2021, 15:00 (GMT)

Automechanika Frankfurt
Frankfurt, Germany: 14-18 September 2021
SMMT will be organising the UK pavilion at this leading aftermarket trade show.


The Battery Show, USA
Novi, Michigan, USA: 14-16 September 2021
UK pavilion at a leading battery supply chain show with 10,000+ visitors.

Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT)
Pune, India: 29 September-1 October 2021
Postponed from January 2021, exhibition and conference focusing on technology in the automotive sector with the last edition welcoming 4,600 visitors.

Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) trade mission
Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia: Autumn 2021
A hybrid of virtual and/or face to face activities focusing on the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia.

Activities from partner organisations

Auto Technology Partnership Summit & Expo
Digital: 2-5 February 2021
SMMT is proud to support the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) in hosting this event, with the aim to explore opportunities in technology for both Indian and British automotive companies. We also encourage participation in the B2B meetings available.

7th International CEE Automotive Forum
Budapest, Hungary: 14-15 April 2021 
Adam Smith Conferences are bringing together all the leading players of the automotive industry from 20+ CEE countries to discuss how to rebuild the industry after COVID-19. This event has been postponed to 14-15 April 2021.


Reports and updates

Top 10 growth markets – 2025 vs 2019 (millions)

Slovakia and the UK: bonds tied through Innovation and Expertise
1 December 2020
Michal Sventek, Trade Adviser, DIT Bratislava discusses Slovakia’s automotive sector.

UK and South Korea: Partners in future mobility
21 August 2020
Jiyoung Lee, Senior Trade Officer DIT Seoul discusses South Korea’s rapidly evolving automotive industry. 




Company looking for a JV to do with NOX, Differential pressure, temperature sensors required in BSVI emission Selective catalytic reductor (SCR ) or Engine after treatment System (EATS)

Company looking for a JV to do with engine sensors gas/ lambda sensor/knoc sensor/Fuel pressure sensors

Company looking for a JV to do with BSVI intake throttle valves (ITV) which are required for thermal management for SCR system

Technical capabilities for manufacturing of CFRP/GFRP Auto components

Technical capabilities for manufacturing of CFRP/GFRP Auto components

Hydraulic pumps and motors – looking for global partner to enter the market

Trailers – looking for global partner to accelerate entry into the market

Excavator undercarriages – looking for global partner to accelerate entry into the market

North America

Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program

Research Hub for Electric Technologies in Truck Applications (RHETTA)