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Events and webinars
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World New Energy Vehicle Congress
Hainan, China: 4 – 9 December 2023
SMMT and the Department for Business and Trade will organise a trade mission to the World New Energy Vehicle Congress (WNEVC), Hainan, China this December.
Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT) 2024
Pune, India : 23-25 January 2024
SMMT are organising the UK pavilion at Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT), giving UK companies an opportunity to exhibit and be supported by SMMT.
Automechanika Frankfurt 2024
Frankfurt, Germany: 10-14 September 2024
SMMT will be organising the UK pavilion at Automechanika Frankfurt, giving UK companies an opportunity to exhibit and be supported by SMMT.
Activities from partner organisations
A directory of companies offering services to support British automotive or mobility companies to do business overseas, or to help international companies looking to set up in the UK.
Department for International Trade Internationalisation Fund
DIT launched the fund in 2021 to support SMEs in England with a product or service suitable for export.
Reports and updates
SMMT webinar on International Events
Digital, Webinar: Tuesday 7 November 11:00am (UK)
As part of the Department for Business and Trade International Trade week, SMMT is hosting a webinar to introduce their international activities for 2024 and support for UK firms looking to grow overseas.
Sacramento, USA: 11-14 June 2023
SMMT will be organising the UK pavilion at the Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS36) in Sacramento, giving UK companies an opportunity to exhibit and be supported by SMMT.
How global regulation could impact international trade
Virtual, Webinar: 29 June 2023
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Egypt’s Automotive Industry Opportunities and Challenges
Virtual, Webinar: 4 July 2023
Join our webinar to hear about the developing sector in Egypt and opportunities for UK firms from an expert panel of government and industry speakers.
Opportunities in the Indian Electric Vehicle Sector
15 December 2022
This report is designed to help UK companies understand the developing EV sector in India to inform their strategy and approach to the market. It looks at the strategy of India’s automotive manufacturers, profiling domestic players, foreign investors and two-wheel producers as they transition to electrified propulsion.
PZPM: current Polish automotive landscape and opportunities
1 November 2022
Jakub Faryś, President of the Polish Automotive Industry Association (PZPM) shares their outlook on current challenges and opportunities in the Polish automotive sector in November’s SMMT International Update.
Highlights of Trade Mission: Supply chain and additive manufacturing opportunities in Spain
4 October 2022
Highlights of September’s Trade Mission to Spain, on Supply chain and additive manufacturing opportunities in Spain.
Türkiye’s Value Offer in New Mobility
3 October 2022
İbrahim Ethem Tokgözlü, an Expert in the Sectoral Activities Unit at the Presidency of the Republic of Türkiye Investment Office shares about Turkiye’s offer in new mobility for October’s SMMT International Update.
HP Supply chain and additive manufacturing opportunities in Spain
1 August 2022
Ahead of the September trade mission to Spain, SMMT spoke to HP’s Xavier Llobera in this month’s International Update to hear about the visit and to understand how companies are using additive manufacturing in automotive.
India gears up for new growth and an EV revolution
4 July 2022
Kevin McCole, Managing Director at UK India Business Council writes about the future of India’s EV sector in July’s SMMT International Update.
The journey to Norway’s first gigafactory
1 June 2022
SMMT spoke to Tom Einar Jensen Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Freyr, to hear about the company and their plans to build Norway’s first Gigafactory for June’s SMMT International Update.
The State of Illinois is leading the charge for electrification in the U.S.
1 March 2022
Sharon Stead (Managing Director) from the State of Illinois European Office is the guest writer for March’s SMMT International Update.
Our International Story – Vehicle Vision
1 March 2022
Mal Rooney, Global Distribution Manager, at Vehicle Vision writes about the company’s journey into exporting and its future goals in March’s SMMT International Update.
Thailand Speeding Up EVs
1 December 2021
Chanin Khaochan, Deputy Secretary General at the Thailand Board of Investment writes about Thailand’s EV ambitions in December’s SMMT International Update.
Indonesia’s Progress Towards Electric Vehicles
2 November 2021
Efrizal Saputra, Trade and Investment Manager (Infrastructure) at the Department for International Trade in Indonesia is the guest writer for November’s SMMT International Update.
Cooperation in Logistics and Technology Lead Jacksonville, Florida’s, Automotive Industry
1 October 2021
John Freeman (Senior Director, Business Development and Global Cities Initiative) from JAXUSA Partnership is the guest writer for October’s SMMT International Update.
Germany Accelerates Electric Mobility Revolution
6 September 2021
Robert Scheid, Director UK & Ireland at Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the guest writer for September’s SMMT International Update.
The Automotive Industry in Romania
2 August 2021
Emanuela Cristescu, Trade Development Adviser at the Department for International Trade in Bucharest is the guest writer for August’s SMMT International Update.
The electrification roadmap ahead for India
1 July 2021
Avnish Malhotra, India Sector Specialist – Future Mobility and Head of British Trade Office in Pune at the Department for International Trade in India is the guest writer for July’s SMMT International Update.
Record-Breaking Investments Drive EV in Tennessee
2 June 2021
Adam Breeze (Director, UK & Ireland) from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development is the guest writer for June’s SMMT International Update.
Canada’s Automotive Industry
5 May 2021
Warren Ali, Senior Vice President – Innovation, and Sofia Gerretsen from the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association are the guest writers for May’s SMMT International Update.
Outlook for Chinese EV sector in 2021
2 March 2021
Qian Li, Head of UK – Business Development and Partnerships at China EV100 discusses the outlook for the Chinese EV sector in 2021 in March’s SMMT International Update.
The Biden Administration: Turning the page and re-charging the race to electrify
1 February, 2021
Josh Williams, Vice Consul, Head of Automotive and Advanced Manufacturing, USA discusses key themes and possible implications for the UK under Biden’s Administration in February’s SMMT International Update.
Slovakia and the UK: bonds tied through Innovation and Expertise
1 December 2020
Michal Sventek, Trade Adviser, DIT Bratislava discusses Slovakia’s automotive sector in December’s SMMT International Update.
The US, UK and Future of Transportation
25 September 2020
Rebecca Saletta, Vice Consul, Head of Automotive – West Coast, USA discusses how the worlds of automotive, mobility and smart cities blend closer and closer together in September’s SMMT International Update.
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 in August’s SMMT International Update.
Direct Charging infrastructure: request for a quotation for the industry charging infrastructure project – a public charging infrastructure partner is required to assist the automotive industry to provide Direct Charging infrastructure. Deadline: 6 July 2022
Parts and accessories for vehicles and their engines
Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program