International Activities

North & South America

Events and webinars

Los Angeles ‘Future of Transport’ Month
November 2020
SMMT is supporting DIT LA in the highly collaborative, month-long virtual mission, bringing together mobility stakeholders and companies from across the US and UK in automotive, mobility and smart cities. Contact us for more information.

The Battery Show, USA
Novi, Michigan, USA: 14-16 September 2021
Postponed from 2020, SMMT will be supporting the UK pavilion at a leading battery supply chain show with 10,000+ visitors.

Previous events and webinars

Webinar: Mexico – Export and Business Development Opportunities in the Mexican Automotive Sector in light of the USMCA and COVID-19
5 Aug 2020
Mexico is the biggest vehicle producer in Latin America and there are export opportunities to Tier 2 and 4 level suppliers for competitive UK suppliers. Listen back to SMMT, Department for International Trade, Nuevo Leon Automotive Cluster, Santander and Altios discuss the market opportunities in Mexico.

Webinar: Ohio – Automotive Powerhouse
20 July 2020 

Listen back to SMMT, Department for International Trade and JobsOhio discussing the opportunities in Ohio for UK automotive. It is a hot spot for smart mobility and its large auto-specific workforce is among the largest in the Midwest. 

Export opportunities in the US electric vehicle sector
25 June 2020 
Listen back to the Department for International Trade US automotive team specialists on the regulatory developments that are prompting EV adoption and the opportunities on the horizon.

USA CV market and the Work Truck Show
8 November 2019
Listen back to SMMT and Campbell’s Consultancy discuss the CV market in the US and opportunities for UK suppliers. 

Reports and updates

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 order to meet the common goal of safer and cleaner transportation as well as ways in which to develop new opportunities for UK expertise to enter the market. 



Spline and hard gauges 

Industrial automation and electronic equipment 

Automotive anti-corrosion products 


Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program

Research Hub for Electric Technologies in Truck Applications (RHETTA)