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US Auto Shops Gain Competitive Edge with Innovations from Taiwan

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October 27 webinar offers first look at breakthrough products designed to meet evolving consumer demands while dramatically improving performance, safety, and comfort.

The US automotive repair market is undergoing a massive period of growth and transformation, with a current estimated value of $66B (source: IBISWorld). New trends – such as increased demand for electric vehicles, the emergence of high-tech advanced car accessories, the proliferation of consumer e-commerce aftermarket platforms, and the increasing number of older cars on the road – are rapidly changing the industry.

With hundreds of millions of automobiles that need repaired and serviced, where should shop owners start the replacement part search? It begins in Taiwan.

The Taiwan Advantage for the US Market

The US is now the largest market for Taiwan’s automotive parts, accounting for more than 40% of the country’s exports. Main exports include car lights, tires, and other items such as suspension and transmission systems. Repair shops that offer parts suited to these demands will set themselves apart from the competition.

Due in part to a smaller domestic market, Taiwan’s manufacturers rely on exports and have stepped up research and development. As a result, Taiwan is well-suited to adapt to changing industry trends. One focus is environmentally friendly auto parts, such as LED headlights and other new energy sources. These developments support not only the demand for EVs, but also support consumers in the used car market looking to upgrade older models.

Taiwan Excellence – the symbol of the most innovative Taiwanese products – will showcase the latest in advanced automotive systems and components at its “Lights, Cameras, Electronics & Cockpits – Hot Innovations from Taiwan for Automotive Market” webinar on October 27, 2021, at 2:00 PM EDT. This pre-AAPEX event offers buyers a first look at some of Taiwan’s cutting-edge products set to give auto shops a competitive edge.

The webinar, slated to broadcast on Taiwan Excellence’s YouTube channel, spotlights advancements from 10 trailblazing Taiwan Excellence award winners unveiling next-generation automotive products: CUB ELECPARTS, MiTAC Digital Technology, EverFocus, Mobile Drive, Noodoe, Chu Hung Oil Seal, Hua-Jie, Uni Auto Parts, Lucidity, and DEPO Auto Parts.

Taiwan’s Automotive Aftermarket Innovators

  1. CUB ELECPARTS INC
    Founded in 1979, CUB first made its name by manufacturing electrical switches and has since grown into a global automotive leader in electrical parts. Its innovative millimeter radar Blind Spot Detection System and integrated tire pressure sensors are leading the way to make the road safer for all vehicles.
  2. MiTAC Digital Technology
    MiTAC Digital Technology embraces next-generation A-IoT to create advanced “smart” dashcams that help users navigate life – and the road – with increased peace of mind and performance. The company is unveiling its newest dashcams made for everyone from trucking fleet managers to everyday commuters.
  3. EverFocus Electronics Corp
    A leading provider of smart surveillance and smart transportation solutions, EverFocus aims to jumpstart smart transportation with a robust range of turnkey solutions on view, including industrial vehicle PCs integrated with the latest AI to monitor driver fatigue, component status, GPS tracking, and more.
  4. Mobile Drive
    Mobile Drive’s next-generation smart cockpit solution is poised to fundamentally change the driving experience, combining best-in-class infotainment with AI, deep learning and more to create a seamless technology solution and cutting-edge user experience. Mobile Drive is a joint venture between Taiwan’s Foxconn Group and car giant Stellantis.
  5. Noodoe Corporation
    With a mission to make the world greener, Noodoe transforms parking lots and traditional charging stations into smart EV charging locations that generate additional revenue. At the heart of this is Noodoe EV OS, a cloud-based network management solution. A global leader in EV charging technology, the company’s products are used in 110 countries worldwide.
  6. Chu Hung Oil Seal (CHO)
    CHO, a worldwide leader in sealing technology, has 35+ years of specialized expertise developing high-quality water and oil resistant seals for trucks, trailers, wheels, power steering, and more. It will introduce a second patented wheel hub seal designed to reduce damage to the seal during installation – the primary cause of premature seal failure.
  7. Hua-Jie Corp
    Hua-Jie has over 30 years of experience developing products that help “switch” the driving experience to the future – literally. A global touch switch manufacturer that produces innovative components to improve the user experience, Hua-Jie’s newest design – quiet switches – eliminates the annoying “click” and allows drivers to operate their vehicles in peace.
  8. Uni Auto Parts
    Uni Auto Parts believes that everyone should feel comfortable while driving – and they’ve made it their mission for over 50 years with their luxury car seats. Uni Auto Parts’ luxury car seats are used worldwide in global brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Honda, Kia, and more. They’ll be showcasing their UNI Ottoman Luxury Car Seat, featuring a six-way power function: armrest, cup holder, ottoman, waist support, ventilation, heating and two-position memory seat.
  9. Lucidity Enterprise Co.
    A brighter future for drivers lies ahead thanks to Lucidity Enterprise. Lucidity’s mission is to bring brightness and safety to the world’s transportation through comprehensive vehicle lighting products, including LED lights, incandescent lights, reflectors and more. The company is unveiling three innovative new products– a 4” round rear lamp that improves and allows for personalization of the tailgate; an easy on the eyes turbo series; and new interior light designs that expand and multiply luminosity.
  10. DEPO Auto Parts (Maxzone)
    DEPO was founded in 1977 to carry out its philosophy of “Perfect Auto Lamps, Perfect Safety.” Two decades later, it brought that philosophy ¬– and high-quality replacement auto lamps – to the North American market through its local distributor Maxzone. DEPO will showcase its environmentally-friendly advanced OLED taillights for the automotive aftermarket. The new multi-angle design reduces glare to other vehicles, helping to lower traffic accidents by vehicles coming from the rear and the sides.

Register for “Lights, Cameras, Electronics & Cockpits” Webinar, FREE Amazon Gift Certificates
Wednesday, October 27, Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) will host the webinar at 2:00 PM EDT on its YouTube channel, featuring access to these innovative companies’ spokespeople and their products. Additionally, the first 60 registered attendees will receive $25 Amazon gift certificates!

Interested buyers and are encouraged to register in advance and to request one-on-one briefings here.

To request information about TAITRA or the presenting companies, contact:

Mary Placido, SKC Inc.
(415) 218-3627
[email protected]

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