Auto parts

Auto parts

The Colombian automotive industry accounts for 6.2% of the GDP and 2.5% of the personnel employed in the manufacturing sector, making Colombia the fifth largest automobile manufacturer in Latin America.

In Colombia, the automotive industry comprises vehicle assembly (including trucks, buses and motorcycles) and the manufacturing of parts used in the assembly of OEMs and spare parts, thus connecting suppliers from other industries such as the metal mechanics, petrochemical (plastics and rubber) and textile industries.

Auto Parts World Exports 2010-2013
US$ Millions FOB

Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Barbados, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, México, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the Netherlands Antilles, the Philippines, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uruguay, Venezuela.

Business Opportunities

  • Wheels and tyres

  • Batteries

  • Wires

  • Safety belts

  • Transmission systems

  • Cooling systems

  • Filters

  • Accessories

  • Air-conditioning

  • Safety glass

  • Parts and spare parts

Competitive Factors

  • High-quality export products manufactured by national and foreign certified companies with the highest international benchmarks under standard TS 16949.

  • Experience in handling all three technologies: American, European and Asian.