MEMA Policy Breakfast: Trade, Tariffs and the Supply Chain: An In-Depth Look into How New Trade Policies Will Impact the Motor Vehicle Supplier Industry
October 23, 2018
Tomorrow, MEMA will be hosting a Policy Breakfast in D.C. on the Trump administration’s trade policies, from tariffs to trade deals, will impact the largest sector of manufacturing jobs in the United... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Letter Calling for USTR to Establish Tariff Exclusion Process on Chinese Goods
October 23, 2018
A letter sent Oct. 15 to United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer calls for a process that would allow U.S. companies to request an exclusion from tariffs imposed on $200 billion of... READ MORE
Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Exclusion Process Interim Final Rule – Request for Comments
October 23, 2018
The comment period on the second Interim Final Rule, which outlines changes to the exclusion process for Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs, will close on November 13. MEMA will be submitting... READ MORE
MEMA Memo and Slides on USMCA Available
October 23, 2018
On Sept. 30, the United States, Mexico, and Canada reached a three-party trade agreement titled the "U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement", or USMCA. This agreement, if ratified by the three nations, will... READ MORE
Trump Administration Announces Intent to Negotiate Trade Agreements with the EU, UK and Japan
October 23, 2018
Last week, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) notified Congress that the Trump administration intends to enter into negotiations for three separate trade agreements with the European... READ MORE
Latest Guidelines on Automated Vehicles and Related Notices Published in Federal Register
October 23, 2018
Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released the latest set of guidelines for automated vehicles, “Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0”... READ MORE
NHTSA Publishes NPRM on Adaptive Driving Beam Systems
October 23, 2018
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to amend the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, lamps, reflective... READ MORE
Trump Administration Publishes its Fall Regulatory Agenda
October 23, 2018
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published its semiannual regulatory and deregulatory agenda for Fall 2018 last week. The agenda provides guideposts as to what actions federal... READ MORE
State Issue Update
October 23, 2018
As a service to AASA, HDMA, MERA and OESA members, MEMA contracts with iStateLink to provide timely updates on key issues affecting parts suppliers on the state level. For brief summaries of... READ MORE
This Week in Congress
October 16, 2018
The House and Senate have recessed until November 13, returning after the midterm elections.
Revised MEMA FAQs Helps Members Understand Quickly Evolving Trade Issues
October 16, 2018
MEMA has just updated its useful Trade FAQs document, available for download here. The short document, intended to be used as a quick guide to fast-changing trade issues, addresses many common... READ MORE
MEMA Memo on USMCA Available
October 16, 2018
On Sept. 30, the United States, Mexico, and Canada reached a three-party trade agreement titled the "U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement", or USMCA. This agreement, if ratified by the three nations, will... READ MORE
Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Exclusion Process Interim Final Rule – Request for Comments
October 16, 2018
The comment period on the second Interim Final Rule, which outlines changes to the exclusion process for Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs, will close on November 13. MEMA will be submitting... READ MORE
MEMA Policy Breakfast: Trade, Tariffs and the Supply Chain: An In-Depth Look into How New Trade Policies Will Impact the Motor Vehicle Supplier Industry
October 16, 2018
On October 24, MEMA will be hosting a Policy Breakfast in D.C. on the Trump administration’s trade policies, from tariffs to trade deals, will impact the largest sector of manufacturing jobs in the... READ MORE
State Issue Update
October 16, 2018
As a service to AASA, HDMA, MERA and OESA members, MEMA contracts with iStateLink to provide timely updates on key issues affecting parts suppliers on the state level. For brief summaries of... READ MORE
This Week in Congress
October 9, 2018
The Senate is in session.  They are expected to vote on the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA) this week. The House has recessed until November 13, returning after the midterm... READ MORE
USMCA: Join MEMA and USTR for a Briefing on Oct. 15 and MEMA Memo Now Available
October 9, 2018
On Sept. 30, the United States, Mexico, and Canada reached a three-party trade agreement titled the "U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement", or USMCA. This agreement, if ratified by the three nations, will... READ MORE
Product Exclusion Requests for 1st Tranche of Sec. 301 China Tariffs Due Today
October 9, 2018
Product exclusion requests for the first round of tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports (Annex A/B) that went into effect July 6, 2018 are due to the United States Trade Representative (... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds New Federal Automated Vehicle Policy Guidelines
October 9, 2018
MEMA, whose member companies lead the development of many of the advanced vehicle technologies used in automated vehicles, applauds the latest set of guidelines for automated vehicles from the U.S.... READ MORE