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Who is MEMA?

MEMA is the trade association for motor vehicle and mobility suppliers and parts manufacturers and remanufacturers.  Our members supply both the original equipment and aftermarket segments of the light vehicle (car and truck) and commercial vehicle (on- and off-road) industries. MEMA serves the industry as the voice of the motor vehicle and mobility supplier industry, speaking out on behalf of the largest manufacturing sector in the United States.

Suppliers Transforming Mobility


Suppliers are a driving force in our industry, transforming mobility through innovation and technology while leading  greater environmental improvements through sustainability, focused on vehicle safety and a strong contributor to the global economy.


We are a high-tech, safety-focused industry building the future of mobility and representing the largest sector of manufacturing jobs.


Suppliers Matter


  • MEMA represents more than 1,000 members that manufacture motor vehicle components and systems for the original equipment and aftermarket segments of the light vehicle and heavy-duty industries

  • ​Suppliers provide over two-thirds of the value of a new vehicle

  • More than 871,000 jobs are directly supported by the motor vehicle supply industry

    • Over 523,000 jobs are directly tied to supplying light duty vehicle manufacturers

    • Over 145,000 jobs directly tied to supplying the light duty vehicle aftermarket 

    • More than 203,000 jobs are directly tied to supplying heavy duty vehicle manufacturers and the heavy duty aftermarket

    • The motor vehicle supply industry contributes nearly $435 billion to the U.S. GDP (or 2.4 percent of total U.S. GDP)



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