Bendix Spicer Expands its Aftermarket Brake Portfolio
March 10, 2020
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Heavy Duty Trucking’s website, Truckinginfo.com. Used with permission, https://www.truckinginfo.com/352698/... READ MORE
Honda Picks Canada CEO Dave Gardner to Run U.S. Auto Division
March 10, 2020
Dave Gardner, president and CEO of Honda Canada Inc., will soon take over as executive vice president and business unit head of automotive sales at American Honda Motor Co. Read more here:... READ MORE
Tesla's Fast-Track German Plant Charts a Path Through Red Tape
March 10, 2020
Tesla plans to complete a new four billion-euro ($4.5 million) plant in Germany in under two years. This is an ambitious goal but German officials are promising the company it will streamline... READ MORE
Autonomous Tech Company Locomation Signs Deal with Wilson Logistics
March 10, 2020
Locomation is participating in a three-year partnership with Wilson Logistics by supplying Autonomous Relay Convoy (ARC) technology for the company’s trucks. Read more here: https://www.... READ MORE
International Adds Medium-Duty Models to its Certified Used Trucks Program
March 10, 2020
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Heavy Duty Trucking’s website, Truckinginfo.com. Used with permission, https://www.truckinginfo.com/352727/... READ MORE
MEMA President and CEO Bill Long Discusses $8.3 billion Coronavirus Emergency Bill
March 9, 2020
MEMA President and CEO Bill Long sent a message to all AASA, HMDA, MERA, and OESA members last week about the new $8.3 billion emergency spending package, also known as H.R. 6074, which was signed... READ MORE
Automakers Get 'Imaginative' with Coronavirus Parts Disruptions
March 9, 2020
The effects of the coronavirus in China could impact the shipment of supplies to North American facilities. Slower and more expensive imports from China could result in U.S. manufacturers relying... READ MORE
WEGMANN Automotive Donates $10,000 To Disaster Relief
March 9, 2020
In wake of the destruction in Tennessee caused by last week’s tornadoes, WEGMANN Automotive, a wheel balance weights supplier company, donated $10,000 to the Middle Tennessee Disaster Relief Fund... READ MORE
A Fingerprint that's Supposed to Be on the Hood
March 9, 2020
In Germany, Porsche is now offering to print a large image of a model 911 owner’s fingerprint on the hood of their car. Read more here: https://www.autonews.com/marketing/fingerprint-thats-... READ MORE
Lordstown Motors Building 'Voltage Valley' in Ohio
March 9, 2020
Lordstown Motors is planning to start production of an electric pickup truck at the end of the year. This will kickstart what CEO Steve Burns is calling “Voltage Valley” for the assembly plant in... READ MORE
Fiat Chrysler to Revive Idled Plant in Indiana
March 9, 2020
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV announced that production of the GMET4 engine for Jeep SUVs will move from Italy to an inactive plant in the state of Indiana. Read more here: https://www.... READ MORE
StradVision Developing Animal Detection Software
March 9, 2020
StradVision is using its SVNet software to create an animal detection program for autonomous vehicles. Vehicles that detect an animal on the road would be able to stop or steer around the creature... READ MORE
DTNA Launches Second Program with Customers to Test Electric Trucks
March 9, 2020
Daimler Trucks North America will have 14 consumers test its new electric trucks, which include six heavy-duty Freightliner eCascadias and two medium-duty eM2 106 models. Read more here:... READ MORE
Trump signs $8.3 billion emergency coronavirus spending package
March 6, 2020
President Donald Trump signed a $8.3 billion emergency spending bill to boost prevention efforts and development of a vaccine against the coronavirus. The bill quickly passed in the House and... READ MORE
EU Tempers Expectations on U.S. Mini Deal in March
March 6, 2020
On March 4, a European Commission official stated that EU Trade Chief Phil Hogan will not meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer during his trip to Washington on March 17, dwindling... READ MORE
Allison Touts New Test Center, Standard Mack Midrange Transmissions
March 6, 2020
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Heavy Duty Trucking’s website, Truckinginfo.com. Used with permission, https://www.truckinginfo.com/352556/... READ MORE
New President For S&W Performance
March 6, 2020
S&W Performance Group, the drag race chassis producer, recently appointed Terri Gdowik as president of the company. Read more here: https://www.autocareweek.com/new-president-for-sw-... READ MORE
New Chief Executive at Sensata
March 6, 2020
Sensata Technologies has promoted Jeff Coke, a 13-year veteran of the company, to the position of president and CEO. Read more here: https://www.autocareweek.com/new-chief-executive-at-... READ MORE
MERA President Discusses Remanufacturing on “Through the Noise” Podcast
March 6, 2020
March 6, 2020 – John Chalifoux, president of MERA – The Association for Sustainable Manufacturing, was interviewed by Ernesto Gluecksmann in the latest edition of his podcast, Through the Noise... READ MORE