Glenn E. White, Iacocca Confidant, Pillar of Faith, Dies at 93
November 20, 2019
Glenn E. White, a former Chrysler Corp. vice president and confidant of former Chairman and CEO Lee Iacocca, died Sunday at the age of 93. Mr. White, a longtime Bloomfield Hills resident,... READ MORE
California to Stop Buying GM, Toyota and FCA Vehicles Over Emissions Fight
November 19, 2019
WASHINGTON -- California said on Monday it will halt all purchases of new vehicles for state government fleets from GM, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler and other automakers backing President Donald Trump... READ MORE
Parts with Passports: How Free Trade Drives GM's Engines
November 19, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: MEMA supports the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and is urging the U.S. Congress to pass the agreement without delay. The USMCA will provide... READ MORE
PSA Unions Give the Nod to Merger with FCA
November 19, 2019
PARIS -- The majority of unions representing workers at Peugeot maker PSA are in favor of a planned $50 billion merger with Fiat Chrysler, PSA executives and union representatives said.... READ MORE
Hyundai: New Active Noise Control Tech Could Cut Need for Insulation, Damping
November 19, 2019
Hyundai on Tuesday announced “the world’s first Road Noise Active Noise Control (RANC) system,” calling it good enough to possibly cut back on some of the existing insulation and damping... READ MORE
The Mobility Transition is Coming – But How? Hypermotion Launches Discussion of Tomorrow’s Sustainable Mobility and Logistics
November 19, 2019
Air taxis, autonomous shuttles or hyperloops: how will we be getting around a few years from now? How will digitalization change our cities? From 26 to 28 November, the providers and users who are... READ MORE
Senate Bill Aims to Bring More Women into Trucking
November 19, 2019
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/344765/senate-... READ MORE
A Missouri Teen Dying of Cancer Wanted a Sports Car Funeral Procession. Thousands Helped Fulfill His Wish
November 19, 2019
(CNN) When a teenager dying of cancer said his last wish was a sports car funeral procession, his community did not disappoint him. Alec Ingram, a 14-year-old from Washington, Missouri... READ MORE
Michigan Joins California in Suing EPA Over Bid to Revoke Emissions Waiver
November 18, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: MEMA has consistently supported a One National Program negotiated with California. MEMA has repeatedly urged the National Highway Traffic Safety... READ MORE
On the Big Stage: The Next Round of the Automechanika Body & Paint Championships is on Tap in Shanghai
November 18, 2019
Which Chinese painter will take the prize in Shanghai at the Automechanika Body & Paint World Championships? On 6 December 2019 a panel of experts will choose the next finalist for the grand... READ MORE
Ferrari Aims to Entice New Buyers with Roma Coupe
November 18, 2019
Rome — Ferrari unveiled a new, easy-driving coupe dubbed Roma aimed at attracting buyers who have been intimidated by sports cars and perhaps even the Prancing Horse’s racing heritage.... READ MORE
Ford Wants to Sell You an Electric S.U.V. It’s Called a Mustang.
November 18, 2019
Ford Motor’s latest offering seems like an oxymoron twice over: It’s a sport utility vehicle that’s electric … that’s a Mustang. It’s also Detroit’s biggest bet yet on a mass-market future... READ MORE
Strong Trailer Orders Signal Confidence in 2020 Freight Market
November 18, 2019
Trailer orders came roaring back last month after a disappointing September, landing in line with expectations at 31,800 units – a 71 percent from the month before – according to preliminary data... READ MORE
They Turn ’49 Mercurys and Shelby Cobras into EVs, One Tesla Carcass at a Time
November 18, 2019
In a garage near South Los Angeles, metal fabricator Greg Abbott fits battery packs borrowed from a decommissioned Fiat 500E under the hood of a 1965 Mustang. In Oceanside, Calif., former... READ MORE
Autos and Ongoing Global Weaknesses Pull Manufacturing Production Lower
November 18, 2019 by Chad Moutray
Manufacturing production declined 0.6 percent in October, extending the 0.5 percent loss in September and falling for the seventh time year to date. The latest decrease was led by a sharp... READ MORE
House Speaker Seeks to Pass Trade Deal with Mexico, Canada This Year
November 15, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: MEMA supports the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and is urging the U.S. Congress to pass the agreement without delay. The USMCA will provide... READ MORE
U.S.-China Trade Deal Near, but Trump Not Ready to Sign Off, Kudlow Says
November 15, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: Regarding trade negotiations with China, MEMA calls for an agreement that will allow U.S. companies to remain competitive in a global marketplace while protecting... READ MORE
GM Looking into Making Its ECUs More Aftermarket Friendly: Report
November 15, 2019
Once upon a time, modifying a car was a basic rite-of-passage for aspiring gearheads. These days, electronic engine management systems actually make the process of finding more horsepower rather... READ MORE
Ford Recalls More than 135,000 F-150 Pickups
November 15, 2019
DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. said it's recalling America's best-selling vehicle for an improperly secured part that could lead to the engine stalling or a loss of braking or steering assist. The... READ MORE