House Committee Approves USMCA Trade Deal, Setting Up Vote on Thursday
December 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
AAPEX 2019 Spotlights Innovative Products and Vehicle Technology Driving Change in Global Automotive Aftermarket
December 19, 2019
AAPEX 2019 served as the world’s gathering place for automotive aftermarket professionals to conduct business, see new product launches, participate in advanced training and learn about the... READ MORE
Fiat Chrysler CEO Manley will be Part of New Group After PSA Merger, Elkann Says
December 19, 2019
MILAN -- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Mike Manley will remain with the new group set to result from a planned merger with PSA Group, FCA Chairman John Elkann said. In a letter to FCA... READ MORE
In Canada, Lights Out at Venerable GM Factory
December 19, 2019
After churning out General Motors vehicles for more than a century, the automaker’s assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario, has reached the end of the line. Workers put the finishing touches... READ MORE
California Now Allows Driverless Truck and Cargo Van Testing on Public Roads
December 19, 2019
The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced on Tuesday that it will now allow a broader variety of driverless vehicles to be tested on the state’s public roads, including those... READ MORE
Fleets Likely to See Confusion, Delays in Driver Hiring When Clearinghouse Rule Takes Effect Next Month
December 19, 2019
With just weeks remaining until the U.S. DOT’s CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse rule takes effect, registration numbers for the online system fleets and drivers must use are likely not where... READ MORE
An $800 Clunker Transforms into a Race Car
December 19, 2019
Praveen Penmetsa of Long Beach, Calif., 43, co-founder and CEO of Motivo Engineering, on his 1990 BMW 325i, as told to A.J. Baime. I was looking for a car to drive on racetracks. I... READ MORE
Fiat Chrysler Agrees to Binding Merger with Peugeot Maker to Create $50 Billion Auto Giant
December 18, 2019
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and rival Peugeot maker PSA Group have agreed to binding merger terms that include sweeteners to make the trans-Atlantic tie-up more attractive to U.S. regulators and... READ MORE
MEMA Signs Chamber of Commerce Letter Urging Congress to Pass USMCA
December 18, 2019
In our continuing effort to gain strong bi-partisan support for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), MEMA joined nearly 700 other organizations urging members of Congress to pass the... READ MORE
U.S. Trade Chief: Congress Should Easily Ratify North American Trade Deal
December 18, 2019
WASHINGTON -- Congress should easily approve a revised North American trade agreement, and increased trade flows will raise U.S. gross domestic product by a third to a full percentage point, U.S.... READ MORE
AASA to Host 2020 Global Summit
December 18, 2019
The 2020 AASA Global Summit will be held Thursday and Friday, Feb. 6-7 at the Hyatt Regency Coral Gables in Coral Gables (Miami), Fla. Explore opportunities and challenges in... READ MORE
Ford Gets Incentives to Invest $1.5 Billion in Metro Detroit, Add 3,000 Jobs
December 18, 2019
Ford Motor Co. CEO Jim Hackett's vision for a mobility corridor stretching along Michigan Avenue from Detroit's Corktown neighborhood to Ann Arbor is growing to include the production of... READ MORE
Tesla Considers Cutting Price of China-Built Cars Next Year, Report Says
December 18, 2019
Tesla Inc. is considering cutting the price of its China-built Model 3 sedans by 20 percent or more next year, people familiar with the plans said, betting the move will lure buyers as the... READ MORE
The 11 Cars We Are Most Excited About Driving in 2020
December 18, 2019
This year has been another stellar one for cars, particularly in the electric category. We are all for battery power, and its correlative reduction in tailpipe (and overall) emissions. But that... READ MORE
Plugged-In EV Data Monthly: Sales Trends Unchanged; Add Govt. Subsidy Tracker
December 18, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: The following is a summary of a research report published on Dec. 18. You can read the full report here. Key Takeaway Our Plugged-In EV data note... READ MORE
DMV Approves Autonomous Delivery Vehicles for Testing
December 18, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: MEMA supports policies that provide certainty as suppliers and other industry stakeholders take steps towards safe deployment of automated vehicles (AV). These... READ MORE
Transpo Industry Pushes Back on 5.9 GHz Reallocation Proposal
December 18, 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/346735/... READ MORE
BBB Industries (BBB) Announces the Appointment of Don Bigler to Chairman Emeritus and Advisor to the CEO
December 18, 2019
DAPHNE, ALABAMA – BBB Industries, LLC (BBB) announces the appointment of Don Bigler to Chairman Emeritus, recognizing his three decades of service to BBB and his ongoing involvement as an advisor... READ MORE
Ways and Means Votes on USMCA
December 17, 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