FCA: Tier 1s Can’t Use Our IP on Separate Aftermarket Glass Either
December 13, 2019
FCA on Thursday confirmed that comments about aftermarket automotive glass in a recent position statement would also apply to the Tier 1 suppliers it relies on for OEM parts. “... READ MORE
FCA, PSA Preparing Formal Merger Pact for Next Week, Report Says
December 13, 2019
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Peugeot maker PSA Group are aiming to sign a formal agreement next week to combine into the world's fourth-biggest automaker, according to people familiar with the... READ MORE
Cadillac to be Mostly, if Not All, Electric by 2030
December 13, 2019
"We'll be in segments with both internal combustion and battery-electric for a period of time. But inevitably I would expect to see the internal combustion fade away and the electric start to... READ MORE
Eight States Sign Statement to Accelerate Transition to Zero-Emission Trucks and Buses
December 13, 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/346431/8-... READ MORE
Nissan Design Star Allen to Retire
December 13, 2019
Diane Allen, who led Nissan's California design team on the iconic 350Z sports coupe and Titan full-size pickup, will retire Dec. 20 after more than three decades with the automaker. Allen,... READ MORE
U.S. Offers to Slash Existing Tariffs on China Imports and Cancel New Levies
December 12, 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... READ MORE
Europe May Tighten CO2 Emissions Targets in 'Green Deal'
December 12, 2019
Automakers selling cars in the EU may face tougher CO2 emissions reduction targets after the European Commission signaled it will review goals already set for 2030. The Commission will... READ MORE
Dayco Lands Two Awards at AAPEX
December 12, 2019
Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, won two awards during the Automotive Aftermarket Product Exposition (AAPEX),... READ MORE
Toyota N.A. Chief Lentz to Retire March 31; COO Ogawa Named Successor
December 12, 2019
Jim Lentz — the CEO of Toyota Motor North America for the past seven years and the man who helped guide the Japanese automaker's North American operations for the past 14 years — will retire... READ MORE
Tesla to Raise Prices of Select Vehicles Imported to China
December 12, 2019
Beijing — U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc plans to increase prices of imported Model 3 vehicles in China in January, sources familiar with the matter said. Tesla plans to increase... READ MORE
CEO of GM's Cruise Driverless Vehicle Unit Hints at Offering Low-Cost Shared Rides
December 12, 2019
The chief executive of autonomous vehicle company Cruise signaled on Wednesday the General Motors Co subsidiary intends to offer shared rides "at a radically lower cost" as part of a bid to move... READ MORE
AEM Launches EV Brand
December 12, 2019
AEM Performance Electronics (Hawthorne, CA) is launching AEM EV, a line of products designed to simplify the electronic vehicle conversion process and provide control for EV motorsports... READ MORE
Autonomous Truck Makes Coast-to-Coast Run for Land O'Lakes
December 12, 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/346341/... READ MORE
Agreement on NAFTA Replacement Reached by White House, Democrats
December 11, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: MEMA congratulates Speaker Nancy Pelosi, USTR Robert Lighthizer, and their teams for successfully completing the hard to work required to reach this important... READ MORE
FCA: Camera Must be Recalibrated for Windshield Install; Aftermarket Glass Might be Deficient
December 11, 2019
FCA in a new position statement last month warned that forward-facing cameras must always be recalibrated following any windshield installation. “If your vehicle’s windshield is... READ MORE
Tesla's German Plant will Build 500,000 Cars a Year, Report Says
December 11, 2019
FRANKFURT -- Tesla Inc. plans to build 500,000 electric vehicles a year at its new factory on the outskirts of Berlin, Germany's Bild newspaper reported. Tesla's plant will create... READ MORE
Bike-Sharing Company Wheels Offers Shareable Helmet to Cut Injuries
December 11, 2019
Electric bike-sharing startup Wheels said on Tuesday it will begin offering its riders shareable helmets in response to concerns about injuries. Beginning in Los Angeles, Wheels will mount... READ MORE
Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association Announces 2020 Board of Governors
December 11, 2019
Research Triangle Park, NC – December 10, 2019 – The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), the commercial vehicle division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), is... READ MORE
Trade Issues are Top of Mind for Manufacturers
December 11, 2019
Responses submitted by Ann Wilson, Senior Vice President, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association/Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association Government & Trade How, if at all,... READ MORE