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MEMA Fights for USMCA MPF Fix and Thanks Capitol Hill Trade Leaders for Passing It
January 4, 2021
The FY21 Omnibus Appropriation combined with an important COVID-19 relief package was passed by the House and the Senate just before the Christmas holiday and was signed into law by President Trump... READ MORE
MEMA Fights for USMCA MPF Fix and Thanks Capitol Hill Trade Leaders for Passing It Today
December 21, 2020
Today the House passed the FY21 Omnibus Appropriation combined with an important COVID-19 relief package. The Senate is expected to pass the measure shortly, with it to be signed by the President... READ MORE
David Giroux Named Next President and COO of HDMA
December 18, 2020
David Giroux will become president and chief operating officer of the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), and the current president and COO, Tim Kraus, will retire after 16 years at the... READ MORE
Vehicle Supplier Community Celebrates 36 Women on Automotive News Prestigious List
December 15, 2020
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), which represents automotive and commercial vehicle suppliers, recognizes all of the honorees named by Automotive News to the 2020 list of... READ MORE
MEMA Presents Triangle Awards, Honors Three Industry Leaders
November 11, 2020
The trade association representing automotive and commercial vehicle suppliers presented its highest honor, the Triangle Award, to three outstanding industry leaders. The Motor & Equipment... READ MORE
MEMA Concerned with Latest FCC Proposal to Alter 5.9 GHz Spectrum
November 17, 2020
In late October, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai announced new draft rules to split the 5.9 GHz band. MEMA immediately expressed disappointment in the proposal and... READ MORE
AASA’s Paul McCarthy Receives 2020 Outstanding Leadership Award
November 17, 2020
Annual award from AWDA is highest recognition in automotive aftermarket industry Paul McCarthy, president and COO, Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), was awarded the 2020... READ MORE
Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association Names Representative Terri Sewell 2020 Industry Champion
November 9, 2020
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has named Representative Terri Sewell (D-AL07) as the recipient of the 2020 MEMA Joseph M. Magliochetti Industry Champion Award. The award... READ MORE
MEMA Congratulates Joe Biden on His Successful Run for the White House
November 7, 2020
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) congratulates President-Elect Biden and Vice-President Elect Harris on their successful presidential election campaign. MEMA represents... READ MORE
MEMA Joins Amicus Brief to Support Suit Against New H1B Visa Rules
November 3, 2020
MEMA has joined 45 other prominent companies and associations in supporting an October 19 legal challenge to new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Labor (DOL) rules that make it... READ MORE
MEMA Statement Responding to FCC Chairman Pai Proposal to Split the 5.9 GHz Spectrum
October 30, 2020
MEMA is disappointed in the proposal from Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to split the 5.9 GHz band, giving the lower 45 MHz to unlicensed uses like WiFi and transitioning the... READ MORE
MEMA Expresses Concern to Trump Administration Over New Visa Rules
October 20, 2020
MEMA has sent a letter to Department of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia and Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf to express concerns on three recent rules, two interim final and... READ MORE
MEMA Submits GHG Regulation Feedback to CARB
October 20, 2020
MEMA submitted feedback on October 16 to the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Advanced Clean Car II (ACC II) workshop, which was held last month. CARB’s ACC II program encompasses light... READ MORE
MEMA Brings Supplier Concerns to International Trade Commission
October 6, 2020
MEMA testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on Tuesday, October 6, at a public hearing on the economic impact of trade agreements. In addition to providing a summary of the... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Trump Administration Decision to Remove Threat of Tariffs on Aluminum from Canada
September 16, 2020
MEMA President and CEO Bill Long states: The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association has been a powerful voice for suppliers, working collaboratively with the administration, especially on... READ MORE
MEMA Provide Comments to CARB on Heavy Duty NOx Omnibus
August 24, 2020
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) provided comments to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) on its proposed Heavy Duty (HD) Engine and Vehicle Omnibus regulation, which... READ MORE
MEMA Opposes U.S. Reinstatement of Tariffs on Aluminum from Canada
August 6, 2020
Bill Long, President and CEO of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, issued the following statement on President Trump’s plan to reimpose Section 232 tariffs on Canadian aluminum... READ MORE
HDMA President Announces Retirement Date
August 3, 2020
After a career of many decades as a leader in the motor vehicle industry and 16 years with the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association, as president and COO, Tim Kraus has decided to step down as the... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Initiatives Supporting Manufacturing
July 9, 2020
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association applauds Senator Gary Peters (D-Mich.) for his continued leadership to advance U.S. manufacturing interests, including the National Institute of... READ MORE