Data Access and Consumer Choice Highlight Congressional Visits this Week
July 19, 2019
An organized effort to inform members of Congress on issues related to data access and consumers’ right to choose who repairs their vehicles and with what parts brought representatives from AASA... READ MORE
Aftermarket Suppliers to Educate Lawmakers About Data Access Issues
July 16, 2019
Seven member companies from AASA and MERA – The Association for Sustainable Manufacturing are in Washington, D.C., this week as part of an organized effort to inform members of Congress on issues... READ MORE
MEMA Launches Grassroots Effort to Introduce Members of Congress to Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing Facilities
July 15, 2019
Washington, DC – July 15, 2019 – The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association has launched a new effort to connect its 1,000 company members with federal legislators to discuss how decisions... READ MORE
AASA Mexico Technology Summit Addresses the Use of Technology to Advance the Latin American Aftermarket
July 11, 2019
MEXICO CITY -- The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) addressed the use of technology to advance the Latin American automotive aftermarket at its Mexico Technology Summit here today... READ MORE
MEMA President Bill Long Will Speak in Mexico City about Motor Vehicle Trade Challenges
July 9, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) President and CEO Bill Long is in Mexico City this week to speak at an annual meeting held by Industria Nacional de Autopartes, A.C., an... READ MORE
MEMA Joins Manufacturing and Tech Associations Calling for Longer Comment Period of New Export Control Rule
July 1, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) joined 26 other manufacturing and technology organizations urging the Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to provide a 90-day comment period... READ MORE
MEMA Testifies Before Congressional Committee on Energy and Environment Regarding SAFE Program
June 21, 2019
On June 20, 2019, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) member Ramzi Hermiz, President and CEO of Shiloh Industries, Inc., and Chairman of the Board of the Original Equipment... READ MORE
MEMA Testifies Before USTR on Impact of China Tariffs
June 21, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) testified June 21 before the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in Washington D.C. regarding the Trump Administration’s... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Passage of USMCA in Mexico and Calls for US to Follow Lead
June 20, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) applauds Mexico, which took the lead this week and passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – making it the first county to... READ MORE
AASA Names Paul McCarthy as New Head as Aftermarket Industry Faces Important Challenges
June 20, 2019
The Automotive Aftermarket Supplier Association (AASA) has tapped Paul McCarthy to lead the association as president and chief operating officer, effective July 1, 2019.   McCarthy comes up... READ MORE
MEMA to Testify before the USTR Friday on Tariffs to Chinese Imports
June 18, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) will testify before the office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on June 21 regarding the Trump Administration’s proposal to... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds the Suspension of New Tariffs on Imports from Mexico
June 7, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association applauds President Trump’s decision to not impose tariffs on all goods coming from Mexico into the United States. We are pleased that he heard the... READ MORE
MEMA Addresses Potential Impacts of Recent U.S. – Mexico Tariffs at Council of the Americas Event on June 5
June 5, 2019
WASHINGTON -- The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) participated in an important panel hosted by the Council of the Americas on June 5 to address the recent U.S.-Mexico tariffs... READ MORE
MEMA Strongly Rejects New Tariffs on Mexico Imports and Urges a Return to the Hard Work of Implementing the USMCA
May 31, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) shares President Trump’s concerns about security at the U.S. – Mexico border. However, imposing tariffs on all goods crossing the Mexican... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Removal of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
May 17, 2019
MEMA applauds the joint U.S., Canada and Mexico announcement today that Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico will be removed in 48 hours.  “MEMA has long urged the... READ MORE
MEMA Warns that Looming Threat of Tariffs on Automobiles and Motor Vehicle Parts Will Hurt American Economy
May 17, 2019
Since day one of the administration’s Section 232 investigation into placing tariffs on automobiles and motor vehicle parts on the basis of national security, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers... READ MORE
MEMA, AASA Host Data Access Policy Panel on Capitol Hill
May 15, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the light vehicle aftermarket division of MEMA, held a high... READ MORE
MEMA CEO Named to Board of Automotive Hall of Fame
May 14, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Long has been selected to serve on the board of the Automotive Hall of Fame. During his three-year... READ MORE
MEMA, AASA to Hold High-Level Policy Panel on Data Access
May 14, 2019
MEMA and AASA will hold an important policy panel discussion on Wednesday, May 15 to address questions and emerging issues related to access to data collected by cars.   The panel discussion... READ MORE