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Vehicle Supplier Industry Applauds Bipartisan Support of Major National Competitiveness Legislation
June 9, 2021
U.S. Senate Overwhelmingly Passes S.1260: The Endless Frontier Act     A Statement from MEMA President & CEO Bill Long: “MEMA members are very pleased that S.1260, the Endless... READ MORE
MEMA Brings Automotive Supplier Concerns to the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight, And Ports
April 27, 2021
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) testified today before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight and Ports chaired by Senator Gary Peters (D-MI). ... READ MORE
MANN+HUMMEL President & CEO Wilks Elected to MEMA Board of Directors
April 23, 2021
RALEIGH, N.C. USA – April 21, 2021 – The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), celebrating its 117th year as the voice of the vehicle supplier industry, elected Kurk Wilks,... READ MORE
Unified Auto Industry Advocates for Comprehensive Strategy to Transition to a Net-zero Carbon Transportation Future
March 30, 2021
In a letter to President Biden and congressional leaders, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and the Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators) affirmed their... READ MORE
MEMA Strongly Supports the American Innovation and Jobs Act of 2021
March 15, 2021
“The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) commends Senators Todd Young (R-IN) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) for introducing the “American Innovation and Jobs Act of 2021.”  This... READ MORE
Vehicle Supplier Industry Remains Largest U.S. Manufacturing Sector, New Independent Study Shows
February 22, 2021
Automotive and commercial vehicle suppliers employed more than 907,000 U.S. workers in 2019, impact of industry reached 2.5 percent of U.S. GDP WASHINGTON, D.C. – Feb. 24, 2021 – Results of a new... READ MORE
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