AASA and Member Companies Take Repair Restriction Issue to Federal Trade Commission
September 4, 2019
Members of Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, met with officials from the Federal Trade... READ MORE
U.S.-Japan Deal “in Principle” Holds Promise for Motor Vehicle Parts Suppliers
August 27, 2019
A trade deal was announced August 25 by President Trump and his Japanese counterpart, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at the G-7 Summit, and MEMA is encouraged by the news. The agreement, which at this... READ MORE
Talks with Congressional Leaders Focus on Policies that Impact Motor Vehicle Suppliers
August 21, 2019
Three members of Congress joined MEMA and business leadership Monday for high-level discussions about the risks and challenges created by a series of international trade policies that have... READ MORE
Supplier Advocacy Network: MEMA Will Host Roundtable with Indiana Congressman Date: August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019
As part of an ongoing effort to connect motor vehicle parts suppliers with legislators on issues that impact the industry, MEMA will host a supplier roundtable discussion with Rep. Greg Pence of... READ MORE
Supplier Advocacy Network: MEMA Hosts Michigan Roundtable with Two Congresswomen
August 19, 2019
Today, MEMA is hosting the Michigan Delegation Supplier Roundtable with Reps. Debbie Dingell and Haley Stevens of Michigan. MEMA President and CEO Bill Long, along with other staff members, are... READ MORE
MEMA Supports Suppliers and Urges No Tariffs on Copper Alloy Products from the EU
August 7, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) weighed in on behalf of motor vehicle suppliers urging that tariffs not be placed on copper alloy products as retaliation against the EU’... READ MORE
MEMA Thought Leader to Present to CAR MBS 2019
August 2, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Ann Wilson will be given a presentation on current and emerging trade issues within the... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Imposition of Additional Tariffs on Goods from China
August 1, 2019
MEMA has repeatedly called for China and the United States to work together to reach a trade agreement that works for both countries. It was our hope that on-going talks would lead to an agreement... READ MORE
MEMA Weighs in on Effort to Stop Sales of Counterfeit Motor Vehicle Parts
July 31, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) responded to a call by the Department of Commerce to explore ways to prevent counterfeit motor parts from being sold in on-line markets... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Agreement Between Automakers and California on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
July 25, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) applauds the agreement that four automakers have reached with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) that establishes a voluntary... READ MORE
MEMA, HDMA Call for Repeal of Outdated Excise Tax Holding Back Modernization of Truck Fleet
July 25, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), on behalf of its division the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association, has joined 20 other trade associations calling for congressional... READ MORE
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