MEMA and Suppliers Meet with Vice President Mike Pence at the White House
October 31, 2019
MEMA and leadership from several member companies met with Vice President Mike Pence in the White House on Oct. 28 to discuss support for the ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Announced Plans to Update NCAP
October 16, 2019
MEMA is encouraged to learn that NHTSA has announced its plan to propose updates to the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) in 2020. As outlined in the announcement, NCAP encourages “... READ MORE
MEMA Joins Over 400 Companies and Organizations Urging Congress to Pass USMCA
October 16, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) joined over 400 other organizations and businesses in signing a letter to Congress urging an autumn passage of the United... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Announcement of Progress in U.S.-China Trade Deal
October 11, 2019
MEMA is encouraged by the news that the administration has made progress on a “Phase One” trade agreement with China, and we appreciate the hard work both parties have invested to reach this point... READ MORE
MEMA Hosts New Webcast on Vehicle Data and the Right to Repair
September 24, 2019
MEMA will livestream a new webcast on Thursday Sept. 26 to raise awareness about vehicle data and how restrictions could limit consumer choice. Many drivers across the nation are unaware... READ MORE
Auto Care Association and AASA Partner on Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice. Campaign
September 18, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – September 18, 2019 – The Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) today announced a strategic partnership to educate and activate the... READ MORE
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