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MANN+HUMMEL President and CEO Elected Vice-Chairman of MEMA Board of Directors
May 4, 2022
Research Triangle Park, N.C. – April 29, 2022 – Kurk Wilks, president and chief executive officer, MANN+HUMMEL, was elected vice-chairman of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (... READ MORE
Michael Blawas Named Next CFO of MEMA
April 1, 2022
Research Triangle Park, N.C. – April 1, 2022 – Michael Blawas has been named chief financial officer of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA). Blawas brings extensive... READ MORE
John Chalifoux Named to Crain’s List of Notable Leaders in Sustainability
March 23, 2022
John Chalifoux, president & CEO of MERA - The Association for Sustainable Manufacturing, was named a 2022 Notable Leader in Sustainability by Crain’s Detroit Business. The inaugural list features... READ MORE
Collin Shaw Named President and COO of HDMA
March 21, 2022
  Collin Shaw has been named president and chief operating officer of the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), the commercial vehicle supplier division of the Motor & Equipment... READ MORE
MEMA CEO Bill Long Named Northwood University 2022 Outstanding Business Leader
February 14, 2022
Northwood University and the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) are proud to announce Bill Long, president and CEO, MEMA, is among the 2022 class of Outstanding Business Leaders... READ MORE
MEMA Supports Quick Passage of the House CHIPS Act, Including Legacy CHIP Provision
February 1, 2022
The Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) today announced its support of House passage of the critical $52 billion Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America (... READ MORE
MEMA Statement on U.S. EPA Pre-2026 Vehicle GHG Emissions Rule
December 20, 2021
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its final rule revising the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for passenger vehicle model years through 2026. While the Motor... READ MORE
Steve Hughes to Represent Auto Care and MEMA on National Shipper Advisory Committee
September 8, 2021
The Auto Care Association and the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) have selected Steve Hughes to serve on the Federal Maritime Commission’s National Shipper Advisory Committee.... READ MORE
MEMA Statement on U.S. Senate Passage of Infrastructure Legislation
August 11, 2021
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) applauds the U.S. Senate for passing important infrastructure legislation with significant bi-partisan support.  As the largest... READ MORE
MEMA Statement on NPRM: Revision of the SAFE Vehicles Rule
August 5, 2021
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the proposed rule that revises passenger vehicle emissions standards for model years through 2026. The Motor & Equipment... READ MORE
MEMA Statement on the Passing of Former U.S. Senator Carl Levin
July 30, 2021
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association issued the following statement on the passing of former U.S. Senator Carl Levin: “Today, the motor vehicle supplier industry lost a great friend... READ MORE
Northwood University Seeks Nominations for Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Award
June 25, 2021 by
Northwood University invites members of the Automotive Aftermarket to submit nominations for the Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Award.  This award recognizes professionals in... READ MORE
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