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MEMA Responds to Trump Administration Decision to Remove Threat of Tariffs on Aluminum from Canada
September 16, 2020
MEMA President and CEO Bill Long states: The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association has been a powerful voice for suppliers, working collaboratively with the administration, especially on... READ MORE
MEMA Provide Comments to CARB on Heavy Duty NOx Omnibus
August 24, 2020
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) provided comments to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) on its proposed Heavy Duty (HD) Engine and Vehicle Omnibus regulation, which... READ MORE
MEMA Opposes U.S. Reinstatement of Tariffs on Aluminum from Canada
August 6, 2020
Bill Long, President and CEO of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, issued the following statement on President Trump’s plan to reimpose Section 232 tariffs on Canadian aluminum... READ MORE
HDMA President Announces Retirement Date
August 3, 2020
After a career of many decades as a leader in the motor vehicle industry and 16 years with the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association, as president and COO, Tim Kraus has decided to step down as the... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Initiatives Supporting Manufacturing
July 9, 2020
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association applauds Senator Gary Peters (D-Mich.) for his continued leadership to advance U.S. manufacturing interests, including the National Institute of... READ MORE
MEMA Statement on USMCA Entry Into Force-July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020
Today’s United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) entry into force is a strong, bipartisan achievement by Congress and the Trump Administration. The USMCA will strengthen North American supply... READ MORE
MEMA States that New Immigration Rules Will Hurt U.S. Economy
June 29, 2020
Motor vehicle parts manufacturers and U.S. jobs have long benefitted from the entrance of highly skilled, legal immigrants, into the workplace. This strategic use of technical expertise has... READ MORE
Statement on Potential Section 232 Tariffs Against Canadian Aluminum
June 29, 2020
Bill Long, President and CEO of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, issued the following statement on the Department of Commerce’s plan to impose Section 232 tariffs on Canadian... READ MORE
MEMA Urges New Trade Measures to Directly Help Motor Vehicle Parts Suppliers
June 18, 2020
MEMA submitted identical comments yesterday to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance for their hearings on the “2020 Trade Policy Agenda.”... READ MORE
"The Long View" by MEMA President and CEO Bill Long
June 4, 2020
As many of you and your customers take watchful steps toward reopening your manufacturing facilities, we at MEMA have our eyes on actions that will enable a bright future. Because we know, as do... READ MORE
MEMA Congratulates the U.S. Congress on Passage of the PPP Flexibility Act
June 4, 2020
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) is pleased and grateful that the U.S. House and Senate both quickly passed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act. Our... READ MORE
MEMA Outlines Motor Vehicle Supplier Response to Covid-19 Crisis and Calls for Support in Letter to Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
June 4, 2020
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) outlined the response of the motor vehicle parts supplier industry and expressed concerns over the ongoing challenges it faces in the... READ MORE
MEMA Joins Coalition Aimed to Shape the Future of Automated Vehicles Through Education
June 2, 2020
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association has joined Partners for Automated Vehicle Education (PAVE), a coalition of industry, nonprofit, and academic institutions working to inform and... READ MORE
MEMA Urges Trump Administration Help with Supplier Liquidity as Many Face Insolvency
May 22, 2020
In a letter signed by dozens of leading supplier executives, MEMA urged the Trump administration to engage with members of the Michigan Congressional delegation to specifically address the... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Michigan Congressional Delegation; Calls for Support for Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturers
May 13, 2020
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and its division, the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA), applauds the bipartisan Senate and House delegation from Michigan... READ MORE
MEMA and OESA Applaud Orders Issued by Gov. Whitmer
May 8, 2020
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association and its division, the Original Equipment Suppliers Association, thanks Governor Gretchen Whitmer for taking steps that will allow automotive... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Automakers Pledge to Grow V2X Radio Deployments
April 23, 2020
MEMA applauds the commitment of vehicle manufacturers to deploy five million radios in five years for vehicle-to-everything (V2X) applications in the 5.9 GHz band. The build-out letter from the... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Final Rule on Fuel Efficiency and Vehicle Emissions Standards
March 31, 2020
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released the Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles final rule setting... READ MORE
MEMA Joins Partner Automotive Associations in Letter Urging Officials to Deem Motor Vehicle Supply, Repair, and Facilities as Essential Businesses Amid CoVID-19 Emergency Measures
March 19, 2020
Washington, D.C. – The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), on behalf of its divisions the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the Heavy Duty Manufacturers... READ MORE