MEMA Plans for Hurricane's Impact
September 12, 2018
As of  10 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 12, two of MEMA’s offices appear to be in the path of Hurricane Florence: Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and Washington, D.C. Employees based in... READ MORE
MEMA Again Calls for Senate Action on the Bipartisan AV START Act
September 7, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association has renewed a call for passage of the bipartisan AV START Act (S. 1885) in a letter to Senate leadership. The letter, addressed to Senate... READ MORE
MEMA Continues to Voice Anti-Tariff Message to Trump Administration
September 7, 2018
In formal comments submitted on Sept. 6 to the United States Trade Representative (USTR), MEMA again argued that extensive tariffs on goods from China could cause job losses and... READ MORE
MEMA Urges Continued Negotiations for Three-Party NAFTA Agreement
August 31, 2018
MEMA has been a leading voice in Washington and around the country advocating for a positive renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). We believe that open and fair trade is... READ MORE
MEMA’s Concerns about Section 232 Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Heard: Product Exclusions now Available for Countries with Quotas, Retroactive Relief Changed to Date of Filing
August 30, 2018
In a win for motor vehicle parts suppliers, President Trump has signed proclamations allowing the Commerce Department to provide targeted relief from quotas imposed under Section 232 on steel from... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Announcement of Bilateral NAFTA Deal
August 27, 2018
MEMA has been a leading voice in Washington and around the country advocating for a positive renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). While we appreciate the progress made by... READ MORE
MEMA to Take Anti-Tariff Message to Trump Administration Today
August 23, 2018
MEMA will testify today before the United States Trade Representative (USTR) regarding a new round of tariffs that the Trump administration is proposing to leverage on hundreds of billions of... READ MORE
Driving American Jobs Coalition Launches Campaign to Oppose Section 232 Auto Tariffs
August 21, 2018
Washington, DC—The Driving American Jobs Coalition, a group representing the United States’ leading auto manufacturers, parts suppliers, auto dealers, parts distributors, retailers, and vehicle... READ MORE
Steel and Aluminum Tariff Exclusion Process Top Complaint in MEMA Letter to House Ways and Means Committee
August 10, 2018
An onerous, expensive, and confusing process for steel and aluminum tariff exclusions is at the center of a letter from the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association to the leaders of the... READ MORE
MEMA Joins Wide Spectrum of Industries Seeking Clarity and Fairness in China Tariff Exclusion Process
August 9, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has joined 80 trade associations in a letter to the Trump administration making recommendations to implement a new tariff exclusion process... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Bipartisan Congressional Legislation on Section 232 Tariffs
August 8, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association applauds a bi-partisan congressional effort to reform the process of using national security to impose tariffs on materials and products... READ MORE
MEMA to Host China Tariffs Webinar on Aug. 9
August 6, 2018
MEMA will host a free webinar for members of AASA, HDMA, MERA and OESA on the product exclusions process for the China Section 301 tariffs from 2-3 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Aug. 9. The webinar will... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Fuel Efficiency Proposal Released by Trump Administration
August 2, 2018
Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the vehicle greenhouse gas... READ MORE
In a Win for Suppliers, White House Signs Workforce Bill into Law
August 1, 2018
MEMA applauds President Trump for signing into law the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act). Reauthorization of the act was a bipartisan effort by Congress. The... READ MORE
MEMA Urges White House to Sign Bipartisan Workforce Development Bill
July 31, 2018
MEMA applauds a bipartisan effort by Congress to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act) and encourages President Trump to sign the bill into law.... READ MORE
MEMA Takes Anti-Tariff Message to United States Trade Representative
July 25, 2018
MEMA testified today on behalf of its division members before the United States Trade Representative (USTR) regarding concerns over tariffs on $16 billion worth of products imported from China. The... READ MORE
MEMA Testifies at Commerce Department Hearing: Tariffs Pose Risk to Economic Security, Jeopardize Supplier Jobs
July 19, 2018
MEMA testified on behalf of motor vehicle suppliers today at a U.S. Department of Commerce hearing regarding the potential Section 232 tariffs on motor vehicles and auto parts.   “The... READ MORE
MEMA Joins with Auto Groups to Urge the White House to not Impose Higher Tariffs on Imported Autos and Auto Parts.
July 18, 2018
Seven auto groups representing almost 10 million jobs in the U.S. have joined together to urge the White House to not impose higher tariffs on imported autos and auto parts. “Raising tariffs... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Trump Administration Announcement of Additional 301 Tariffs on China
July 11, 2018
MEMA opposes using tariffs to curb intellectual property (IP) theft and believes that the current, continued, and expected retaliatory tariffs could negate the Trump administration’s recent... READ MORE