AASA and MERA Urge U.S. Copyright Office to Protect Consumer Choice
February 17, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Copyright Office should protect consumer choice by allowing the independent aftermarket greater access to software-enabled components and parts, say the Automotive... READ MORE
MEMA Weighs in on NHTSA ‘Self-Driving’ Car Ruling
February 12, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has released a legal interpretation of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) decision that the... READ MORE
MEMA Speaks Out for Regional Parts Suppliers on Trans-Pacific Partnership
January 22, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has expressed its support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), but has asked the Obama administration and... READ MORE
‘Suppliers Are Key Innovators,’ MEMA’s Steve Handschuh at the Washington Auto Show
January 21, 2016
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Steve Handschuh, president and chief executive officer of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), promoted suppliers’ long history as... READ MORE
Brian Daugherty Joins MEMA as New Chief Technology Officer
January 19, 2016
WASHINGTON –  The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Brian Daugherty as Chief Technology Officer. In this newly created position,... READ MORE
Doug Grimm of MPG Is 2016 MEMA Board Chairman
January 12, 2016
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Douglas J. Grimm, president and chief operating officer of MPG Inc., has been elected as chairman of the Board of Directors of the Motor & Equipment... READ MORE
MEMA, AASA to Call for Aftermarket Exemption from California’s Proposition 65
January 8, 2016
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) will request an explicit exemption from warning requirements for all of the aftermarket replacement and... READ MORE
MEMA, MERA Applaud House Passage of Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act
December 18, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 565, the Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act, which requires all federal agencies to consider using remanufactured parts... READ MORE
MEMA, AASA Fight Back Against Online Sales of Counterfeit Parts
November 20, 2015
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) is urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to stem the tide of counterfeit motor vehicle... READ MORE
MEMA Releases Safety Study on Driver Assistance Technologies
September 29, 2015
Nearly 10,000 Deaths Could Be Prevented and More Than $250 Billion Saved with Greater Use of Driver Assistance Technologies Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Could Avert Almost 30 Percent of... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Senate Passage of the Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act
June 17, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) applauds the Senate for passing S.565 the Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act with unanimous consent. The bill,... READ MORE
MEMA China Center Opens in Shanghai
May 22, 2015
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. –The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), announces today that its China Center is officially open in Shanghai. The establishment of the new... READ MORE
MEMA Co-Founds Industry Coalition Promoting a New Vision of Transportation
April 16, 2015
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) announced today it has joined with other automotive, high-tech and intelligent transportation industry... READ MORE
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Honored as MEMA’s 2015 Industry Champion
April 16, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was honored today by the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) as the 2015 recipient of the Joseph M.... READ MORE
Collaborative Effort Will Reduce Copper in Brake Pads
January 21, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) and motor vehicle industry associations signed a Memorandum of... READ MORE