MEMA Warns that Tariffs on Motor Vehicle Parts Will Cause Job Losses
June 29, 2018
Washington, D.C. – In comments submitted June 29 to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) strongly opposes broad, unilateral, and import-... READ MORE
Section 232 Tariffs on Automobiles and Automotive Parts – Comment Template Available for MEMA Members
June 19, 2018
On May 23, the Department of Commerce initiated an investigation to determine the effects on the national security of imports of automobiles and automotive parts.  You can view the Federal... READ MORE
MEMA Joins with Business Associations to Call for Greater Congressional Oversight of U.S. Trade Policy
June 19, 2018
MEMA has joined more than 55 trade associations to raise alarm bells over the Trump administration’s new trade policies and to call for the restoration of balance between Congress and the Executive... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Trump Administration Announcement of 301 Tariffs on China
June 15, 2018
MEMA applauds the administration’s continued focus to protect intellectual property. However, we oppose using tariffs to curb intellectual property theft. MEMA believes that retaliatory tariffs could... READ MORE
MEMA Supports Amendment Requiring Congressional Approval of Some Tariff Actions
June 6, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) supports the common-sense amendment introduced by Senators Corker and Toomey to require congressional approval before the president can... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Trump Administration Announcement of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada, the European Union, and Mexico
May 31, 2018
MEMA represents 1,000 companies manufacturing auto parts in the U.S., and we have communicated clearly to the administration that tariffs on imported steel and aluminum will hurt the 871,000... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Trump Administration Action to Investigate New Tariffs on Imported Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Parts
May 24, 2018
MEMA supports the Trump administration’s agenda to assure free, fair, and reciprocal trade; and, MEMA concurs that national security depends on the economic security of the country. Motor vehicle... READ MORE
MEMA Again Opposes Tariffs and Calls for Improved Exclusion Process in Comments to Trump Administration
May 18, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has filed detailed comments to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross reiterating that tariffs on aluminum and steel triggered by the Trump... READ MORE
MEMA Speaks Up on Tariffs During Testimony Before USTR
May 16, 2018
MEMA testified on behalf of its division members today on the Section 301 proposed China tariffs as part of a 3-day public hearing before the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in Washington,... READ MORE
MEMA Prepares for Testimony on Section 301 Before USTR by Submitting Written Comments
May 15, 2018
On May 16, MEMA will testify on the Section 301 proposed China tariffs as part of a 3-day public hearing before the United States Trade Representative (USTR). USTR has proposed a 25 percent... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Call by Congress to Remedy Concerns Over Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
May 10, 2018
The Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) applauds a letter signed by 39 members of Congress addressed to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross raising concerns that the product exclusion... READ MORE
MEMA to Testify on Section 301 Tariffs Imposed by Trump Administration
May 8, 2018
The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has proposed a 25 percent tariff on a wide variety of products imported from China, including certain motor parts and equipment as part of the Section... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Trump Administration Extension of Tariff Exemptions
May 1, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) is pleased that the Trump administration has extended the exemption from steel and aluminum tariffs on the European Union, Canada, and... READ MORE
MEMA Testifies Before House Ways and Means on Negative Impacts of Tariffs
April 12, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) continued its efforts to educate legislators and the Trump administration on the negative impacts of tariffs on the motor vehicle... READ MORE
2018 MEMA Legislative Summit Reinforces Supplier Voice on Capitol Hill
April 12, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 2018 MEMA Legislative Summit, held April 10 and 11, 2018, drew more than 130 members of AASA, HDMA, MERA and OESA to Washington, D.C. to carry the message of the motor vehicle... READ MORE
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham Named Industry Champion by the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
April 10, 2018
  The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, which represents 1000 member companies, gives the award each year to recognize members of the House or the Senate who have worked... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to EPA’s Final Determination
April 2, 2018
Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the Final Determination on the Appropriateness of the Model Years (MYs) 2022-2025 Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Trump Administration’s Announcement of Trade Restrictions on China
March 22, 2018
Motor vehicle parts manufacturers conduct almost one‐third of the annual $18 billion investment by the automotive industry in research and development. Given this investment in innovation,... READ MORE
Join MEMA for an Important Webinar on Tariff Policies Impacting Suppliers
March 22, 2018
MEMA urges suppliers to attend our March 27 webinar focused on the recent Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs and the recently announced exclusions... READ MORE