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MEMA to Testify before the USTR Friday on Tariffs to Chinese Imports
June 18, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) will testify before the office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on June 21 regarding the Trump Administration’s proposal to... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds the Suspension of New Tariffs on Imports from Mexico
June 7, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association applauds President Trump’s decision to not impose tariffs on all goods coming from Mexico into the United States. We are pleased that he heard the... READ MORE
MEMA Addresses Potential Impacts of Recent U.S. – Mexico Tariffs at Council of the Americas Event on June 5
June 5, 2019
WASHINGTON -- The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) participated in an important panel hosted by the Council of the Americas on June 5 to address the recent U.S.-Mexico tariffs... READ MORE
MEMA Strongly Rejects New Tariffs on Mexico Imports and Urges a Return to the Hard Work of Implementing the USMCA
May 31, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) shares President Trump’s concerns about security at the U.S. – Mexico border. However, imposing tariffs on all goods crossing the Mexican... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Removal of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
May 17, 2019
MEMA applauds the joint U.S., Canada and Mexico announcement today that Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico will be removed in 48 hours.  “MEMA has long urged the... READ MORE
MEMA Warns that Looming Threat of Tariffs on Automobiles and Motor Vehicle Parts Will Hurt American Economy
May 17, 2019
Since day one of the administration’s Section 232 investigation into placing tariffs on automobiles and motor vehicle parts on the basis of national security, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers... READ MORE
MEMA, AASA Host Data Access Policy Panel on Capitol Hill
May 15, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the light vehicle aftermarket division of MEMA, held a high... READ MORE
MEMA CEO Named to Board of Automotive Hall of Fame
May 14, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Long has been selected to serve on the board of the Automotive Hall of Fame. During his three-year... READ MORE
MEMA, AASA to Hold High-Level Policy Panel on Data Access
May 14, 2019
MEMA and AASA will hold an important policy panel discussion on Wednesday, May 15 to address questions and emerging issues related to access to data collected by cars.   The panel discussion... READ MORE
MEMA Supports Bipartisan Effort to Stop Threat of Tariffs on Autos and Motor Vehicle Parts
May 10, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association applauds a bipartisan letter signed by 159 members of Congress requesting that White House officials advise the Trump administration against... READ MORE
MEMA and AASA Oppose Illinois Bill that Would Discourage Use of Aftermarket Parts
May 8, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), MEMA's light vehicle aftermarket division, have formally opposed a proposed... READ MORE
​MEMA Opposes Proposed Labor Law that Would Strip Workers of Some Hard-Earned Rights
May 8, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association has formally opposed a proposed federal law that would eliminate the rights of workers to vote in union elections privately and strip Right-to-Work... READ MORE
MEMA Calls on Congress to Pass USMCA
May 2, 2019
The following is a statement by Bill Long, President and CEO, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA)   The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) represents the... READ MORE
More than 125 Suppliers Convene in Washington for 2019 MEMA Legislative Summit
May 2, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- More than 125 members and affiliates of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and its four divisions -- Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA),... READ MORE
U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski Named Industry Champion by the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
May 1, 2019
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 diligently on... READ MORE
MEMA Convenes 2019 Legislative Summit at a Critical Time for Suppliers
April 30, 2019
More than 125 members and affiliates of MEMA’s four divisions arrived in Washington, D.C. today as the annual Legislative Summit got underway at the Watergate Hotel.   The event, which has... READ MORE
MEMA Mourns the Loss of Senator Lugar
April 29, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) extends condolences to the many friends and family of Senator Richard Lugar (R-Indiana), who died peacefully at home on April 28. Senator... READ MORE
MEMA, OESA Join Vice President Pence in Detroit to Discuss USMCA
April 25, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and one of its four divisions, the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA), hosted a senior-level automotive panel discussion and... READ MORE
Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association Leads Trade Discussion During Vice President Pence Visit to Detroit
April 23, 2019
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and one of its four divisions, the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA), will host a senior-level automotive panel discussion on... READ MORE