MEMA Calls for Tariff Exemptions During Trade Talks in Letter to Trump Administration
November 9, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has urged the Trump administration to exempt Mexico and Canada from additional tariffs on steel and aluminum in advance of signing a new... READ MORE
Flatlining Fuel Efficiency Standards Will Cause Job Losses for Motor Vehicle Suppliers
October 26, 2018
In detailed comments submitted to the Trump administration today, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) again asserted that freezing progress in the fuel efficiency and... READ MORE
Exemptions to Digital Millennium Copyright Act to Allow Access for Independent Repair Providers
October 26, 2018
In a victory for motor vehicle suppliers and the independent aftermarket, the Librarian of Congress expanded exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that allow greater access to... READ MORE
Suppliers Call for “Room to Pivot” in Complex New Trade Environment During Policy Briefing
October 24, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) hosted a policy panel discussion, “Trade Tariffs and the Supply Chain: An In-Depth Look into How New Trade Policies Will Impact the Motor... READ MORE
MEMA Policy Breakfast: Trade, Tariffs and the Supply Chain: An In-Depth Look into How New Trade Policies Will Impact the Motor Vehicle Supplier Industry
October 23, 2018
Tomorrow, MEMA will be hosting a Policy Breakfast in D.C. on the Trump administration’s trade policies, from tariffs to trade deals, will impact the largest sector of manufacturing jobs... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Letter Calling for USTR to Establish Tariff Exclusion Process on Chinese Goods
October 17, 2018
A letter sent Oct. 15 to United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer calls for a process that would allow U.S. companies to request an exclusion from tariffs imposed on $200 billion of... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds New Federal Automated Vehicle Policy Guidelines
October 5, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), whose 1,000 member companies lead the development of many of the advanced vehicle technologies used in automated vehicles, applauds the... READ MORE
MEMA Testifies at NCAP Hearing
October 2, 2018
On Oct. 1, MEMA presented a statement before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during its public hearing on the U.S. New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Also... READ MORE
MEMA Statement on 3-Party NAFTA Deal
October 1, 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), and we are pleased that the United... READ MORE
OESA Board Member Testifies on Behalf of MEMA on the Negative Effects of Proposed Tariffs
September 26, 2018
President and CEO of North American Stamping Group Michael Haughey testified September 26 before the Senate Finance Committee during a hearing focused on the impact of Section 232 tariffs on the U.S... READ MORE
MEMA Testifies that Changing CAFE Standards will Cause Job Losses at Hearing in Fresno
September 25, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) testified before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Sept. 24... READ MORE
MEMA Announces Retirement of President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Handschuh
September 19, 2018
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – With decidedly mixed emotions, the Board of Directors of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) today announced that it has accepted Steve Handschuh... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Trump Administration Announcement of Third Round of 301 Tariffs on China
September 18, 2018
The tariffs on roughly $200 billion worth of imports from China announced by President Trump on September 17 will serve as a tax increase on the American public and consumers by increasing the... READ MORE
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