American Auto Industry Unites to Defend NAFTA and Preserve American Jobs
October 24, 2017
Washington, DC, Oct. 24, 2017 -- Today, America’s auto manufacturers, parts suppliers, and dealers announced the formation of Driving American Jobs, a coalition to safeguard American jobs... READ MORE
MEMA Takes Lead on How NAFTA Changes Could Impact the Motor Vehicle Industry, Drawing Standing-Room-Only Audience in Washington
October 12, 2017
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) hosted a policy panel in Washington Thursday directly addressing concerns that the Trump administration could withdraw or radically change... READ MORE
American and European Motor Vehicle Parts Suppliers Call for Free Trade and Harmonized Standards
October 11, 2017
Washington, DC, and Brussels -- 11 October 2017-- In a joint statement released today, the American-based Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and the European Association of... READ MORE
Third MEMA Policy Breakfast to Focus on NAFTA in Midst of Renegotiation Talks
October 10, 2017
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) will host a policy panel discussion titled “A World Without NAFTA? A Look at the Future Through the Lens of the Automotive Industry” on... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Advance of Self-Driving Vehicle Technology Bill
October 4, 2017
On October 4, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation unanimously approved S. 1885, The American Vision for Safer Transportation through Advancement of Revolutionary... READ MORE
MEMA Submits Comments to USTR on Notorious Markets
October 3, 2017
On Monday, October 2, MEMA submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in response to their request for details regarding online and physical marketplaces known for... READ MORE
MEMA Calls for End to Practices and Polices in China that Put U.S. Companies and Consumers at Risk
September 28, 2017
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has again raised serious concerns about policies in China that put the innovation and intellectual property rights (IPR) violations of... READ MORE
Modernize NAFTA, But Do So with Care
September 27, 2017
The following commentary by MEMA President and CEO Steve Handschuh was published in the Sept. 26 issue of The Washington Post.   Regarding Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s Sept. 22 op-ed, “... READ MORE
MEMA Continues NAFTA Outreach on Capitol Hill
September 18, 2017
As part of our ongoing campaign to educate the administration and legislators on the potential impacts of renegotiating or modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), MEMA has... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds New Federal Automated Vehicle Policy Guidelines
September 12, 2017
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 Sends Strong Message on Behalf of Members on Emission Standards During Testimony to EPA
September 6, 2017
On Wednesday, September 6, MEMA testified before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington D.C. regarding its request for comments on the “Final Determination of the Mid-term... READ MORE
House Passage of Automated Vehicle Legislation Applauded by MEMA
September 6, 2017
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) applauds the House of Representatives for their passage of H.R. 3388, the SELF DRIVE Act, which creates a roadmap for continued deployment... READ MORE
MEMA Statement on President Trump’s Section 301 Announcement on China
August 14, 2017
Intellectual property rights (IPR) protections are a top priority for the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), and counterfeiting vehicle components and parts and stealing... READ MORE
Second MEMA Policy Breakfast Draws Standing-Room-Only Crowd to Discuss Best Approach to NAFTA Renegotiation
August 10, 2017
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) hosted a policy panel discussion, “NAFTA and the Automotive Industry: What Will Keep America Competitive?,” on Aug. 9 at the National... READ MORE
Second MEMA Policy Breakfast to Bring Together Thought-Leaders on NAFTA Renegotiation
August 7, 2017
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association will host a policy panel discussion titled “NAFTA and the Automotive Industry: What Will Keep America Competitive?” on Wednesday, August 9, 2017... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Decision to Proceed Without BAT on Tax Reform
July 27, 2017
MEMA supports and appreciates the joint statement today by the White House and Congressional leaders that tax reform will proceed without a Border Adjustment Tax (BAT). MEMA ... READ MORE
Border Tax and NAFTA Exit Could Harm US Motor Vehicle Industry, Study Finds
July 19, 2017
DETROIT - Two proposed policy changes - imposing a border adjustment tax (BAT) and withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) - would likely fail to... READ MORE
MEMA Takes Lead in Supporting Legislation for Automated Vehicles
July 11, 2017
In its on-going effort to advance policy and regulation that will support the adaption of automated vehicles in the U.S., MEMA has joined a coalition calling for Congress to take action that will... READ MORE
MEMA Testifies in Lead Up NAFTA Discussions
June 29, 2017
After weeks of voicing a clear position on behalf of its members regarding renegotiating or modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers... READ MORE