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
MEMA Continues to Warn that Changes in Import Rules for Aluminum and Other Materials Could Put U.S. National Security at Risk
June 21, 2017
In comments submitted June 20 to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) warned again that policy changes that prevent or encumber... READ MORE
White House to Meet with MEMA and Other Auto Industry Leaders on Tax Reform
June 14, 2017
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association President and CEO Steve Handschuh will join other automotive industry executives today in a meeting with the White House’s National Economic... READ MORE
Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association Voices Strong Positions in Lead Up NAFTA Discussions
June 12, 2017
Washington, DC -- In comments submitted June 12 to United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) took a firm stance on... READ MORE
MEMA Warns that Changes in Import Rules for Steel Could Put U.S. National Security at Risk
June 1, 2017
In comments submitted May 31 to the U.S. Department of Commerce, MEMA warned that policy changes that prevent or encumber motor vehicle parts suppliers’ ability to obtain certain types of steel could... READ MORE
Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association Warns that a Border Adjustment Tax Could Hurt U.S. Competitiveness and Put 45,000 Jobs at Risk
June 1, 2017 by Cindy Sebrell, csebrell@mema.org, 202-658-9487
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, which represents 1000 member companies, supports tax reform initiatives that will increase American manufacturing employment without putting an... READ MORE
Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga Named Industry Champion by the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
May 18, 2017
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