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
MEMA Supports Proposed Rule to Require V2V Communications in New Vehicles
April 18, 2017
MEMA has supported a federal proposal to require vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications in all new passenger vehicles. In its comments to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration... READ MORE
MEMA Sponsors High-Level Discussion on Tax and Trade
April 13, 2017
MEMA will sponsor a Bloomberg Government Policy Breakfast to bring thought-leaders together to discuss the complex issues of tax reform and trade policy. The event will be held April 27, 2017, at... READ MORE
Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association Holds First Meeting with Trump Administration Officials
March 27, 2017
Washington, D.C. –  As part of its comprehensive efforts to advance tax reform, to promote balanced trade policies, and to support U.S. manufacturing jobs, the Motor & Equipment... READ MORE
MEMA Releases Statement on California Midterm Review of New Vehicle Emissions Standards
March 21, 2017
On Monday, March 20, MEMA submitted comments to the California Environmental Protection Agency Air Resources Board (ARB) on “California’s Advanced Clean Cars (ACC) Midterm Review:  Summary... READ MORE
MEMA Issues Statement Regarding EPA Final Determination Reset
March 15, 2017
On March 15, the Trump administration announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will reconsider its “Final Determination on the Appropriateness of the Model Years 2022-2025 Light-... READ MORE
Motor Vehicle Component Manufacturers Trade Association Seeks Meeting with Top Trump Administration Officials
March 9, 2017
March 9, 2017 – Washington, D.C. –  As part of its comprehensive efforts to advance tax reform and to support U.S. manufacturing jobs, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA)... READ MORE
Motor Vehicle Component Manufacturers Trade Association Outlines Its Position on Proposed New Tax Reform
March 1, 2017 by Cindy Sebrell, csebrell@mema.org, 202-658-9487
March 1, 2017 – Washington, D.C. –  The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and its four specialized divisions are aligned with the goals of the Trump administration and... READ MORE
U.S. Automotive Parts Manufacturing Jobs Up Nearly 19 Percent
January 26, 2017
Washington, DC. –  A new study released today by the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) shows that automotive parts manufacturing jobs in the U.S. have risen nearly 19... READ MORE