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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Take Center Stage at Upcoming Workshop
February 2, 2021
Driving DEI in the Mobility Landscape, a virtual conference, will address the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the mobility industry, opening the channels of communication to... READ MORE
Biden Issues Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad
February 2, 2021
On Wednesday, January 27, President Biden issued an executive order (EO) entitled “Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad.” The EO includes several directives related to integrating climate... READ MORE
Eye on Congress February 3, 2021
February 2, 2021
The House and Senate are in session this week. Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.), Chair of the House Budget Committee introduced a fiscal year 2021 budget resolution and the Senate Majority Leader Chuck... READ MORE
Reserve Your Seat in One of the Most Important Online Sessions of the Year
February 2, 2021
Amy Walter, a widely respected political analyst, will be a speaker at the upcoming virtual MEMA 2021 Advocacy Week. This annual “can’t miss” event is your opportunity to hear directly from experts... READ MORE
Well-Known Political Analyst Amy Walter to Address MEMA’s 2021 Virtual Advocacy Week
February 1, 2021
Amy Walter, a widely respected political analyst, will be a speaker at the upcoming virtual MEMA 2021 Advocacy Week. This annual “can’t miss” event is your opportunity to hear directly from experts... READ MORE
President Biden Changes Trump Administration Immigration Policies
January 26, 2021
Among the executive actions issued by President Biden on his first day in office are five making changes to Trump administration immigration policies. These range from preserving deferral action for... READ MORE
Eye on Congress January 27, 2021
January 26, 2021
Much of the Senate's attention this week will focus on nominations. The House will not hold votes this week and instead will hold a committee work week. There will be votes in the House next week,... READ MORE
Flurry of Biden Administration Executive Orders Signed in Hours After Inauguration
January 26, 2021
Hours and days after the January 20 inauguration, President Joseph Biden signed a series of executive orders reversing many of former President Donald Trump’s previous executive orders. Of the 32... READ MORE
Eye on Congress January 20, 2021
January 19, 2021
This week, the 117th Congress returns to Washington. At noon EST on Wednesday, Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States.   On his first day in office and in... READ MORE
California Proposes Changes to the Proposition 65 Short-Form Warning
January 19, 2021
On January 8, California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) released a proposal to amend the Proposition 65 regulation by placing limitations on when Proposition 65 short-form... READ MORE
EPA Releases Proposed Revisions to Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Fees Rule
January 19, 2021
On January 11, EPA published the proposed revisions to the TSCA Fees rule following an EPA announcement last month of the proposal. The proposed revisions are in direct follow up to the agency... READ MORE
U.S. DOT Releases Automated Vehicles Comprehensive Plan
January 19, 2021
On Jan. 11, NHTSA Deputy Administrator James Owens made an announcement via a webcast about expanding the AV START Initiative (view copy of his speech). The webcast featured guest speakers, including... READ MORE
Registration Is Now Open for Virtual MEMA Advocacy Week
January 19, 2021
Registration is now open for the virtual MEMA 2021 Advocacy Week. Your stories and participation will demonstrate how suppliers are nimble and ready to adapt. You can make sure your voice is heard... READ MORE
MEMA Enables Direct Connection to Members of Congress
January 19, 2021
Members of Congress need to hear directly from you. They need to hear about the work you are doing and the role you play in the U.S. economy. They need to hear about your priorities and challenges... READ MORE
NHTSA Seeks Comments on its Latest Version of Vehicle Cybersecurity Best Practices
January 12, 2021
Last week, NHTSA announced it revised its guidance for vehicle cybersecurity best practices and opened a 60-day comment period publishing its notice in the Federal Register on Jan. 12. NHTSA... READ MORE
NHTSA Allows Research Exemptions for Domestic Vehicle and Equipment Manufacturers
January 12, 2021
NHTSA recently posted a rule that allows domestic manufacturers of vehicles and equipment to seek exemptions from federal safety standards under certain circumstances, such as testing and... READ MORE
The Long View - We Are Essential
January 12, 2021
As we welcome a new administration in the White House and see the start of the 117th Congress, we will stick to our guiding principles: 1) educate, 2) promote collaboration, and 3) voice opposition... READ MORE
COVID-19 Relief Package Signed into Law Dec 27, 2020
January 5, 2021
President Donald Trump signed the $900 billion COVID-19 relief package into law on December 27.   Several MEMA priorities passed in the package.  These included: $284 billion for the... READ MORE
MEMA Seeks More Time to Comment on AV Rulemaking Framework
January 5, 2021
MEMA joined several industry stakeholders on a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) requesting an extension of the public comment period on the recently published... READ MORE