Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) Archives -
U.S. Automotive Aftermarket Industry Grows 8.6% in 2023

Total U.S. automotive aftermarket sales grew to $391 billion last year.

See The Future Of The Aftermarket At This Year’s AAPEX

Don’t miss the chance to connect with experts, discover new technologies and ensure your business thrives.

DOJ, FTC Support MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers’ Petition

The petition expands consumer access to vehicle operational, diagnostic and telematics data.

MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers Announces 2024 Vision Conference

To be held in April in Dearborn, MI, the conference theme is “The New Aftermarket: Embracing Change to Drive Growth.”

Auto Care, MEMA Aftermarket Release 2023 Joint EV Report

The report shows that BEV sales are projected to account for 9% of total US light vehicles sales in 2023.

Why Warranty Return Abuse Costs The Whole Industry

Members of the Automotive Sales Council talk about the “Check the Part” campaign.

MEMA Leaders Discuss The Association’s Future

MEMA leaders sat down with Bill Babcox to share updates on the association’s realignment announced in November.

MEMA And Suppliers Meet With Vice President Mike Pence At The White House

The meeting was part of MEMA’s ongoing effort to work with the Trump administration on policies that impact motor vehicle suppliers across the country.

MEMA, AASA Host Data Access Policy Panel On Capitol Hill

The panel discussion, “Who Owns Your Car’s Data,” was held at the Capitol Visitors Center. More than 20 legislative staff members and industry leaders attended. A lively question-and-answer period was held after a 45-minute panel discussion.

Aftermarket Associations Laud Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s Veto Of HB 4344

In his letter to Michigan legislators, Gov. Snyder said, “I am unable to sign this bill because it overreaches in the limitation of aftermarket parts negatively impacting consumers and creating the potential for negative consequences for Michigan’s automotive industry.”

MEMA Urges Governor To Veto Michigan Legislation Amending State Motor Vehicle Service And Repair Law

Last week, the Michigan legislature finalized a bill that discourages the use of aftermarket and remanufactured parts used during vehicle repairs. The legislation directs that only Original Equipment (OE) parts can be used for several common categories of vehicle repairs, and would only allow for non-OE parts to be used if the consumer directs a repair facility in writing to use aftermarket parts.

MEMA, Brake Manufacturers Council Submit Comments To California On The Proposed Brake Friction Materials Rule

On Monday, May 23, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and the Brake Manufacturers Council (BMC) submitted comments to California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) on its formal proposed rule regarding motor vehicle brake friction materials.