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MEMA Applauds Biden Administration Initiative to Support Suppliers

The announcement of more than $100 million in funding and a suite of strategic actions is in support of small- and medium-sized auto parts manufacturers and autoworkers.

MEMA Applauds Biden Administration Initiative to Support Suppliers
Opposition Grows for California’s Mandate Banning New Gas-Powered Vehicle Sales

SEMA members and industry consumers sent EPA over 5,000 letters in opposition to the ACC II Waiver.

Opposition Grows for California’s Mandate Banning New Gas-Powered Vehicle Sales
DOJ, FTC Support MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers’ Petition

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

Maryland Teamsters Call for Passage of HB 1447

The legislation would protect middle-class jobs and motorist safety, according to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

Maryland Teamsters Call for Passage of HB 1447
$78B Pro-Business Tax Bill Passes House, Awaits Senate

The bill aims to reinstate tax incentives for R&D and small business investments, along with other measures.

MEMA Issues Statement on Tax Relief for Working Families Act

This measure contains the restoration of one year deductibility of research and development expenses, a key legislative priority for the association.

SEMA Urges Members to Support Tax Relief Bill

The Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024 benefits specialty automotive aftermarket businesses, according to SEMA.

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ASA Endorses Bipartisan Tax Framework

The Automotive Service Association says the legislation is beneficial for independent automotive repair businesses.

Industry Partners Urge Congress to Pass R&D Deductibility Fix

“Congress must restore this tax provision to enhance U.S. competitiveness, job creation and innovation as soon as possible,” said Ann Wilson, MEMA’s executive vice president of government affairs.

U.S. House Schedules Vote to Stop EPA Emissions Mandate

The SEMA-supported bill would prohibit the EPA from finalizing federal emissions standards for light- and medium-duty motor vehicles model years ’27 to ’32.

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Auto Care, Industry Groups Ask CT to Protect the Aftermarket

The new section of a Connecticut law could impose potentially anti-competitive requirements on repair facilities.

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The Freedom to Find the Fix

With summer nearing its end and fall just around the corner, I’m always paying closer attention to the political cycle, as November elections will be here before you know it. Of course, there are issues up in my neck of the woods that don’t concern the majority of our readers, but federally, there is one