We have added more industry vendors and educational sessions and best of all the event is now FREE for all attendees including a catered lunch thanks to additional sponsorship. The catered lunch is limited to 120 attendees so it is important to register now to attend the event.
All MEMA members will receive a special gift at the event.
California Loses Authority to Set Own Emission Requirements
The US EPA is making changes to the regulations governing vehicle emission standards, rolling back some of the fuel economy standards and eliminating California's authorization to set separate requirements.
Volvo Trucks is investing $400M in their New River Valley Virginia factory to build their electric heavy-duty trucks. Volvo is also developing innovative marketing strategies including bundling maintenance, insurance, chargers and installation and charging management consulting.
Toyota has begun using the same hydrogen fuel cells that power their production Mirai sedans and their demonstration Class 8 drayage trucks in stationary generators that will soon be powering their headquarters building.
More Electric Vehicles Result in Fewer Combustion Engine Jobs
GM's commitment to electric vehicles means fewer combustion engine jobs, and that is a sticking point in GM's negotiations with the United Auto Workers, concerned about shrinking the number of jogs at GM factories.