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Press Release: HDMA Announces Perspectives Webinar Series with DTNA

Date: May 6, 2021

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), the commercial vehicle division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), has announced the launch of its 2021 Perspectives Series program featuring Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). Accelerating Change & Leading the Charge: The DTNA Perspective will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2021 from 11:00 am – 12:45 pm ET.

The first Perspectives Webinar of 2021 will give HDMA members unique insights from DTNA. HDMA anticipates that topics will include:

  • Daimler Trucks’ spin-off information

  • Rapid shifts toward new power sources

  • Navigating supply chain disruptions

  • What DTNA plans mean for HDMA members

A pre-program survey will allow HDMA members to supply DTNA with additional topics of discussion that directly impact their business operations. Members will also be able to engage in an open Q&A session with DTNA executives during the program.

HDMA Perspectives Webinars explore the commercial vehicle industry from all viewpoints and feature presentations and Q&A with guests and panelists made up of executives from individual OE Truck, Trailer, Fleet, and related customer channels. Supplier attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters.

HDMA Perspectives are free for all HDMA members.

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Based in North Carolina, HDMA is the Commercial Vehicle Division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), a major industry association with a forward looking strategy and a 115-year legacy of advocacy for the motor vehicle supplier industry.
A member driven organization, HDMA provides industry leadership for NAFTA based original equipment and aftermarket suppliers in the on and off-highway commercial vehicle equipment industry. This is accomplished through a range of services to its more than 200 member companies, which represent direct employment of nearly 200,000 in their US facilities.
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The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and its four specialized divisions comprise the leading international trade association in the fast-changing mobility industry. Representing vehicle suppliers that manufacture and remanufacture components, technologies, and systems for use in passenger cars and heavy trucks, MEMA serves as a critical bridge between high-tech capabilities in new vehicles –such as autonomous vehicles and vehicle connectivity—and the “nuts and bolts” of vehicle manufacturing. MEMA works at state, Federal, and international levels to ensure that the marketplace and public policy support the development of advanced, transformative technologies that enable safer, smarter, and more efficient vehicles. By directly employing more than 734,000 Americans and generating a total employment impact of 3.6 million jobs, MEMA’s member companies are the largest sector of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. MEMA’s members are represented through four divisions: Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) and Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA). For more information on how MEMA is leading transformation in the mobility industry, visit