On 7 November, IMMA President Mr Eric De Seynes featured in the EICMA Opening Conference addressing his perspective on globalization of the sector and emphasizing the role of Powered Two Wheelers in urban mobility.
The next day, on 8 November, IMMA hosted its periodic Steering Committee with on the agenda among others general management aspects and IMMA contributions to the UNECE’s World Forum on Vehicle Harmonisation WP.29.
Shortly thereafter IMMA Secretary General Mr. Edwin Bastiaensen and Mr. Antonio Perlot, Secretary General of IMMA-Member ACEM featured in a round table introducing the new space dedicated to Urban Mobility.
Mr. Bastiaensen emphasized the opportunity to engage in discussions with urban policy makers on safely integrating Powered Two wheelers in urban mobility and highlighted the differences in use of Powered Two Wheelers across the regions.
Mr. Perlot referred to the European Vision2030+ that summarises efforts from the manufacturers to provide clean, efficient and affordable solutions for passenger mobility and last-mile logistics in Europe.
IMMA, as the voice of the global Motorcycle Industry, has a membership of Powered Two- and Three-Wheeler (PTW) manufacturers’ associations from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, USA, and Vietnam. IMMA promotes solutions for safe, sustainable, socially responsible and economically viable motorcycling.
IMMA advances inclusive policies and engages in the development and progressive harmonization of vehicle requirements in global forums. IMMA is based in Geneva, Switzerland.