A total of 779,588 powered two wheelers (PTWs) were regsitered during the first seven months of 2014 in the EU. This represents an increase of 1.5% compared with the 768,232 units registered between January and July 2013. Between January and July registrations in the motorcycle segment grew by 7.4%, whilst moped registrations fell by 11%.
The full statistical release in pdf format can be downloaded here.
22/08/14. Implementing regulation on administrative requirements for the approval and market surveillance of PTWs published in the Official Journal
The European Commission published today in the Official Journal of the EU the implementing regulation on administrative requirements for the approval and market surveillance of two- or three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles (Commission implementing regulation 901/2014).
Several ACEM members including Ducati, Honda, Yamaha, BMW, Harley Davidson, and Triumph will participate in this exibition.
A total of 675,630 powered two wheelers (PTWs) were sold during the first six months of 2014 in the EU. This represents an increase of 3.5% compared with the 652,553 units sold between January and June 2013. Between January and June sales in the motorcycle grew by 8.8%, whilst moped registrations fell by 8.5%.
The full statistical release in pdf format can be downloaded here
2014 marks the 20th Anniversary of the European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (ACEM). As part of this year’s celebrations, on 24th June numerous guests attended the ACEM cocktail-reception, kindly hosted by BMW’s Brussels Brand Store.
The French Ministry of Interior along with the Gendarmerie Nationale organized on the 21 and 22 June the “Journées Nationales de la Moto et des Motards” at the National Center for Road Security in Fontainebleu, France.
More information on the event can be found here.
The International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA) presented on 21 May 2014 its latest policy document “The Shared Road to Road Safety – A global approach for safer motorcycling”. The presentation took place during a well-attended event at the International Transport Forum (ITF) Summit in Leipzig, Germany.
The full document can be downloaded at IMMA's website here.