ACEM and the CMC to participate in the 2018 OECD International Transport Forum
19 Mar 2018

ACEM and the CMC to participate in the 2018 OECD International Transport Forum

The European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (ACEM) and the Connected Motorcycle Consortium (CMC) will participate in the 2018 edition of the OECD International Transport Forum that will take place between 23 and 25 May in Leipzig, Germany.

The theme of the Forum will be “Transport Safety and Security" and it will address a wide range of issues including: planning and design of safety transport systems, road infrastructure and safety management and the link between economic activity and road safety trends.

Motorcycle safety experts from the ACEM and the CMC will be present at the 2018 International Transport Forum to elaborate on some of the different initiatives led by the industry to improve motorcycle safety in Europe, such as the ACEM road safety strategy or the European training quality label.

CMC experts will discuss with attendees the potential of connected intelligent transport systems (C-ITS) to improve motorcycle safety, the need for interoperable C-ITS applications as well as the risks and benefits of car automation for motorcyclists’ safety.

Moreover, the Secretary General of the International Motorcycle Manufacturers’ Association will deliver a presentation on the situation of motorcycle safety at an international level.

CMC and ACEM representatives

  • Hennes Fischer. Senior Adviser. Yamaha Motor Europe.
  • Tomohiro Matsuda. Regulatory affairs and engineering manager. Kawasaki Motors Europe.
  • Dr. Veneta Vassileva. Safety coordinator. European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (ACEM)

Additional information and registration

For further information and to register for this event please visit: 

About the CMC

  • The CMC is an R&D platform to foster cooperation in the field of C-ITS created in 2016 by BMW Motorrad, Honda and Yamaha. The key objective of the CMC is to promote timely and comprehensive use of C-ITS systems offering the potential to improve safety for motorcyclists. It is open to a wide range of organisations including motorcycle OEM, automotive companies, automotive part suppliers and research institutions.
  • Since its creation, several members have joined the consortium, including: Kawasaki, KTM and Suzuki and Autotalks (development members) as well as the ACEM, the Technical University of Dresden, the Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt, VUFO GmbH and the Würzburg Institute for Traffic Sciences and Ducati (associate members). For more information about the CMC please visit

About ACEM

  • The European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers represents manufacturers of mopeds, motorcycles, three-wheelers and quadricycles (L-category vehicles) in Europe. The entire sector accounts for about 156,000 jobs across Europe.
  • ACEM members include 18 multinational manufacturing companies: BMW Motorrad, Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), Ducati Motor holding, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM, KYMCO, MV Agusta, Peugeot Scooters, Piaggio, Polaris Industries, Renault, Royal Enfield, Suzuki, Triumph Motorcycles and Yamaha. ACEM also represents 17 motorcycle industry associations in 14 different European countries.

Press contact

Manuel Ordonez de Barraicua
ACEM Communications manager
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