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Stefan Pierer, ACEM President

Wim van de Camp MEP, Rapporteur on COM 2010/542

Philippe Jean, EC Head of Unit Automotive, DG Enterprise, 1/2

Philippe Jean, EC Head of Unit Automotive, DG Enterprise, 2/2

Jacques Compagne 1/4

Jacques Compane 2/4

Jacques Compane 3/4

Jacques Compagne 4/4

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The European Commission recently published its proposal for a Regulation "on the approval and market surveillance of two- or three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles" covering a wide range of vehicles such as powered cycles, mopeds, motorcycles, tricycles, on-road quads and mini-cars.

As the EC proposal is currently being considered in the European Parliament and in the Council, the 7th ACEM Conference brought together policymakers, industry and other stakeholders to exchange views on this crucial proposal for the motorcycle sector. Indeed, COM(2010)542 proposes a series of provisions in the fields of vehicle categorisation, simplification of the current legal framework, market surveillance, as well as new environment and safety requirements, to be introduced over the coming years.

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ACEM Position Paper on COM(2010)542

The regulation will have an impact on design, R&D, production planning and administrative processes. It must take into account the reality of the European motorcycle sector and cannot be seen in isolation from market conditions, at the risk of derailing the path to recovery from the crisis, still affecting the sector.

The roadmap to 2020 requires concerted action between industry and policymakers. ACEM believes that important aspects need to be improved if a swift transition to the new framework is to be successfully attained.

During the 7th ACEM Annual Conference the current situation of the motorcycle sector was described in detail. Attending policymakers, stakeholders and company managers engaged in productive discussions aiming at turning the challenges into opportunities.

Questions and Answer session

Questions and Answer session 1

Questions and Answer session 2 - Answer by Philippe Jean, EC

Questions and Answer session 3 - Jacques Compagne

Questions and Answer session 4 - Wim van de Camp MEP

Questions and Answer session 5 - Philippe Jean, EC

Questions and Answer session 6

Questions and Answers Session 7

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