The Association attended the recent conference of the Federation of Asian Motorcycle Industries (FAMI) in Hanoi Vietnam on 25-29 September 2017 hosted by the Vietnam Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (VAMM). The FAMI Meeting, conducted twice a year, is a venue for its members to share, exchange and discuss various technical and non-technical policies and information pertaining to the motorcycle industry. FAMI is composed of national automotive associations from Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
The 1st International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA) Global Policy Workshop was conducted at the onset of the FAMI Conference. FAMI is a member of IMMA together with motorcycle industry federations from Australia, Canada, China, Europe, India and the USA. Based from IMMA strategic plans, policies affecting the respective motorcycle industry of IMMA members particularly on road safety; mobility and urban access; sustainable motorcycle and development; data on economy & trade communications strategy and electric vehicles were extensively discussed.
MDPPA President, Armando Reyes, is one of FAMI’s Vice Presidents. Mr. Alfredo Lejano, MDPPA’s VP, chairs the FAMI Information Task Force.
MDPPA will host the next FAMI Meeting in the Philippines in March 2018.