The Federation of Asian Motorcycle Industries (FAMI) recently concluded its bi-annual event this year in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia by holding simultaneous Meetings. The Malaysia Motorcycle and Scooter Assemblers and Distributors (MASAAM) served as host.
From 21 September to 24 September 2010, the simultaneous meetings were held by FAMI’s various Committees (Management, Technical, Research and Planning), Sub-Committees (Harmonization, Environment, Safety) and Task Forces (Road Safety, Information, and Intellectual Property Rights). Said meetings aimed to further develop and promote the motorcycle industry in Asia with conscious and active role in ensuring safety on the road and the environment. The event was capped with socials, a plant tour and a golf match to further the camaraderie among attendees.
The Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association (MDPPA) showed its zealous support to the said event and came in full-force. The complete Board Members led by its President, Mr. Reynaldo M. Gener (Honda) were there. So were the majority of the members of its Technical Committee led by its Chair, Mr. Rolando Cruz (Suzuki), who is also a Board Member (second from left in the picture).
The FAMI comprises seven motorcycle associations in Asia – Indonesia (AISI), Japan (JAMA), Malaysia (MASAAM), The Philippines (MDPPA), Singapore (SMCTA), Taiwan (TTVMA), and Thailand (TAIA). It is a member of the International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA), the Geneva-based body that represents the motorcycle industry worldwide.