They joined associations from other European countries, along senior motorcycle factory owners and executives to elect a new president of ACEM. Stephen Schaller, who has 30 years’ experience in the automotive sector and is currently President of BMW Motorrad, was appointed. Renault’s membership of ACEM was also approved at the Assembly, which took place at the Kawasaki European Head Quarters. Renault is particularly interested in the alternative powered sector and the quadricycle market, which falls within motorcycle legislation under 3DLD.
Steve and Craig were in talks with other European motorcycle industry associations to discuss opportunities to cooperate on common issues, although the British market is generally holding up much better than mainland Europe.