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BMW Motorrad To Build Motorcycles with TVS Motor Company

BMW Motorrad To Build Motorcycles with TVS Motor Company

As part of its strategic reorientation, BMW Motorrad will be entering the under 500cc motorcycle segment through a long-term cooperative agreement with the TVS Motor Company — one of India’s largest motorcycle manufacturers. This was announced at a press conference today in Chennai, India. The aim of this agreement is to produce smaller motorcycles, under… Continue Reading »

Consumer Reports Finds BMWs Less Reliable Than Japanese Motorcycles

Consumer Reports Finds BMWs Less Reliable Than Japanese Motorcycles

Consumer Reports National Research Center polled more than 4,000 motorcycle owners in their first-ever motorcycle reliability survey and found nearly one in three BMW owners reported a “major problem” in the previous four years. Only about one in 10 Yamaha owners experienced issues during that time, followed closely by Kawasaki and Honda. American manufacturer Harley-Davidson came… Continue Reading »

Stephan Schaller Named President of European Motorcycle Industry Association

Stephan Schaller Named President of European Motorcycle Industry Association

Stephan Schaller, President of BMW Motorrad, was appointed the new president of the ACEM (Association des Constructeurs Européens de Motocycles), the European motorcycle industry association on March 21, 2013. Based in Brussels, ACEM is the organization representing the manufacturers of motorcycles, scooters, trikes and quads on a European level. Stephan Schaller, who was appointed President… Continue Reading »

BMW’s HvK Elected European Motorcycle Industry President

BMW’s HvK Elected European Motorcycle Industry President

Hendrik von Kuenheim, General Director BMW Motorrad, was elected as the new President of the ACEM (Association des Constructeurs Européens de Motocycles), the European Motorcycle Industry Association. Based in Brussels, the ACEM represents European manufacturers of motorcycles, scooters, tricycles and quadricycles. Hendrik von Kuenheim has been involved in ACEM’s activities since 2009 when he became… Continue Reading »