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These are in-depth pre- and post-show reports on major international trade fairs, held in Taiwan and other countries with significant participation by Taiwanese manufacturers and exporters. They are offered to help global buyers and other readers better understand what is going on at the fairs and the latest offerings by Taiwanese exhibitors.

An off-road bike made by Husqvarna Motorcycles: BMW Group has decided to sell the subsidiary to an Austrian buyer.

BMW Strategically Realigns for a Future of Urban Mobility and E-Mobility

Demographics and eco-needs drive changes in motorcycle business

Apr 01, 2013

The BMW Group recently announced that it is realigning its BMW Motorrad business to tap the rising market for urban mobility and e-mobility. The company's new strategy for its motorcycle affiliate comes in response to changes in the motorcycle markets, demographic trends and increasing environmental demands Under the new strategy, BMW Motorrad, Germany's largest motorcycle manufacturer, plans...

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Precise Stamping Parts

Innovative Prototype Technology and Strong Customer Focus

Sep 18, 2012

Leading manufacturer of metal stamping parts offers unparalleled customer service and innovative manufacturing skills. CDC Groups mainly manufactures stamping parts, CNC metal parts, stainless steel casting parts, aluminum alloy parts, titanium fasteners, stainless steel pistons and cylinders. CDC’s designers dedicate much of their time to research and development, obtaining patents in Taiwan...


Jerry Lee, Hwa Fong export manger, and many new Duro products.

Taiwanese PTW Parts Makers Defy Me-tooism at INTERMOT Cologne

Apr 19, 2011

Some 140 to 150 Taiwanese companies, including many assembled-vehicle makers whose participation were processed by their European dealers, distributors or subsidiaries, took part in the INTERMOT Cologne 2010, a globally top-three trade show for motorcycles, scooters and bicycles held October 6-10 in Cologne, Germany. The Taiwan booths displayed assembled vehicles, parts, accessories, and even...

Anti-lock braking systems (ABS) will be required on medium- and high-performance motorcycles.

EC Finally Proposes Rules for L-category Vehicle Type Approval

Apr 08, 2011

The European Commission (EC) recently adopted a long-anticipated type-approval proposal for new L-category vehicles, providing safety and environmental requirements for a wide range of vehicles such as two- and three-wheel powered cycles, mopeds, motorcycles with and without side-cars, tricycles, on-road quads, and mini-cars. In response to the proposal, the Association of Motorcycle Manufact...

The north entrance of the 2010 INTERMOT Cologne, one of the world's largest motorcycle, scooter, and bicycle trade fairs.

INTERMOT Cologne 2010 Attracts 210,000 Buyers and Fans

Apr 08, 2011

The INTERMOT Cologne 2010, held Oct. 6-10 at Cologne Messe, Cologne, Germany, confirmed its role as one of the leading trade fairs for motorcycles, scooters and bicycles in Europe, attracting nearly all the important manufacturers as well as parts suppliers to present innovations and developments for the 2011 season. The organizers Koelnmesse and the German Motorcycle Industry Associati...

A light e-scooter model of Yamaha.

Yamaha Taiwan to Produce Light E-Scooter

Apr 08, 2011

Yamaha Motor Taiwan Co., the local subsidiary of Yamaha Japan and a major powered two-wheeler (PTW) maker in Taiwan, recently said that it plans to introduce a light electric scooter for local production in 2011. China Electric Mfg. Corp. (CEM) of Taiwan, a major lighting source and fixture maker on the island, recently also announced to set up an electric-scooter joint venture with local ...

Ko Chun-ping, KYMCO's executive vice president.

KYMCO Targets to Produce Over 1 M. PTWs in 2011

Apr 08, 2011

Kwang Yang Motor Co., Ltd. (KYMCO), the largest powered two-wheeler (PTW) manufacturer in Taiwan, recently announced a goal to achieve annual revenue of NT$32 billion (US$1.07 billion) in 2011. The firm also aims to maintain its lead in Taiwan's PTW market for the 12th straight year in 2011, with exports to grow 10% to 15% this year. To maintain its market share in Taiwan, KYMCO launch...

KYMCO's Sunboy e-scooter model.

KYMCO to Launch High-powered E-scooters

Apr 08, 2011

Kwang Yang Motor Co., Ltd. (KYMCO), the largest powered two-wheeler (PTW) manufacturer in domestic and export sales in Taiwan, recently announced to more aggressively tap the electric-scooter (e-scooter) market in Taiwan in 2011. KYMCO plans to launch a 6KW high-powered e-scooter, the first to be commercialized in Taiwan, this year, aiming to get a head start in the new-energy vehicle mark...

A e-scooter model pushed by CMC under GreenTrans brand.

CMC Aims to Sell 20,000 E-scooters in 2011

Apr 08, 2011

Taiwan-based automaker China Motor Corp. (CMC), the local assembler of Mitsubishis, recently said its self-developed electric scooters are winning overwhelming response in Taiwan and overseas. CMC has been developing electric scooters in recent years, partly to build division-of-labor and engage in electric transportation vehicle, with its parent Yulon Motor Corp., which has developed at ...

The sales of new PTWs in Taiwan continue to show a strong rebound to reach 38,300 units.

Sales of New PTWs in Taiwan Continue to Rise in Feb.

Apr 08, 2011

The sales of new powered two-wheelers (PTWs) in Taiwan continue to show a strong rebound to reach 38,300 units in February 2011, a 65% year-on-year (YoY) increase from that of last year, according to statistics compiled by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC). In the first two months, new PTW sales in Taiwan totaled 75,500 units, a 116.6% YoY increase. New PTW sales in J...