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Asian automakers form group to promote motorcycles.

TOKYO, March 15 Kyodo

The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) said Monday it has established an association with seven other Asian auto industry groups to promote the Asian motorcycle industry.

The new group is called the Federation of Asian Motorcycle Industries (FAMI) and has its secretariat in Singapore, JAMA said.

JAMA and the auto industry associations of India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Taiwan held an assembly in Singapore the same day to mark the foundation of the group and name Dato Syed Mohamad Aidid, chairman of the Motorcycle and Scooter Assemblers and Distributors Association of Malaysia, president of FAMI.

The six other members of FAMI are the Association of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, the Indonesian Motorcycle Assemblers and Manufacturers Association, the Singapore Motorcycle Trade Association, the Thai Automobile Industry Association, Taiwan's Transportation Vehicle Manufacturers' Association and the Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association of the Philippines.
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Date:Mar 22, 1999
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