The 23th China and Japan Regulation & Homologation Exchange Meeting Held in Shanghai successfully
On November 25, the “The 23th China and Japan Motorcycle Regulation & Homologation Exchange Meeting” (Hereinafter referred to as “exchange meeting”) held in Shanghai successfully. This exchange meeting was held jointly by China Chamber of Commerce for Motorcycle, National Technical Committee of Auto Standardization Motorcycle Technical Committee (Hereinafter referred to as “Motorcycle Technical Committee”) and Japan Association of Automobile Manufacturers. This Cooperation project is the regular exchange projects between two countries’ motorcycle industry. This project has been held in China and Japan in turn for 22 sessions since 1997. Because of the pandemic, the meeting didn’t open in 2020. In order to maintain the continuity of technical exchanges between China and Japan and promote the continuous communication on the policy dynamics of the motorcycle industry between the two sides, this exchange meeting adopts the form of offline and online meeting in combination with the development of the pandemic situation and sets up two main venues in Shanghai and Tokyo respectively, and two sub-venues in Tianjin and Xi ‘an.
More than 80 Chinese and Japanese motorcycle technical experts and enterprise representatives attended the meeting. The Executive Vice President Li Bin of CCCM and the Managing Director Wani Kenji of Japan Association of Automobile Manufacturers both represented the organizers to deliver speeches of welcome, both sides say motorcycles play an irreplaceable role in the transportation system as a convenient and energy-efficient means of transportation. The China and Japan regular technical exchange in motorcycle industry has played a positive role in promoting the development of motorcycle industry in both countries.
The Secretary general Hu Wenhao of Motorcycle Technical Committee hosted the following exchange meeting, the Motorcycle Emission Supervisor Zhu Minghao from Shanghai Motor Vehicle Inspection Certification & Tech Innovation Center Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as SMVIC), the Assistant Director from the Tianjin Internal Combustion Engine Research Institute (hereinafter referred to as Tianjin Institute) and Emission Supervisor Yuan Wanli from Motorcycle Test Technology Institute of China South Industries Group Corp. (hereinafter referred to as CMTTI) introduced the set progress of China’s National V emission standard. The Minister Su Mei of Tianjin Institute and the senior engineer of researcher level Jia Quanli of Xi ‘an Institute introduced the Limits of noise and accelerated noise standards, the deputy general manager Shi Ming of the SMVIC introduced the latest trend of China’s motorcycle anti-theft standard. Finally, the Director Liu Xin of Tianjin Institute did the China’s GB7258 latest work report.
The Japanese experts gave detailed replies to a number of topics raised by the Chinese experts and enterprises, including the implementation of Japanese and Euro5 qualification, the laws and regulations and trend of Japan, Europe and America in the Intelligent Internet, Japanese Noise Law and the introduction of using trumpets, fuel cell motorcycle safety and type certification, electric motorcycles laws, Introduction of safety standards and standardization of lithium batteries for motorcycle starting; European and Japanese automobile and motorcycle functional safety laws, European and Japanese motorcycle lighting regulations, new light source regulations and certification requirements, etc.
The two sides discussed and answered questions on the above issues. Finally, the Deputy General Manager of the SMVIC and Deputy Director of Product Division Three Liu Huibing of China Quality Certification Centre and the Ministry of Japan Association of Automobile Manufacturers Oka Tomoo made concluding remarks and closing remarks and expressed thankfulness to the Chinese and Japanese experts for their efforts.
Due to the time limit, both parties agreed that for topics needing further discussion and development, they would communicate via email or organize online special meetings. We all hope that the pandemic can be controlled and the motorcycle industry can overcome various challenges in a healthier and more sustainable future.