Mobility & motorsports
European Motorcycle Training Quality Label
The European Motorcycle Training Quality Label was launched in 2016. The program is championed by the European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (ACEM), the German Road Safety Council (DVR), and the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM). It is a voluntary certification system for motorcycle safety training programs after a rider has acquired a license that is available to all training centers. The aim is to enable motorcyclists to find the best post-license training facilities in Europe. In 2019, the Quality Label received the European Road Safety Charter Award from the European Commission in the “Voluntary Commitments” category. This award recognizes those initiatives that help to improve road safety and save lives on Europe's roads.
EMotion – lighthouse project for the mobility of all generations
We are part of the lighthouse sponsored project EMotion – Electric Mobility in L-Category Vehicles for all Generations. Together with the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, we are developing an electrically powered two-wheeler of the L-category for the young generation (16-18 years) and older generation (50+). The research team aims to design an innovative and user-friendly mobility solution on two wheels for use in urban areas that will contribute to a noticeable reduction in CO2 emissions.
Youth development program – supporting young talent in sport
YOUNG FIGHTERZ is the name of our program for promoting the next generation of talent in motorsport. Austria’s young riders in the 85cc class are referred to as YOUNG FIGHTERZ. All riders, regardless of which make or whether they are a license holder or amateur rider, are eligible to participate. Following the great success of the 85cc training camps in previous years, this training series was extended last year to include two camps for riders in the 65cc class, the MINI FIGHTERZ. Our training camps take place at venues that offer the best options for training and further development.
Austrian Junior Cup – giving young people sporting opportunities
Together with the ÖAMTC, the Austrian Automobile, Motorcycle and Touring Club, KTM AG supports the Austrian Junior Cup (AJC). Each year, around 20 to 30 young people take part in this competition to promote young talent with the aim of becoming the best world championship riders. With this initiative, we are keen to support talented Austrian youngsters and give them a good foundation and opportunity in this sport.