Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha Motor and Tier IV Establish JV for autonomous transportation service

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 2:00am

Yamaha Motor and Tier IV, which have jointly developed autonomous transportation serviceson a pilot basis, started to trial services on production lines this month at Yamaha Motor's Hamakita Plant in Hamamatsu, as a step toward creating a smart factory.

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  • Yamaha Motor and Tier IV, which have jointly developed autonomous transportation serviceson a pilot basis, started to trial services on production lines this month at Yamaha Motor's Hamakita Plant in Hamamatsu, as a step toward creating a smart factory.
  • Now, eve autonomy is taking over this pilot trial from its parent companies to provide the autonomous transportation service to Yamaha Motor manufacturing plants in Japan and overseas.
  • Makoto Shimamoto, Yamaha Motor Director and Mobility Technology Division General Manager, said, "eve autonomy will provide an autonomous transportation service for extra-efficient labor-saving production.
  • Shinpei Kato, Tier IV Founder and CTO said, "This collaboration between a leading Japanese company like Yamaha Motor and a deep-tech startup like Tier IV will be highly competitive on the global stage.

Production to Pause at Yamaha U.S. Manufacturing Subsidiaries

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 2:40pm

All of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.s U.S.-based manufacturing subsidiaries have decided to pause production in response to the increase in COVID-19 infections nationwide.

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  • All of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.s U.S.-based manufacturing subsidiaries have decided to pause production in response to the increase in COVID-19 infections nationwide.
  • The wellbeing of employees is of utmost importance, said Bob Starr, Corporate Communications Manager for Yamaha Motor Corp, U.S.A.
  • Affected manufacturing plants include Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America based in Newnan, GA.; Yamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. based in Vonore, TN.
  • Additional U.S.-based Yamaha subsidiaries and brands include Skeeter Products, Inc. (Texas), G3 Boats (Missouri), Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc. (Indiana), Bennett Marine (Florida), and Kracor Rotational Molders (Wisconsin).

Yamaha Supports SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 1:00pm

MARIETTA, Ga., March 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yamaha Motor Corp., USA , recently provided a new 2020 Yamaha Wolverine X4 XT-R Edition Side-by-Side (SxS) to the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation (NSWFF) for auction at their annual fundraiser near San Diego, California.

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  • MARIETTA, Ga., March 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yamaha Motor Corp., USA , recently provided a new 2020 Yamaha Wolverine X4 XT-R Edition Side-by-Side (SxS) to the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation (NSWFF) for auction at their annual fundraiser near San Diego, California.
  • Yamaha is proud to continue supporting the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation and its mission of assisting the families of those who defend our freedoms, said Steve Nessl, Yamaha motorsports marketing manager.
  • The SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation is a San Diego based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2008 that raises awareness and funds for special programs in direct support of the NSWFF families on a local, national, and global scale.
  • Further U.S.-based Yamaha companies include Skeeter Boats (Texas), G3 Boats (Missouri), Bennet Marine (Florida), Yamaha Precision Propeller (Indiana), and Kracor, Inc. (Wisconsin).

ATV Drivetrain System Market 2020-2024 | Increasing Demand for Four-wheel Drive ATVs to Boost Growth | Technavio

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 5:30am

Our ATV drivetrain system market report covers the following areas:

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  • Our ATV drivetrain system market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies growing ATV experience zones as one of the prime reasons driving the ATV drivetrain system market growth during the next few years.
  • ATV Drivetrain System Market 2020-2024: Vendor Analysis
    We provide a detailed analysis of around 25 vendors operating in the ATV drivetrain system market, including some of the vendors such as Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Polaris Industries Inc., Suzuki Motor Corp., TEAM Industries, and Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the ATV drivetrain system market are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
  • ATV Drivetrain System Market 2020-2024: Key Highlights

Indian Two Wheeler Market Insights, 2019-2024 - Hero MotoCorp Dominated 2019, followed by Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 9:45pm

The Indian government's unforeseen announcements regarding the norms of BS-VI transition and the electrification of two-wheelers by 2025 have made the market volatile.

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  • The Indian government's unforeseen announcements regarding the norms of BS-VI transition and the electrification of two-wheelers by 2025 have made the market volatile.
  • The motorcycle segment occupies two-third market share of the two-wheeler market in India, and is followed by the scooters and mopeds segments.
  • In FY 2019, Hero MotoCorp Limited (formerly Hero Honda Limited) maintained its leadership position in the Indian two-wheeler market, followed by Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Private Limited.
  • Other significant players in the sector include Eicher Motors Limited, India Yamaha Motor Private Limited, and Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited.

Yamaha Motor Records Slight Decrease in 2019 Consolidated Sales

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 6:15am

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, consolidated net sales were 1,664.8 billion yen, a decrease of 0.5% from the same period the previous year.

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  • Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, consolidated net sales were 1,664.8 billion yen, a decrease of 0.5% from the same period the previous year.
  • Sales increased in the marine and financial services segments, however dipped in the land mobility and robotics businesses.
  • Marine business net sales rose 2.0% thanks to an increase in outboard motor, water vehicle and sports boat sales in North America and Europe.
  • For 2021, Yamaha Motor forecasts a 5.7% increase in net sales to 1,760.0 billion yen, with operating income expected to grow 6.6% to 123.0 billion yen.

Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley Leads Seed Funding Round for Australian Health Technology Startup loop+

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 8:03pm

Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley (YMVSV), the strategic business development and investment arm of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (YMC) (Tokyo: 7272), today announced it led an AUD $3 million seed funding round for loop+, an early stage health technology enterprise based in Australia developing a pressure and movement tracking device for wheelchair-bound patients.

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  • Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley (YMVSV), the strategic business development and investment arm of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (YMC) (Tokyo: 7272), today announced it led an AUD $3 million seed funding round for loop+, an early stage health technology enterprise based in Australia developing a pressure and movement tracking device for wheelchair-bound patients.
  • Leveraging the USD $100 million Yamaha Motor Exploratory Fund (the Fund), the loop+ investment reflects YMVSVs growing interest in teams working to develop technological solutions to major healthcare challenges.
  • Yamaha Motor is actively supporting innovation in the health tech sector to help bring technology to the market to address challenges and leverage opportunities for better patient care.
  • Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley is a wholly-owned subsidiary of YMC.

Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Awards Over $115,000 in Third Quarter

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 5:00pm

Together with public land managers, Yamaha Motorsports dealers, and thousands of outdoor enthusiasts, Yamaha OAI supplies much-needed funding and support to help those working to protect access to public land for outdoor recreation at the local, state, and federal level.

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  • Together with public land managers, Yamaha Motorsports dealers, and thousands of outdoor enthusiasts, Yamaha OAI supplies much-needed funding and support to help those working to protect access to public land for outdoor recreation at the local, state, and federal level.
  • Connect with Yamaha on social media via @YamahaOutdoors or search any of the following hashtags on all platforms: #Yamaha #YamahaOAI #REALizeYourAdventure #ProvenOffRoad #AssembledInUSA
    For more than a decade, the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative has led the Powersports industry in guaranteeing responsible access to our nations land for outdoor enthusiasts.
  • Examples of appropriate projects for grants include, but are not limited to:
    Updated guidelines, an application form, and information on the Outdoor Access Initiative are available at YamahaOAI.com .
  • For specific questions about the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative, call the dedicated hotline at 1-877-OHV-TRAIL (877-648-8724), email OHVAccess@Yamaha-Motor.com , or write to:
    Yamaha Motor Corp., USA (YMUS),is a recognized leader in the Powersports industry.

Yamaha Announces New Accessories for Proven Off-Road Vehicles

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 5:00pm

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yamaha Motor Corp., USA , introduces new accessories for its lineup of Proven Off-Road ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles, catering to a wide variety of adventures and allowing customers to further tailor and customize their Yamaha for specific environments or driving styles.

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  • MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yamaha Motor Corp., USA , introduces new accessories for its lineup of Proven Off-Road ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles, catering to a wide variety of adventures and allowing customers to further tailor and customize their Yamaha for specific environments or driving styles.
  • New Yamaha Genuine Accessories, wheel and tire options, and WARN winches are highlighted, with the complete list of parts, accessories, riding gear, and more options available at ShopYamaha.com .
  • Designed, tested, and developed alongside Yamahas vehicle engineers, Yamaha Genuine Accessories ensure proper fitment and the same superior durability and reliability experienced with every Proven Off-Road Yamaha.
  • Additional U.S.-basedsubsidiaries include Yamaha Marine Systems Company (YMSC) with divisions Bennett Marine (Florida) and Kracor Systems (Wisconsin),Skeeter Boats (Texas),with divisionG3 Boats (Missouri), and Yamaha Precision Propeller (Indiana).

Yamaha Introduces Two New High-Performance Full Synthetic Engine Oils

Monday, December 2, 2019 - 5:00pm

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yamaha Motor Corp., USA , today introduces the GP Racing Spec and Hi-Performance full synthetic Yamalube engine oils for superior performance applications.

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  • MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yamaha Motor Corp., USA , today introduces the GP Racing Spec and Hi-Performance full synthetic Yamalube engine oils for superior performance applications.
  • Yamalube is the only oil specifically made for the unique demands, operating characteristics, and specifications of Yamaha engines.
  • Yamalubes new GP Racing Spec and Hi-Performance full synthetic oils are both available in SAE 10W-40 4T, with a modern balanced formulation designed for the superior performance and maximum durability necessary for todays advanced, high-revving engine parts.
  • As the pinnacle of Yamalubes ultra-high-performance engine oils, the GP Racing Spec is the newest generation of Yamalube's 50-plus year lineage of competition blends.