Yamaha Motor Introduces E01 Electric Scooter with Fixed Battery for POC Testing - Fast-chargeable urban commuter providing convenience and a high-quality ride -
IWATA, March 17, 2022 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that it will progressively introduce the E01, an 8.1 kW class electric scooter using a fixed (non-removable) battery design, to Europe, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, Taiwan, and Thailand for real-world proof-of-concept (PoC) testing from July 2022.
The E01 is an electric scooter featuring usability equal to a 50–125cc cl
Yamaha Motor Launches NEO'S Electric Scooter with Removable Battery Design in Europe - Promoting both smarter short-distance urban mobility and carbon neutrality -
IWATA, March 11, 2022 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) will release in Europe from this March the 2.5 kW class NEO’S electric scooter utilizing a removable battery design. The Company also plans to release the model to ASEAN markets in stages.
The NEO’S is an electric scooter with a simple, yet stylish body and features the smooth and agile performance unique to EVs. In Europe, a new segm
Yamaha Motor Expanding Facilities for Carbon-Neutral Powertrain R&D - Paving the way for more eco-friendly technologies in all Yamaha products, including electric motors and hydrogen engines -
IWATA, February 10, 2022 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) will bolster its research and development facilities for powertrain technologies aimed at achieving carbon neutrality, such as electric motors and hydrogen engines, throughout the duration of its new Medium-Term Management Plan (2022–2024).
This expansion will install in stages various new equipment, including electric motor test b
Yamaha Motor to Launch EMF Electric Scooter in Taiwan - Second collaborative battery-swapping EV with Gogoro -
IWATA, January 19, 2022 – Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that it will launch the EMF in Taiwan in March 2022 as its second electric scooter with a swappable battery system through its ongoing collaboration with Gogoro Inc. (Headquarters: Taoyuan City, Taiwan, CEO: Horace Luke).
The EC-05 launched for Taiwan in 2019 was an OEM model designed by Yamaha Motor based on the pla
Yamaha Motor Supplying Hyper-EV Electric Motors for Subaru Tecnica International (STI) - To be mounted on STI E-RA EV for future motorsport aiming for Nürburgring record -
IWATA, January 14, 2022 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that the Company will supply Subaru Tecnica International Inc. (STI) with electric motor units for the STI E-RA EV it is developing for future motorsport.
The STI E-RA is being developed by STI with the aim of gaining experience and practice in new technologies in the world of motorsport, which is making its way towa
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Subaru, Toyota, Mazda, and Yamaha Take on Challenge to Expand Options for Producing, Transporting, and Using Fuel Toward Achieving Carbon Neutrality
Okayama, Japan, November 13, 2021—Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Kawasaki Heavy Industries), Subaru Corporation (Subaru), Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda), and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Yamaha Motor) jointly announced today that, toward the achievement of carbon neutrality, they will take on the challenge of expanding fuel options through the use of internal combu
Yamaha Performance Damper Chosen for Latest Lexus NX Series ― Contributing to enhanced comfort and handling stability ―
IWATA, November 12, 2021 – Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that its Yamaha Performance Damper—a vehicle chassis vibration damper—has been selected for use in the latest generation of Lexus’ NX series of crossover SUVs (450h+/350h/350 F SPORT model trims), which was officially announced on October 7. The Yamaha Performance Damper was adopted on the first-generation Lexus NX lau
Yamaha Motor Announces New YZF-R15 Supersport for India - Reflecting technical ideals and design language from the YZF-R1 flagship superbike -
IWATA, September 22, 2021 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that it has redesigned the YZF-R15 supersport model, which mounts a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 155cm3 fuel-injected engine with Variable Valve Actuation (VVA), and will release it for the Indian market this month.
The YZF-R15 is a full-fledged supersport motorcycle that has been on sale since 2008 and offers the new
Yamaha Motor and ShinMaywa Sign Joint Research Agreement for Next-Generation Small Aircraft
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Iwata, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan; President, CEO and Representative Director: Yoshihiro Hidaka) and ShinMaywa Industries, Ltd. (Headquarters: Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan; President and CEO: Tatsuyuki Isogawa) have signed an agreement for the joint research of next-generation small aircraft.
Under this agreement, Yamaha Motor will explore avenues fo
Yamaha Motor Launches αlive Concept for Automotive Products and Technologies - Sound device and more to be displayed at the Automotive Engineering Exposition 2021 ONLINE -
IWATA, May 26, 2021 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) has launched its αlive concept for automotive products and technologies—including a newly developed sound device—will be exhibited at the Automotive Engineering Exposition 2021 ONLINE organized by the Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, Inc. and running from May 26 to July 30.
αlive is Yamaha Motor’s concept for autom
Yamaha Motor Releases YZF-R7 Supersport for Europe and the United States -A new R-Series model in line with Yamaha’s platform strategy -
IWATA, May 19, 2021 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) will release the new YZF-R7 supersport model, featuring a 689 cm3 engine developed based on Yamaha’s Crossplane Concept* and mounted in a lightweight frame, into Europe and the United States, with a Japan domestic launch scheduled after the winter of 2021.
The YZF-R7 was developed under the concept of “A Fun Way to Master a Sup
Yamaha Motor Begins Accepting Orders for Prototype Hyper-EV Electric Motor Development - New electric motor reaches 350 kW class in maximum output -
IWATA, April 12, 2021 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that it has developed an electric motor reaching the industry's highest class in output density. This unit is aimed at use in hyper-EV models and other offerings in the high-output mobility segment and Yamaha will begin accepting orders for commissioned prototype development from April this year.
Since 2020, Yamaha Mot
Yamaha Motor Develops New System for Evaluating Riding Skills - Improving Rider Ability through Analysis and Feedback -
IWATA, April 9, 2021 – Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) has developed the Yamaha Riding Feedback System (YRFS) to evaluate riding skills and provide the results in visual form as feedback for riders in order to help advance their skills. The system will be introduced into the Yamaha Riding Academy (YRA) curriculum from April 10, 2021.
The YRFS uses a simple GPS-based logger device to acquir
Yamaha Motor's Performance Damper for Use in LEXUS LC - Contributing to a higher-driving comfort and steering stability -
IWATA, July 27, 2020 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced that the vehicle performance vibration damper - Yamaha Performance Damper -has been adopted for use in "LEXUS LC500 Convertible" models (released from July 15), and 2021 model year of "LEXUS LC500" (released from June 18)
The Yamaha Performance Damper will be installed in LEXUS models IS350/300, RC350/300, GS350（2WD)/300
Yamaha Motor Begins Accepting Orders for High-performance Electric Motor Prototype - Customized units to be produced rapidly for cars and other vehicles -
IWATA, JAPAN, February 4, 2020 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today it has begun accepting orders for a high-performance electric motor prototype that is capable of producing the industry-leading high power density for automobiles and other types of vehicles. The compact unit generates up to 200kW in output thanks to a high-efficiency segment conductor and advanced casting and
Yamaha Motor Produces Two-Millionth Yamaha Performance Damper - Anti-Vibration Device for Automobiles Controls and Absorbs Distortions and Vibrations - - Total Damper Production Increases from One to Two Million in just Three Years -
IWATA, January 22, 2020 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced that it has today produced its two-millionth “Yamaha Performance Damper*” anti-vibration damper for automobiles since manufacturing began in 2004. A ceremony to mark this milestone was held at the Numazu Factory of Yamaha Motor Hydraulic System Co., Ltd., a subsidiary manufacturing products such as shock absorbers, whose h
There for That First Ride -New documentary movie on Parent-Child Motorcycle Class
We are pleased to announce release of a new documentary movie, “There for That First Ride” on our corporate website.
Yamaha’s Parent-Child Motorcycle Class gives elementary school age children the opportunity to try riding a motorcycle together with their parents/guardians. The program first began back in the 1980s and is part of Yamaha’s efforts to promote riding safety. It aims to teach t
Yamaha Motor Launches Fascino Meeting New Indian Emission Standards - Trendy Styling with Strong Performance and Excellent Fuel Economy -
IWATA, December 23, 2019 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) announced today that it will launch the 2020 model Fascino scooter in India in January 2020. Powered by an air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, single-cylinder, 2-valve, 125cc BLUE CORE1 engine, the Fascino features an attractive design, lightweight body, ease of handling, and strong fuel economy. Since its launch in 2015, the Fascino has bec
Yamaha Motor Exhibits City Commuter TRICITY300 at EICMA - “To someday create motorcycles that lean, but do not fall" - 4th model with LMW technology -
IWATA, November 5, 2019 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that its new model, the TRICITY300 LMW*1 equipped with a water-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, single-cylinder, 292cm3 “BLUE CORE” engine will be on display at the EICMA (International Motorcycle Exhibition) in Milan, Italy from November 5.
TRICITY300 is designed and positioned as a middle class LMW in line with the co
The Yamaha Motor Booth at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019 “There Is Greater Joy Yet to Come”
IWATA, October 10, 2019 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) will participate in the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019 (Organizer: Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc.) to be held at the Tokyo Big Sight from October 24 (Thu.) to November 4 (Mon.). Located in the venue’s West Hall 2, the theme of the Yamaha Motor booth will be “There Is Greater Joy Yet to Come - ART for Human Possibilitie