Yamaha Motor Unveils 3-wheeled Ev For Elderly

Yamaha Motor Unveils 3-wheeled EV for Elderly

Yamaha Motor Co Ltd exhibited a three-wheeled "EV commuter" at Super Welfare Expo, which took place from Nov 7 to 13, 2017, at Shibuya Hikarie, in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

The EV, "07GEN," is expected to be used as a handle-equipped electric wheelchair (so-called senior car) and can be driven on a sidewalk. It does not require a driver's license. Its maximum speed is 6km/h (approx 3.7mph). Yamaha Motor expects that the EV can travel 30km (approx 18.6 miles) per charge.

Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team Gear Up For 2018 Dakar Rally

Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team Gear Up For 2018 Dakar RallyThe Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team of Adrien Van Beveren, Xavier de Soultrait, Franco Caimi and Rodney Faggotter are all-set for the most demanding challenge on the annual rally calendar - the 2018 Dakar Rally held this year in Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. In what's expected to be the toughest Dakar in recent years, the Yamaha Racing quartet will be proudly carrying a special Ténéré 700 World Raid livery on their WR450F Rally machines.

Rugby: Leitch Saves Day As Brave Lupus Hold Off Yamaha Jubilo

Rugby: Leitch saves day as Brave Lupus hold off Yamaha Jubilo

Japan captain Michael Leitch saved a 27-22 Japan Top League win for Toshiba Brave Lupus on Sunday by stealing a turnover with Yamaha Jubilo pressing for a game-tying try after the hooter.

Toshiba took a 14-7 lead in to the break but barely survived a chaotic second half in which Jubilo applied consistent -- if indisciplined -- pressure. After a 37th-minute Ayumu Goromaru penalty brought Yamaha within five, Jubilo was marching downfield only to be stopped by a one-on-one tackle from Lietch, who collected the ball to seal the victory.

Yamaha Motor Shows Off 4-wheeled Series Hev (1)

Yamaha Motor Shows Off 4-wheeled Series HEV (1)

Yamaha Motor Co Ltd unveiled a concept model of a four-wheeled series hybrid vehicle (HEV) at Tokyo Motor Show 2017, which was open to the public from Oct 28 to Nov 5, 2017 (Yamaha to Exhibit 4-wheeled Compact Series HEV).

The HEV, "MWC-4," can be driven with an ordinary motor vehicle license in Japan. The company defines the vehicle as an "ultra-small mobility."

Movistar Yamaha Find Mojo On First Valencia Test Day

Movistar Yamaha Find Mojo on First Valencia Test DayThe Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team successfully completed the first day of the Valencia MotoGP Official Test at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit, testing various bike chassis and set-up options. Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi had positive feelings after the progress they made today and set the first and fourth fastest time respectively. 

Valiant 5th And 12th For Movistar Yamaha In The Final Act Of Motogp In Valencia

Valiant 5th and 12th for Movistar Yamaha in the Final Act of MotoGP in ValenciaMotoGP fans couldn't have asked for a more dramatic Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana today and the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders were there to pick up the pieces. Valentino Rossi rode a very consistent race to secure fifth position. After a small crash in the morning warm up, Maverick Viñales needed some time to make strides. He took 12th place at the finish line.

Movistar Yamaha Search For Solution On Second Day In Spain

Movistar Yamaha Search for Solution on Second Day in SpainAn incident-packed last Q2 session of the season, held at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit this afternoon, saw Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Valentino Rossi secure seventh place on the grid for the Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana. His teammate Maverick Viñales took part in Q1 and only just missed out on a place in the top-2, to promote to Q2. He will start tomorrow's race from 13th position.

Movistar Yamaha Start Spanish Showdown In Valencia

Movistar Yamaha Start Spanish Showdown in ValenciaMovistar Yamaha MotoGP's Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales slowly turned up the heat at the first free practice sessions of the Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana. As the temperatures rose, the teammates upped their speed to secure 11th and 12th place respectively in the combined free practice timesheets.

Yamaha To Exhibit 4-wheeled Compact Series Hev

Yamaha to Exhibit 4-wheeled Compact Series HEV

Yamaha Motor Co Ltd announced the overview of a series hybrid vehicle (HEV) that it will exhibit at Tokyo Motor Show 2017, which will be open to the public from Oct 28 to Nov 5, 2017.

Under the theme of "Half Size Mobility," which is aimed at realizing both high convenience and high driving performance, Yamaha will exhibit a compact four-wheeled series HEV equipped with an engine for power generation.

Lowes Back On The Podium As Pata Yamaha End Season In Sensational Fashion

Lowes Back on the Podium as Pata Yamaha End Season in Sensational FashionThe Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team bounced back in incredible style on Saturday under the floodlights in Qatar at the final round of the 2017 FIM Superbike World Championship, to confirm the progress made this year after their unfortunate double DNF in Race 1. Alex Lowes rode one of his best races of the season to charge from 10th on the grid to third, claiming his fourth podium of 2017 and ensuring he ended the year on a high. Not to be outdone, his teammate Michael van der Mark was also involved in the battle for the podium, just missing out as he crossed the line in fourth behind Lowes, to cap off a season that has seen the Pata Yamaha Team emerge as serious WorldSBK contenders.

Bad Luck For Pata Yamaha Pair In Qatar Race 1

Bad Luck for Pata Yamaha Pair in Qatar Race 1The Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team suffered from a double dose of misfortune under the floodlights in Qatar on Friday, as both riders crashed out of Race 1 after having shown real promise throughout the weekend. Alex Lowes recorded his second consecutive front-row start and started Race 1 from P2 on the grid. During the race, he was involved in an excellent battle for second position before he crashed at Turn 16. He managed to rejoin but, due to damage sustained in the original accident, crashed again with two laps to go bringing a premature end to his race. His teammate Michael van der Mark qualified in seventh and was battling hard during the race to chase down the leading group when he was unlucky to make contact with another rider and crashed out on lap 7.

Yamaha R3 Blu Cru Challenge Riders For 2018 Announced

Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge Riders for 2018 AnnouncedYamaha Motor Europe is pleased to announce the six young riders that will compete in the Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge within the 2018 FIM Supersport 300 World Championship. After impressing throughout the season in their respective national R3 Cups, 11 riders were invited to attend the recent Masterclass in Latina, Italy, and the six who will benefit from a Yamaha bLU cRU racing package as they compete on the world stage next season are Luca Bernardi (16) and Alessandro Arcangeli (16) from Italy, Dutchman Dennis Koopman (20), Notis Papapavlou (17) from Greece, French rider Hugo de Cancellis (16) and the 18-year-old Indonesian who has already made his mark in the WorldSSP300 Championship by winning the last race of the season in Jerez as a wildcard, Galang Hendra Pratama.