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Encyclopedia > Yamaha Motor Corporation

Yamaha Motor Corporation (ヤマハ発動機株式会社) is a motorized vehicle-producing company, initially part of the Yamaha Corporation. After expanding Yamaha Corporation into the world's biggest piano maker, then Yamaha CEO Genichi Kawakami took Yamaha into the field of motorized vehicles in 1955. Yamaha Motors is the world's second largest producer of motorcycles. It also produces many other motorized vehicles such as ATVs, boats, snowmobiles, and personal watercraft. Yamaha Logo, claiming fair use This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... The Yamaha Corporation (ヤマハ株式会社) is a Japanese company with a large number of product areas. ... This article is about the modern musical instrument. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ... Genichi Kawakami (川上源一 Kawakami Genichi, January 30, 1912 – May 25, 2002) was the president of the Yamaha Corporation from 1950 to 1977, and again from 1980 to 1983. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A motorcycle (or motorbike) is a two-wheeled vehicle powered by an engine. ... The acronym ATV can refer to: all-terrain vehicle - the land equivalent of a personal watercraft or jet ski amateur television - a broadcast-quality television service for amateur radio operators analog television América Televisión - a Peruvian television network Atlantic Television - a CTV-affiliated regional television service for the... A boat is a watercraft, usually smaller than most ships. ... A snowmobile tour at Yellowstone National Park (NPS Photo) A snowmobile (or snow scooter) is a land vehicle propelled by one or two rubber tracks, with skis for steering. ... Categories: Stub ...


In 2000 Toyota bought 4% of Yamaha Motor from the Yamaha Corporation, the largest shareholder in Yamaha Motor, for about $97.6 million. Yamaha and Yamaha Motor each bought 500,000 shares of Toyota stock in return. 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Toyota redirects here. ... The Yamaha Corporation (ヤマハ株式会社) is a Japanese company with a large number of product areas. ...

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Motorcycle models

1996 Yamaha XJ600 Diversion / Seca II.
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1996 Yamaha XJ600 Diversion / Seca II.

Download high resolution version (2272x1523, 1187 KB) A 1996 Yamaha XJ600 (Seca II) street bike (see motorcycle). ... Download high resolution version (2272x1523, 1187 KB) A 1996 Yamaha XJ600 (Seca II) street bike (see motorcycle). ... The Yamaha DragStar is a Custom motorcycle Yamaha DragStar 250 Yamaha DragStar 650 Yamaha DragStar 1100 See also Wildstar / Road Star Yamaha Warrior Categories: Road stubs | Yamaha motorcycles ... The Yamaha SRX is a standard-style motorcycle that was manufactured in two engine sizes: 400(398)cc and 600cc. ... The Yamaha Virago is a Custom motorcycle Virago 250 Virago 535 Virago 750 Virago 1100 See also DragStar Warrior (motorcycle) External links Virago Owners Club Categories: Yamaha motorcycles | Stub ... The Yamaha XS 650 was produced from 1970 into the 1980s for the worldwide motorcycle market. ... The Yamaha XV1600A is a cruiser style motorcycle. ... The Yamaha YZF-R1 motorcycle, first built in 1998, helped initiate the liter class handling arms race between the Japanese Big Four motorcycle manufacturers (Honda, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Suzuki and Yamaha Motor Corporation). ...

ATVs

Yamaha YFZ450 The YFZ450 was first introduced in 2004, as a out of the box ready race machine. ... The Raptor is a sport ATV with a 660cc, single cylinder, 5 valve, 4 stroke engine. ... The Yamaha IT250H was produced in 1981. ...

Snowmobiles

Phazer is the name of a model of snowmobile produced by the Yamaha_Motor_Corporation. ...

Other Vehicles

Yamaha has also built engines for other manufacturer's vehicles, most notably the V-6 and V-8 engine for the Ford Taurus SHO. The Volvo XC90 uses a larger version of the same Yamaha V-8 engine, as will a future Lincoln automobile. Ford Motor Company worked with Yamaha Motor Corporation to develop a compact 60° DOHC V6 engine for transverse application. ... Ford Motor Company had worked with Yamaha Motor Corporation to develop the compact DOHC V6 Ford SHO V6 engine for the 1989 Ford Taurus SHO. When the time came to replace that engine, the company again worked with Yamaha to build a new V8 based on their successful Duratec V6. ... Not to be confused with the Ford Taunus The Ford Taurus is a car sold by the Ford Motor Company in North America as a sedan and station wagon. ... 2005 Volvo XC90 PUV Concept The Volvo XC90 is a crossover SUV. It is based on the Volvo P2 platform, shared with the Volvo S80 and other larger Volvo cars. ... Lincoln is an American luxury automobile brand, operated under the Ford Motor Company. ...


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Yamaha does not screen communications in advance, and shall not be responsible for screening or monitoring User Submissions.
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