Honda To Collaborate With Yamaha For Small Scooters In Japan


In a noteworthy move, Japanese bike mammoths Honda Motor and Yamaha Motor reported that the two organizations have started talks towards a conceivable joint effort for little limit bikes in the residential business sector. The organization together is anticipating present models in the “Class-1 classification of vehicles, which incorporates bikes with a 50cc motor or electric engine.

According to the Road Vehicle Act of Japan, the Class-1 classification is characterized as the ‘vehicles outfitted with two or more haggles motor with aggregate uprooting of 50cc or less or an electric engine with evaluated yield of 0.60 kW (0.80bhp) or less.

Shinji Aoyama, Operating Officer and Director, Honda said, “Through this coordinated effort with Yamaha, we will keep on offering Class-1 classification items that go past the desires of our clients. With that, we will commit the greater part of our endeavors to revive the cruiser market in Japan and build up a business sector environment that empowers the advancement of electric bikes at the most punctual conceivable planning.”

Katsuaki Watanabe, Managing Executive Officer and Director, Yamaha said, “We trust that our synergistic exercises, which will begin with an OEM partnership, will go past the system of a minor item supply collusion and cut out a future cruiser society in Japan.”