Yamaha Invests $2 Million in Silicon Valley Startup Veniam

Yamaha Invests $2 Million in Silicon Valley Startup Veniam

Yamaha announced a $ 2 million investment in an American company developing connected vehicle technology. The financial injection was part of a total $ 22 million in Series B funding raised by Silicon Valley’s Veniam Inc. from investors including Verizon and Cisco. Co-founded by Zipcar’s original chief executive officer Robin Chase, Veniam develops wireless mesh networking technology to allow communication between vehicles and infrastructure (or, as the company calls it, “the Internet of Moving Things”….

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Pata Yamaha Introduces Official 2016 World Superbike R1

Pata Yamaha Introduces Official 2016 World Superbike R1

For 2016, Yamaha is making a return to World Superbike racing in an official capacity with the Pata Yamaha squad running the latest version of the YZF-R1. In this video, we get words about the bike and the season to come from team riders Alex Lowes and Sylvain Guintoli, as well as Team Manager Paul Denning. Pata Yamaha Introduces Official 2016 World Superbike R1 appeared first on Motorcycle.com News. Motorcycle.com

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Upcoming Bikes of India 2014/2015 Harley davidson,Bajaj, Hero, Honda, TVS, Yamaha

Upcoming Bikes of India 2014/2015 Harley davidson,Bajaj, Hero, Honda, TVS, Yamaha

Top Upcoming Premium Bikes of India 2014-2015 Top Upcoming Bikes in India 2014-2015 Updated Video Hero Karisma R KTM RC 390 Honda CBR 500 Honda CBR 300 Bajaj … New, Upcoming Bikes to be launched in India 2014 – Bajaj, Hero, Honda, TVS, Yamaha – Auto Expo 2014 by VideMan Vikram7 months ago80,240 views New, Upcoming Bikes, Scooters to be launched in India 2014 – Auto Expo 2014 New Upcoming Bikes to be launched in…

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Yamaha Champions Riding School Adds Two Introductory Classes

Yamaha Champions Riding School Adds Two Introductory Classes

The Yamaha Champions Riding School (YCRS), the two-day riding school offered at select tracks around the country, is familiar to many riders. Well, more riders are about to be able to take advantage of this time-tested approach to riding education. YCRS has announced two new classes to be run in conjunction with the two-day riding schools. ChampDay is a shortened one-day version of the YCRS aimed at track riders. ChampStreet is a street-focused one-day school that takes the YCRS knowledge base and…

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Yamaha Introduces Revstar Guitars

Yamaha Introduces Revstar Guitars

Yamaha’s music division takes some inspiration from its motorcycle division with its new Revstar line of guitars said to “exude a hip, sexy vibe reminiscent of the café racer style of motorcycles that influenced 1960’s Tokyo and London,” ranging in price from $ 629 to $ 1,549. “Reflecting the raw power, high-performance aesthetic of vintage street-racing motorbikes, Revstar guitars are meticulously crafted to sound as good as they look,” says Yamaha. Full details in the…

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Yamaha Presents 2016 MotoGP Team + Video

Yamaha unveiled its livery for the 2016 MotoGP season which, quite frankly, doesn’t look that different from what it sported last season when Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi finished one-two in the championship. From what we can see, the only change is the Yamaha “Blue Core” logo on the belly is now on a white background instead of blue. Oh, and the Bridgestone stickers have been swapped for Michelin decals, marking the change to a…

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NHTSA Officially Announces 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1, YZF-R1M Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has officially announced the recall on 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M models to correct a problem with their transmissions. As we previously reported, the issue may cause the second, third and fourth gears to break under excessive stress. The recall affects 2,921 motorcycles in the U.S. From a letter Yamaha released, we know the second gear wheel and pinion gears may break when put under high stress or from…

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Yamaha USA Raises Over $30k For Feed The Children; Honors 2015 Wall Of Champions

From a Yamaha press release: Thanks to the hard work and generosity of its employees, Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., yesterday presented world-renowned charity Feed the Children with a check for $ 31,373 as part of its Ninth Annual Feed the Children Charity Day at the company’s Cypress, CA, headquarters. Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., raises money for Feed the Children through employee donations, special dealer fundraising activities, and direct corporate donations from Yamaha’s customer satisfaction team….

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Yamaha RMAX Drone Crop Duster

Press Release: Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., received Part 137 Agricultural Aircraft Operations Certification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today, the first for an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). With the certification achieved, Yamaha can move forward with plans to provide agricultural spray service operations in the U.S. using its RMAX remotely piloted helicopters. The announcement was made today by Steve Markofski of the Unmanned Systems Division at Yamaha. Part 137 Certification from the…

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2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M Recalled for Transmission Problem

Yamaha is recalling all 2015 YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M motorcycles to address a problem with their transmissions. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has yet to formally announce the recall but Yamaha has proceeded to notify customers. According to a letter Yamaha sent to customers and dealers, the second gear wheel and pinion gears may break as a result of extremely high stress or improper braking. Yamaha attributes the problem to inadequate component strength and stress…

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