Tag: Yamaha

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

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

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

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

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

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.