Yamaha Motorcycles is a conglomerate based Multinational Corporation in Japan which is involved in manufacturing motorcycles, musical instruments and electronics and power sports equipments. The company was found in the year 1887 by Torakusu Yamaha as Nippon Gakki Company Limited in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka prefecture. After Second World War, Genichi Kawakami, president of Yamaha, repurposed the production of machineries and metallurgical technologies for manufacturing motorcycles. The first motorcycle manufactured by Yamaha was YA-1 which was powered by single cylinder 125CC two-stroke engine. In the year 1959, success of YA-1 resulted in founding new firm called Yamaha Motor Company Limited.
Yamaha Motorcycles is a Japanese vehicle manufacturing company and a part of Yamaha Corporation which is located in Iwata, Shizuoka. In 1955, Genichi [...]