Today Yamaha Motors informs us that whatever else you maybe doing on Monday 10 September, make sure you are ready to see the first looks of the introduction of the new 'European' motorcycles and scooters models.
Why this is so important, Europe is for motorcycles and scooters designs one of the most important markets for motorcycles manufacturers, it is simple if the design is not accepted in Europe its introduction is almost useless in most territories of the world.
Yamaha who not to long ago blessed us with the O so popular remake of the '50's retro style scooter model the Vino or for Thailand the Fino. Is expected to follow this success story world wide.
Hundreds maybe close over thousand people lined up at Laan Kon Muang (the Civic Ground) outside Bangkok City Hall yesterday to get queue cards to buy discounted Royal yellow crash helmets bearing the emblem of His Majesty the King.
The first 10,000 helmets will be sold for the special price of 80 Baht per piece.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of its new engine plant in Ogawa, Saitama prefecture, Japan.
The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by a number of dignitaries and guests, including Atsuko Okajima, the vice governor of Saitama prefecture, and Kihei Kasahara, the mayor of Ogawa, as well as Takashi Yamamoto, managing officer of Honda.
The new engine plant is scheduled to begin production in 2009, with an annual production capacity of approximately 200,000 units. Engines produced at the new plant will be supplied to both domestic and global markets.