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Yamaha Motor Launches New Motorcycle Development Company in Indonesia, New Base strengthens ASEAN Integrated Development Center functionality

April 3, 2015

IWATA, April 3, 2015 – Yamaha-Motor Co,. Ltd.(Tokyo:7272) launches the PT Yamaha Motor R&D Indonesia (hereafter YMRID), a new motorcycle development base in Indonesia designed for the purpose of further strengthening functionality for the ASEAN Integrated Development Center that carries out product development for the ASEAN markets.

The newly opened YMRID has been established within the grounds of motorcycle manufacturing and sales subsidiary PT. Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing in Jakarta, and will carry out product development to meet user requirements in the ASEAN markets with development for models that require exterior changes, color and graphic upgrades, and cost innovation alongside the Thailand based Yamaha Motor Asian Center Co., Ltd. (hereafter YMAC).

For the Yamaha Motor Group, at HQ on one hand works on foundation technology and technological strategies including core technologies and advanced technologies heading toward future growth for the company, but also works in the product development arenas by placing local bases near the markets. The strengthened functionality provided by the two bases of the ASEAN Integrated Development Center, along with other R&D bases in Italy, India, China, and Taiwan will further promote monozukuri on a global scale with the encompassing of manufacturing, purchasing, and technology.

New Company Outline

Company Name PT. Yamaha Motor R&D Indonesia
Locality Indonesia, Jakarta
Company Establishment August 07, 2014
Launch Date April 01, 2015
Representative President Tatsuya Masuda
Business Operations Product development for ASEAN markets

Reference: Yamaha Motor overseas R&D companies


Cities where bases are located

Company Name


Miran, Italy

Yamaha Motor Research & Development Europe S. r. l.


Surajpur, India

Yamaha Motor Research & Development India Pvt. Ltd.


Bangkok, Thailand

Yamaha Motor Asian Center Co., Ltd.

Jakarta, Indonesia

PT. Yamaha Motor R&D Indonesia


Shanghai, China

Yamaha Motor R&D Shanghai Co., Ltd.


Zhongli, Taiwan

Yamaha Motor R&D Taiwan Co., Ltd.

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