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
PT. Yamaha Motor R&D Indonesia
August 07, 2014
April 01, 2015
President Tatsuya Masuda
Product development for ASEAN markets
Reference: Yamaha Motor overseas R&D companies
Cities where bases are located
Yamaha Motor Research & Development Europe S. r. l.
Yamaha Motor Research & Development India Pvt. Ltd.