Yamaha entra nel settore delle e-bike con i propri modelli di biciclette elettriche

Yamaha e-bike YDX Torc 2018

Il colosso giapponese Yamaha ha deciso di entrare direttamente nel settore delle e-bike con nuovi modelli di bici elettrica, ma questa novità riguarderà per il momento solo il mercato Usa attraverso il progetto chiamato “Yamaha Power Assist Bicycles”.

Yamaha e-bike CrossCore 2018

Yamaha non è nuova nel settore visto che la prima e-bike dotata di un motore Yamaha è uscita sul mercato nel 1993, questa rivoluzione coprirà un ampia gamma di bici elettriche dalle e-MTB fino alle Urban e-bike.

Yamaha Motore e-bike

I primi prototipi sono stati presentati al recente Interbike di Las Vegas, di seguito trovate il comunicato ufficiale:

Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, Entering U.S. Electric Bicycle Market, All-New Prototype Models to be on Display at Interbike

CYPRESS, Calif. – September 12, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announced today it will enter the U.S. electric bicycle market in 2018. Yamaha will launch its “Yamaha Power Assist Bicycles” brand to the U.S. at Interbike, the largest bicycle trade event in North America. Yamaha invites bicycle retailers to visit its booth at Interbike in Las Vegas, September 20-22, 2017, for a first opportunity to view prototype models, as the company establishes relationships with specific retailers currently servicing cycling consumers.

“Yamaha has been a pioneer, inventor, and innovator in electric bicycles for more than two decades,” said Terry Okawa, President, Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A.

Yamaha Motor Company, Ltd. (YMC) launched the world’s first electrically power assisted bicycle in 1993 and has since produced more than 4 million drive units and sold over 2 million Yamaha power assist bicycles. YMC supplies class-leading e-Bike Systems to select OEM partners worldwide.

“Everyone at Yamaha is excited to be entering the rapidly expanding U.S. e-Bike market and sharing Yamaha’s passion for exciting products and legendary product performance, innovative design, quality and reliability with the growing e-Bike audience,” said Rob Trester, Division Manager, New Business Development Division which is launching the Yamaha Power Assist Bicycles brand.

Yamaha’s Power Assist Bicycles are scheduled to be available at U.S. dealers starting in 2018.

Learn more starting September 20, 2017, at yamahabicycles.com and follow on FacebookInstagram, and YouTube.

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