Yamaha, the green turning point anticipated to 2035

Yamaha, the green turning point anticipated to 2035


Governments around the world are committed, at least on paper, to reduce CO2 emissions in all areas of industry, and the manufacturers are doing the same: in this area Yamaha has just announced an important decision, anticipating the deadline for achieving CO2 neutrality from 2050 to 2035, with the aim of reducing CO2 emissions by 92% compared to 2010 levels.

With the advent of Euro 5 regulations, several models are present on the catalog of the 'Big 4' of motorcycles, Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki and Suzuki will have to undergo drastic changes or be totally discontinued; there could be as many as 20 models to do this, but Yamaha has already decided to change course by immediately adopting cleaner and more ecological production methods.

In Japan, as well as in the rest of the factories around the world, Yamaha aims to improve its energy efficiency by removing the protocols that currently make electricity consumption fixed, instead adopting automatic shutdown systems in order to minimize CO2 emissions.

The energy used will also come from renewable sources: the Iwata plant will use electricity from zero-emission hydroelectric plants, while in the other plants other solutions will be opted for such as solar panels, electric heating and a 'steam-free' air conditioning. by 2030.

Yamaha's 'green' plan will then have to be completed with the placing on the market of zero-emission electric models; in this sense Yamaha is already part of the consortium that is working on a type of battery that can be interchanged between the various manufacturers, so as to facilitate its diffusion and more easily achieve CO2 neutrality.

Yamaha Bike Prices Hike Marks a New High

Just after Atlas Honda hit the prices with a fresh hike, Yamaha also jump in a row and breached its own record. The company has announced the fourth episode of the Price Hike Series 2022.  Here, the maximum increase in Yamaha bike prices is Rs. 26,500 as compared to the former record of Rs. 23,500.

New Bike prices will be implemented from 1st July, 2022.

New Episode, New Prices

Yamaha YB125Z (Red/Black) price has seen a massive jump of Rs. 23,500 and now it will cost Rs. 255,000 as compared to old rate of 231,500.

The new price of the second bike Yamaha YB125Z-DX (Red/Blue/Black) is Rs. 273,500 compared to Rs. 248,500. Meaning the price has been increased by Rs. 25,000.

And, the third one is Yamaha YBR 125 (Red/Blue/Black), and the price of this bike has been increased by Rs. 25,500 leading to a new price of Rs. 280,500 compared to the old rate of Rs. 255,000.

Meanwhile the new price of YBR125G (Red/Black) is Rs. 292,000 compared to the old rate of Rs. 265,500. Meaning price has seen a huge jump of Rs, 26,500.

The new price of recently-launched Yamaha YBR125G (Matt Dark Gray) is Rs. 295,000 compared to the old rate of Rs. 268,500. So, you have to pay an extra amount of Rs. 26,500.

AGAIN! No Reason

As usual, the company has not given any reason for the price hike. Where the burgeoning inflation is burning the household budget, back-to-back increase in bike prices has taken this “Awami Sawari” out of the masses’ range.

Car prices are also observing the Third Wave of Price Hike but the bike industry is running ahead in this race. 

What do you think about this monthly cycle of bike price hike? Do you find it just? Has it affected your budget to get a bike? Share your thoughts in the comments section.