Category: vehicles

Moving You Vol.2 – YMFS JUNIOR YACHT SCHOOL

The “Junior Yacht School Hayama” is a sailing school for children in the junior age group run by the Public-interest Yamaha Motor Foundation for Sports (YMFS). In addition to practicing sailing in the waters off the town of Hayama, Kanagawa Prefecture, the children also spend their summer vacation doing various activities outdoors, heading to the waters, fields and hills in the surrounding area [...]

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Moving You Vol.3 – World Technician Grand Prix

Yamaha motorcycle mechanics around the world are entrusted with performing technical services like inspections and maintenance on the treasured machines of the customers to ensure that they can ride them with the utmost assurance. Taking the “”One-to-One Service”” ideal to heart, each and every mechanic seeks to build and strengthen the customer relationship through high levels of [...]

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Moving You Vol.4 – Yamaha Riding Academy

“Today, Brazil is busy preparing venues and plans to host two grand-scale international events: the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. In addition to infrastructure such as the event stadiums and the surrounding roads and lodging facilities, another vital component of the preparations are the hard-working and capable police officers tasked with the [...]

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Moving You Vol. 5 “The engine control engineer linking Rossi with his YZR-M1”

“In MotoGP, the premier class of motorcycle road racing, high-performance machines ridden by the world’s best riders battling for victory sometimes reach speeds of up to 330 km/h. These races are broadcast to fans all over the world, and it is said that a total audience of around five billion people watch the races with excitement in front of their TVs each year.
The [...]

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Moving You Vol. 6 “Supporting lives and livelihoods of peoples of the Far North”

“With over 180 ethnic groups, the Russian Federation is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world. Living in the harsh but beautiful arctic environment of this enormous country is a group of peoples that have lived with cultures and a way of life that dates back to ancient times.
Located in the Tyumen Oblast, the city of Salekhard is home to a population of around 40,000, and is [...]

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Trailer – Vol. 6 “Supporting lives and livelihoods of peoples of the Far North”

“With over 180 ethnic groups, the Russian Federation is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world. Living in the harsh but beautiful arctic environment of this enormous country is a group of peoples that have lived with cultures and a way of life that dates back to ancient times.
Located in the Tyumen Oblast, the city of Salekhard is home to a population of around 40,000, and is [...]

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Moving You Vol. 7 “Made in Mauritania: An Instructor-trainee Relationship without Borders”

“The fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) used for making the hulls of fishing boats and pleasure-use boats is lightweight, very strong and lends itself well to high-precision shaping and processing. Since the marketing of our first FRP motorboat model in 1960, Yamaha Motor has continued research and development of FRP technology for over half a century. It is now one of the company’s core competencies [...]

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Trailer – Moving You Vol. 7 “Made in Mauritania: An Instructor-trainee Relationship without Borders”

“The fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) used for making the hulls of fishing boats and pleasure-use boats is lightweight, very strong and lends itself well to high-precision shaping and processing. Since the marketing of our first FRP motorboat model in 1960, Yamaha Motor has continued research and development of FRP technology for over half a century. It is now one of the company’s core competencies [...]

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Moving You Vol. 8 “A Desert Christmas”

“There are probably not many people who will contest the claim that Americans are “”geniuses at having fun.”” Whether it is in Hollywood movies, Major League Baseball games or enjoying time in the great outdoors, their unending pursuit of fun and exciting experiences has led to the invention of new types of recreation one after another, while at the same time developing the [...]

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Moving You Vol. 9 “Northern Mongolia’s Durable Duo”

There are 99 national parks spread across Mongolia. Protecting the natural beauty and wildlife of these parks from poachers and illegal campers are some 400 rangers at work nationwide. Often living in the harsh environments of these wildlands, these rangers patrol the vast stretches of wilderness using small utility motorcycles as their means of transportation. To check on the Yamaha AG200s procured for the [...]

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Trailer – Vol. 9 “Northern Mongolia’s Durable Duo

There are 99 national parks spread across Mongolia. Protecting the natural beauty and wildlife of these parks from poachers and illegal campers are some 400 rangers at work nationwide. Often living in the harsh environments of these wildlands, these rangers patrol the vast stretches of wilderness using small utility motorcycles as their means of transportation. To check on the Yamaha AG200s procured for the [...]

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Moving You Vol. 10 “Skill India: Schools for India’s Dreamers

Yamaha Training Schools (YTS) are open to young people in India who otherwise wouldn’t have the means or opportunity to study or receive vocational training, and they provide training and instruction for them to become certified motorcycle technicians. These schools are being opened throughout India and young people, each with their own personal dreams and goals, make the daily trip to learn each day. We [...]

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Trailer – Moving You Vol. 10 “Skill India: Schools for India’s Dreamers

Yamaha Training Schools (YTS) are open to young people in India who otherwise wouldn’t have the means or opportunity to study or receive vocational training, and they provide training and instruction for them to become certified motorcycle technicians. These schools are being opened throughout India and young people, each with their own personal dreams and goals, make the daily trip to learn each day. We [...]

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Moving You Vol. 11 “Make the Wind Your Ally

As the cold of winter approaches the seaside town of Hayama in Kanagawa Prefecture, six sailors and their instructor are about the only ones at this marina that is typically empty on weekdays. Fueled by a burning ambition, they are the members of YAMAHA Sailing Team ‘Revs,’ and they compete in internationally-certified 470 Class sailing dinghies. As they slice through the waves with the wind in their sails, [...]

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Moving You Vol.13 – Challenge, Ascend, Overcome. Youthful Passion to the World.

Inside Yamaha’s R&D departments there is a climate that encourages spontaneous, independent research. There, efforts are being made to expand engineers’ horizons so that they can facilitate innovation with Yamaha style. This is the story of how one amateur trials-riding engineer got his colleagues involved in his passion, and went on to form a team that took on the challenge to be the best in the world.

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Trailer for Moving You Vol. 13 – Challenge, Ascend, Overcome. Youthful Passion to the World.

Inside Yamaha’s R&D departments there is a climate that encourages spontaneous, independent research. There, efforts are being made to expand engineers’ horizons so that they can facilitate innovation with Yamaha style. This is the story of how one amateur trials-riding engineer got his colleagues involved in his passion, and went on to form a team that took on the challenge to be the best in the world.

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Moving You Vol. 14-Hands Like His Father:Inheriting Skills and Spirit

Representing Taiwan in the World Technician Grand Prix is young Wu Chang Wei, just as his father before him. The 1970s in Taiwan were known among mechanics and factory workers as hei shou, roughly translating to “hands blackened with oil”, and his father lived through those times with all the pride and dignity of a worker. Wu Chang Wei grew up watching and learning from his father, and now he is writing a new [...]

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