Thursday, July 15

YAMAHA TO DEBUT ELECTRIC 'BIKE' IN SEPT.

Japanese Newspaper 'The Daily Yomiuri' reports:
Yamaha Motor Co. said Wednesday it will start selling its "EC-03" electric motorcycle on September 1st.
The company projects annual sales of 10 million units of the model, priced at 252,000 yen (around $NZ4,000). The bike is scheduled to be released in Taiwan and Europe begining next year, the company said.
As Honda Motor Co. plans to begin leasing its new electric motorcycle to domestic companies and other entities in December, eco-friendly motorcycles could become widely used.
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