Yamaha Motors announced that they will release two models on January 13, 2016. These models are the 2016 PAS Natura XL, equipped with high-capacity 12.8Ah Li-ion battery, and the newly-developed PAS Natura M, equipped with 6.2Ah Li-ion battery.
Manager Minoru Morimoto from the SPV division that is in-charge of Yamaha Motor's electric-assist bicycles made a press conference in Tokyo on November 13. He announced the forecast for the domestic market of this bicycles in 2014 to be around 475,000 units, increased by 6.5% than the previous year.
President Hiroyuki Yanagi of Yamaha Motor Company presented the next generation drive unit of electric-assisted bicycles at a press conference in Tokyo on November 13. In order to create a strong and lightweight vehicle to respond to the clients needs, the weight was reduced by 20% compared to the current product.
Yamaha Motor Company will sell the 2015 electric-assist motorcycles, the PAS Kiss Mini, PAS Kiss Mini XL, PAS Kiss, and PAS Raffini L from December 24.These vehicles are for two-child passenger standard.
Yamaha is releasing two new models of its electric bicycle, the PAS. The PAS Vienta 5 is set for release on July 18 and the PAS Brace XL for August 29. The price is set for \129,060 for the Vienta 5 and \163,080 for the Brace XL.
Yamaha Motor has developed a new power assist mechanism for its PAS series of pedal assist bicycles that enhances sensitivity to riding conditions and provides a smoother power assist function. Yamaha will announce the new assist and have it incorporated into the PAS series bikes by the end of January.