Yamaha gave its YZ450F a major update for 2010 with its reversed engine layout so it should be no surprised the motocrosser received just a few updates for 2012. Besides the usual graphical updates, the 2012 Yamaha YZ450F receives a new exhaust system to meet 94dB competition requirements. Fuel injection settings have also been tweaked […]
Yamaha, Honda Donate to Thailand Flood Relief Efforts
Honda and Yamaha announced relief aid for the people of Thailand affected by severe flooding that has swamped large parts of the country since late July.
Yamaha and its Thai subsidiaries are donating a relief package worth about 30 million yen (US$390,000) including 3,000 life jackets. Yamaha is evaluating what items to provide including outboard motors.
Honda and its subsidiaries in Thailand are contributing about 280 million yen (US$3.7 million) in aid. Honda is also donating 200 GX160 boat engines, as well as other items including pumps, high-pressure water sprayers and generators.
[Source: Honda, Yamaha]