Development of Honda‘s new production racer is well underway, as the new (relatively) low-cost MotoGP racebike underwent testing at Japan’s Twin Ring Motegi circuit May 23-24. Conceived as a lower-cost option for race teams, the production racer project is running slightly behind schedule but Honda still expects it will available in time for the 2014 […]
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]