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Yamaha working on new scooter project for India


Motofumi Shitara smiles when asked if his company will go beyond the Fascino and Ray scooter brands for the Indian market.

“There is a model (development) on at Japan…some interesting engineering is happening,” says the Chairman of Yamaha Motor India Group. All he can divulge for now is that this is part of the strategy for scooters in India, where the focus is on expanding the premium segment.

Clearly, Yamaha has not taken its eyes off India even while it has struggled over the last few decades. There have been inexplicable product detours but the strategy now is to ...


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