Yamaha currently offers several motorcycles in India, which are placed in various segments. They have recently launched their second scooter in India the Alpha. The Japanese manufacturer has revamped its motorcycle range.
The Japanese manufacturer currently has two state of the art facilities. The manufacturing plants in Faridabad and Surajpur roll out ten models. They will now begin production at their latest facility in Tamil Nadu.
Yamaha India has invested INR 1,500 crore in their new facility. The Tamil Nadu facility will be their second manufacturing plant, along with one dedicated facility for component manufacture of clutch assemblies, crank shafts, gears, etc.
The Japanese manufacturers Tamil Nadu facility is located at Vallam Vadagal in Kancheepuram. It will be operational soon and will roll out two-wheelers in due course of time. The new facility will be capable of manufacturing 4,50,000 vehicles per year in the initial stages.
Yamaha India explain their facility will be fully utilised by 2018. During this period the manufacturer will be capable of rolling out 18,00,000 vehicles per year. Their current facility has a capacity of manufacturing only 10,00,000 vehicles per year.
The new facility will significantly lower waiting period of Yamaha two-wheelers. Japanese manufacturer plans to introduce more scooters in India in the coming years. The R25 is expected to be launched in India within the coming year and the new facility will play a vital role in producing adequate vehicles to customers.