ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print

Yamaha Motor aims to bring biofuel motorcycles to Asia

President says Japanese company 'not in such a hurry' to ramp up EVs in region

High-end motorcycles are selling well in countries such as India as middle-class incomes rise. (Photo courtesy of Yamaha Motor)

TOKYO -- Japan's Yamaha Motor aims to bring synthetic-fuel motorcycles to Asia "very soon," while it is more cautious about ramping up its offerings of electric two-wheelers in the region.

Synthetic fuels are made from bioethanol and other raw materials, and their use in passenger vehicles is seen as a step on the road to decarbonization.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more