With a range of upgraded variants of the FZ, FZ-S and Fazer models, India Yamaha Motor has registered a sales growth of 58.7% in the domestic market for the month of May 2011 with a sales figure of 27,959 units as against 17,614 units sold last year. The export figures stood at 10,853 units in May 2011 while 7,419 motorcycles were exported in May 2010. The overall sales stood at 38,812 units in May 2011 as against 25,033 units in the month of May 2010 recording a growth of 55% in its sales.
Regarding this figures, Mr. Hiroyuki Suzuki the CEO & MD of India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are seeing good sales growth this year and expect the momentum to continue for the rest of the year. Our recently launched refreshing FZ series has got a great response from our esteemed customers and our SZ series is helping us equally in boosting our sales in their respective segments. This is the direct results of efforts we have been making to connect with our target customers through various marketing initiatives like the Sales and Service camps, Yamaha Fiesta, R15 One Make Race Championships and other youth centric sports events that directly relate to their interests and passion in life.”
Yamaha also set its leg recently in Football by organizing Yamaha ASEAN CUP U-13 Football 2011 in India. The tournament witnessed 8 teams from Pune, Nagpur, Kerala, Kolkata and Assam. This event was held from May 15 – 28, 2011. There were about 120 players involved in the tournament. . The Tournament winner- Team Kolkata will be representing India at the third Yamaha ASEAN Cup U-13 Football Finals to be held in Thailand from July 15-17, 2011. The ASEAN Cup U-13 Football Finals will witness teams from 5 Asian countries namely India, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia
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