Yamaha Motor produces 3 mn Performance Damper since 2004 – ET Auto

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The Yamaha Performance Damper is a vehicle body vibration damper that is installed in the main parts of passenger cars and motorcycles.

New Delhi: Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. has produced a total of three-million of the Yamaha Performance Damper, an anti-vibration damper for automobiles since its manufacturing began in 2004, the company said.

This achievement was marked with a function at the Numazu Factory No.2 of Yamaha Motor Hydraulic System Co., Ltd., a subsidiary manufacturing products such as shock absorbers, whose headquarters is in Morimachi, Shūchi, Shizuoka, Japan.

The Yamaha Performance Damper is a vehicle body vibration damper that is installed in the main parts of passenger cars and motorcycles. It is a device designed to control and absorb minute distortions and vibrations, contributing to improvements in stability and comfort in a wide variety of vehicle types. After the basic concept development in 2000, it was first adopted as a mass-produced product in April 2004, and the cumulative total has now reached three million after reaching earlier milestones of one million in November 2016, and two million in January 2020.

The Yamaha Performance Damper has received numerous awards. In 2005, it was chosen for the Chairman’s Award at the 3rd New Machinery Promotion Awards, hosted by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry. In 2006, it received the Technological Development Award at the 56th JSAE Awards, hosted by the Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan. In 2008, it was selected for the 40th “Ichimura Prize in Industry for Distinguished Achievement”, hosted by the New Technology Development Foundation (currently the Ichimura Foundation for New Technology), the company said in a media release.

  • Published On Feb 29, 2024 at 12:54 PM IST

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