When it comes to pioneering innovation, design and technology on two wheels, Yamaha continues to deliver at the highest level. Whether it’s on the road or on the track, our machines have led the charge in the world of motorcycling for almost 70 years, and now, our focus turns to another area of personal mobility.
In 2022, we were proud to launch our new range of eBikes. The CrossCore RC, a fun and stylish everyday eBike for all riders. The Wabash RT, a sleek gravel eBike for riders who desire freedom across tarmac or trail. And finally, the MORO 07, our premium mountain eBike with its Dual Twin frame and powerful drive unit to conquer the toughest mountain single track.
Even though these faces are new to the Yamaha lineup, it’s been almost 30 years since we launched the world’s first production eBike.
Back in 1993, the first ever electrically power-assisted bicycle (PAS) rolled out of the factory and changed the landscape of personal mobility.
The PAS allowed people to cycle further for longer. Headwinds and uphill struggles that may have put people off cycling altogether were made easy with the help of our 3-speed gear electrically power-assisted drive units.
The PAS was seen by all as the spark that ignited the eBike movement and positioned eBikes as a direct extension of a regular bicycle, contributing to society in terms of energy-saving and reducing exhaust emissions.
From there, Yamaha became a major producer of eBikes as well as a key manufacturer of eBike System which powers many of today’s eBikes sold in Europe.
All this experience and success brings us to 2022, and the launch of our new eBike range which forms part of our Switch ON strategy to embrace the world of electric mobility.