~ The Premium Outlets will offer an engaging experience to the customers under ‘The Call of the Blue’ Campaign~
~The Blue Square outlet will showcase Yamaha’s entire range of two-wheelers, apparels & accessories~
Continuing with the commitment to strengthen its Premium retail footprint in the Indian market, India Yamaha Motor (IYM) Pvt. Ltd. today announced the opening of 2 new “Blue Square” outlets in Bangalore, Karnataka. Launched under the banner of ‘Whitefield Motors’, the first showroom is spread across 1440 sq.ft and is located at Mahadevapura while the second showroom under the banner of ‘Geetha Motors’, is setup across 1600 sq.ft. at Nelamangala. Both the “Blue Square” showrooms are 3S Facilities, offering end-to-end sales, service, and spares support; and embed Yamaha's racing DNA of excitement, style & sportiness.
Yamaha’s ‘Blue Square’ showrooms are designed to offer a sense of community, creating a space for customers to connect with the ethos of the brand. ‘Blue Square’ is designed to define the legacy of Yamaha’s role in global motorsports with ‘Blue’ characterizing the brand’s racing DNA and ‘Square’ defining an entry into the world of Yamaha. The ‘Blue Square’ outlet carries forward Yamaha’s racing DNA through a visual and exhibitory outline seen on the exterior porticos of the outlet and a BLUE-themed interior.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Eishin Chihana, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India Group of Companies said, “As a part of ‘The Call of the Blue’ brand campaign, Yamaha is excited to announce the launch of 2 new Blue Square showrooms in Bangalore. The Karnataka market is extremely important for Yamaha and these premium outlets will pave the way in building a stronger retail network in the region. Through these Blue Square showrooms, we want every customer to attain a sense of belonging to Yamaha's rich heritage in international motorsports. These premium outlets will enable our customers to interact with the brand, acquire product information, and check out the range of Yamaha accessories and apparels, providing them with a unique buying and ownership experience.”
Apart from the AEROX 155 that is exclusively sold through Blue Square, the premium outlets also showcase an attractive display of other Yamaha motorcycles and scooters followed by genuine accessories, apparels, and spare parts. The showrooms also serve as a platform for customers to be a part of Blue Streaks rider community, through which they can engage with fellow Yamaha riders and experience their Yamaha machines together.
With the newly launched outlets, Yamaha currently has 3 Blue Square showrooms operational in Bangalore, with a total of 6 outlets setup in Karnataka. In total, the premium Blue Square showroom footprint across India stands at 70 outlets, with showrooms in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Orissa, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jammu & Kashmir, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Delhi, and other North-Eastern States.
About Yamaha Motor India group of companies:
Yamaha Motor made its initial foray into India in 1985 as a joint venture. In August 2001, it became a 100% subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd, Japan (YMC). In 2008, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. entered into an agreement with YMC to become a joint investor in India Yamaha Motor Private Limited (IYM). IYM's manufacturing facilities comprise State-of-the-art plants at Surajpur (Uttar Pradesh) and Kanchipuram (Tamil Nadu). The infrastructure at these plants supports the production of motorcycles and parts for the domestic as well as overseas markets.
YMC has established its subsidiaries - Yamaha Motor Research and Development India Pvt Ltd. (YMRI), Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt Ltd. (YMIS) and Yamaha Motor India Pvt Ltd. (YMI) in India to independently support IYM in the development, sales & marketing of its products and overall business planning & regional control respectively.
Presently, its product portfolio includes YZF-R15 version 4.0 (155cc) with ABS, YZF-R15S version 3.0 (155cc) with ABS, MT-15 V2.0 (155cc) with ABS; Blue-Core Technology-enabled models such as FZ 25 (249cc) with ABS, FZS 25 (249cc) with ABS, FZ-S FI (149cc) with ABS, FZ-FI (149cc) with ABS, FZ-X (149cc) with ABS, AEROX (155cc) with ABS and UBS enabled scooters like Fascino 125 FI Hybrid (125cc), RayZR 125 FI Hybrid (125cc), Street Rally 125 FI Hybrid (125cc).