project AH A MAY – Introduction to Products Designed for the Events
“Motorcycles conceived by musical instrument designers,” and “Musical instruments conceived by motorcycle designers.”
Yamaha Corporation and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. will present a joint exhibit in the “Ninth Edition of the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne 2015” from March 12 through 22. This will be the second time for Yamaha Corporation to have a booth at the event (the first was in 2013) as well as the first time for the Yamaha Corporation and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
Electric-Power Assisted Bicycle (Prototype) / Inspiration: 0±0 (Zero plus/minus Zero) The electric-power assisted bicycle is placed on a recharging stand, and when cyclists pedal it, this recharges the battery. The battery power can then be taken out of the stand and the electricity generated shared with the family and used to power musical instruments and other electric appliances.