Yamaha to cut 2009 Japan motorcycle output-Nikkei


NEW YORK, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Yamaha Motor Co Ltd will cut Japanese motorcycle output by 24 percent in 2009 to the lowest level in about four decades as demand drops and inventories build, the financial daily Nikkei said in its Thursday edition. The paper said production this year should be slightly over 260,000 units. It said Yamaha has already decided to shut its main assembly plant in Shizuoka Prefecture and the parts plants that feed it for 10 days in February and March to reduce ...

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