Yamaha RAY wins 2013 India Design Mark (I Mark) award

Posted on: Apr 16, 2013 - 3:03pm IST

Yamaha Ray whiteYamaha RAY automatic scooter which was launched in September 2012 has won the prestigious India Design Mark (I Mark) award by the India Design Council for the year 2013.

The India Design Council is affiliated with Ministry of Commerce & Industry and it comprises of eminent personalities in academia, design and industry organizations. The India Design mark (I Mark) award was initiated in cooperation with Japan Institute of Design Promotion.

Candidates of the India Design Mark (I Mark) must satisfy at least two of the three requirements – Made in India, Designed in India and Sold in India. This is the second consecutive time that Yamaha receives the award. Last year, the Yamaha YZF R15 V2.0 received the honors.

Commenting of the achievement, Mr. Hiroyuki Suzuki, CEO & MD, India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. “Appreciation in any form is a welcome boost to a company and its products. I am very pleased with this recognition that I Mark has bestowed upon us and our scooter RAY. The response that we have been receiving for RAY is indeed very positive and encouraging. We understand the needs of our customers and thus take great detail in our products in terms of styling and design. Therefore, this award not just realizes our efforts but also motivates us to continue creating more new and innovative products.”

The Yamaha RAY is powered by a 113cc four stroke engine which generates 7.1 PS of power. The stylish scooter targets young women.

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4 thoughts on “Yamaha RAY wins 2013 India Design Mark (I Mark) award

  1. Anand says:

    I am planning to buy one .. the Ex showroom is around 54k. possibly another 3-4k to be shelled out for accessories, registration.

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  2. Goutam Das says:

    Please do not buy Yamaha Ray as it has Engine issue with teh one I bought and Yamaha is not ready to replace the vehicle.

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    1. Anand says:

      Could you please explain what exactly the problem is? Was there any external mechanic serviced during the warranty period? Your inputs will be helpful to check out Honda again, because I already decided to buy a scooter this weekend.

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  3. I have decided to buy Yamaha Ray automatic scooter, how much of the market price.??

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