ATV / UTV, Dirt Bike Press Release 14.09.17

Camso expands collaboration with Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. to include dirt-to-snow bike conversion

Magog, QC, September 14, 2017 – Camso expands its current collaboration with Yamaha Parts and Accessories, a division of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., with the aim of extending dirt-bike and ATV owners’ ride.

Dirt bike riders seeking to enjoy their vehicle year-round will be able to add Camso’s dirt-to-snow bike conversion system, the Camso DTS 129, to Yamaha’s WR450F. Meanwhile the all-new Yamaha Kodiak 450® mid-size all-terrain vehicle will also be available with the Camso ATV R4S track system as an option, allowing greater access to a broader playground for less. The new snowbike offering, in addition to the availability of track system on their newest ATV, ensure all-season mobility for Yamaha customers.

“Camso is recognized in the industry as a solid partner able to deliver leading track systems for both OEM, OEA and its independent distribution channels, exceeding standards and customer expectations,” says Bruce Dashnaw, Sales & Marketing Executive Director – Powersports at Camso. “We look forward to working with Yamaha through the extension of existing partnerships, and developing an even deeper understanding of consumer’s off-the-road mobility needs.”

“With Camso’s unique product technologies and deep understanding of niche markets, it was a natural choice to expand our collaboration to include the Camso DTS 129 and ATV R4S track systems,” said Frank Pittman, Vice President, Customer Support Group, Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.

Building on this collaboration, Powersports enthusiasts will be able to purchase the Camso DTS 129 and ATV R4S through Yamaha’s authorized dealer network, using the same distribution model as the existing agreement with Yamaha for sales of Camso’s ATV T4S and UTV 4S1 systems.

About Camso, formerly Camoplast Solideal

Camso, the Road Free company, is a world leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of off-road tires, wheels, rubber tracks and undercarriage systems to serve the material handling, construction, agricultural and powersports industries. It employs more than 7,500 dedicated employees that place 100% of their effort on 11% of the global tire and track market—the off-the-road market. It operates advanced R&D centres and manufacturing plants in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Camso supplies its products to leading original equipment manufacturers (OEM) under the names Camso and Solideal and distributes its products in the replacement market through its global distribution network.

About Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.

Headquartered in Cypress, California, Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. (YMUS) is a leading distributor in the motorsports market, with the most diversified line of such products in America. Yamaha’s ever-expanding product offerings include motorcycles, ATVs, Side-by-Side vehicles, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, outdoor power equipment, accessories, apparel, and much more, which are sold through a nationwide network of dealers in the United States.

Yamaha products are recognized the world over for superior quality in design, technology, craftsmanship, and customer-oriented services. These products and services under the brand name of Yamaha are highly regarded by a large number of professionals, institutions, business people within the related industries, and consumers as the best available.

This document contains many of Yamaha's valuable trademarks. It may also contain trademarks belonging to other companies. Any references to other companies or their products are for identification purposes only, and are not intended to be an endorsement.

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