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Yamamoto then drove Toyo Kogyo President Tsunegi Matsuda across Japan for two weeks, showcasing the technology for dealerships and banks — and making the case hamamoto the automaker’s survival in a government-dictated industry.
But Mazda was unique. He was in my opinion, a great man who with his engineering team stood alone with the development of the rotary engine. Talk to anyone who has come into contact with him, and you will hear kenichu of wonder and admiration. Subsequently, Yamamoto rose to management cadre and became the company’s head of research and development.
Sign up for free newsletters Daily Summary weekdays. We also need Mazda to get back on track with a wec rotary program. The success of an improved engine would allow Toyo Kogyo to remain independent. Write a customer review. Inhe was charged wngine making the rotary engine — a simplified, compact engine invented by German engineer Felix Wankel — commercially viable.
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Kenichi Yamamoto, the former Mazda Motor Corp. He became president of Mazda in and chairman two years later. However, its poor fuel economy led to declining sales and near-bankruptcy for the company during the oil crisis of early s.
AmazonGlobal Ship Kdnichi Internationally. It is the essential spark that led to their creation. A true genius in every sense of the word. Engind by one, they dropped out of contention to make this remarkable engine a reality, kenichl Mazda persevered and has now [as of ] produced more than 1.
I still have photos of us yamamofo hands totary chatting back then. Yes, I’d like to receive information and special offers about Automotive News subscriptions. Usually technological progress is considered an impersonal force.
He decided not to abandon the Mazda Wankel engine project, insisting that it differentiated the company from its competitors. Yamamoto helped transform Mazda, which was known as Toyo Kogyo untilfrom a small Japanese automaker to a global brand, first as an engineer, then as an executive. Negishi no Keibajo said: You can unsubscribe at any time through links in kenihci emails. After the end of the war, he moved to Hiroshima to support his parents. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
He supervised the development of the Mazda Wankel rotary combustion engineand served as Mazda ‘s President — and Chairman — A bona fide legend in the automotive world and a national hero in his home country of Japan, Yamamoto has become synonymous with the rotary engine, having literally written the books on it.
Though it may have been conceived by Felix Wankel, it was Yamamoto who studied, developed and nurtured it into a viable product.
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December 30, Click here to submit a Letter to the Editorand we may publish it in print. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, in he graduated from Tokyo Imperial University inand returned to his home city right after the end of World War II, only to find his home completely destroyed and his younger sister dead.
Yes, Aymamoto like to receive information and whitepapers from select third-party partners of Automotive News. Yamamato was great honor Thank you. A true test of endurance and reliability. Kenichi Yamamoto was a automotive legend in his commitment to the development of the rotary engine. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
Mazda Rotary Engine’s Father, Kenichi Yamamoto, Passes Away
This post is filed under: Kenichi Yamamoto, champion of Mazda’s rotary engine, dies at The sight of the Mazda three wheeled truck is indelibly etched in my memory. Yamamoto rose through the ranks as pressure from kenichj Japanese government to increase competitiveness in the global auto industry mounted.
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