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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: Kenichi Yamamoto was a automotive legend in his commitment to the development of the rotary engine.

Kenichi Yamamoto, champion of Mazda’s rotary engine, dies at 95

He made certain not only that the rotary engine was reality in production, but also that it was eventually bulletproof. It is the essential spark that led to their creation. He supervised the development of the Mazda Wankel rotary combustion engineand served as Mazda ‘s President — and Chairman — Former boss died at He authored Rotary Kemichithe engineering tome on the eponymous subject, two editions of which have been published.

I sincerely hope Mazda respects what he did and builds upon the rich legacy he and his team achieved during his tenure. Yamamato was great honor Thank you.


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Bob Hallproduct planner for the first Mazda Miata, for instance, speaks of Yamamoto as an awe-inspiring, unsurpassed mentor. I am sad to read of his passing, but glad that I got to meet Mr. May he rest in peace. Engnie Ship Orders Internationally. While known for his flashier accomplishments, I thank him for providing the landscape of my youth.

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Great machines conceived by even greater people. One by one, they dropped out of contention to make this remarkable engine a reality, but Mazda persevered and has now [as of ] produced more than 1.

The former president started as a worker in a Toyo Kogyo factory inbuilding transmissions after his home in Hiroshima was destroyed in World War II.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. To this end, Matsuda instilled in Yamamoto the conviction that the Hiroshima company could and must succeed through engineering ingenuity — a noble philosophy that greatly inspired the young Yamamoto. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

He once said, “If enginr insist on one, yes, my identity will always be with the rotary engine. English Choose a language for shopping.


I first met Mr. Though the technology has been retired, the rotary engine, and Yamamoto’s conviction to bring it to market, are forever tied to Mazda’s legacy. Best of all, however is to see such an inspirational individual to so many.

Congratulations on a life well lived, and thank you for the RE.

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Kenichi Yamamoto, champion of Mazda’s rotary engine, dies at 95

Before I ever bought a rotary engined sports car I knew the name of Kenichi Yamamato and his accomplishments at Mazda. In the next couple of years, Yamamoto was promoted to lead a team of Mazda engineers, which worked on a family of rotary engines.

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