PRESS RELEASE October 29, 2018

Yamaha Expands Their Award-winning Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) Technology to Shrink Carbon Footprint

Yamaha’s EFI gas cars will produce 76% fewer pollutants while delivering more miles to the gallon

Kennesaw, GA (October 29, 2018) — Yamaha Golf-Car Company is expanding the award-winning success of their QuieTech™ Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) car by making the EFI system the sole source of power for all their gas vehicles.  

"Our EFI engines are specifically designed, engineered, and manufactured by us to ensure that we are delivering the truest EFI cars possible, from the ground up," says Tom McDonald, President of Yamaha Golf-Car Company. “We have been delivering the best to our customers for over 60 years now, and we look forward to doing so for the next 60 years through continuous innovations like these."

Yamaha’s award-winning*, and technologically advanced, QuieTech™ EFI cars have been delivering industry-leading fuel economy; low cost maintenance; 76% fewer pollutants than competitors; and 12.8% more miles to the gallon (45 MPG) over the competition** since 2016. Starting November 2018, all Yamaha gas golf cars will be expressing these environmentally-friendly benefits while providing cost savings and more miles of travel for customers.

For more information on Yamaha's award-winning QuieTech EFI technology, and/or other Yamaha Golf Car vehicles available in EFI (including their newly launched UMAX light utility series featuring the all-new UMAX Rally), visit a local authorized Yamaha dealer or go to


*The Drive2 QuieTech EFI fleet car was named best gas-powered car of 2018 by Golf Digest Editors’ Choice Awards.

**Source: Independent laboratory testing in a fleet environment by Transportation Research Center, Inc. 2015, on model year 2016 cars.



About Yamaha Golf-Car Company
The Yamaha Golf-Car Company builds from the 60-plus-year legacy of the Yamaha brand to manufacture the most innovatively engineered and highest quality golf, utility, and specialty vehicles in the golf industry—in Newnan, Georgia since 1985. Yamaha was the first to develop Electronic Fuel Injection technology in a golf car (producing the best gas mileage and smallest carbon footprint); the first golf car with fully independent, four-wheel suspension (producing the smoothest ride in the game); and the first gas-powered car that is almost as quiet as an electric one.

For additional information, contact:
Latasia Brown
Yamaha Golf-Car Company