Motorcycles: Investment in Service Center

The Yamaha distributor in Costa Rica invested $5 million in the construction of a 4,000-square-meter building with a sales room, workshop and a parts store.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Lutz Hermanos y Compañía, distributor of the aforementioned motorcycle brand, inaugurated its new building in front of Capris, in La Uruca, San José.

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Sergio Gutierrez, general manager of Yamaha Costa Rica, told Elfinancierocr.com that "... with the new facilities and the service they offer, they guarantee better support for the brand's motorcycles, quads and outboard engines."

The article adds that "... The service workshop in La Uruca has eight mechanics for the land area and five for the marine division, which are part of a service team with presence in most of the national territory.

CentralAmericaData reports show that from January to September 2018 the main importer of motorcycles in the region continued to be Guatemala, with $128 million, followed by Honduras, with $66 million, Costa Rica, with $38 million, El Salvador with $35 million, Nicaragua with $30 million and Panama, with $6 million.

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September 2016

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Data from a report entitled "Vehicle Parts Market in Central America", prepared by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData.com shows that Guatemala is the main buyer of these goods in the region. In 2015 alone the country imported $121.6 million and 37% of it came from the United States, 12.6% from Japan, another 12.6% from China, 9% from Mexico and the rest from other countries such as South Korea and Germany.

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