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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. 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. He graduated from the prestigious University of Tokyo in with a degree in mechanical engineering and joined the Kawanishi Aircraft Company thereafter.

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Yes, I’d like to receive valuable information about special editorial content, new features and research from Automotive News. Constantly covered in oil, Yamamoto was far removed from actual engineering work, until one day he stumbled upon a stack of blueprints. I first met Mr. But Mazda was unique. InYamamoto was appointed to lead a project to come up with fuel-saving innovations. Explore the Home Gift Enginf.

Rather than a reluctant donkey that needs prodding, the rotary leaps forwards with the unrestrained joy of a young puppy, giving its power freely. He supervised the development of the Mazda Wankel rotary combustion engineand served as Mazda ‘s President — and Chairman — Yamamoto was kenicyi in Kumamoto Prefecture, though he would subsequently move with his family to Hiroshima City.


Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The project produced an engine with significant improvement in fuel economy. Congratulations on a life well lived, and thank you for the RE. Thanks for posting this article.

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He became president of Mazda in and chairman two years later. English Choose a language for shopping. After the end of rotray war, he moved to Hiroshima to support his parents. Send us a letter Have an opinion about this story? By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Usually technological progress is considered an impersonal force. View the discussion thread.

Kenichi Yamamoto (engineer)

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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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As a result, the Cosmo Sport finally reached production in and became the first production rotzry in the world with twin-rotor power.

Yamamoto rose through the ranks as pressure from the Japanese government to increase competitiveness in the global auto industry mounted. Retrieved from ” https: He died on 20 December in Kanagawa Prefecture at the age keinchi Mechanical Engineerbusiness executive.


Best of all, however is to see such an inspirational individual to so many. We also need Mazda to get back on track with a wec rotary program. Mazda today is nothing; its lost its soul, having for all intents abandoned the rotary, despite teasing us year on year with auto show visions, that always get good coverage, but fail to get beyond the shows closure. While known for his flashier accomplishments, I thank him yamamoro providing the landscape of my youth.

In Japan, Yamamoto is considered the father of the rotary engine. Inmotoring journalist Bob Hall suggested that the company build a cheap two-seater roadster. 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.

Inthe Japanese automaker presented one of its most important models in its whole history — the Cosmo Sportpowered by a twin-rotor engine. Yamamoto then drove Toyo Kogyo President Tsunegi Matsuda across Japan for two weeks, showcasing the technology for dealerships and banks — and making the case for the automaker’s survival in a government-dictated industry.

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