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Yamaha to step up product development

Yamaha will be able to bring new models to market faster with the selection of Siemens to provide their product lifecycle management (PLM) software. In a joint statement, the companies say they will use Siemens’ Teamcenter digital lifecycle management software and NX computer-aided design, manufacturing and engineering software. They say these will facilitate “efficient and …

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rFpro simulator software

Simulator helps design cheaper bikes

Motorcycle simulator software is now helping one manufacturer develop their motorcycles for the road which could make their bikes a little cheaper. British software rFpro will allow the unnamed motorcycle manufacturer to evaluate and develop chassis configurations quicker and cheaper. Company technical director Chris Hoyle says it can evaluate alternative chassis configurations using riders with different styles …

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