Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based manufacturing company. The Company operates in five business segments. The Two-wheel Vehicle segment manufactures and sells motorcycles and bicycles. The Marine segment manufactures and sells outboard engines, water vehicles, sailing boats, fishing boats and Japanese-style boats. The Special Machinery segment provides four-wheel buggies, side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles, golf carts, power generators and general engines. The Industrial Machinery and Robot segment mainly provides surface mounters. The Others segment provides automobile engines. As of December 31, 2012, the Company had 114 subsidiaries and 26 associated companies. On October 1, 2013, as surviving company, the Company merged with two wholly owned subsidiaries namely i-PULSE Co., Ltd. and Yamaha Sky Tech Co., Ltd.