SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shorai Inc. announced today a strategic partnership with Yoshimura. Shorai is the leading, lithium based Powersports battery manufacturer in the United States. Kevin Riley, EVP Sales & Marketing for Shorai, states, "We are extremely excited about taking Shorai to new heights in partnership with Yoshimura. Yoshimura is the pre-eminent aftermarket performance parts manufacturer and race team in the United States, and we look forward to working with their team to take our company to the next level. We are thrilled to have been selected by Don and his team at Yoshimura as their official battery provider." According to Don Sakakura, CEO of Yoshimura:Yoshimura Racing is very excited with our newly developed partnership with Shorai Incorporated! Yoshimura utilizes only the highest quality / performance products for our Superbikes. We utilize technologies developed on race tracks worldwide, with this knowledge; we manufacture products to support our consumers. The Shorai products perform perfectly in our environment; we're anticipating a very successful alliance! The partnership is effective immediately and the companies are currently preparing for the upcoming racing season. Shorai batteries will be utilized in Yoshimura's AMA Superbike contending race bikes. About Shorai: Shorai is the world's leading producer of Prismatic cell, lithium Iron Phosphate Powersports batteries. The company is located in Sunnyvale, CA. Further information can be found on the company website, www.shoraipower.com. About Yoshimura: Yoshimura is "The Leader in Performance" and has been for more than 55 years. With unmatched skills, knowledge, and passion for racing, Yoshimura is on the forefront of the aftermarket exhaust industry. Yoshimura pipes are race bred and feature the same legendary performance, fit and quality that has been their trademark for more than five decades. To learn more about Yoshimura and view their wide variety of performance products, visit www.yoshimura-rd.com. SOURCE Shorai Inc.