By the end of 2022, Piaggio will have a new plant in Indonesia, further consolidating its presence in Asia.
Piaggio is grappling with the development of a new plant in Indonesia, which will occupy a total area of 55 thousand square meters. Apparently, the works are at an advanced stage, so that the inauguration is scheduled for the second half of the current year. The center will be built in the city of Jakarta , and will go alongside that of Foshan in China and Vin Puch in Vietnam, increasing production capacity in the eastern part of the Asian continent. The announcement came directly from the group at the next MotoGP Grand Prix in Indonesia. There is a strong recourse to two-wheelers in the nation: every year registrations of scooters and motorcycles amount to 5 million, the third most important in the world after Indina and China.
The ‘far east’ takes on crucial importance
The conglomerate increased their respective sales by 61 percent in 2021 compared to 2020 and the outlook looks very bright. With over 50 dedicated stores including 4 Motoplex , recently opened in Bali, Jakarta, Jogjakarta and Surabaya. The flagship store welcomes the four brands of the group: Piaggio, Vespa , Moto Guzzi and Aprilia. “To underline the importance of the Indonesian market in the group’s growth strategy in Asia” , concurrently with next Sunday’s race, the company will present the new Aprilia SR GT scooter to Asian markets on the circuit.
“Offered in the 125 and 200 versions, the Aprilia SR GT represents an absolutely proposal unprecedented in the panorama of compact GT scooters , also suitable for Far Eastern markets ” , the spokespersons are keen to let know. This is the House’s first urban adventure scooter, designed with the aim of offering fun both in urban driving and over longer distances. Ideal in metropolitan environments , whether on roads or less traveled paths.