Piaggio Vietnam’s test track system opened

July 23, 2013 | 16:34
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Piaggio Vietnam today officially opened the Piaggio Global-Standard-Test Track System in Vietnam, marking another significant step to research and development (R&D) process for new product projects.

This system is designed by Piaggio Global’s R&D Centre, applied its global test track technology. The system also imitates all kind of typical Asian road conditions which focus on endurance test, durability test, and function test. 

Piaggio Vietnam’s industrial complex located in the northern province of Vinh Phuc has vehicle assembly factory and engine production factory. The vehicle factory began production in June 2009, successfully produce Vespa scooters, Liberty high-wheel scooters, Fly innovative compact scooters and Zip entry scooters. The engine production factory opened in March 2012.

The Piaggio Vietnam’s industrial complex in Vinh Phuc also houses an R&D centre for the two-wheeler vehicles – the first R&D unit set up by the Piaggio Group in South East Asia – which operates synergistically with the Group Headquarters in Pontedera, focusing on the vehicle and engine ranges produced for the Asia Pacific markets.

According to the company, in May Piaggio Vietnam celebrated its 300,000th scooter and 50,000th engine produced in this industrial complex.

In addition to winning a leading role in the premium sector of the Vietnamese market, Piaggio Vietnam has enabled the group to move into very important new markets in South East Asia, notably Indonesia, Thailand, Taiwan and Malaysia, the Philippines and Cambodia.


By By Linh Mai

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