Vespa history began more than a century ago, precisely in 1884. Piaggio company was founded in Genoa, Italy in 1884 by Rinaldo Piaggio. Rinaldo business starting ship equipment. But at the end of the century, Piaggio was also producing rail trains, train cars, truck body, engine and train. In World War I, the company produces and Naval Aircraft. In 1917 Piaggio bought a new plant in Pisa, and four years later Rinaldo took over a small plant in Pontedera in the Tuscany region of Italy. This factory in Pontedera which became central production aircraft and their components (propeller, engine and aircraft) During World War II, the Pontedera factory making aircraft engines P108 for two passengers and the bomber version.
Vespa history in Indonesia
"Vespa Fever" in the ground water is influenced by the "Vespa Congo." Vespa is given as an award by the Government of Indonesia against Indonesian Peacekeeping Force who served in the Congo at that time.
According to several sources, after much wandering in the streets of Congo Vespa, the Vespa began to become one of the options in the Indonesian two-wheeler. Local importers also support the development of the Vespa in the homeland.
Until now has dozens of variants Vespa who stopped in Indonesia. From the oldest to the most recent was in Indonesia. So far, Indonesia may still be called a paradise Vespa. The rise of exports Vespa, Vespa somewhat reduced the population in Indonesia.