India: Piaggio opens dealership focusing on Autogas line-up

Piaggio Vehicles, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Italian manufacturer Piaggio Group, has opened a new dealership facility in Periamet, Chennai’s central transport hub. The ‘Ganga Motors’ centre will sell the entire range of Piaggio’s commercial vehicles under its flagship brands Ape’ & Porter. The range will be from both passenger and cargo category primarily focusing on Autogas variants.

“Chennai is one of the largest markets in Tamil Nadu with larger focus on LPG vehicles and Piaggio has one of the largest range of LPG three-wheeler vehicles in India with best in class technology. With new dealerships and touchpoints we aim to increase our reach in various parts of the country to come close to customers with our last mile transportation offerings,” said Malind Kapur, VP of Marketing Piaggio Vehicles. “Tamil Nadu is a strategic market for us and we are happy to increase our footprints in Chennai.”

Saju Nair, EVP & Head of the Commercial Vehicle Business, Piaggio India, also commented: “We see a lot of potential in Chennai as far as our business is concerned. Over the period of last couple of years we have experienced a tremendous growth for us in Chennai and hence we thought of strengthening our presence by inaugurating one more dealership.”

Last year, Piaggio Vehicles launched a new series of the Ape three-wheelers in Autogas and CNG versions. For more information, please visit this link.

17 July 2019