Piaggio Finalizes Aprilia Take-Over

PONTEDERA, Italy (January 4) – Just before the end of 2004 Piaggio & C. S.p.A. finalized the acquisition of 100% of the shares of the...

Piaggio Acquires Aprilia

MILAN, Italy (August 17) – Italian motor/scooter maker Piaggio agreed Friday to acquire cash-strapped motorcycle producer Aprilia SpA, the...

Piaggio Aims for Aprilia Takeover

MILAN, Italy (may 25) – Piaggio seems to be the principal candidate for a take over of ailing Aprilia. Aprilia currently has a € 190 million debt,...

Aprilia Looks for Capital

MILAN, Italy (31 March) – Rumours have been going around for some time that Aprilia was short on cash. Now officially, the company has...

Aprilia's E-bike with a fuel cell

BOLOGNA, Italy – At the Bologna Motor Show, Aprilia unveiled a prototype of their ENJOY pedelec driven by a hydrogen fed fuel cell replacing...

Aprilia Acquires Laverda

NOALE, Italy – Italian scooter major Aprilia SPA has taken over Moto Laverda. According to Aprilia chairman Ivano Beggio, “the...

Aprilia Introduces New Pedelec 'Enjoy

ROME, Italy (18 July 2000) — On 6 July Italian scooter major Aprilia presented for the first time its new ‘Enjoy’ pedelec to a...

Aprilia Buys Moto Guzzi

MILAN, Italy (18 April 2000)–Italian scooter major Aprilia has taken over its competitor Moto Guzzi. The acquisition includes Moto...