Piaggio is a company which has categorized its products into brands like
Apprillia (Sports Bikes),
Duccati (American Sports & Heavy Bikes),
Moto Guzzi (Powerfull Commuter Bikes),
Vespa (Scooters & cub-Scooters),
Ape Porter (3 wheeler),
Quargo (Light Commercial Vehicles)
But in Asia, Piaggio Has its main Manufacturing facility in Peoples Republic of China with 78% Italian(Piaggio &Inc) and 22% Chinese(Zongshen, a Public Sector Engineering Company) in Foshan.
The other operational countries in asia are India, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, Newzealand, Indonesia, and now in Pakistan.
The asian R&D centre and International Training Centre is also established in Piaggio Foshan Motorcycles Limited.
i hav myself visited this great manufacturing facility, at the moment, there are about 150 different models of Piaggio Bikes & scooters are being manufactured in this facility and continuous R&D is being done by different operational countries.
its a place a bike lover must visit atleat once in his life. i will try to post its external view sometime.