Piaggio India has reopened its Vespa and Aprilia dealership across eight cities and its touch points across 21 dealerships have turned fully or partially operational.
Earlier, the company restarted manufacturing operations at its Baramati plant for the supply of the iconic Vespa and sporty Aprilia scooters.
The company in a statement said that Vespa and Aprilia dealerships are now open in Bangalore, Mysore, Belgaum, Mangalore, Bijapur, Davangere, Shimoga and Udupi .The opening of dealerships has been done in a staggered manner after receiving permission from local authorities.
Moreover, all the touchpoints across the 21 dealerships have been operational (fully or partially) with due health, safety and care measures; showrooms and workshops are completely sanitised in accordance to the guidelines introduced by the company for maximum safety of the employees and customers.
Commenting on the reopening of dealerships, Diego Graffi, Chairman and managing director at Piaggio India said, "We have been working together with our dealers in navigating through the new reality and the opening of dealerships is a key step in that direction. Keeping in mind the anxiety of our customers we had previously announced extension of original equipment warranty and free service expires in lockdown period, and our dealerships are prepared to address all vehicle sales and service requirements"
The company added that customers can call and pre-book service appointments to avoid crowding.