The Italian company based in Pontevedra manufactures cars, motorcycles and scooters, although initially, after being founded by Rinaldo Piaggio in 1884, it was dedicated to the production of locomotives and train wagons. And, during World War I, the company focused on aircraft manufacturing.

Currently, the Piaggio Group has the following brands: Aprilia, Derbi, Gilera, Ligier, Moto Guzzi, Piaggio, Piaggio Aero, Vespa and Laverda, and is consolidated as a benchmark in the motorcycle sector.