Jakarta, 1 June 2015 —— 1889 was a very historic year in Paris because it is when the establishment of the Eiffel Tower, which is planned only stand for 20 years but it still stands today.
Nine years later history was engraved with the presence of motorcycles in the world in production by one of the oldest brands in the world of Peugeot, through Peugeot Motorcycles (now Peugeot Scooters) aged 117 years (1898 – present). In 1898 Peugeot make one of the first motorcycle in the world that was launched for the first time at the Paris Exhibition at the time.
In the same year 1898 in Indonesia, exactly in Tasikmalaya, also stands an Eiffel Tower made of bamboo as high as between 40-50 metres. Indirectly, this is proof that everything that comes from the French state, has long been known in Indonesia so that the presence of the Peugeot brand which is a 100% French brand is not foreign anymore.
A lot of history is engraved in the year and continues until 1952, where Peugeot Motorcycles launches one of the world’s first scooter named Peugeot S55.
In seriously trying to continuously make history, Peugeot Scooters and PT. Garansindo International Motor has signed an exclusive authorised distributors agreement to Indonesia on 27 May 2015 at the headquarters of Peugeot Scooter in Mandeure, France by Frederic Fabre, CEO and Muhammad Al Abdullah, CEO Garansindo Group.
“Currently in the Indonesian market, there has been no truly premium Scooter and finally we will bring a truly premium Scooter in Indonesia from Peugeot Scooter France which is one of the manufacturer in Europe that puts quality and a premium craftmanship, has a high historical value, and strong evidence of a premium scooter Europe,” said Muhammad Al Abdullah, CEO Garansindo Group.
“With the collaboration between Peugeot Scooter premium products and services of the French state-of-the-Art, Garansindo has been proven that a large premium market in Indonesia exist, we believe the premium scooter Peugeot Scooters will be successful in Indonesia,” closed Muhammad Al Abdullah.
And for the first time, Peugeot Scooter will be presented in Indonesia at the Indonesia International Motor Show 2015 ( IIMS 2015) and its continued success around the world by entering the two-wheeler premium automotive market in Indonesia. In this initial phase, through Garansindo, Peugeot Scooter will be present in Indonesia and introduce some variant of the CBU Scooter with the latest amongst them is the Django 150cc Injection, 200cc Star City and Metropolis 400cc Injection.
Here are some milestones of Peugeot Motorcycles brand in the world;
1898: Motorcycles Peugeot’s first introduced,
1914: Record-breaking fastest motorcycle, at a speed of 122.449 km / h
1934: 515 Peugeot 500cc, breaking the world record
9,1953: Peugeot Scooter S55, the first scooter from Peugeot brand is launched
2002: Launch Peugeot Elystar, the first scooter with the incubation system ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System)
2003: first with aScooter parametric frame
2010: Peugeot Motorcycles become Peugeot Scooters
2013: Launch of Peugeot 400 Metropolis, 3-wheel scooter, first of the Peugeot Scooters brand will carve a new history in Indonesia and plays an important role in the development of the automotive industry and become a brand that is very popular in Indonesia.
[Source :Garansindo International Motor]