RAVI-PIAGGIO Collaboration

His excellency Dr. Adriano Chiodi Cianfarani, the Italian Ambassador in Pakistan stated that the Italian Government is ready to support Pakistan in both the technical and mechanical sectors, wherever assistance (of any kind) is required.

“We want to support Pakistan’s development process, especially mechanical sector, which is the strength of Italy” – he claimed during a press conference held at Ravi Automobile Pvt. Ltd (a company of Ravi Pakistan), putting emphasis on the Italian nations awareness of the growth potential present in Pakistan’s two-wheeler market and as such, is ready and willing to contribute its share of development in this sector. “We know the potential of Pakistan’s economy and want to be its partner in the development process to tap this potential” he added.

The ambassador was impressed with the quality of manufacturing at Ravi Motorcycle’s manufacturing facilities and linked Ravi Piaggio Storm 125 as the spiritual successor of VESPA, which dominated the Pakistan two wheeler segment for decades with its line of scooters. The ambassador admired the build quality and styling of the motorcycle. He also appreciated the efforts of Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Shahbaz Sharif and his keen interest to promote bilateral trade relations.

Mr. Fahad Iqbal, Director Ravi Pakistan, thanked the ambassador and the First Secretary for their visit, stating that Pakistan’s relations with Italy are vital for the economic growth of the country. “With Ravi Piaggio Storm 125, we have brought Piaggio products back to Pakistan”, he said. He wen on to say that the Pakistani youth is starved for ‘good rides’ and that the Storm 125 is the right motorcycle for the youth of today and promised that in the future, Ravi Automobile would launch more environment friendly and modern products for bike lovers in Pakistan in collaboration with Piaggio.

Ravi Automobile Pvt. Ltd. formerly HKF Engineering Pvt. Ltd. was established in 2004 with an extensive manufacturing and assembly set up for manufacturing high quality auto parts and assembling performance oriented two-wheeler, in 2007, Ravi Automobile joined hands with Piaggio Italy and added another trendy and environment friendly motorcycle Ravi Piaggio Storm 125, to the product line of Ravi Motorcycles.

Ravi Automobile enjoys success over a wide network of customers throughout Pakistan and is among the leading names of two-wheeler sector in the country . The company’s contribution to development of this sector has increased further with the lunch of two more brands in 2011; Ravi Genuine Parts and Ravi Engine and Components, supplying motorcycles components to the replacement market and other local OEMs of the country.


Italian Ambassador visit to Ravi Automobile Pvt. Ltd. PAKISTAN.