Kym-who? Scooter brand is on the march
Taiwan-based Kymco are big players in the scooter market. Formed in 1963, the Kwang Yang Motor Company started out making parts for Honda, building their first scooter in 1970. Today they make a huge range spanning 50cc-700cc. You might have have already ridden a Kymco without realising it – the Kawasaki J300 is a rebadged Kymco Downtown, while the they also build engines for BMW’S C600/650 scooter and G450X off-roader.