The history of the vespa began more than a century ago, to be precise 1884. The Piaggio Company was founded in Genoa, Italy in 1884 by Rinaldo Piaggio. Rinaldo's business starts ship equipment. But at the end of the century, Piaggio also produces Train, Train, Truck, Machine and Train. In World War I, his company produced Aircraft and Ships. In 1917 Piaggio bought a new plant in Pisa and four years later Rinaldo took over a small factory in Pontedera in the Tuscany region of Italy. The Pontedera plant was the center for the production of the aircraft and its components (propellers, engines and aircraft). During World War II, the plant in Pontedera made the P108 for a two-passenger Aircraft engine and Bomb Version.