“Three billion people who have decided to change their quality of life”

Lu$ sent us some more news stories regarding the Piaggio/Zongshen deal: As Piaggio’s European sales rise (arguably on the strength of their larger bikes), they’re planning to double production to keep up with their planned growth in China and India. Forbes also ran a story on the merger, while the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports Zongshen is close to signing a similar deal with Harley Davidson.