Industrialist and former chairman of the Bajaj group Rahul Bajaj passed away on Saturday 12 February 2022 at his home following to illness, according to statement by the company. Rahul Bajaj, who stood down from his position of non-executive director and chairman of Bajaj Auto last year, was born in 1938 and took charge charge … Continue reading RIP Rahul Bajaj, father of the Chetak scooter
Yes folks, it's the scooter manufacturer with as many comebacks as a boomerang that are once again making noises about restarting, LML of India. The company last ceased production in 2017 when an attempt to keep their head above water with a three-wheeler, the Buddy, derived from the tooling of the Vespa P-range scooters, failed. … Continue reading LML to make another comeback?
We'd just like to thank all of our subscribers and those have pre-ordered edition 19 of ScooterNova magazine for your patience and assure you that the magazine is on its way to you. Edition 19 was delayed slightly as we tweaked the content with the current pandemic in mind and an eye on future editions. … Continue reading All good things come to those that wait…
Back in 2016 we speculated that Bajaj Auto of India were to bring back their popular Chetak scooter to the market. It seems we were partially correct... On 17 October 2019 Bajaj unveiled their new Chetak scooter; a classic name from their range once bestowed upon a scooter produced from old Piaggio tooling.Bajaj were once … Continue reading New Bajaj Chetak – a modern classic in the making?
The story of LML scooters is a chequered one, probably more so than any other Italian scooter that ended up being produced in India. But what lies ahead for the last manufacturer of geared scooters outside of Italy? By the way, when we say "last manufacturer of geared scooters" we are aware Piaggio recently ceased … Continue reading LML – What does the future hold?
Once a scooter with a waiting list measured in years, the Vespa derived Bajaj Chetak was a mainstay of the Indian nation for decades. And then one day, in 2006, Bajaj made the decision to cease scooter production, citing that in their opinion the Indian market was heading towards a two-wheeled sector that would be … Continue reading Rumour Mill – a new Bajaj Chetak for 2017