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Company Information

VESPA CAR CO LTDOBJECTS ACTIVITIESManufacturing of all classes of automobiles including twowheelers and threewheelers.PROMOTIONThe Company was jointly promoted by Lohia Machines Ltd. LML and Piaggio of Italy. Piaggio and LML agreed to participate in the equity capital of the Company to the extent of 28 and 32 respectively.TECHNICAL COLLABORATIONThe Company entered into the following technical collaboration agreements: i LML gave sublicense to the Company with the consent of Piaggio Italy under which the Company have the same rights in regards to manufacture technical information assembly sale and marketing of the twowheelers Vespa Scooters which LML has visavis Piaggio. Under this agreement the Company agreed to pay a to LML Rs. 7.5 lakhs in lump sum in two equal instalments and b to Piaggio royalty at the rate of 3 subject to taxes on the twowheelers manufactured by the Company upto 3rd November 1990 ii Piaggio agreed to transfer technical knowhow to the Company for the manufacture of Threewheelers on payment of royalty at the rate of 3 subject to taxes for seven years during the period of agreement.OPERATIONSCommercial production commenced in September 1986. During 198687 the overall sales turnover reached Rs. 11.47 crores mark. Two new models of scooters named LML Vespa Alfa and T5 were introduced . The Company could not achieve full production targets due to non availability of power delay in receiving the consignment of imported material etc. The scooters were also exported to Bangladesh Combodia Vietnam Singapore and Macao. The project report for setting up the threewheeler plant was prepared and a prototype of the threewheeler was being made. During 198789 18 months production and sales improved to 24295 nos. and Rs. 31.12 crores respectively. The prototype vehicles were made and had been approved by Vehicle Research Development Establishment VRDE for road worthiness. The application was made to IFCI for term loan for financing the above project. During 198990 production and sales amounted to 8806 nos. and Rs. 12.57 crores respectively .Production was adversely affected due to strike by workers between April to September 1989. The Company received order for export of three wheelers to Bangladesh. During 199091 though production and sales had more than doubled the Company continued to incur losses due to political instability foreign exchange crisis severe credit squeeze etc. During 199192 18 months owing to recession in demand. the company could sell only 8226 scooters as against 19659 scooters in the previous year.SICK INDUSTRIAL COMPANIES SP. PROVISIONS ACT 1965During 199192 the Company came under the provisions of the above mentioned Act and a reference was made to the BIFR.The two promoters viz. LML Ltd. and Piaggio VE submitted a detailed proposal to the financial institutions for financial and industrial restructuring of the Company. Apart from increasing the capital base it was also proposed to take up production of light 2wheelers and engines with a substantial buy back of engines by Piaggio.FINANCEThe following term loans were sanctioned: i Rs. 380 lakhs rupee term loan by IFCI in participation with IDBI and ICICI ii foreign currency term loans of US 157500 and 22794 collectively equivalent to Rs. 25.30 lakhs by IFCI iii Rs. 50 lakhs by GIC and its subsidiaries iv Rs. 50 lakhs by UTI by way of subscription to 14 privately placed debentures and v Rs. 200 lakhs by commercial banks..
OrganisationVCCL Ltd