Genuine Scooters was founded by Philip McCaleb in 2002 as an outgrowth of his garage-based business where he sold vintage Vespa and Lambretta scooters and operated a mail-order catalog featuring scooter parts and accessories.
Genuine Scooter Company began business in 2003, setting up and providing current dealerships with Stella model.
In 2006, the Genuine Scooter Company began a relationship with PGO of Taiwan, by bringing the Buddy scooter to the United States. The addition of the Buddy brought modern, automatic transmission models to the Genuine line and is now the best selling model for the company.
Genuine Scooter Company, as of June 2008, features the following scooters in its product line: