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Lewis Hamilton Wins Monza Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton Wins Monza Grand Prix

10 Sep 2012, 07:50 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / This Sunday’s F1 Grand Prix, held around the Monza circuit in Italy, was won by McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton, who fought off Sauber-Ferrari driver Sergio Perez up until the last lap. The two ...

 
Critical Gas Prices - Italians Paying Over €2 Per Liter!
Critical Gas Prices - Italians Paying Over €2 Per Liter!

7 Sep 2012, 11:29 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Things are getting really out of hand with gasoline and diesel prices in Europe. Italy is currently at the very forefront of this rather negative trend, with gasoline now over the €2 per liter ...

 
Fiat 500 Abarth Onboard Lap at Imola
Fiat 500 Abarth Onboard Lap at Imola

21 Aug 2012, 15:49 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / The Fiat 500 Abarth is one of the most popular performance-oriented small cars, having gained an impressive fan base since its introduction. Marchettino has had his for nearly two years, and has rec...

 
Ex-F1 Driver Vitantonio Liuzzi to Debut in FIA World Endurance Championship
Ex-F1 Driver Vitantonio Liuzzi to Debut in FIA World Endurance Championship

20 Aug 2012, 11:43 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Former Italian F1 driver, Vitantonio Liuzzi, will be debuting in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), for Lotus. His debut is an important one for the British manufacturer, as it will take pl...

 
Alfa Romeo’s Balocco Test Track Turns 50
Alfa Romeo’s Balocco Test Track Turns 50

3 Aug 2012, 14:40 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / While all manufacturers test their car’s handling characteristics on the Nurburgring Nordschleife, Alfa Romeo (and now Fiat) have had their own advanced testing grounds ever since 1962. Th...

 
All-New Maserati Quattroporte Enters Production
All-New Maserati Quattroporte Enters Production

1 Aug 2012, 13:10 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / While we treated this piece of news with a fair degree of skepticism, it seems that the guys over at quattroruote.it are pretty convinced that the all-new Maserati Quattroporte has entered productio...

 
Alfa Romeo Giulia to Be FWD After All?
Alfa Romeo Giulia to Be FWD After All?

31 Jul 2012, 12:45 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / We are baffled as to why we keep hearing so many rumors about the upcoming Alfa Romeo Giula, only for the more promising ones to be contested by other, more negative rumors which keep surfacing. Acc...

 
Fiat to Shut Down Punto Production for 3 Months in 2012
Fiat to Shut Down Punto Production for 3 Months in 2012

30 Jul 2012, 13:45 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / It seems that despite the fact that the Fiat Punto is Italy’s second-best selling car, the automaker has begun stocking them up outside the Melfi factory. To prevent this from becoming a probl...

 
Fiat Doing Surprisingly Well in 2012 - May Reach Financial Stability by 2014
Fiat Doing Surprisingly Well in 2012 - May Reach Financial Stability by 2014

27 Jul 2012, 11:50 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Despite a less-than-cheerful European performance, Fiat is actually not doing that badly. According to autoedizione.com, thanks to their South American and US efforts, Fiat are actually making money...

 
Lancia Musa Reaches the End of the Line
Lancia Musa Reaches the End of the Line

24 Jul 2012, 12:09 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / While Lancia may be marketing the Musa as a ‘city limo’, it is nothing more than a rebadged Fiat Idea (another car which went out of production in 2011) MPV which, considering the firm&r...

 
Lamborghini Showing Off Urus Concept at Italian HQ
Lamborghini Showing Off Urus Concept at Italian HQ

24 Jul 2012, 08:18 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / While we won’t see a production version of it for another few years, the Lamborghini Urus is definitely coming, regardless of what the ‘purists’ are going to say - if there are any...

 
Sound Proof That Germany Can Still Make a Great Sounding Engine!
Sound Proof That Germany Can Still Make a Great Sounding Engine!

23 Jul 2012, 07:40 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / After being thoroughly disappointed by the exhaust note of the 4.4-liter turbocharged V8 fitted to the M5, X5M and X6M, we are pleased to be reminded that Germany can still make great sounding engin...

 
Ten Different Supercars Racing Through Traffic in Italy - Alfa 8C Onboard
Ten Different Supercars Racing Through Traffic in Italy - Alfa 8C Onboard

16 Jul 2012, 09:52 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / This year’s edition of the Dodgeball Rally, a supercar rally where the drivers start off in London and end up in St. Tropez. However, it’s what’s in-between that’s really int...

 
Premature Celebration Causes Rider to Lose Moto Race
Premature Celebration Causes Rider to Lose Moto Race

12 Jul 2012, 07:22 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Some drivers and motorbike riders, especially those people who race in circuit-based racing (not point to point), if they don’t have a small LCD screen inside the car, or fail to see the board...

 
Renault Twizy Windows - Finally a Reality
Renault Twizy Windows - Finally a Reality

10 Jul 2012, 13:33 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / The fact that Renault’s Twizy lacks windows may have turned some potential buyers away from the car, as it would only really be practical and enjoyable on a warm and not-at-all wet day. Howeve...

 
De Tomaso Goes Bust
De Tomaso Goes Bust

6 Jul 2012, 13:22 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / The Livorno courthouse, on the west coast of Italy, has officially pronounced the famed carmaker De Tomaso, as dead, for the second time in ten years, having previously ‘gone under’ back...

 
Ferrari Reveals F12 Berlinetta Pricing Details - Cheaper than 599
Ferrari Reveals F12 Berlinetta Pricing Details - Cheaper than 599

5 Jul 2012, 15:54 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Many jaws were dropped when Ferrari first unveiled the spectacular F12 Berlinetta, at the Geneva Motor Show, and the unanimous verdict was that it is a great looking machine. However, people were an...

 
Sergio Pininfarina Passes at Age 85
Sergio Pininfarina Passes at Age 85

3 Jul 2012, 11:45 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Born in 1926, Sergio Pininfarina who was chairman of Pininfarina from 1966 onward, and as of 2006, Honorary Chairman of the group, has died at the age of 85. He has been responsible for overseeing t...

 
NWG Zero - Small Two-Seater EV with Italian Flair <span>· Video</span>
NWG Zero - Small Two-Seater EV with Italian Flair · Video

28 Jun 2012, 10:25 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Having recently been blessed by the Pope, Italian EV manufacturer NWG has a promising future ahead, if we were to judge by the blessing itself, but also by looking at their first and only product to...

 
Pope Benedict Receives Two-Seater EV as Donation
Pope Benedict Receives Two-Seater EV as Donation

28 Jun 2012, 10:02 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Pope Benedict the Sixteenth has made it perfectly clear on several occasions that he fully supports EVs and a reduction of the Vatican’s gas emissions (the most recent Popemobile is a plug-in ...