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Ferrari 2011 F1 Car to Be Called F150
Ferrari 2011 F1 Car to Be Called F150

26 Jan 2011, 09:04 UTC / Ferrari has just announced that its new challenger for the 2011 Formula 1 World Championship will be called F150 and will be unveiled this Friday at Maranello, as part of a special event organized ...

 
Driver Kills 8 Cyclists in Italy
Driver Kills 8 Cyclists in Italy

6 Dec 2010, 11:52 UTC / Eight people were killed and four other were injured this weekend in Italy, after a Moroccan national, under the influence of drugs, tried an illegal passing, On top of it all, the Moroccan was...

 
Italy May Ban Old Drivers
Italy May Ban Old Drivers

6 Jul 2010, 07:57 UTC / Following studies upon studies upon studies which claim elderly drivers have a tendency to be easily distracted and less careful while behind the wheel, the Italian government is preparing a piece o...

 
Alfa Romeo to Debut Two SUVs
Alfa Romeo to Debut Two SUVs

4 Jul 2010, 09:58 UTC / Alfa Romeo, the Italian brand that hasn't produced a single SUV in its 100-year history, is now planning to refresh its product lineup with a major goal to achieve 500,000 units annual sales by...

 
Ferrari to Avenge Italy's World Cup Fiasco
Ferrari to Avenge Italy's World Cup Fiasco

25 Jun 2010, 08:22 UTC / Since the FIFA World Cup in South Africa is currently the most watched event in the world, no matter the other competitions that are taking place between June 11 and Jung 11, the Formula One world a...

 
Ferrari to Reduce Work Force by 9% and Idle Production
Ferrari to Reduce Work Force by 9% and Idle Production

12 May 2010, 13:14 UTC / Ferrari is planning to eliminate 9 percent of its work force after Maserati reduced orders for engines. The Maranello-based sportscar maker, which employs about 3,000 people, is also seeking to idle...

 
Ferrari Could Sell a Hybrid Sportscar by 2015
Ferrari Could Sell a Hybrid Sportscar by 2015

10 May 2010, 09:44 UTC / Ferrari could launch a hybrid car by the year 2015, according to the Italian sportscar maker’s CEO, Amedeo Felisa. However, in an interview with British magazine Autocar, Felisa revealed this ...

 
Italy 2010 Car Sales to Drop 17% as Incentives End
Italy 2010 Car Sales to Drop 17% as Incentives End

6 May 2010, 13:32 UTC / Car sales in Italy will fall 17 percent this year as government incentive programs end, auto industry research organization Promotor announced. “There are signs of recovery, but not enough ...

 
Germany, Italy New-Car Sales Decline
Germany, Italy New-Car Sales Decline

4 May 2010, 11:50 UTC / Germany's new-car market decreased for a fifth consecutive month, recording a 32 percent year-on-year decline in April as the government incentives for new-car buyers were stopped. Registration...

 
Future Chrysler Sebring to Be Built by Fiat in Italy
Future Chrysler Sebring to Be Built by Fiat in Italy

23 Apr 2010, 07:17 UTC / Fiat will build two Chrysler models in Italy, including the next-generation Sebring mid-size sedan, sources within the company told Automotive News. Fiat’s five year plan include more vehic...

 
Ferrari's 599 GTO Already Sold Out
Ferrari's 599 GTO Already Sold Out

16 Apr 2010, 07:14 UTC / Ferrari’s limited edition model 599 GTO is already sold out, according to reports cited by autoblog.com. The car has been officially presented yesterday at Modena’s Ducal Palace military...

 
Fiat Orders in Italy Drop 40 Percent in Q1
Fiat Orders in Italy Drop 40 Percent in Q1

14 Apr 2010, 12:23 UTC / Fiat announced a steep decline in orders on the Italian market in the first three months of this year. To be more precise, the company recorded a 40 percent drop in orders after the government incen...

 
Prostitutes and Drunks Road Signs
Prostitutes and Drunks Road Signs

8 Apr 2010, 08:54 UTC / You must love those latin-blooded people from Italy and Romania... We mean, how many of you anglo-saxons would have ever come up with this? Traffic signs warning motorists of the presence of prostit...

 
Italy to Invest 450 Million Euros in Fiat’s Sicily Plant
Italy to Invest 450 Million Euros in Fiat’s Sicily Plant

18 Feb 2010, 14:28 UTC / Sergio Marchionne’s decision to shut down production at Fiat’s Termini Imerese factory in Sicily attracted a lot of critics from the Italian government and the Unions. But despite that, ...

 
Italian Car Sales to Drop as Incentives Not Extended
Italian Car Sales to Drop as Incentives Not Extended

12 Feb 2010, 10:54 UTC / Last year’s car sales were helped by government’s decision to provide car incentives. Though the scrappage schemes around the world offered different cash amounts to the customers that w...

 
Fiat Will Close Siciliy Plant Despite Scrappage Scheme
Fiat Will Close Siciliy Plant Despite Scrappage Scheme

8 Feb 2010, 08:04 UTC / Fiat is really keen on continuing its plans to close the Termini Imerese plant in Sicily and said, through the voice of its CEO Sergio Marchionne, that a local scrappage scheme won't save the p...

 
Fiat and the Italian Unions to Meet the Economics Minister
Fiat and the Italian Unions to Meet the Economics Minister

5 Feb 2010, 13:09 UTC / The Italian minister of economics summoned Fiat and its four unions to a Rome meeting in an attempt to settle the conflict which started when the Italian automaker announced it will close its Termin...

 
Maserati Associates with Damiani Luxury Jewelry
Maserati Associates with Damiani Luxury Jewelry

5 Feb 2010, 11:09 UTC / It's common knowledge that birds of a feather flock together, so Maserati and luxury jewelry brand Damiani announced a licensing agreement. As a result, people will soon be able to match their ...

 
Marchionne Slams Scrappage Schemes
Marchionne Slams Scrappage Schemes

5 Feb 2010, 08:22 UTC / An overconfident statement coming from Fiat's CEO, Sergio Marchionne, surfaced today, after the Italian government said it is considering dumping plans for more eco-incentives. According to&nbs...

 
Fiat Workers on Strike to Save Sicily Plant
Fiat Workers on Strike to Save Sicily Plant

4 Feb 2010, 09:56 UTC / After posting serious losses, Fiat decided to make some important changes in order to become profitable again. One important decision was the closure of the Termini Imerese factory in Sicily. Obviou...