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Old Italian Brand ‘Ermini’ Getting Revived By the End of 2013
Old Italian Brand ‘Ermini’ Getting Revived By the End of 2013

3 Oct 2012, 10:08 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Ermini is an old Italian car brand, and when we say old, we mean really old, as in they made their last car over half-a-century ago. However, that’ all about to change, as the brand is being r...

 
Ghibli Name Confirmed for Smaller Four-Door Maserati
Ghibli Name Confirmed for Smaller Four-Door Maserati

27 Sep 2012, 12:36 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Originally expected to be called ‘Levante’, Maserati’s 5-Series rival will, in fact, revive a name last used between 1967 and 1973, as well as later, between 1992 and 1997. However...

 
Fiat 500L Gets First TV Ad in Italy
Fiat 500L Gets First TV Ad in Italy

19 Sep 2012, 15:45 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / The Fiat 500L has just received its first TV commercial, which was recently aired in Italy. It is a family-friendly ad which emphasizes the 500L’s family carrying abilities, while adding a bit...

 
BMW Interested in Buying De Tomaso
BMW Interested in Buying De Tomaso

16 Sep 2012, 13:48 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / When you’re raking in the billions, buying up design houses and famous motorcycle makers is all to easy. Even struggling sportscar makers are on the menu, something proven when Audi started co...

 
Fiat’s Melfi Plant Getting Ready For New Punto Production
Fiat’s Melfi Plant Getting Ready For New Punto Production

11 Sep 2012, 08:28 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Fiat’s Melfi plant, the one which currently builds the Punto will be thoroughly expanded and modernized. The plan is to install completely new assembly lines, in preparation for the production...

 
Perez Podium Finish Sparks Ferrari Switch Rumors
Perez Podium Finish Sparks Ferrari Switch Rumors

10 Sep 2012, 08:41 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Sergio Perez’ podium finish at the Italian F1 Grand Prix, the third of the season for the Mexian driver, brought about a great deal of appreciation. Even podium interviewer, F1 legend Niki Lau...

 
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...