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Fiat's Italian Plans Revealed
Fiat's Italian Plans Revealed

23 Dec 2009, 08:22 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Although Fiat is currently involved in the US expansion, together with its new ally Chrysler, the Italian manufacturer is also very focused on its domestic operations and recently presented its futu...

 
Goodwood Announces the 2010 Festival of Speed Theme
Goodwood Announces the 2010 Festival of Speed Theme

23 Nov 2009, 13:32 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Celebrating Italy’s tradition in motor racing and its global influence on the sport, the theme of the 2010 Goodwood Festival of Speed is ‘Viva Veloce! – The Passion for Speed&rsquo...

 
Audi R8 Spyder Italian Pricing Revealed
Audi R8 Spyder Italian Pricing Revealed

13 Nov 2009, 08:41 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Audi presented the R8 Spyder at the Frankfurt Auto Show and, even if some people though that it would be priced at around 150,000, nobody knew for sure how much it is going to cost in certain countr...

 
2010 Kia Picanto Priced at 8,550 Euro
2010 Kia Picanto Priced at 8,550 Euro

12 Nov 2009, 10:21 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The 2010 Kia Picanto will be launched in the Italian market with a price of just 8,550 euros for the entry level model. However, don't get too excited as the Easy version, as the cheapest model...

 
Management Changes at Mazda Italy
Management Changes at Mazda Italy

29 Oct 2009, 15:14 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Mazda Italy announced today that it has appointed Wojciech Halarewicz as new Managing Director, replacing Giovanni Barbieri, who has been heading the company on a temporary basis since the departure...

 
Alfa Romeo MiTo 1.4 Turbo LPG Released
Alfa Romeo MiTo 1.4 Turbo LPG Released

25 Oct 2009, 10:43 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Alfa Romeo launched a new MiTo version equipped with an LPG turbopetrol engine that develops 120 horsepower. The 1.4-liter unit produces only 131 grams of CO2 per kilometer and is available in Italy...

 
Volkswagen Eyeing Ducati Takeover?
Volkswagen Eyeing Ducati Takeover?

16 Oct 2009, 07:32 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Volkswagen has already announced its optimistic plans to become the number one manufacturer by 2018 and, it might seem like the company's strategy might also include taking over motorcycle prod...

 
Chrysler in Charge of US Bound Fiat 500
Chrysler in Charge of US Bound Fiat 500

29 Sep 2009, 06:34 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / US former bankrupt automaker Chrysler will be responsible for the distribution of the Fiat 500 in the domestic market, a company official said in a statement, with Fiat initially planning to sell on...

 
Fiat's Marelli Signs Li-Ion Battery Deal with FAAM
Fiat's Marelli Signs Li-Ion Battery Deal with FAAM

1 Sep 2009, 09:11 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Fiat's Magneti Marelli recently signed a deal with the Italian-based company FAAM for the development, production and sale of lithium-ion batteries that would help the manufacturer expand its c...

 
Italy July Sales Up 6.2% Over 2008 Figures
Italy July Sales Up 6.2% Over 2008 Figures

29 Jul 2009, 10:34 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The market is slowly but surely getting back to the pre-crisis volumes. And Italy is the living proof that the scrappage schemes around the world help automakers improve sales, with provisional figu...

 
Germany, Top Market for Alfa 8C Spider
Germany, Top Market for Alfa 8C Spider

27 Jul 2009, 07:29 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Alfa Romeo has finally decided: Germany will get the highest number of the company's upcoming supercar, mostly following the high interest shown in the country. Germany will receive 100 units o...

 
Rent-a-Lotus Elise in Italy
Rent-a-Lotus Elise in Italy

9 Jul 2009, 10:58 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Driving a Lotus Elise is surely a thing most of us would enjoy and, in case you're living in Italy, you will be soon able to do that via a rent-a-car service. Car rental company Hertz has signe...

 
Fiat 500 Sells Better Outside Italy than Inside
Fiat 500 Sells Better Outside Italy than Inside

26 Jun 2009, 12:50 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Although we admit this might be less shocking for some of you, this is the first time in Fiat's 110-year history when a car designed in Italy sells better in overseas markets than in the domest...

 
Government to Meet with Marchionne on Chrysler Deal
Government to Meet with Marchionne on Chrysler Deal

12 Jun 2009, 14:04 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / While the Fiat - Chrysler deal surely made some people feel a relief, it also raised concerns among Italian workers who now see their jobs threatened by reduced labor costs overseas. The Italian gov...

 
Europe's Scrappage Save the Day
Europe's Scrappage Save the Day

2 Jun 2009, 14:12 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Or at least this is how it looks like. Thanks to the implementation of scrappage schemes across the continent, sales in May are no longer as low as we have got used to from the previous months. Over...

 
Italy Under Fire for Not Helping Fiat Take Opel
Italy Under Fire for Not Helping Fiat Take Opel

1 Jun 2009, 08:23 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / After the German government decided on Saturday to go with Magna's offer for Opel, Italian authorities responsible for helping Fiat take over the German brand came under fire for not doing enou...

 
Fiat Pledges to Protect Italian Jobs...
Fiat Pledges to Protect Italian Jobs...

18 May 2009, 07:29 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / ... although this might sound far-fetched for some of you. The Italian automaker promised it would not cut jobs in the domestic market if it receives government assistance, the Italian Industry Mini...

 
Green Incentives Triple LPG Sales in Italy
Green Incentives Triple LPG Sales in Italy

14 Apr 2009, 09:46 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The up to 3,500 euros cash incentives offered by the Italian government to those buying cars that run on liquid petroleum gas (LPG) increased LPG-powered vehicle sales in Italy by 324 percent to 19,...

 
World's First Hydrogen-Powered Tractor Launched in Italy
World's First Hydrogen-Powered Tractor Launched in Italy

23 Feb 2009, 10:33 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / With the debut of the world's first hydrogen-powered tractor in Italy, farmers all over the world will have the opportunity to stay green and save the planet by cutting emissions. Based on a...

 
Italy to Offer Up to 5,000 Euros in Green Car Incentives
Italy to Offer Up to 5,000 Euros in Green Car Incentives

9 Feb 2009, 15:17 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Buying a new car during recession times is sometimes pretty difficult unless you're one of those rich guys aiming to buy a Bentley... Taking into account the current credit crunch and the colla...