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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...

 
Italy's Aiding Package to Be Approved on Friday
Italy's Aiding Package to Be Approved on Friday

5 Feb 2009, 11:39 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Italy's aiding package for the domestic struggling automakers will be announced on Friday, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said yesterday but refused to provide more details about included sum...

 
Fiat to Idle Biggest Italian Plant for 2 Weeks
Fiat to Idle Biggest Italian Plant for 2 Weeks

4 Feb 2009, 16:47 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Just like many other automakers, Fiat is now planning to temporarily suspend its biggest Italian production facility in Mirafiori due to falling new car demand, Autonews informed today. But more imp...

 
Nearly 60,000 Jobs to Be Lost Without Government Aid, Fiat Says
Nearly 60,000 Jobs to Be Lost Without Government Aid, Fiat Says

27 Jan 2009, 14:29 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Speaking to journalists attending a meetinng of Unione Industriale, Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne emphasized the need for government help, explaining that the Italian auto industry could easily collaps...