Tag: Italy

Italy’s Antitrust Watchdog Fines Apple $11 Million for Aggressive Use of Customer Data for Commercial Purposes

Italy’s antitrust regulator slapped a fine of $11 million (10 million euros) each on Apple and Google for alleged “aggressive practices” involving the commercial use of user data. According to the Italian authority’s press release, it determined that both companies violated the country’s consumer code by withholding information and using consumer data for commercial purposes. […]

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Stellantis To Transform Turin Factory Into An EV Hub

Stellantis is planning to overhaul its iconic factory in Turin, Italy into an electric vehicle hub. It is understood that the conglomerate will assign production of a new electrified platform to the Mirafiori site that is scheduled to build the next Maserati Ghibli and Quattroporte models between 2022 and 2024. The electric Fiat 500 is […]

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The Bermat GT Is A New Italian Sportscar With A Track-Only Pista Variant

Lately, it’s all about hypercars with four-digit horsepower figures but a newly established Italian car manufacturer called Bermat has a different approach for their first production model. The Bermat GT sportscar wants to bring the Italian-style Grand Tourismo back with a customizable design, different variants and decent performance figures. Bermat, which is headquartered in Rovereto, […]

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MILITEM FERŌX-T Is A Jeep Gladiator In An Italian Suit

Say hello to the MILITEM FERŌX-T, a heavily-modified Jeep Gladiator brought to life by Italian company MILITEM. Significant alterations have been made to the Gladiator’s bodywork. For example, it features new LED headlights, a bespoke front fascia with a pronounced grille, an LED daytime running light, and an off-road-focused bumper. Watch Also: Jay Leno Preps […]

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Lamborghini Countach LPI 800-4 Shown At Interactive Milano Design Week Exhibition

The Lamborghini Countach LPI 800-4 has made its European debut at Milano Design Week. The exhibition space is 825 square meters with a Countach LPI 800-4, an original Countach LP400, and an Aventador Ultimae, each hidden by curtains. When attendees arrived into the space, a lighting display is used to “evoke the character and iconic […]

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Porsche CEO Doesn’t Think Italian Supercar Makers Should Be Exempt From EU ICE Bans

Porsche’s chief executive doesn’t like the idea of select Italian supercar manufacturers being granted special exemptions from European Union regulations. Earlier this week, the Minister for Ecological Transition in Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s administration, Roberto Cingolani, said a deal with the EU could allow small low-volume Italian carmakers to continue building gas-powered models beyond 2035, […]

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Silk-FAW Continues To Poach Italy’s Automotive Talent, As Lamborghini’s Katia Bassi Joins As Managing Director

Silk-FAW has announced the appointment of Katia Bassi as its Managing Director. Bassi spent the last four years as the Chief Marketing & Communication Officer and Board Member at Lamborghini. It marks yet another recruit from an Italian luxury brand for the Sino-American partnership. If you’ve been following the developments of Silk-FAW, you’ll know by now […]

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Italy Wants Leniency For Supercar Makers Building Combustion Engines

Italy is in talks with the European Union to create an exemption in proposed 2035 bans of internal combustion engines for the nation’s most iconic low-volume car manufacturers. While recently speaking with Bloomberg, the current Minister for Ecological Transition in Prime Minister Draghi’s administration, Roberto Cingolani, who is also a former Ferrari board member, said […]

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