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Monday 13 June 2022

After two years, Mercedes-Benz Classic returns to the 1000 Miglia

After a two-year hiatus, Mercedes-Benz Classic returns to the starting line of the 1000 Miglia (June 15th-18th) to celebrate 70 years of the SL. In fact, the new Mercedes-AMG SL will take center stage at the event on the occasion of an important anniversary: 70 years ago, the Mille Miglia itself was the occasion to present the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (W 194), the first racing car developed by the Stuttgart-based brand after World War II. This year at the 2022 edition Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-AMG will bring several historic and current ...

Monday 13 June 2022

A Maserati Folgore in the "Arena del Futuro" to demonstrate the DWPT project

After months of testing at the "Arena del Futuro" circuit, Stellantis and the other project partners demonstrated in Chiari (Brescia province) how Dynamic Wireless Power Transfer (DWPT) technology is able to recharge electric vehicles as they travel along dedicated, properly equipped road lanes. The pilot project by Stellantis and the partners involved is coordinated by A35 Brebemi, a company owned by Aleatica, a global operator in the transportation infrastructure sector that focuses on innovative and sustainable mobility solutions. The "Arena del Futuro" project demonstrates that a BEV such as the ...

Monday 13 June 2022

At Milan Design Week the infinite languages of Alcantara style

An installation showcasing Alcantara's endless customization possibilities was unveiled at the ADI Museum during Milan Design Week, with a special focus on the automotive world thanks to the presence of press and designers from major international automotive brands for the Car Design Award 2022. The international automotive design community gathered at ADI, in the shadow of Alcantara's impressive installation. Car Design Award winners and finalists were present, including Ferrari, Toyota and Stellantis, brands that have long used Alcantara for their cars. The stylistic refinements are endless: prints, perforations ...

Monday 13 June 2022

China car market down 12.6 percent in May at 1,862,000 vehicles

Further negative close for the Chinese new vehicle market, in the "red" continuously since March. Although, after April's thud (-47.6%), the balance was less heavy in May: -12.6% to 1.86 million vehicles. Of these, only passenger cars were up (+2.8% to 801 thousand units), with all other segments down year-on-year. So were commercial vehicles: down 50.5 percent to 239,000 units. By contrast, sales of alternative energy vehicles (NEVs) were also up in May, although monthly volumes still remain low for the target market ...

Monday 13 June 2022

Debut for Hispano Suiza at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Hispano Suiza will attend the Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 23rd-26th) with the Carmen, the 750 kW electric hypercar that marked the automotive brand's return in 2019. The car will be part of the Michelin Supercar Paddock where the world's most advanced and powerful vehicles will be on display. It will also take part in the Hillclimb, the legendary Goodwood hillclimb race led by Luis Pérez-Sala, brand ambassador of Hispano Suiza and former Formula 1 driver, who will drive the 1,860-meter course in front of more ...

Monday 13 June 2022

Emmanuel Al Nawakil new Alpine's vice president of sales and operations

Effective July 1st, Emmanuel Al Nawakil will join Alpine as Vice President Sales and Operations. He will be part of the Management Committee and report directly to CEO Laurent Rossi. Al Nawakil was previously Director of Sales and Product Planning in India for the Volkswagen Group. In addition, David Gendry, currently VP of Alpine Communications will become Communication and Marketing Vice President. He will remain on the Alpine Management Committee under the leadership of the CEO and will continue to report to Christian Stein, VP Brands Communications, for all communication ...

Monday 13 June 2022

F1, Red Bull one-two in Baku; technical knockout for the two Ferraris

Thanks in part to the technical knockout of both Ferraris, full spoils yesterday in Baku for Red Bull Racing in the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix. For the first time this season, Scuderia Ferrari did not bring any cars to the finish due to reliability troubles. This has not happened since the 2009 Australian GP. Sainz's race ended after eight laps because of a hydraulic problem, while Leclerc had to retire after 21 laps - and this is the second time in three races that the Monegasque's F1-75 stopped ...

Monday 13 June 2022

First teaser of the Ferrari LMH for the WEC at Le Mans

In the context of the 24 Hours of Le Mans held over the weekend, and specifically exactly at 4 p.m. on June 10th, i.e., 49 years after the last 24 Hours disputed by Ferrari with Carlos Pace and Arturo Merzario who brought the 312 PB to the finish line winning second place, the Maranello-based company revealed the first details of the Le Mans Hypercar (LMH) with which it will compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship from 2023. The car, which will begin its first development tests in ...

Monday 13 June 2022

From 2023 VW will start BEV sales in India with the ID.4

Starting in 2023, the Volkswagen Group will sell its first electric car in India, the ID.4 SUV. The automaker will begin testing interest in the zero-emission SUV and whether adaptations will be needed for speficic local conditions around September, Ashish Gupta, Brand Director at the German Group's wholly owned Indian subsidiary, said in an interview. After testing is complete, the company will import a limited number of ID.4s starting next year. Because the Indian government allows automakers to import only 2,500 cars without type approval, VW ...

Monday 13 June 2022

In Mestre the first Italian hydrogen Enistation for mobility

A new Enistation was inaugurated on Friday in Mestre (Venice), San Giuliano. The first in Italy in urban areas and open to the public where it is possible to refuel hydrogen for road mobility. The facility is equipped with two dispensing points with a capacity of more than 100 kg/day, capable of refueling cars and buses in about five minutes. Innovative and specific safety and fire-fighting apparatuses have been installed inside the station, which was totally rebuilt in recent months and has been reopened to the public since last ...