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Monday 17 June 2024

1000 Miglia, fourth consecutive success for Vesco-Salvinelli

It ended, after a real tour the force of 2,200 km, the 1000 Miglia 2024. With yet another victory for Andrea Vesco and Fabio Salvinelli, who graduated champions for the fourth consecutive time aboard their 1929 Alfa Romeo 6c 1750 Ss Spider Zagato: a record that will be difficult to equal in the future. For Vesco this is in truth his fifth win in a row (out of 7 total), having also triumphed in 2020 paired with his father. Second place went to Gianmario Fontanella and Anna Maria Covelli ...

Monday 17 June 2024

Auto financing in Italy up 4.2% in the first 4 months

If 2023 was the year of recovery for the auto market, after the freeze generated by resource shortages in global supply chains, 2024 will be a year of further expansion. In fact, in the first four months, new car financing grew by 4.2 percent and in parallel, registrations grew by 6.1 percent compared to the same period in 2023. Not only that, considering the close correlation between financing applications and registrations, with the former preceding the latter by three to four months, the +25% spike in financing applications ...

Monday 17 June 2024

Baking pizza on the dunes: possible with the Lexus Monogram GX

The luxury SUV segment and customization reach a new level with the Lexus GX Monogram, an exclusive version (in concept form) of the 4x4 sold in the States. Previewed at the Food and Wine Classic in Aspen, Colorado (U.S.), the 4x4 Lexus Monogram GX 2024 is more than just an SUV: it includes a mobile pizza oven with a variety of extras. Built into the rear of the vehicle is an electric oven ideal for cooking pizza, handmade bread or a freshly caught fish. But that's not all ...


Monday 17 June 2024

David Chester wins the Best of Belron 2024

Carglass announced that technician David Chester, from Canada, has been awarded the title of Best of Belron 2024. Chester stood out among 30 highly qualified technicians from the countries in which the Group operates, each holding a national title. Held in Lisbon, the competition saw technicians from 30 different nations around the world showcase their skills and expertise. Over the course of two intense days, they tried their hand at a range of repair tasks, vehicle glass replacement and recalibration of advanced driver assistance systems. "Chester demonstrated extraordinary skills and ...

Monday 17 June 2024

Ecobonus rush continues, resources for used cars also exhausted

After the exploit of electric cars, for which the funds were exhausted in 9 hours on the first day of the Ecobonus launch, a little more than ten days after the activation of the platform for the collection of reservations another segment of incentivized vehicles has seen the availability run out: these are used cars, for which there is literally a handful of euros left (4,926). The situation to date of available resources: for M1 cars with CO2 emissions between 0 and 20 g/km (basically BEVs, with rare ...

Monday 17 June 2024

Ferrari, historic bis at 24 Hours of Le Mans with the #50 499P

One year after winning the Centenary edition, Ferrari achieves a new success at the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2024, the world's most famous and emblazoned endurance race. Passing first under the checkered flag, after completing 311 laps and collecting the applause of the 329,000 spectators who witnessed the event (an all-time record for the 24 Hours), is the #50 499P of the official Ferrari - AF Corse team driven to the finish line by Nicklas Nielsen, who shared the car with Miguel Molina and Antonio Fuoco. If the ...

Monday 17 June 2024

Germany alone against all on EU duties for Chinese EVs

Germany is not going for it, and is working to block European duties on Chinese-made BEVs or at least loosen them if the approval process cannot be stopped. Chancellor Olaf Scholz's government is pushing for what it calls an "amicable" solution after the European Commission announced the hefty anti-subsidy tariffs to protect European automakers from "unfair" competition, and is hoping that talks in the coming weeks can prevent an escalation of the trade conflict between Europe and China, which its transport minister Volker Wissing warned could be catastrophic. "It ...

Monday 17 June 2024

Grande Panda, Fiat's new global compact model

Fiat has unveiled the first images of the Grande Panda, the firstborn of a new family inspired by the Panda of the 1980s, a compact car that meets the needs of customers around the world. Grande Panda is the first model in a new global range based on a multi-energy platform. With this new model begins the Brand's transition from local production to a global offering developed from a common platform. The Grande Panda will be followed by the launch of a new vehicle every year until 2027. The ...


Monday 17 June 2024

Joël Verany new B2B director at Stellantis Enlarged Europe

Joël Verany has been appointed B2B Director of Stellantis Enlarged Europe under Uwe Hochgeschurtz, Chief Operating Officer, replacing Cyrille Moreau. Verany currently holds the position of Premium Brands Director for Stellantis France, which includes the DS Automobiles, Alfa Romeo and Lancia brands. Moreau's future assignment and Verany's replacement will be announced at a later date.

Monday 17 June 2024

Lancia celebrates first six showrooms in Belgium and Luxembourg

Lancia has opened its first six showrooms in BeLux, and by the end of 2024 the Brand's distribution network in Belgium and Luxembourg will consist of 10 outlets. Lancia's return to the two countries is an essential element of the Brand's ambitious 10-year strategic plan, which includes the launch of three new models, one every two years. The strategy includes a clear roadmap in terms of electrification, with the goal of bringing the Brand back to Europe and developing a network of more than 70 new dealerships ...