Now, even super-luxury brand Maserati is looking to go electric. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says that the Italian luxury brand will begin to produce electric vehicles, possibly before the end of the decade, in a move that could position the brand as a competitor to Tesla. "I think we’re now in a position to acknowledge that at least one of...

The VCOA is currently looking for: Regional Representatives / Club Ambassadors. Looking for members to help us engage/recruit new members. This can be achieved several ways. Simply going to rallies and speaking about the benefits of being a Vespa Club of America member,  Setting up a membership booth at a local rally, engaging with your local scoot...

Enjoy an evening of the world's finest Italian cars at Pazzaluna in St. Paul on Thursday, July 27th. This event is hosted by Wheels of Italy, an organization dedicated to Everything Italian On Wheels. Enjoy an Italian Piazza atmosphere, Italian Vehicles, Live Music, Pazzaluna Signature Drinks, Beer, Wine and Food. Food and beverage service outside...

Thirty years have passed since the official presentation of the F40, which took place on 21 July 1987 at the Civic Centre in Maranello, now home to the Ferrari Museum. Created to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary, it was the last car to carry the founder’s “signature”. It was a definitive car, the ultimate expression of the technology thus f...

Renzo Piano Building Workshop has cantilevered the gallery and performance spaces at the top of this off-white arts school, which was designed for Columbia University's new campus in Upper Manhattan. Renzo Piano Building Workshop has cantilevered the gallery and performance spaces at the top of this off-white arts school, which was designed for Col...

From eclectic furnishings to botanical paintings to sailboat etchings, the Georgia Museum of Art has a full house of interesting artwork offering a cool respite from the summer heat. The thrice-yearly art party Museum Mix will celebrate current exhibitions with late-night access to the galleries Thursday, July 20 from 8–11 p.m. Preceded by an hourl...

If you know the name Ettore Sottsass, you’re likely to associate it with Memphis—the design collective he spearheaded in the 1980s, which remains one of his most well-known achievements. But the true force of the designer’s character is much bigger than any single movement and was refined throughout various moments of his career. Sottsass was alway...

Hello Greg. I read in one of your columns a while back that Ferruccio Lamborghini, a noted tractor manufacturer in Italy, was unhappy with the brand new Ferrari he purchased. You said that he complained about what he didn’t like directly to Enzo (Ferrari), who proceeded to tell him to concentrate on tractors and leave the sports car building to him...

In occasione della mostra New York New York. Arte Italiana: la riscoperta dell’America, in corso al Museo del Novecento di Milano e alle Gallerie d’Italia, Matteo Pericoli (Milano, 1968) ha inaugurato una serie di incontri (Vite parallele: Italia, America) volti a raccontare il rapporto tra la Grande Mela e diversi artisti nostrani. L’architetto e...

Niki and Shaokao Cheng can sense good design a mile (or a couple thousand) away. The owners of BoConcept New York, the couple brought stylish, modern Danish design to the Big Apple in 2003, long before hygge became a trendy buzzword. This March, they introduced Italian purveyor Calligaris to SoHo, and they aren't stopping there. Today, the couple a...