by Filomena Greco   In February, the Italian auto market grew by 13.21% with 134,697 matriculations. This increase follows that of January (+10.9%). In the first two months of 2015, registered volumes amount to 266,555 units, a growth of 12.3% compared to the January-February period of 2014. Regarding individual brands, February sees Fiat C...

by Mark Ewing   Pininfarina has been best known over the past 60 years for its design of most production Ferraris, but to expand application of their design services, in the mid-1980s the firm began developing products beyond automotive. Celebrating their 85th anniversary, Pininfarina unveiled its Icon85 Collection last week.   They w...

A symbol of Italian masculine elegance, Canali has managed to slip through the cracks of time and crises. This historical clothing brand founded in 1934 in Brianza, north of Milan, made its specialty into its major asset — a single label for men, entirely made in Italy. At the same time, it radically focused its strategy on foreign markets where it...

by Claudia Astarita   2014 is a special year for the Maserati luxury brand. The Italian iconic car maker is indeed celebrating its first centenary. To contribute to marque this special occasion for Made in Italy, it is worth reminding the role Carlo Maserati played in shaping the Maserati brand and planting the seeds that transformed it in t...

Sono stati svelati - alla presenza del On. Maurizio Martina, Ministro delle Politiche Agricole Alimentari e Forestali, e di Stefano Firpo, Capo della Segreteria Tecnica del Ministro dello Sviluppo Economico - i nomi dei vincitori delle 104 borse di studio, bandite da Google insieme a Unioncamere, con l'obiettivo di digitalizzare le imprese del Made...

We recently got a chance to take a look at the rare Italian motorcycles on display in the retail space at RFR’s 285 Madison Ave, called "The Art of the Italian Two Wheel.” The bikes belong to the curator of the show, designer and movie producer Stuart Parr, who goes way back with RFR principal Aby Rosen. The two met in 1987, when they bot...

Pope Francis started his big American trip with a little Italian style. After the Pontiff landed at Joint Base Andrews and was greeted by President Obama, he slipped into the backseat of a Fiat 500L sporting the Vatican's SCV 1 license plates, for Stato della Città del Vaticano, or State of Vatican City.   It was not immediately clear i...

by Mauro Battocchi   You are invited to an event on Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM (PST) at Squire Patton Boggs (275 Battery Street, Suite 2600 San Francisco, CA 94111) presented by the Italian Consulate General in San Francisco and BAIA that will address how the digital revolution is disrupting manufacturing and pro...

Il fatturato della moda italiana cresce negli Usa ma risente ancora della crisi Nel 2012 il Tessile-Moda italiano subisce ancora gli effetti della congiuntura sfavorevole. Lo rilevano le stime dello Smi (Sistema Moda Italia, una delle più grandi organizzazioni mondiali di rappresentanza degli industriali del tessile e moda rappresentando, attraver...

First the myBaguette app, and now a studio apartment-size pop-up shop in Soho with hashtag neon signs: looks like Fendi has finally figured out how to translate their Italian luxury roots into a language millennials speak.   The brand nonchalantly opened a pop-up inside Wolford's former spot on the corner of Greene and Prince Streets this we...