by Max Ehrenfreund   There's a black Fiat 500L sitting beside the highway outside Safford Fiat of Tyson's Corner with the doors open. It isn't the pope's, but Mark Cowdin, the general sales manager there, thinks he can sell it all the same. Pope Francis arrived in Washington in what appeared to be an identical car, and is also using a Jeep W...

Petersen Automotive Museum - 6060 Wilshire Blvd - Los Angeles, CA 90036. Five bays show the entire process of manufacturing a modern car. Visitors start out in an area with raw materials – steel, aluminum and unfinished leather – then are guided through the manufacturing process through to a finished car.   Despite the widespread a...

Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne told Bloomberg news that he thought the Italian-American conglomerate will challenge Tesla using electrified versions of products like the upcoming Maserati Alfieri sports car and a small city car like the Fiat 500. Fiat already sells a battery electric version of the 500 in the U.S., but Marchionne...

"We don't sell cars. We sell history, nostalgia and style." If you love vintage cars and you walk in at EuroClassix, you immediately understand that this is all true: as these cars are as familiar to their owners as their childhoods, you can feel the passion mixed with knowledge, the Italian style interlacing with history spread all around.  ...

Artisti per Nuvolari is the title of the newest exhibit on show at Mantua's Museo Tazio Nuvolari. After enjoying notable success at Castel d'Ario's Sartori House-Museum, the exhibit runs in Mantua until June 29th (Saturdays and Sundays only). Pieces selected by Arianna Sartori and by the Museo's curators fondly depict Tazio Nuvolari, the native Man...

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe made a major economic announcement Tuesday afternoon in Botetourt County.   Italian manufacturer of automotive components, ELDOR Corporation, will invest $75 million in Botetourt County to establish its first North American production plant at Botetourt Center at Greenfield. This investment will create 350...

Pirelli sempre più americana, e sempre più legata alle automobili premium: è quanto emerge da un'analisi delle gomme della casa italiana presenti nei diversi stand del Salone di Detroit (13-26 gennaio 2014).   Ci sono pneumatici pensati in modo specifico per il mercato USA, come i P Zero Nero All Season, adatti a vetture sportive e montati s...

Fiat, Italy's largest manufacturer and a symbol of the country's struggle to adapt to globalization, is leaving home after 115 years.   The controlling Agnelli family and other investors met Friday in Turin for the last time to seal the end of Fiat as an Italian company after it merges with Chrysler. Created by Italian-Canadian Chief Executi...

When I was a child, I had the privilege to shake Enzo Ferrari's hand. I didn't know who that old man was, but my father, who was born very close to Maranello, seemed to be very fond of him, and so I knew that he was somebody important. When I told this to Albert DeLauro, the Chairman of the Board of the Ferrari Club of America, he probably felt the...

by Noah Joseph   There's a rather happy-looking individual in Palm Beach today. And well he should be. After all, he just took delivery of the very first Ferrari F60 America.   Can't remember the F60 America? We can hardly blame you, seeing as how it has been well over a year since Ferrari first unveiled it in Beverly Hills back in Oc...