The year is 1969. The Cold War has moved into space and the United States has decided to write history with Neil Amstrong's first lunar step. Proud advertisements and posters of that event spread throughout the nation in the form of blow-ups, newspapers and flyers. Giancarlo Zanatta is in New York. Nine years earlier, he and his brother Ambrosiano...

Vespa is a brand name that immediately brings an exact image to mind. All it takes is the word and we see Audrey Hepburn smiling from behind the handlebars of an original Vespa, cruising through the streets of Rome. Patented on April 23, 1946, the original Piaggio Vespa has sold over 18 million units in various editions and models up to the present...

Enel Green Power North America Inc (EGPNA) and NextChem, the green chemistry subsidiary of Maire Tecnimont SpA (BIT:MT), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will give rise to a green hydrogen project in the US. EGPNA, the renewables division of Italian utility group Enel SpA, plans to set up an electrolyser at one its solar farms i...

It’s fair to say that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) hasn’t been the fastest off the mark when it comes to electric cars. With the lead-footedness displayed across all its brands — Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Lancia, Maserati, and Ram — you could be forgiven for thinking that the Italian-American multinational simply isn’t int...

In this unforgettable 2020 Italy has seen a boom of registrations of new Small Medium Enterprises. A staggering growth of +40%, which can be summarized basically in two points: many have closed store to open another, many others have changed their production. The latter in particular are not the majority, they are young (6.53%), female (8.82%) and...

On Dec. 10, the Italian magazine D La Repubblica named Anna Grassellino, scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, as “Woman of the Year.” Grassellino was selected from a list of 50 excellent Italian women in different fields who left an impression on 2020. She is the director of the new Superconducting Qua...

MyEduClub is the name of the new US digital platform just launched by the Giuseppe Pezzano LLC Group, which founded Platform3000 and Edu Assistance, and was the principal financial backer of the EduItalia Association. The goal? To relaunch the study abroad sector, which has been suffering due to the Covid-19 pandemic. As the strategic sector for th...

As the great sage Charlie Brown once said: “There are 3 things in life that people like to stare at: a flowing stream, a crackling fire, and a Zamboni clearing the ice.” Watching one of these machines glide across a skating rink, restoring carved-up ice to glassy perfection, is efficiency in motion. A job that once required 1.5 hours of manual labo...

On Thursday, the London-headquartered Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobile NV’s premium brand Maserati Chief Executive said in a statement that the FCA unit had been brewing off an option to a full-fledged shift towards electric vehicles over the next five years, while the Maserati CEO also added that the company was looking to create...

Enel Green Power is a subsidiary of Enel, the Italian utility company. Established in 2008, it is headquartered in Rome but operates in 27 countries located on 5 continents, providing electricity generated by solar, wind, geothermal, and biomass sources to its customers. The company operates three solar power plants in the United States — one in St...