Italy

Italy car sales rise 3% in September

Oct. 1, 2014 19:33 CET

New-car registrations in Italy rose 3 percent in September, according to data published by the country's transport ministry. Full-year sales are seen rising to about 1.35 million, up from the 1.3 million units sold last year....
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Fiat jobs matter more than HQ location, Italy prime minister says

Sept. 29, 2014 10:26 CET

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Fiat Chrysler's decision to have a home base in London matters less than the jobs and opportunities that the combined company will create in Italy....
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Fiat will suspend Panda production at Italy plant as demand falls

Sept. 19, 2014 18:00 CET

Fiat will temporarily suspend production at its Pomigliano plant in southern Italy from Oct. 16-27 amid weak demand. The Fiat Panda minicar is built at the factory....
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German, French and Italian car sales fall in August

Sept. 2, 2014 11:25 CET

New-car sales in Germany, France and Italy all fell slightly in August, a seasonally weak vacation month, while Spain's subsidy-led recovery continued....
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For Alfa dealer, the wait is over

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2014

From his small dealership between New York City and Connecticut, 78-year-old Alfredo Gulla has waited nearly 20 years for his beloved Alfa Romeo to return....
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LARRY P. VELLEQUETTE

BLOG: Fiat's cute cartoon characters suggest buying a 500 -- or else

3:38 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014

Since Fiat was reintroduced to the United States in 2011, the Italian brand has stretched the advertising envelope. But a new animated spot set to debut on Gas Station TV touting the fuel and ecological advantages of a Fiat 500 minicar may be the brand's most wry offering yet....
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LINDSAY CHAPPELL

BLOG: Why Americans are rediscovering Italian cars

8:52 am U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2014

Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Pagani, Zagato -- those luminary Italian brands barely add up to a percent of a percentage point worth of sales in America. But oh, the mystique....
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China's Brilliance mulls Italy car plant, prime minister says

Aug. 14, 2014 22:13 CET

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said that Chinese carmaker Brilliance China Automotive had expressed an interest in opening a plant in Italy. Renzi is trying to encourage foreign investment in Italy, which has fallen back into recession....
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Strong UK car sales in July part of improving European trend

Aug. 6, 2014 12:33 CET

New-car sales in the UK rose by 7 percent in July, as the country's credit-backed growth continued. The increase follows volume growth last month in Germany, Italy and Spain....
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Italian car sales rose 5% in July

Aug. 4, 2014 13:49 CET

New car sales in Italy rose 5 percent in July compared to the same month a year ago to 113,777 vehicles...
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A Renegade prime minister

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, front, checks out rear legroom in the Jeep Renegade with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chairman John Elkann....
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