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08.08.2012

Fiat and Chrysler Group are now using the world of 3D to change the way the carmakers look at planning for future products and implementing World Class Manufacturing standards before a single machine is built or installed Click here to read this news story

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08.08.2012

ItaliaspeedTV: Fiat and Chrysler Group are utilising a three-dimensional modelling system specifically for powertrain manufacturing to help everyone see the shop floor as it really is and not how one might imagine it is Click here to read this news story

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13.07.2012

The European Investment Bank and Fiat Industrial have signed a 350 million euro loan package to support R&D; the agreement was signed by EIB Vice-President Dario Scannapieco and Fiat Industrial Chairman Sergio Marchionne Click here to read this news story

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06.07.2012

Lamborghini has inaugurated a new building designed specifically for the development of prototypes and pre-series vehicles; the new structure is the first multi-story industrial building in Italy to earn Class A energy certification Click here to read this news story

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27.06.2012

Lancia and the Fiat Research Centre are taking part in the final event of the European euroFOT project, which is taking place in Brussels this week with Delta equipped with the "Driving Advisor" system being displayed Click here to read this news story

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22.12.2011

In the area of telematics and infotainment technologies, Magneti Marelli has presented the first open-source platform for in-vehicle devices; it is equipped with software developed and certified according to GENIVI Alliance compliance Click here to read this news story

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19.12.2011

The two millionth car equipped with Blue&Me system, a Fiat 500 Lounge, has just been delivered to an Italian customer; this infotainment device was designed through a partnership between Fiat Group Automobiles and Microsoft Click here to read this news story

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17.11.2011

The new Panda incorporates technology that would normally be found in bigger cars and with its accessibly both in terms of its price and its running costs, Fiat hopes it can be a family's "main car" especially in such uncertain economic times Click here to read this news story

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31.10.2011

ItaliaspeedTV: Chrysler Group Head of Transmission Powertrain and Driveline Engineering, Mircea Gradu, details the new ZF 8-speed transmission now being fitted to models including the Chrysler 300 and its rebadged sister, the Lancia Thema Click here to read this news story

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27.10.2011

As F1 approaches its first ever race in India this weekend, SKF has been supplying Scuderia Ferrari with high performance bearings and seals that reduce friction and weight to help improve the overall efficiency of its grand prix single-seaters, for 64 years Click here to read this news story

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24.10.2011

At MobilityTech, which opens today on the Piazza Duomo in Milan, Pininfarina will showcase its Nido EV, the first running prototype of the "Nido Development Programme", the ambitious project for an electric car conceived, designed and built in house Click here to read this news story

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22.10.2011

Hybus is an innovative new hybrid bus project developed by Pininfarina and set to debut on Monday in the Piazza Duomo in Milan during MobilityTech, the two day international forum on technological innovation for the development of mobility and transport Click here to read this news story

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09.09.2011

Lancia's new Ypsilon is the latest Fiat Group model to incorporate bumper and dashboard materials from plastics manufacturer Borealis which aim to improve stiffness, impact performance, scratch resistance, lower costs and weight reduction Click here to read this news story

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21.06.2011

Automotive Lighting, the lighting division of Magneti Marelli, has been awarded the Professor Ferdinand Porsche Prize of the Vienna University of Technology for the development and use of new LED lighting technology in automobiles Click here to read this news story

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10.06.2011

Fiat Group Automobiles and Fiat Powertrain were present this week with their own stand and showcasing their technologies at the NGVA (Natural and Bio Gas Vehicles Association) Europe International Show and Workshops event in Berlin Click here to read this news story

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07.06.2011

dPollution has revealled that its fuel-conditioning technology produced significant emission reductions and fuel-economy improvements in two laboratory tests held at Fiat's Elasis research facility, using EPA emission-testing protocols Click here to read this news story

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28.05.2011

Iveco and FPT Industrial will meet the new Euro VI regulations by means of a unique SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) technology, which will be introduced on the two new Cursor and Tector engine ranges for heavy-duty trucks and buses Click here to read this news story

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19.05.2011

AGRISHOW BRASIL 2011

At Agrishow, held at in Ribeirăo Preto, Brazil last week, Iveco, FPT Industrial and Bosch presented the Iveco Trakker Bi-Fuel Ethanol-Diesel vehicle designed to be used by sugar-cane and ethanol producers on agricultural and industrial operations Click here to read this news story

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13.05.2011

Antares is the name of the Pininfarina-designed photovoltaic station which Metalco is presenting for the first time at this week's MoTechEco in Rome, the sustainable mobility show being hosted by the Department of the Environment Click here to read this news story

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12.04.2011

The zero-emission Fiat Palio Weekend Elétrico has just set off from Los Angeles to start the first ever Brazilian expedition to feature an electric car; it will cover 25,000 km across the three Americas, crossing 15 countries in 120 days Click here to read this news story

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31.03.2011

Lamborghini's participation in the 2011 edition of the JEC Composite Show in Paris - one of the world’s most important exhibitions of composite materials - is intended to emphasise its abilities in this highly specialised sector Click here to read this news story

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25.03.2011

ItaliaspeedTV: Video explores the latest technology that has gone into the forthcoming Ferrari FF including the new V12 GDI engine, transmission incorporating the E-Diff, multilink suspension and third-generation CCM brakes Click here to read this news story

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28.01.2011

Wind River, a subsidiary of Intel specialising in embedded and mobile software, and Magneti Marelli have announced a technological collaboration to create the first GENIVI-compliant in-vehicle infotainment solution for the automotive industry Click here to read this news story

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20.01.2011

Chrysler Group and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have announced a project to determine the possibility of adapting the latter's hydraulic hybrid system for use on large passenger cars and light-duty vehicles Click here to read this news story

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20.11.2010

The influential US magazine Popular Science has just nominated Fiat Powertrain's MultiAir technology Best of What’s New 2010 for its innovative features that raise the bar in terms of fuel efficiency and eco-friendliness Click here to read this news story

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07.11.2010

SB LiMotive, the joint venture of Samsung SDI and Bosch, has been chosen by Chrysler Group to supply the lithium-ion battery packs for the Fiat 500EV (electric vehicle) which is to be launched in the U.S. market in 2012 Click here to read this news story

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06.10.2010

Quallion, a developer of customised Lithium Ion batteries, and Centro Ricerche Fiat will together unveil the Fiat Panda Hybrid Fuel Cell/Battery powered prototype vehicle today at The Battery Show, in San Jose, California Click here to read this news story

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02.10.2010

Japanese electronics giant Toshiba Corporation is set to team up with the Fiat Group in a project to jointly develop next-generation rapid-charge lithium ion batteries destined for hybrid vehicles, working closely with Turin R&D unit CRF Click here to read this news story

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01.10.2010

At the Paris Motor Show Ferrari is presenting for its world debut the SA APERTA, a strictly limited edition of just 80 cars, and the California, sporting the first application of the environmentally conscious HELE system Click here to read this news story

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01.10.2010

Lamborghini and U.S. golf equipment maker, Callaway, have signed an R&D agreement; the partnership, as well as the introduction of a new, co-developed material called Forged Composite, was announced in Paris Click here to read this news story

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26.09.2010

Fiat Automóveis and Fiat Powertrain Technologies have established in Brazil a cooperation agreement with CETEC to promote technical-financial-scientific cooperation and joint development of technological innovation projects Click here to read this news story

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08.09.2010

Iveco will be exhibiting a five-strong line-up of alternative fuel and traction system vehicles, led out by a compressed biomethane powered Stralis, at the third Low Carbon Vehicle Show, to be held at the Millbrook Proving Ground Click here to read this news story

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26.08.2010

Fiat has had its green credentials boosted following the announcement of another UK industry accolade for its eco:Drive fuel-saving technology, this time in eco:Drive Fleet form, the award coming from BusinessCar magazine Click here to read this news story

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24.08.2010

Icona Solutions' software to be used by Fiat Group's Elasis and CRF research arms will help improve perceived quality of its vehicles and reduce development costs through early identification and resolution of quality issues Click here to read this news story

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15.08.2010

Two tier strategy for low carbon vehicles: alongside Iveco’s investment in alternative fuels and traction systems is the continual evolution of the diesel engine ensuring the creation of solutions for operator’s real applications Click here to read this news story

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06.08.2010

Harman, an audio and infotainment group, has announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract to supply its integrated next-generation infotainment systems for Chrysler Group and Fiat vehicles sold worldwide Click here to read this news story

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22.07.2010

One of the most ambitious projects this year will see a pair of driverless electric transport vehicles setting off from Rome today on a 13,000 km journey that will see then delivering their loads at the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai Click here to read this news story

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22.07.2010

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Following its presentation in Rome, the Vislab Intercontinental Autonomous Challenge is all ready to set off from Italy's capital city today aboard two special driverless Piaggio Porter electric LCVs Click here to read this news story

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09.07.2010

Lamborghini has opened its new Advanced Composites Research Center at its headquarters in Sant’Agata Bolognese; the center will carry out research on innovative design and production methods for carbon-fibre elements Click here to read this news story

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08.07.2010

ItaliaspeedTV: Under-the-skin look at TwinAir the first of a new family of FPT twin-cylinder engines that implements the revolutionary MultiAir system combined with specific fluid dynamics optimised for maximum fuel efficiency Click here to read this news story

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03.07.2010

A year after the launch of the world's first hybrid scooter Piaggio launches a 300 cc version of the Mp3 Hybrid, the world's most technologically advanced scooter which combines a low environmental impact engine and an electric motor Click here to read this news story

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30.06.2010

Irish energy technology company SolarPrint has entered into a partnership with Fiat to develop a "smart roof" incorporating low cost photo voltaic cells and lithium batteries that will in turn be used to power on board devices in cars Click here to read this news story

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10.06.2010

Fiat Group has been participating at the 12th International Natural Gas Vehicle Conference and Exhibition at the Fiera di Roma with Fiat Automobiles, Iveco and Fiat Powertrain Technologies all showing off sustainability solutions Click here to read this news story

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06.06.2010

Magneti Marelli was centre stage with its advanced technologies as a partner with Michelin for the Challenge Bibendum's 10th anniversary edition – a exhibition focused on sustainable road mobility – which took place in Rio de Janeiro Click here to read this news story

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05.06.2010

At Challenge Bibendum, which has been held in Rio de Janeiro, a prototype version of Fiat Automóveis’ newest model, the Uno, has walked off with the award for "Best Design" of a prototype that is based on a production model Click here to read this news story

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27.05.2010

The new Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera is the latest Lamborghini to use Zircotec’s advanced ceramic heat resistant coatings to keep heat inside the exhaust tailpipes, thus allowing the adoption more lightweight composite bodywork Click here to read this news story

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30.03.2010

Today sees the début of a new version of the eco:Drive software dedicated to Fiat's Natural Power CNG-petrol dual fuel vehicles which will allow users to quantify the environmental and economic benefits of using compressed natural gas Click here to read this news story

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18.03.2010

With the arrival of the new Giulietta, Fiat's latest architecture, dubbed C-Evo and to be designated as "Compact", will receive its first application, a platform that has been designed to satisfy in terms of road-holding, agility and safety Click here to read this news story

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17.03.2010

SHELL

ItaliaspeedTV: Video showing the role of Shell's V-Power fuel and Helix lubricant in the engine of the Ferrari 458 Italia which is at the peak of technological and mechanical engineering and boasts the best performance figures in its market Click here to read this news story

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13.03.2010

SHELL

Just as Felipe Massa plants the F10 on the front row in Bahrain, Shell has revealled that the fuel that powers the cars this year contains an advanced biofuels component derived from cellulosic ethanol, a fuel that is made from straw Click here to read this news story

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02.03.2010

Fiat Group Automobiles and Nokia have announced the integration of Fiat cars with the latest generation of Nokia smart phones; Fiat's Blue&Me system will soon enable Fiat customers to use their Nokia smart-phones while driving their cars Click here to read this news story

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25.02.2010

TRW Automotive has launched its first Electronic Stability Control system with an integrated inertial measurement unit on the Lancia Delta to perform previously discrete sensor data acquisition directly within the ESC electronics module Click here to read this news story

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19.02.2010

eco:Drive Fleet will make its debut on February 26 as the latest version of Fiat's eco:Drive system now dedicated to fleets which can now be managed more effectively to benefit both the ecosystem and business, with great ease-of-use Click here to read this news story

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07.01.2010

Speed, efficiency and strength will be in the driver’s seat of a special session that focuses on new materials for Lamborghini sports cars at The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) 2010 Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Seattle Click here to read this news story

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30.11.2009

The Best of Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Awards to be presented at the CES in January has recognised Magneti Marelli's solution developed for Ford to allow on-board broadband connectivity, computer technology and services Click here to read this news story

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27.11.2009

Magneti Marelli and Samsung Mobile Display have signed a Cooperation Agreement for the development of new generations of display-based products, targeting the automotive market of instrument clusters, infotainment and navigation Click here to read this news story

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26.11.2009

ItaliaspeedTV: Shell has developed a new animated video showing the role of Shell V-Power fuel and Shell Advance lubricants within the engine of the exciting new 2010 Ducati Hypermotard range Click here to read this news story

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20.11.2009

Ferrari is using software from ANSYS, a firm which creates simulation software and technologies designed to optimise the product development processes, to take a step forward in predicting the thermal comfort in a vehicle's interior Click here to read this news story

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04.11.2009

This week the Italian capital city is playing host to H2Roma, the first Scientific Workshop with the Press born in 2002, and for this eighth edition the Fiat, Lancia, Alfa Romeo and Fiat Professional brands are all playing a key role Click here to read this news story

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05.10.2009

The Fiat Palio Weekend Elétrico been a key protagonist in an important green initiatives seminar hosted in Săo Paulo that brought this ecologically conscious zero-emission vehicle into the heart of Latin America’s biggest city Click here to read this news story

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29.09.2009

The petrol/methane-powered Fiat Panda Natural Power, Italy's best-selling alternative fuelled production car, has just been a key protagonist in the fourth edition of Ecorally, where it won the class reserved for methane-powered vehicles Click here to read this news story

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12.09.2009

Magneti Marelli and STMicroelectronics have signed a MoU for an agreement in the sector of power electronics modules and components for energy conversion electronic systems (inverter) to be fitted on hybrid and electric vehicles Click here to read this news story

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12.09.2009

Two and a half months after signing a partnership, Giugiaro and Microsoft have jointly presented the first prototypes of their cooperation to emphasise the importance of technological innovation in processes of corporate development Click here to read this news story

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04.09.2009

Iveco has presented a prototype of its new Daily Elétrico in Brazil which is destined to be the first zero emission light commercial vehicle produced in Latin America a project which is being realised in conjunction with Itaipu Binacional Click here to read this news story

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31.08.2009

Fiat Group Automobiles and TomTom have announced that they have jointly developed a new integrated portable navigation solution, Blue&Me TomTom, which will be showcased when the Fiat Punto Evo makes its debut in Frankfurt Click here to read this news story

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10.08.2009

ITAIPU BINACIONAL

The three year partnership between hydro-electric firm Itaipu Binacional, Fiat Automóveis and Swiss manufacturer KWO which started with an electric Palio project has expanded into the production of a similarly zero-emission Palio Weekend Click here to read this news story

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10.08.2009

ITAIPU BINACIONAL

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Fiat Palio Weekend Elétrico - Brazil [Italipu Biacional/Fiat Automóveis/KWO] Click here to read this news story

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24.07.2009

PPG INDUSTRIES

PPG Industries has worked closely with Lamborghini for many years to develop colours that will enhance its designs and the introduction of PPG’s matte finishes created specifically for Lamborghini is setting the latest automotive fashion style Click here to read this news story

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24.07.2009

Achieving yet another advancement in turbocharging technology BorgWarner has designed the optimally tuned and more efficient turbocharger used on Fiat Powertrain Technologies' new high-torque 1.8-litre direct-injection gasoline engine Click here to read this news story

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12.07.2009

The Piaggio has introduced the MP3 Hybrid the world's first hybrid scooter which is not just a "scooter with two powerplants" but a highly advanced vehicle supplements a low environmental impact petrol engine with a zero emissions electric motor Click here to read this news story

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10.07.2009

The Namir, a concept sports car developed by Italdesign Giugiaro and British hybrid powertrain developed and manufacturer Frazer-Nash, which made its debut in Geneva this spring was shown in the FoS-Tech pavilion at Goodwood last weekend Click here to read this news story

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26.06.2009

Italdesign Giugiaro and Microsoft, a world leader in the design and development of information technology solutions, have today announced that they have sealed a cooperation agreement for the design of new generation information systems Click here to read this news story

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23.06.2009

Czech power company ČEZ company today announced its intention to support the development of electro-mobility in the country and it will begin pilot trials by lending 10 Fiat Fiorino vehicles in Qubo and Cargo formats to non-profit organisations Click here to read this news story

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16.06.2009

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Fiat Group have signed a loan agreement for 400 million euros in financing for Research & Development into more efficient powertrains that was approved by the EIB’s Board of Directors in March Click here to read this news story

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16.06.2009

FIAT BRAVO TOUR '09 PRESENTED BY MSN

A special edition Fiat Bravo, fitted the latest Sony Ericsson mobile phone technology custom-made for this car, has been announced to coincide with an international charity tour which will take these cars from European capital cities to Turin Click here to read this news story

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