Founded in 1930, Turin-based Pininfarina has designed automotive classics such as the Ferrari 250 GT and the 1950s-era AlfaRomeo Giulietta Spider. Pininfarina'sandnbsp; shares rose 26 percent to 5.15 euros in Milan on Wednesday and were up
the people said. Pininfarina was founded in 1930 and has designed automotive classics including the Ferrari 250 GT and AlfaRomeo Giulietta Spider from the 1950s. The Turin-based company has posted losses in 10 of the past 11 years as it struggled
is only now just arriving at dealerships nationwide. The other newly arrived vehicles -- the Ram ProMaster City and AlfaRomeo 4C -- won't sell in anything close to significant numbers to provide a decent lift. To be sure, FCA's Iron Man
Mazda-based 1991-94 Mercury Capri roadster failed. So did the 1991 Lotus Elan. Both were front-wheel drive. AlfaRomeo tried a front-wheel-drive Spider convertible in the late '90s in Europe and didn't have much success. The Mini
here? Well, has there ever been an auto brand that attempted to build a U.S. market, later withdrew, and then came back with a new plan? Can you say, "Toyota"? Or "Fiat"? Or " AlfaRomeo "? You can't win if you don't play.
ending in 2018 that includes expansion of the Jeep and AlfaRomeo brands. Marchionne's plans for FCA are to invest 48 ..... euros over five years to 2018 to turn Jeep, Maserati and AlfaRomeo into global brands that will allow FCA to rival Volkswagen
Italy permanent jobs and promised this week to hire more people as new models, including the start of a rejuvenated AlfaRomeo range, go into production later this year. Even FCA's usually cautious CEO Sergio Marchionne, who declared in January
buoyed by well-received new products and demand for SUVs. The expansion of the brand and Italian sports-car unit AlfaRomeo is central to Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne's strategy to increase group sales to 7 million cars in 2018 from
as a result of two things," Marchionne said at a press conference in Geneva. "One, the globalization of Jeep, which is progressing on track; and secondly the introduction of AlfaRomeo as a global range premium/sports car maker."
rally championships, in 1972 and 1975. Fiat Chrysler originally planned to sell the new Mazda-based roadster as an AlfaRomeo but dropped the idea after deciding that Alfa's brand pedigree required that Alfa needs an inhouse-developed sports
half of the Zenvo team. He grew up in Copenhagen and studied at the Royal College of Art before spending three years at AlfaRomeo in Italy. Fairytale visitor Vollertsen, 49, is the reason the company is based in Praestoe, a farm town of 3,800
helm of FCA until 2018. Marchionne plans to invest 48 billion euros over five years to 2018 to turn Jeep, Maserati and AlfaRomeo into global brands that will allow FCA to rival Volkswagen and BMW by strengthening its position in the fast-growing
grille, while the rear section has a distinctly Italian look to it -- it doesn't take much squinting to see an AlfaRomeo shield in place of the Kia badge on the rear hatch. The Sportspace concept was developed at Kia's Frankfurt design
on the New York Stock Exchange, preparing a $2 billion overhaul of its minivans and spending $7 billion to relaunch AlfaRomeo globally. Ohio Gov. John Kasich and then-Toledo Mayor, Michael Collins, arranged an emergency conference call with