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MARANELLO, Italy | Paving its future: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

MARANELLO, Italy— Ferrari is paving its way to future growth with a look to its roots. The company’s new CEO, Louis Camilleri, unveiled a new business plan Tuesday that includes reviving iconic models and embedding them with Formula One technology. Significantly expanding Ferrari’s electric-gasoline hybrid powertrain offering and affirming plans to introduce a utility vehicle … Continue reading MARANELLO, Italy | Paving its future: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

TURIN, Italy | Workers, execs and politicians bid farewell to late Fiat CEO

TURIN, Italy— The heir to Fiat’s founding family has paid an emotional farewell to the late CEO Sergio Marchionne, who died suddenly in July, saying “he taught all of us … to have the courage to change.” John Elkann, his voice cracking, echoed Marchionne’s indefatigable work ethic in his homage, saying “never take a break … Continue reading TURIN, Italy | Workers, execs and politicians bid farewell to late Fiat CEO

MISANO ADRIATICO, Italy | Dovizioso wins San Marino GP; Marquez extends MotoGP lead

MISANO ADRIATICO, Italy— Italy’s Andrea Dovizioso and the Ducati team won on home soil in the San Marino Grand Prix on Sunday, while Marc Marquez extended his lead atop the MotoGP standings. Starting fourth, Dovizioso quickly moved up the grid then passed pole sitter Jorge Lorenzo to take the lead early on and wasn’t challenged … Continue reading MISANO ADRIATICO, Italy | Dovizioso wins San Marino GP; Marquez extends MotoGP lead

Italy | Manley role at Fiat Chrysler a turning point for carmaker

Italy – The nomination of Mike Manley as CEO of Fiat Chrysler marks a turning point for the carmaker, putting a brand with historic Italian roots in the hands of someone with no ties to Italy — a Brit who showed his mettle by growing the quintessentially American Jeep into a global brand. Manley has … Continue reading Italy | Manley role at Fiat Chrysler a turning point for carmaker

ROME | Italy calls for end to arms embargo on Libya

ROME — Italy’s interior minister on Thursday called for the end of the international arms embargo on Libya, saying weapons and migrant traffickers disregard it anyway. Matteo Salvini made the appeal at a news conference in Rome with a deputy prime minister of the U.N. -backed Libyan government in Tripoli, Ahmed Maiteeg. The minister added … Continue reading ROME | Italy calls for end to arms embargo on Libya