Iconic Italian name revived for Pininfarina Battista show car in Geneva

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With an infusion of cash from Indian auto giant Mahindra, storied Italian automaker Pininfarina is branching out on its own with a new all-electric hypercar. The company has shared some of its motivation for the relaunch, and teased sketches and photos of the car repeatedly, but finally revealed the actual car Monday night ahead of the Geneva auto. Pininfarina Battista

Pininfarina announces Rimac electric hypercar's powertrain, new Munich headquarters

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Automobili Pininfarina, which is developing a multi-million-dollar electric hypercar under the classic Italian designer name, announced a deal to develop its cars' electric powertrain, as well as a new headquarters and executive team on Friday. The new company will partner with Croatian electric super-car builder Rimac to develop powertrain

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Audi plug-in hybrids, Pininfarina electric hypercar, Elon Musk settles lawsuit: Today's Car News

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Pininfarina taps Rimac to build its electric hypercar's powertrain. A utility survey shows more support for renewable power than utility companies can handle. Audi plans to expand its line of plug-in hybrid vehicles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk settles his SEC lawsuit in a surprising way. And we ask how "fast" is fast charging in our latest Twitter poll

Pininfarina Unveils Nido EV Prototype

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Leading automotive design group Pininfarina unveiled the Nido EV, the first running prototype of the “Nido Development Program”, the project for an electric car conceived, designed and built entirely by the Pininfarina Style and Engineering Centre of Cambiano (Turin). Pininfarina is also collaborating with the French company Bolloré on the BlueCar EV development.The BlueCar is powered by a BatScap lithium metal polymer pack. Pininfarina CEO Silvio Pietro Angori.

Pininfarina Signs Deal For Production Of Bluecar Electric Vehicle

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The last we heard of Pininfarina and its Bluecar electric vehicle was that the company was looking to start production but a lack of financial support meant the project was never able to pass the concept stage. Fast forward to today and we have news that Pininfarina has signed a deal to lease out a portion

Pininfarina's Italian design may be good Karma for plug-in carmaker

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Fisker, the luxury plug-in hybrid car company that went bankrupt in 2013, was founded by a car designer. Henrik Fisker, the brand's namesake was a designer at BMW before forming his own company. Now that venture, renamed Karma after is primary product, following the company's revival at the hands of Chinese investors, has hired a new design firm.

Pininfarina Cambiano: Eco Sport Sedan Teased Ahead Of Geneva

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Best known for its work with companies like Ferrari, Italian design house and coachbuilder Pininfarina also works on its own concepts from time to time. According to Pininfarina (via Autoweek) the new concept, named Cambiano after the city in which the One of these will be on display at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show that begins in early March.

Pininfarina electric car to join Autolib car sharing service

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Niche vehicle maker Pininfarina has signed an agreement with France’s Bolloré to finally bring its prototype electric car into production. A new company called CeComp will lease part of the Italian car maker’s Turin factory, for the production of 4,000 electric cars. Electric cars Autolib blue car Bollore car sharing Cecomp electric car Pininfarina

Hybrid Kinetic electric luxury car, with turbine range extender, to be built in China

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Started by the founder of Chinese automaker Brilliance, the company made headlines in 2010, when it announced plans to build hybrid. China Geneva Motor Show Pininfarina Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars Hybrid Kinetic StartupsSeveral Chinese or Chinese-backed automotive startups are currently trying to replicate the success of Tesla by designing and selling their own luxury electric cars. But Hybrid Kinetic likely predates most of them.

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Hybrid Kinetic H600 microturbine range-extended electric vehicle concept runs 0-100 km/h in 2.9 seconds

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At the Geneva Auto Show, the China-based Hybrid Kinetic group unveiled the H600 microturbine range-extended electric vehicle sedan concept, produced together with its vehicle design and engineering partner, Pininfarina. Pininfarina and Cambiano project. The Italian company has already explored the potential of a range-extended electric drive powertrain with its Cambiano project , unveiled at the 2012 Geneva show.

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Grove Hydrogen Automotive and State Government of Minas Gerais Brazil announce hydrogen vehicle cooperation program

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Designed by Pininfarina, the Granite is a sporty 5-door coupe. IGE, the parent company of Grove, is China’s leading group in terms of hydrogen vehicle production, development and maintenance. It is also the parent company of Wuhan Tiger, a heavy vehicle hydrogen fuel cell powertrain company. Developing hydrogen vehicles will create many opportunities for Brazilian companies to take part in the entire chain. Grove Hydrogen Automotive Co.

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Bluecar EV Scheduled For Production in 2011

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The production version of the Pininfarina designed Bluecar EV was displayed at the Geneva Auto Show this year. According to Angori, the company has tallied 6,000 pre-orders. CEO Silvio Pietro Angori confirmed that production is on schedule and this vehicle is set for its debut in 2011. As Angori stated in an interview with Italy's Sore

Report: Toyota is Working on Sporty Prius Coupe

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The report states that Toyota is considering employing a famous Italian design company such as Pininfarina or Guigiaro Italdesign to work on the styling of the According to the Best Car magazine of Japan, Toyota is currently working on a dedicated sporty hybrid model that aims to compete with the upcoming CR-Z hybrid from Honda.

The Reality of Fast Charging for Electric Vehicles

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I think that it could work well for fleet applications like taxi companies and car rental firms, and it would also work well in low volume situations like we will see over the next few years where there are a relatively small number of electric vehicles on the roads. Join Matter Now! Newsletter LinkedIn Twitter Facebook News and ideas for a sustainable world Search 04.17.09