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.

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.

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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). The Nido EV prototype is a designed both to explore the electrification of a small city car and to develop a modular floorpan. Pininfarina CEO Silvio Pietro Angori. The Nido EV.

HKG and Pininfarina introduce two more microturbine range extended EVs; graphene-enhanced LTO batteries

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At Auto Shanghai 2017, China-based Hybrid Kinetic Group (HK), with its partner Pininfarina, introduced two more microturbine range-extended electric vehicles: the five-seat K550 and 7-seat K750 SUVs. HK and Pininfarina signed a 46-month cooperation agreement in February 2017 for the joint design, development, and manufacturing of a series of HK electric drivetrain concept vehicles.

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 BlueCar Makes Debut In Paris Rental Scheme

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This is the case for French billionaire entrepreneur Vincent Bolloré Having commissioned the renowned design house of Pininfarina to create a Whether electric cars are suitable for the wider market yet is still a topic undergoing heated debate, but several companies have found a use to which they're very much suited - inner city rental.

Pininfarina May Build Cambiano Plug-In Hybrid From Geneva

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Only in the rarefied world of tiny-volume supercars, anything goes - which is why design house Pininfarina is considering a limited run of You know the story with concept vehicles: Shown among the glitz and glamor of auto show stands, they gradually become watered-down until a significantly less exciting production car hits the dealership floor.

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

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

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New electric vehicle prototype unveiled

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A brand new electric vehicle has been unveiled by leading automotive design group Pininfarina. Known as the Nido electric vehicle it is designed to explore the electrification of a small city car and to develop a modular floorpan as part of the Nido Development Programme, a project for an electric car built entirely by the Pininfarina [.].

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 60 kW microturbine range extender delivers 40% efficiency, low emissions, and a 10000-hour maintenance interval.

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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. As the first product from Grove’s design studio in Barcelona working with the Grove Development Headquarters in Wuhan China, the Obsidian, the Wagon variant of the Obsidian Sport, was released recently in Wuhan and is also on display at Auto Shanghai. 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. CEO Silvio Pietro Angori confirmed that production is on schedule and this vehicle is set for its debut in 2011. According to Angori, the company has tallied 6,000 pre-orders. 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.