Italy to join China’s Belt and Road initiative over US worry
Italy’s signature would be considered a major legitimation of the project that envisions overland and maritime routes connecting China with Europe.
As GM cuts in US, Fiat Chrysler invests in Italian plants [UPDATED]
The all-electric 500 will be built in Mirafiori, in Turin, while the Alfa Romeo SUV will be built in Pomigliano, near Naples, along with the Panda.
As Canada legalizes pot, other countries likely to follow
Canada is the second country in the world to legalize cannabis, but others could join us very soon.
Italy collapse points to difficulties with aging bridges
Factors could include wear from weather, more traffic than the bridge was originally built to sustain.
Fiat Chrysler is shaken without visionary CEO behind wheel
Marchionne steps down early because of severe health problems. Jeep executive Mike Manley is taking over.
Trudeau touts benefits of global trade in speech to Italian lawmakers
CETA an example of an agreement creates jobs and ensures more people benefit from economic growth.
Italian energy firm says it’s found “supergiant” gas field
Eni says the discovery would satisfy Egypt’s natural gas demands “for decades.”
Italy’s Bank of China money laundering trial in March
Milan branch implicated in smuggling more than half of $5 billion to China.
Italy indicting Bank of China for money laundering
Of the 297 suspects, four are senior managers of the Chinese state bank’s branch in Milan.
CBSA investigates steel plate dumping following Essar complaint
Alleges Canadian production of hot-rolled carbon and high-strength low-alloy steel plate product is harmed.
OECD says world economy beginning to rebound
Canadian growth lagging behind several G7 countries, including the US, Japan Germany.
Fiat, Mazda to design roadster based on iconic MX 5
Cars will be based on the same platform, but will feature different styling and engines.
Made in Italy
Manufacturing success despite economic turmoil
Fiat confirms it will remain in Italy
Automaker will refocus its Italian plants on exports.
Fiat to address Italy plant closures this weekend
Marchionne says there’s no plan to move the automaker from Italy, but it will review investments and slow down new car rollouts.
Italy calls on Fiat to clarify expansion plans
Italy’s economic development minister says the automaker has a responsibility to reveal plans to its workers.
Wen meets Merkel: calls for action on EU debt
Expressing alarm at Europe’s debt problems, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao called on Greece, Spain and Italy to embrace budget cuts and get their finances in order after meeting today with visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
PLANT takes on Italy: complete coverage
In case you missed anything, find all of PLANT’s Italian coverage here.
PLANT takes on Novamont
Italian bio-plastics developer has made a splash in Canada thanks to Brampton’s Ralston.
PLANT takes on Centro Ricerche Fiat [VIDEO]
A look inside the facility responsible for the super-cool Fiat 500, among other things.
PLANT takes on SAES Getters Spa. [VIDEO]
$116 million in lost business wasn’t enough to stop this uber-innovator.
PLANT takes on Lamiera [PHOTOS + VIDEO]
Insights into value-added as a competitive edge and Lamiera show coverage
PLANT takes on Museo Ferrari [PHOTO GALLERY]
A little eye candy from Ferrari in Maranello, Italy.
PLANT takes on Milan: Day 2
Expansive FieraMilano showcases FluidTrans, Plast 2012 and Xylexpo trade shows.
PLANT takes on Milan: Day 1
Italian OEMs are driven by exports, innovation and value-added.