E-Talian

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Exploring Italy's industrial and manufacturing heritage.



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"...Scientists examining the remains of "Otzi," Italy's prehistoric iceman who roamed the Alps some 5,300 years ago, said on Thursday they have isolated what are believed to be the oldest traces of human blood ever found.The German and Italian scient...

The Revival Of Viotti

on Jan 17, 2017

I didn't realize the Viotti brand - long since gone since 1964 - was purchased by a Chinese group and subsequently revived. Since this event, it's gone on to acquire other brand names and eventually developed its first concept car:It's great to see t...

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Aaaaand so it begins. 2017 that is. Let's kick it off with a sports theme. Every once in a while I like to         go outside the mandate of this blog. The great cyclist Gino Bartoli's remarkable story is worth it.

Buon Anno

on Dec 31, 2016

And so we say good-bye to 2016 and salute 2017.Be well, play and drive safe e cent'anni!

How's this for a story.1927 was the year the Mille Miglia race began its ascent into legendary status. A competition it helped to make iconic brands like Alfa Romeo and Porsche. For more on the Mille Miglia - which was reborn in 1977 after a 20 year...

Hey, for what it's worth, belated Merry Christmas/Buon Natale.Check this baby out. I have no idea what's being said but it's a cool video:It's the Italian designed 'microcar' Iso Isetta. It went on to be licensed in a number of different countri...