E-Talian

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Blog Tags:italy, engineering, precision art, cars, motorcycles, science and technology, furniture, bicycles, design

Exploring Italy's industrial and manufacturing heritage.



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There's something awfully off with this car.Right! The Covoni C6W has six wheels!

Video Clip Of The Day

on Aug 29, 2016

Effeffe Berlinetta:...

From the Istituto Italiano di cultura in Washington D.C. comes a discussion on Italian influences on American design.Excerpts: "Before design as product and practice was segmented into theoretical camps like product design, systems design, speculati...

From time to time I like to introduce some stories outside the overall theme of this blog. In this post, we take a look at some innovative developments happening in Italy on the education front. Such innovations are not new in a country where Montess...

When you have a great engineering and design heritage that runs long and deep like Italy, you're bound to have some, erm, bizarre creations.In this video,  Italy's contribution come via OSI Silver Fox (1967), Fiat Panda 4x4 monster truck and Ita...

Spotlight On Gilera

on Jul 6, 2016

Gilera won 6 MotoGP/500cc constructors championships between 1950-1957 making champions of Umberto Masetti, Geoff Duke and Libero Liberati along the way.These days Gilera falls under the Piaggio group.

A metal that is capable of not retaining dirt and water: ‘The wings of some beetles in the Sahara desert are shaped by evolution to be antibacterial,’ Professor Romoli told The Times.‘They have nano-tubules and nanoedges that break the exterior...