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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Happy Holidays

on Dec 29, 2019

It's a little late for Merry Christmas so let's just go with a blanket merry happy holidays.And now for a non-sequitur piece of humour.

Sports cars, motor cycles, bicycles, planes and even boats get a lot of luck here but trucks not so much despite its own long and rich history on the Italian engineering landscape.Not surprisingly, the principal manufacturer of trucks in Italy is Fia...

Giotto Bizzarrini designed this beaut. You can pick one up for about 538 000 EUROS (or about  $800 000 CDN).Check out the Lancia's in the video. Such a severely under rated car: And criminally under appreciated for their innovations.

Genius went into building Venice and it will take genius to save it.Although, a good start would be to stop allowing Cruise ships into the Lagoon.

Albert Einstein's closest friend and confidante was a compatriot and Swiss/Italian engineer named Michele Besso.Besso was the only person Einstein worked with when  made his famous discovery.  Besso stood alongside as a capable and com...

Fiat Chrysler merges with Peugeot forming the 4th largest company in the world.But what does it mean for Italian brands under the Fiat banner - Maserati and Alfa Romeo - in North America?Time will tell.Hope those customers who purchased the Stelvio o...

Inside the Bottega of bicycle creativity. It's been rumoured the Pinarello Miguel Indurain rode to five Tour de France titles was actually made by Pegoretti.Shorter Pegoretti:Am I artist? Maybe. Maybe not? Who knows? Boh.Lol./Begins welding. Spl...