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Sergio Marchionne, the gregarious sweater-clad leader of FCA, spoke to CNBC on Monday morning about the fortunes of electrification at his speediest marque, Ferrari. Ferrari reportedly has no plans to introduce an EV to its portfolio of offerings. Executives at Maranello have repeatedly indicated that electric cars would simply not fit in with the brand image […]

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Ferrari and Lamborghini have said they have no plans to make an electric car, but whether this is believable is another question. According to Automotive News Europe, both Ferrari and Lamborghini have confirmed neither have plans to develop a fully electric model anytime soon. Speaking at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, Ferrari’s chief technology officer, […]

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Ferrari is considering a Formula E entry. The Italian automaker’s CEO, Sergio Marchionne, admitted that Ferrari competing in Formula E was a possibility if the series stops allowing car changes and offers greater technical freedom. “If Formula E requires people to change cars during a race because we exhaust the power available within a given […]

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Just how fast is the world’s first all-electric hypercar? WEC, Ferrari Le Mans and Corvette GT2 V8 racing driver Archie Hamilton wanted to find out, and got an opportunity to hop behind the wheel of the Rimac Concept One. The Concept One made its production debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, […]

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Each month that goes by, Faraday Future is looking more and more like a legitimate automaker. Given how many ambitious startups have tried to enter the automotive industry in the past decade, there are valid reasons to be skeptical about Faraday Future. It has, for the most part, been shrouded in mystery until it came […]

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Electric cars are known for ferocious acceleration, and so are Ferraris. Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne took a Tesla for a spin, and acceleration aside, he found it wanting. Indeed, he called it “obscene.” Context matters, of course. According to a CNN report, Marchionne called the experience – presumably in a Model S – “obscene” because […]

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It appears FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne has an odd obsession with getting shot. After saying that you would have to shoot him before Ferrari would build an SUV, Marchionne has now once again said he would have to be shot before an electric Ferrari becomes a reality. The CEO’s dislike for EVs has been well […]

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It looks like the Ferrari LaFerrari won’t be the only Ferrari hybrid in history. Autocar is reporting that Ferrari is working on a plug-in hybrid that will be front-engined and offer a 30-mile electric-only driving range. How does the publication know this? Because it unearthed a patent filed by Ferrari in June 2015. The patent […]

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Bugatti is considering a hybrid powertrain in the neighborhood of 1,500-horsepower for its pending V16 Veyron. The company’s new CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer, a former R&D head at Audi and Porsche – according to anonymous sources speaking with Reuters – prefers a hybrid version of Bugatti’s next car. Blueprints for the next iteration are reportedly already […]

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Ferrari’s first hybrid supercar, the LaFerrari, has taken the prize in the Best Sports Car category during the Best Cars 2014 awards celebrated in Madrid. The award ceremony held at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium was organized by the Spanish motoring magazines Autopista, Automóvil, Coche Actual and Autovía. Ferrari’s LaFerrari is a limited-edition special vehicle of which […]

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