Giancarlo Perini

Giancarlo
Perini
Correspondent,
WardsAuto

Giancarlo covers the European auto industry from his base in Turin, Italy.

Articles
SUV From China’s SEM Infused With Pininfarina Design
Seeking to appeal to younger Chinese customers, SEM and Pininfarina opted for a strong design inspired by German and Korean competitors and meant to express power and momentum.
Stelvio CUV Next Up in Alfa’s Revival Effort
The Stelvio shares its platform with the Giulia and will offer diesel and gasoline engines ranging in output from 134 hp to 503 hp.
2016 Paris Auto Show Shots From the Floor
Key models and more from this year's motor show.
Chinese Electric Supercar Has Italian Design Flavor
A microturbine sharing its driveshaft with a generator produces 36 kW of electricity, with 30 kW channeled to a battery pack comprising 2,376 lithium-manganese-oxide cells that directly powers six electric motors.
Pininfarina Fuel-Cell Concept Runs in Fast Company
Pininfarina introduces the hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered H2 SPEED Concept, a high-performance GT vehicle designed and engineered for “fun on the track." It’s a sports car for buyers for whom environmental awareness and social acceptance is an issue.
Geneva Kicks Off New Business Model for Italdesign
A new show car, the first for Italdesign since the recent departure of founder Giorgetto Giugiaro, marks a return to the “ideas-for-sale” approach upon which the one-time independent design house was founded.
Formula 1 Bid Behind Lambo Shuffle?
A shuffle atop Lamborghini has been rumored for months, but was delayed, insiders say, by some resistance from top VW management.
Ferrari GTC4 Lusso Links All-Wheel Steering to AWD
The 2-door, 4-seat Gran Turismo fastback is a major redesign of the revolutionary model Ferrari introduced on the eve of the 2011 Geneva show.
Milan Designer Plans Anniversary Special for Geneva
The concept will be a “daring open sports car,” and mark the first roadster from Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera since it resumed production in 2007.
Skoda’s Vision S Concept Set for Geneva
The Vision S fits closely within the midsize footprint of the Q5 from sister brand Audi, but is a bit longer, wider and taller.
Designers Giugiaro Back With Independent Studio
Giorgetto and son Fabrizio Giugiaro are said to be at work on three different car projects for unnamed automakers.
Lambo to Unleash Limited Run Supercar at Geneva
Only 40 of the new models will be built, half as a coupe and half as a roadster.
2015 Tokyo Auto Show – Shots From the Floor
Fuel-cell models, some peeks at future production vehicles and the usual complement of quirky designs highlight this year's Tokyo Motor Show.
Bertone Collection Goes to Italian Historic Club
The collection includes design works and supercars created by Bertone over the years, including the 1967 Lamborghini Miura, owned and driven by Nuccio Bertone for many years.
2015 Frankfurt Auto Show: Shots From the Floor
New concepts from Nissan and Porsche among the stars at this year's exhibition.
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