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Report: Renowned designer, Giorgetto Giugiaro sells remaining shares of his own firm

Giorgetto Giugiaro might sound like a familiar individual, and that’s because he’s one of the most famous automotive designers ever to walk this planet. He’s the founder of Italdesign Giugiaro, which has been responsible for a very long list of aesthetically pleasing automobiles since 1968. But not only does he have his own design firm, […]

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2012 Geneva: Italdesign Giugiaro

2012 Geneva: Italdesign Giugiaro gives us the Brivido

No really – this piece of new does give us the Brivido – that’s the name of Italdesign Giugiaro’s new concept, which means ‘Thrill in Italian. The Italdesign Giugiaro Brivido is a functional, hybrid, four-seat prototype developed on a mechanics of the Volkswagen Group, which bought the design firm last year. Italdesign Giugiaro says that […]

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Italdesign-Giugiaro 2012 Geneva Motor Show Concept

Italdesign-Giugiaro teases its new 2012 Geneva Motor Show concept

Joining Italian design firms Bertone and Pininfarina, Italdesign-Giugiaro will be debuting its own custom concept study at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show next week. The company released a teaser of the new concept today saying it will be “one of the most technologically advanced cars for human-machine interface and unique style.” Besides that tidbit of […]

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Volkswagen’s two Italdesign Giugiaro concepts leaked

At the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, Volkswagen has confirmed that it will display a total of 7 concepts. At the time of confirmation, Volkswagen said that the concepts will range from various Volkswagen Group brands including Seat, Skoda, Audi and Volkswagen. Design head Walter de’ Silva said that Italdesign Giugiaro, which the German automaker recently purchased last […]

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Volkswagen completes 90.1% acquisition of Italdesign Giugiaro

Volkswagen announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the majority shareholding in Italdesign Giugiaro S.p.A. (IDG), Turin. The German automaker now holds a 90.1 percent stake in IDG, including the brand name rights and patents. “Italdesign has now become a permanent member of the Volkswagen Group. Given the full order books and numerous […]

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Volkswagen buys 90.1% stake in Italdesign Giugiaro

Volkswagen Group announced today that it will take a 90.1 percent controlling stake in Italdesign Giugiaro SpA, leaving the Giugiaro family with 10 percent of the shares. “With this shareholding in Italdesign, we are participating in one of the most renowned design and development companies with one of the richest traditions in the automobile industry,” […]

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Report: Volkswagen to buy Italdesign Giugiaro

Italdesign Giugiaro has produced a bunch of stunning designs including their famous take on the Mustang with the Ford Mustang Giugiaro Concept; the Italdesign Giugiaro Quaranta Concept; and most recently, their take on the subcompact market with the Italdesign Emas Concept. It seems their work has been so impressive that it has caught the eyes […]

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Giugiaro, Proton team up to make hybrid city car concept for Geneva

What you’re looking at here is the first picture of the new hybrid city car concept designed by Italdesign Giugiaro for Malaysian automaker Proton Cars. The concept, which will debut at the 2010 Geneva Show in March, is said to preview a production model. The 5-door hatchback has room for four and measures 3,550mm in length. […]

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2009 Geneva: Giugiaro Fazer-Nash Namir is the world’s fastest hybrid

Giugiaro has teamed up with Fazer-Nash to build its latest concept known as the Namir – Arabian for tiger. Known as the “fastest hybrid in the world” you would probably think that the Namir isn’t that eco-friendly – well you’ll be surprised. Fazer-Nash, a company that specializes in the design and construction of hybrid system has […]

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Giugiaro bringing the fastest hybrid in the world to Geneva

Italdesign-Giugiaro S.p.A, an automobile design and engineering company in Turin, Italy, is most popular for their Ford Giugiaro Mustang Concept. Last year they unveiled Giugiaro Quaranta, a 4WD super sports-car that used a mid-mounted engine coupled with a hybrid system. Well Giugiaro has something up its sleeve for the 2009 Geneva Motor Show and they […]

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