Andrea Malan Italy Correspondent [email protected] +39-3355648382 See All Staff Page Recent Stories Powerful Lamborghini Revuelto plug-in hybrid launches brand into EV era The Revuelto, which replaces the Aventador, combines the most powerful V-12 made by Lamborghini with three electric motors to boost its output to 1,001 hp. The chip shortage is still complicated going into 2022 Automakers are crying for more microchips and chipmakers are addressing the problem. But can it happen quickly enough to solve the problem in 2022? Alfa Romeo starts life in Stellantis with a promise of growth Multiple Alfa Romeo turnaround plans in the last 15 years have not worked. But Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares said he will find ways to help the brand grow. Hyundai diversifies design away from family look Hyundai aims to implement styling touches that can give the brand a distinctive image, as Audi did 10 years ago with its light design, said SangYup Lee, head of the brand's global design centre. FCA axes Alfa Romeo’s planned sports cars as it shrinks brand's growth plans Alfa Romeo's future product plans have been scaled back to help make the brand profitable, Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley said. Alfa’s No. 2 market was the U.S. and Canada, with volume down 28 per cent to 13,925 units through September. BMW expands 2-series range with fwd coupe-styled sedan The 2-series Gran Coupe is aimed at younger, design-focused buyers. It will rival the Mercedes CLA. Built in Germany, the car will be sold globally and will be the cheapest BMW in the Canadian and U.S. markets. Ferrari touts F8 Tributo as most powerful production V-8 to date Ferrari said the 710-hp F8 Tributo will be its most powerful V-8 engine production model to date. It is lighter and more aerodynamic than the 488 GTB it replaces.