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Dual education in Italy: successful start for social project of Audi subsidiary in Ducati and Lamborghini
Ducati and Lamborghini, Italian companies part of Audi AG group, have celebrated a milestone with their joint social project â€śDual Education System Italy,â€ť which has been created in cooperation with the Volkswagen Workforce Foundation, the Italian Ministry for Teaching, Universities and Research, and the Ministry of Education of the region Emilia Romagna. The two companies are enabling young Italians, largely from socially disadvantaged families, to take the next important step of their dual education and training based on the German system. Following the first component of education in a college, the young people are now starting their practical training. For this purpose, Lamborghini and Ducati have set up modern training centers in their plants.
Dorna Sports announced today a new deal with Scania, which sees the Swedish firm become the Truck Supplier for the FIM MotoGPâ„˘ World Championship.
Ducati has re-entered the market with an official subsidiary, Ducati India Private Limited, which is ready to provide a premium ownership experience to motorcycle enthusiasts in India. Ducati is reinforcing its commitment to the Indian market with the opening of world class dealerships in Mumbai, Delhi and Gurgaon.
The year 2013 closed with significant achievements for Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A, both in terms of new product and sales performance. Ducatiâ€™s sales network of 817 dealers across 88 countries, delivered 44,287 motorcycles to customers, an increase over the 2012 total of 44,102.
The Catalan companies, Gas Gas and Ossa merge for industrial and commercial synergies and to develop new products.
The â€śAudi Annual Press Conferenceâ€ť held in Ingolstadt, Germany today presented an opportunity to showcase the latest details of the Ducati acquisition to the worldâ€™s press, including the outstanding results achieved by the company during the last year.
Gas Gas announced the agreement to buy Vector Capitalâ€™s shares, venture capital society of Banco Mare Nostrum (BMN), which controls over 73,09% of Gas Gas Motos S.A. by the general management and an international group of investors. The agreement will be formalized in the next weeks.
Boris Savitsky, the General Director of Fudzi Motors â€” an exclusive importer of Kawasaki motorcycles â€” has kindly agreed to fill Motonews.ru in on how the Japanese brand is doing in Russia.
International Motorcycles S.p.A, a subsidiary of the Investindustrial Group (â€śInvestindustrialâ€ť), has agreed to the sale of Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A (â€śDucatiâ€ť) to Audi AG, part of the Volkswagen Group. The acquisition is subject to antitrust clearance.
In a ceremony hosted at the Palazzo Mezzanotte in Milan, home to the Italian stock market, Ducati has received the Brand Recognition Award from the UK Government during the UK-Italy Business awards, officially marking the Italian motorcycle manufacturerâ€™s outstanding business performance.
The Can-Am Spyder Roadster, known simply as a â€śspiderâ€ť in Russia, is a remarkable and unique product of the motorcycle industry designed by Canadaâ€™s BRP. Some Russian motorcycle professionals and enthusiasts have already gotten their hands on the vehicle and come to appreciate its advantages over a traditional motorcycleâ€¦
Vladimir Chaikovsky, who is responsible for sales and marketing at BMW Motorrad Russia, has agreed to a question-and-answer session with Motonews.ru to fill us in on the latest developments in the BMW motorcycle business in Russia.
US retail sales of Ural sidecar motorcycles rose 39% in 2010. Sales were up in each quarter of the year, with the forth quarter sales up twofold compared to the same period in 2009.
Dressed in â€śDucati redâ€ť for the first time, Valentino Rossi announces his motivation for the new season and that the Italian Tricolore will decorate the official MotoGP bikes during this yearâ€™s celebration of 150 years of Italian unity
Sales and Marketing Manager for BMW Motorrad Russia Vladimir Chaikovsky filled motonews.ru in on a new generation of BMW Motorrad tourist motorcycles, GT and GTL, which are about to appear on the Russian market.