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All events tied to the world of design at which Pininfarina intends to participate or has participated.

  • 2015
    • The Florida I is the Best in Show at the Concorso d'Eleganza Pininfarina
      Turin, June 13, 2015 – The queen of the first Concorso d'Eleganza Pininfarina, which took place this afternoon at the Valentino Castle in Turin , is the Florida I owned by Corrado Lo Presto. According to the Jury, this model of 1955 is the car that more than any other expresses the timeless beauty typical of the Pininfarina signature. Winner of the prize for the most elegant, the Bovet Award for the Most Elegant Car, is Cisitalia 202 (1947) owned by Gino Coen. The Chairman's Award, given personally by Paolo Pininfarina, has been assigned to the Ferrari 212 Inter Cabriolet (1952) owned by Anne and Bob Lee.
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    • In Turin the Concorso d' Eleganza Pininfarina to celebrate its 85th anniversary
      Turin, June 13, 2015 - Milestones like the Cisitalia and the Lancia Aurelia B24, myths celebrated by Hollywood as the Duetto (“The Graduate”) and the Nash Healey (“Sabrina”), one-off models such as the Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina and the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti "K", rarities like the Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Speciale and the 212 Inter Cabriolet, the very first Ferrari designed by Pininfarina in 1952. These and other masterpieces of the past and present born from Pininfarina’s pencil are the protagonists of the first Concorso d’Eleganza Pininfarina, which is taking place at the Valentino Castle in Turin on Saturday, June 13.
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  • 2014
    • Snaidero Ola25 Limited Edition design by Pininfarina
      Turin, April 9, 2014 – Pininfarina and Snaidero present the Snaidero Ola25 Limited Edition at the Milan Furniture Fair to celebrate 25 years of partnership.
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  • 2013
    • 2013 Milan Furniture Fair
      Turin, April 10, 2013 – An innovative outdoor furnishing project designed by Pininfarina debuts at the Milan Furniture Fair. It is the practical, colourful chair developed jointly with the Brazilian company A Lot Of, designed primarily to make life on the beach more comfortable.
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  • 2012
    • The “Great Ferraris of Sergio Pininfarina” exhibition officially opens today at the Ferrari Museum in Maranello
      Maranello, 26th October 2012 – The Ferrari Museum in Maranello today inaugurated the Great Ferraris of Sergio Pininfarina exhibition which focuses on the years during which Sergio, the son of founder Battista “Pinin” Farina, made a pivotal contribution to the creation of the Prancing Horse’s most famous models. A collaboration that started in 1952 and which represents one of the great icons of the Made in Italy phenomenon.
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    • Pininfarina design stars in Brazil
      Paolo Pininfarina will give a lecture on design as part of the seminar “Turin Design Attitude”, organised by Brazil’s prestigious FAAP university. A second nautical project with the Brazilian company Schaefer: the Phantom 800.
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    • Sergio Pininfarina’s Great Ferraris at the Museo in Maranello
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    • Pininfarina protagonist in Helsinki, World Design Capital 2012
      On display at the International Design House three iconic objects designed by Pininfarina: the Olympic Torch, a sculpture in wood of the Dino and a scale model of the kitchen Snaidero Venus On the occasion of the events scheduled to celebrate Helsinki, World Design Capital 2012, Pininfarina will participate to the business mission organized by the Torino Chamber of Commerce and City of Torino with support of the Piemonte Agency. The Finnish capital has in fact invited the City of Torino, appointed in 2008 first World Design Capital ever, and its companies of excellence to take part to the events that are animating the town.
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    • Pininfarina signs its first religious architecture project
      Torino, June 22 2012 - Tomorrow at 6 pm in Riardo the Private Chapel “Madonna della Stella” designed by Pininfarina for the Perrella Family will be inaugurated. Pininfarina was in charge of the exterior and interior design and signed also all the internal furnishings of the church instilling in the project the values that have always been Pininfarina’s hallmark: modernity and respect of nature.
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    • London celebrates Italian design: Pininfarina in London
      Turin, June 21 2012 - London celebrates Italian design on the occasion of the Olympic Games and the International Achitecture and Design Showcase. And it chooses to do so by dedicating an exhibition to the Pininfarina brand as an expression of Italian excellence exported all over the world. The exhibition PININFARINA IN LONDON will be inaugurated on June 21, at the London headquarters of the Italian Cultural Institute in Belgrave Square, open to the public from 22 June to 15 July 2012 with free admission.
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  • 2011
    • Pininfarina Hybus awarded with the “Premio all’Innovazione” (Prize for Innovation) by “Legambiente”
      Turin, November 25, 2011 - Hybus, the hybrid bus developed by Pininfarina, with the contribution by the Piedmont Region, has been awarded with the “Premio all’Innovazione Amica dell’Ambiente", a national prize of Legambiente, addressed to Company Innovation in the environmental field. …
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    • Mobility Tech 2011 - Pininfarina presents Hybus, the sustainable bus for greener cities
      Turin, October 24, 2011 - Hybus, the hybrid bus developed by Pininfarina, debuted in Piazza Duomo, in Milan, at MobilityTech, the international forum on technological innovation for the development of mobility and transport. …
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  • 2010
    • New Stratos on track: Stoschek’s dream comes true
      Le Castellet, November 29 2010 – The dream of a collector and European Rallye Champion, and the mastery of a legendary designer and coachbuilder have come together to write a new chapter in the history of supercars. The result is the New Stratos, a one-off engineered and built by Pininfarina for the German business man Michael Stoschek and unveiled today at the Paul Ricard Circuit of Le Castellet, France. ...
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    • In Rome debut on the road of the Nido EV
      Rome, 24 September 2010 - Celebrations for the 80th anniversary of Pininfarina continue in Rome with the debut on the road of the Nido EV. Today at the Campidoglio the electric prototype developed by Pininfarina is presented by Chairman Paolo Pininfarina to the Mayor of Rome, Gianni Alemanno. Together, aboard the Nido EV, they will reach the Quirinale, where the President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano will receive the Pininfarina Family and will host in the gardens of the Palace the 50 cars of the Concours d’Elegance Bovet Italia Classica 2010. …
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    • Pininfarina celebrates its 80th anniversary
      Turin, May 21, 2010 - The Nido EV, the prototype electric car designed by Pininfarina, debuts at the celebrations to mark the company’s 80th anniversary...
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    • The Pininfarina 2uettottanta at Villa d’Este
      Turin, April 22, 2010 – The 2uettottanta, the open sports car created by Pininfarina to celebrate its 80th anniversary, is Alfa Romeo’s guest at the Concours D’Elégance Villa d’Este 2010, during the weekend of April 23 to 25. …
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    • Cisitalia 202 by Pininfarina at Automotoretrò
      Turin, february 11 2010 – Pininfarina partecipates at 28th edition of Automotoretrò exposing, from February 12 to 14, one of its jewel, Cisitalia 202. ...
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    • The Olympic Museum shows the Torino 2006 icons designed by Pininfarina
      Turin, February 3rd, 2010. They have been the icons of Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games and they are both signed by Pininfarina. The Olympic Torch and a 1:50 scale model of the Cauldron raised outside the Olympic Stadium are exposed in the new Olympic Museum in Turin. …
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    • Pininfarina at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, the first official image of the concept car
      Turin January 29th, 2010 – Pininfarina discloses the first official image of its new concept car, world debut on March 2nd at the Geneva Motor Show. ...
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  • 2009
    • Pininfarina elected best designer of the year 2009
      Turin December 10, 2009 - Pininfarina is the best designer of the year 2009. It has been established by the jury of the French magazine L’Automobile Magazine, that assigned the 2009 Trophée du Design to the Pininfarina Group for having confirmed its supremacy in the automotive design signing two among the most appreciated cars of this year, the Ferrari 458 Italia and the Maserati GranCabrio. On December 15th in Paris the award will be collected by the Chairman Paolo Pininfarina, accompanied by the CEO Silvio Angori and the Design Director Lowie Vermeersch. …
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    • Pininfarina Nido to star at Tokyo
      Turin, September 23 2009 – Pininfarina returns to Japan with its Nido concept car, guest of honour of the “ZIG ZAG – Tradition, Innovation: Italy towards the future” Exhibition-event to be held in Tokyo from tomorrow, 24 September, to 17 October 2009 as part of “Italy in Japan 2009”. …
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  • 2008
    • Pininfarina B° guest of honour at Dream
      Turin, December 12, 2008 - The Pininfarina-Bolloré electric car in the spotlight for a whole weekend during the exhibition dedicated by TWDC to the car of the future...
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    • Pininfarina will unveil a new Special Project carrozzeria during Pebble Beach Concours
      Turin, June 25, 2008 - Pininfarina is proud to announce the unveiling of a new Special Project carrozzeria during Pebble Beach Concours, August 2008. …
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  • 2007
    • The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este Design Award to Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina
      Villa Erba, Cernobbio, April 22nd 2007 - At the the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este Ferrari P4/5 has been assigned the prestigious Concorso d’Eleganza Design Award. …
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  • 2006
    • Mitomacchina, Pininfarina at Mart with Modulo and Nido
      Turin, November 30, 2006 - Modulo and Nido will represent Pininfarina at the exhibition Mitomacchina. History technology and future of car design will be open between 2nd December 2006 and 1st May 2007 at Mart, the modern and contemporary art museum of Trento and Rovereto, whose Chairman is Franco Bernabé (Indipendent member of the Board of Directors Pininfarina S.p.A.). …
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    • Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina: a dream comes true
      Turin, July 29, 2006 - The Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina will debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elégance. The car is a one-off commissioned by James Glickenhaus, the American collector with a yen for the legendary racing cars of the Sixties. …
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    • Pininfarina presents an exclusive custom-made version of the prestigious Scaglietti at Villa d’Este
      Turin, April 18, 2006 – An exclusive custom-made version of the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, commissioned to Pininfarina by the American car collector, Peter Kalikow, will be exhibited at the 2006 Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance. …
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    • Sergio Pininfarina’s talent celebrated at the Brussels Motor Show
      Turin, January 11, 2006 – Sergio Pininfarina was celebrated at the European Brussels Motor Show during a ceremony held today at the presence of Prince Philip of Belgium. Senator Pininfarina received the “Prix européen de design automobile”, recognition “to the whole of his career in the prestigious company that brings his name”. …
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  • 2005
    • Sergio Pininfarina awarded the “Trophee d’Honneur” in Paris
      Turin, December 6, 2005 – Today in Paris the French magazine L’Automobile Magazine has awarded Sergio Pininfarina the "Trophée d’Honneur" in recognition of his activity and of the 75 years of Pininfarina. …
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    • Torino 2006 Special - Olympic Torch
      Turin, December 5, 2005 - The Torch realized by Pininfarina is a concentrate of competence of the well-know Torino’s brand, Official Supplier of Torino 2006. ...
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    • Life Senator Sergio Pininfarina will present at the Senate the book about Pininfarina’s history
      Turin, November 22, 2005 – Tomorrow November 23 at 6 pm, at the “Sala Capitolare” of the “Chiostro del Convento di S. Maria sopra Minerva”, in Rome, Life Senator Sergio Pininfarina will present the book entitled Pininfarina 1930-2005. History of a world-famous Italian industry, edited by Valerio Castronovo and published by Laterza. ...
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    • Andrea Pininfarina nominated “Cavaliere del lavoro” (knight of labour)
      Turin, October 26, 2005 – During a ceremony held today at the Quirinale Palace, the President of the Italian Republic Carlo Azeglio Ciampi has conferred Andrea Pininfarina, CEO of the Pininfarina Group, on the insignia of “Cavaliere al Merito del Lavoro” (Knight of Labour). ...
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    • The Pininfarina Style awarded once again: Birdcage 75th and Peugeot 1007 among the most beautiful cars of 2005
      Turin, October 25, 2005 – The International Jury of the “L’Automobile più Bella del Mondo” Award, gathered on October 21 at the Sforzesco Castle in Milan, awarded Birdcage 75th, the exclusive design prototype generated by the collaboration of Maserati, Motorola and Pininfarina, a Special Award for the quality of the concept car. ...
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    • Design and safety, Pininfarina Nido at the MoMa in New York
      Turin, October 10, 2005 – Like the Cisitalia, also Pininfarina Nido becomes part of the temple of the Modern Art in New York. ...
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    • Sergio Pininfarina appointed Life Senator by Ciampi
      Turin, September 23, 2005 – “I have just received a phone call from the President of the Republic Ciampi who has informed me about this decision. I am very moved. It is the most desired recognition in which I could have hoped. I am full of pride to see recognized more than 50 years of work”. …
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    • Dedicated to Pininfarina the exposition “Bellissima Macchina” in Peugeot Avenue Berlin
      Turin, September 7, 2005 – Peugeot Avenue pays homage to its partner and privileged coachbuilder Pininfarina and for the occasion the displaying area is transformed in an atelier of design, exposing from September 8 to November 14 some of the models that made successful a cooperation started in the Fifties. …
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    • Andrea Pininfarina Eurostar 2005
      Turin, September 2, 2005 – Andrea Pininfarina, CEO of Pininfarina S.p.A., is one of the Eurostars 2005 nominated by Automotive News Europe. Now in its 8th edition, the prize is assigned to top managers who have particularly distinguished themselves in the business sectors covered by their respective automotive companies. ...
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    • Pininfarina celebrates its 75th anniversary at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
      Pebble Beach, August 21, 2005 – At the 55th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Pininfarina celebrates its 75 years: an important milestone for the Company that has become a consolidated partner of the most important makes in the international automotive sector, able to supply services in the design, engineering and manufacturing fields. ...
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    • Berlin to host the Itinerant “Shape Mission” exhibition of the work of italian coachbuilders
      Meilenwerk, July 8, 2005 – Following the success in Shanghai, Seoul, Dubai, Mumbai, New Delhi, Lisbon and San Paolo, the itinerant exhibition "Shape Mission: Car design in Turin and Piedmont" now moves on to Berlin. The work of Pininfarina is among the main attractions of this exhibition that will be hosted by the Meilenwerk Centre from July 9 to August 19 2005. ...
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    • Pininfarina at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
      Turin, June 23, 2005 - The Maserati Birdcage 75th, a Pininfarina designed concept car based on the Maserati MC12 and built in collaboration with Motorola, has made its official driving debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in West Sussex, England, taking part in the Supercar Run in front of 150.000 people. ...
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    • Pininfarina 1930-2005. History of a world-famous Italian Industry
      Turin, May 6, 2005 – Within the context of the Turin Book Fair, at 6 p.m. today in the Yellow Room at Lingotto Fiere Marcello Sorgi will coordinate the presentation of a book entitled Pininfarina 1930-2005. History of a world-famous Italian industry, published by Editore Giuseppe Laterza. The book has been edited by Valerio Castronovo, with contributions from authors Bruno Bottiglieri, Vittorio Marchis and Giuseppe Volpato and an introduction by Luca Cordero di Montezemolo. ...
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    • Pininfarina celebrates its 75th Anniversary at Villa D’este
      Turin, April 13, 2005 - During the 2005 edition of the Villa d’Este Concours d’Elégance, scheduled for the weekend of April 22 to 24, Pininfarina will be celebrating its 75th anniversary with a retrospective of the most significant cars designed over its long history.
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    • Pininfarina at the Aichi Expo with the model of the Birdcage 75th
      Turin, March 21, 2005 – The 1:4 scale model of the Birdcage 75th will represent the Pininfarina Group at the World Expo to be held from 25 March to 25 September in the Aichi Prefecture, near Nagoya, the third industrial centre in Japan after Tokyo and Osaka. Six months of entertainment, events and exhibitions to create a mosaic of the most varied and different cultures, with 124 countries and organisations taking part and an expected flow of 15 million visitors. ...
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    • Pininfarina’s Birdcage 75th is the “Best Concept”
      Turin, March 2, 2005 – Pininfarina’s Birdcage 75th prototype has been awarded “Best Concept” award among the Editors’ Choice Awards at the Geneva Motor Show, where it made its world debut yesterday. ...
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    • Sergio Pininfarina awarded the “Palme D’or” in Paris
      Turin, January 26, 2005 – The jury at the 20th International Car Festival has awarded Sergio Pininfarina the "Palme d’Or", which will be presented tonight at the Hotel Ritz in Paris during the closing ceremony of the event. ...
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  • 2004
    • Sergio Pininfarina has been awarded the “Foglio d’Oro 2004”
      For his “intense entrepreneurial activity” Sergio Pininfarina has received the “Foglio D’Oro 2004” award in the Entrepreneurs’ Category. He was presented with the award on 12 November by Count Niccolò Caissotti di Chiusano, Chairman of the Italians Abroad Committee of the Principality of Monaco, during a gala evening held at the Hotel de Paris in Monte Carlo, compèred by Daniele Piombi and Simona Tagli. Besides the Chairman of the Pininfarina Group, the actress Ornella Muti received an award for her Artistic Career and Max Biaggi for Sport. ...
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    • Pininfarina Nido among 2004’s most beautiful cars
      Turin – Pininfarina Nido, a safety research prototype was presented in a world preview during the Paris Motor Show in 2004 and won the Most Beautiful Car of the Year award in the Prototype and Concept Car category. The announcement was made on 5 November in the historic surroundings of the Sforzesco Castle in Milan, where the International Jury reviewed the sixty new models that have been created this year. ...
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