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The PF0 codename is ditched for something a bit more Italian

The PF0 codename is ditched for something a bit more Italian.

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PF1 with 135-kW battery pack to challenge the Lamborghini Urus

PF1 with 135-kW battery pack to challenge the Lamborghini Urus.

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Car company invests in Pininfarina design house for a range of performance EVs

Car company invests in Pininfarina design house to develop range of performance EVs.

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VinFast cars will hit Vietnam streets next year

VinFast cars will hit Vietnam streets next year.

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Ex-Porsche and Bugatti engineers sign on; first SUV to pack 940 hp

Ex-Porsche and Bugatti engineers sign on; first SUV to pack 940 hp.

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F10 5-series and F15 X5 have been overhauled in Vietnam

VinFast plans to offer five vehicle lines next year, and two of those are based on BMW platforms.

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'Don't start with a drivetrain that's been used since 1890'

"If you want a brand that's relevant in 2050, you don't start with a drivetrain that's been used since 1890."

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Potential owners get VIP viewing in Monterey

Potential owners get VIP viewing in Monterey.

The PF0 will boast massive horsepower and a mega price

The PF0 Concept will boast massive horsepower and a mega price

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Better yet, a production version will follow

Better yet, a production version will follow.

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The Hybrid Kinetic concepts join the earlier HK GT gullwing concept

At Geneva, the Hong Kong-based Hybrid Kinetic Group unveiled the Pininfarina-designed HK GT, which is a gullwing door luxury EV on an aluminum chassis. Now, a month later at the Beijing show, two other Pininfarina concepts join the HK GT.

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What you'll get for $2.5 million, and plans for SUVs to come

One thing potential customers of Automobili Pininfarina's circa-$2.5-million, 250 mph electric hypercar can be rest assured of: It should look good. "Above all it must be beautiful," Italian design director Luca Borgogno told a small gathering of the world's press at the exclusive launch of the new car brand in Rome, on the eve of the first-ever Formula E race there last week.

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First up: a 1,500-hp electric hypercar in 2020

Indian automaker Mahindra has announced the launch of Automobili Pininfarina, a new standalone sustainable luxury vehicle brand, with plans for a new electric hypercar in 2020.

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The first is a range-extended electric sedan called the H500

The partnership between Italy's Pininfarina design house and Hong Kong-based electric vehicle supplier Hybrid Kinetic Group will bring two new concept vehicles to the Auto China Show in Beijing April 25, including an electric sedan teased in a pair of photos.

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The SUV will be based on a Mahindra platform

Ford has announced that it will co-develop an SUV with Mahindra, the Indian manufacturer of tractors, EVs, and most importantly for this story, trucks. The new SUV will use a Mahindra platform, and it's implied that Ford will do the heavy lifting on the rest of the vehicle. The two companies will also develop an electric vehicle, perhaps with input or branding with Mahindra's Pininfarina subsidiary.

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EVs will battle Chiron, Urus, Cayenne, Macan with Rimac's help

A little while ago we wrote about ItalDesign's Zerouno supercar, which is sold under the company's own brand name. Another design house, Pininfarina, will also become a carmaker brand, as it prepares to launch a hypercar with Mahindra investments backing it up.

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The HK GT is an EV with 3 configurable range-extenders, while the H2 is a fuel-cell racer

The HK GT is an EV with 3 configurable range-extenders, while the H2 is a fuel-cell racer

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It's probably a concept for Hybrid Kinetic

Pininfarina also designed a sedan for Hybrid Kinetic.

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