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Pininfarina and De Simoni together at the Monaco Yacht Show

Pininfarina’s and Fulvio De Simoni’s teams are set to exhibit their strategic collaboration at the Monaco Yacht Show from September 28 to October 1, 2022.

Pininfarina Nautical Division and Fulvio De Simoni Yacht Design studio had announced a collaboration in December, 2021. The teams have worked together closely, integrating skills and creativity to establish new standards in the marine industry for the development of new style languages for future mega yachts as well as special projects.

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A new chapter in the history of Gornergrat Bahn

The Polaris has arrived at Gornergrat - with the best view of the Matterhorn. The first of the new double railcars for the journey from Zermatt to the Gornergrat was unveiled. The futuristic and exclusive, yet timeless-looking interior and exterior design of the trains comes from Pininfarina. The new vehicles have low-floor entrances, a modern customer information system, can travel faster and are quieter.

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The unmistakable design of Pininfarina Nautical on the French Riviera

Pininfarina’s long-lasting partner, Princess Yachts, has displayed an eight-yacht line-up at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival 2022, including the World Premiere of the all-new Princess V50 Open.

Designed by the Princess Design Studio in collaboration with Pininfarina and naval architects Olesinski, the V50 Open features Princess’ latest advancement of their unique deep-V hull design to deliver impeccable seakeeping and handling. Also on display are other models designed in collaboration with Pininfarina, such as the flagship Princess X95, the sophisticated Y85 and the V55.

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Apricale makes its debut at Salon Prive in UK

The striking Pininfarina-styled hydrogen hypercar, Apricale, was presented by Viritech at the UK’s most exceptional Concours d’Elégance. The partnership between Viritech and Pininfarina embodies the Apricale’s mission to take the heritage of the hypercar and completely reinvent it for the future. The design is a synthesis of technology, sustainability, beauty, and, above all, performance.

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A new floor collection born from the collaboration with Corà

Pininfarina Architecture creates new dynamic surfaces in its Floor Collection “Impulso” for Corà: re-thinking traditional parquet, the collection turns a static wooden surface into a dynamic one. Driven by an impulse — or a spontaneous desire to move — the surface transforms its wooden nature, blending with other materials in a progressive rhythm.

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Deepway rolls off its Smart Truck B prototype designed by Pininfarina

DeepWay, a Baidu-backed company, unveiled its electric heavy-duty truck with advanced self-driving technology in the city of Yancheng. The sophisticated Pininfarina design introduces a new advanced language, where efficiency and aerodynamics work together to create an iconic exterior shape; and the interior perfectly integrates all the new technologies into a very modern and relaxed space. Launched by the Chinese internet giant, the Smart New Energy Heavy-Duty Truck with advanced self-driving technology is aimed at automating highway mainlines.

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Reinventing the espresso experience

Akom, a new concept for espresso machines, is a research project aimed at exploring the future of at-home coffee. Drawing on Pininfarina’s continuous research on users, businesses, institutions, and technologies, it is a sustainable system concept that embraces production, packaging, daily usage, servicing, and end-of-life recycling.

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30th anniversary of the Destriero challenge

The Destriero, the fastest yacht in the world that crossed the Atlantic, setting a record, which still remains unbeaten, has been celebrated in La Spezia on the 30th anniversary of its challenge. The sport boat yacht featured exterior design and aerodynamic studies by Pininfarina. During the event, organised with the patronage of Stati Generali Del Patrimonio Italiano in collaboration with Fondazione Fincantieri, Pininfarina was awarded with the prestigious certificate of “Ambassador of Historical Motorism”.

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New interior solutions inspired by nature

Designed by Pininfarina in collaboration with Armstrong Flooring, the MOUNTAINS collection explores the possibilities of a cross-border fusion of digital art and natural landscape. Winner of the Red Dot Design Award, MOUNTAINS offers an expressive range of eco-friendly and safe materials, enriching indoor combinations through the multi-dimensional beauty of space and light.

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