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Italy Wants EU To Exempt Ferrari And Lamborghini From Internal Combustion Engine Ban

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Government of Italy wants EU to exempt supercar brands Ferrari and Lamborghini from the proposed Internal-combustion Engine ban.

The EU had in July announced the proposed phaseout of new internal-combustion vehicles, which could go into effect by 2035.

Ferrari and Lamborghini have slowly embraced electrification, with both citing limited battery technology as obstacles.

Unlike Ferrari, who said its first fully-electric vehicle will arrive in 2025, Lamborghini hasn’t announced any plans for an electric car.





Both Italian brands are known for producing high-end supercars powered by high-performance internal combustion engines.

Italy Wants EU To Exempt Ferrari And Lamborghini From Internal Combustion Engine Ban - autojosh

Lamborghini Huracan Evo

Italian government is reportedly in talks with the European Union (EU) about to exempt Ferrari and Lamborghini from the proposed phaseout of new internal-combustion vehicles by 2035, according to Bloomberg.

The EU had in July announced the proposed phaseout of new internal-combustion vehicles which may take member nations and the European Parliament up to two years to decide before it would go into effect.

Italy Wants EU To Exempt Ferrari And Lamborghini From Internal Combustion Engine Ban - autojosh

Italy Wants EU To Exempt Ferrari And Lamborghini From Internal Combustion Engine Ban - autojosh

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

Italy Wants EU To Exempt Ferrari And Lamborghini From Internal Combustion Engine Ban - autojosh

Ferrari SF90 Stradale

Ferrari and Lamborghini, unlike other automakers, have slowly embraced electrification, with both manufacturers adding just hybrid powertrains to their models. The two Italian brands have cited limited battery technology as obstacles.

Italy’s move is understandable as Ferrari and Lamborghini, who are two of the biggest supercar makers in Europe, are known for producing high-end six-to-seven figure supercars that are powered by high-performance internal combustion engines.

Italy Wants EU To Exempt Ferrari And Lamborghini From Internal Combustion Engine Ban - autojosh

Ferrari SF90 Spider

But with the impeding ban of new cars powered by internal combustion engines, the two supercar makers may need to rely on a new powertrains that is Eco-friendly.





Unlike Ferrari, who said its first fully-electric vehicle will be unveiled in 2025, Volkswagen-owned Lamborghini hasn’t announced any plans for an electric car.





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