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Ferrari S.p.A. is an Italian luxury sports car manufacturer based in Maranello, Italy.

Porsche and Ferrari are behind the debate that could derail 2035 EU ICE ban

It is deeply disappointing to learn that Porsche and Ferrari are lurking in the shadows, feeding the climate change debate.

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In mid-February, the European Union approved a law that was set to effectively ban the sale of new internal combustion vehicles by 2035. At the time, it seemed that a rubber stamp was all that was needed to finalize the environmental measure. In March, though, Germany and Italy threw a wrench in the works, and it seems that those nations’ two best-known performance brands may be partially to blame for the EU’s headache.

Porsche and Ferrari, two brands known for their on-track performance and engineering expertise, have both decided to invest heavily in the future of synthetic fuels – the very product that both Italy and Germany want allowances made for before they agree to sign onto the legislation, reports Bloomberg.

Lotus aims to cash in on new E-Sports EV platform the same way it did with the Elise decades ago

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Now Rackham is working on a new Lotus platform for the electric era that could end up matching the Elise underpinnings for both longevity (if required) and for model proliferation, both within Lotus and outside.

“We’re way ahead of the game now,” he told Autocar. It can be stretched from the size of the Porsche 718 Cayman to the Ferrari SF90 Stradale and will be offered to anyone. “This platform will underpin many vehicles from different manufacturers,” he confirmed.

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