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Pininfarina S.p.A. (short for Carrozzeria Pininfarina) is an Italian car design firm and coachbuilder, with headquarters in Cambiano, (Metropolitan City of Turin), Italy. It was founded by Battista “Pinin” Farina in 1930. On 14 December 2015, Mahindra Group acquired Pininfarina S.p.A. for about €168 million.
Pininfarina is employed by a wide variety of automobile manufacturers to design vehicles. These firms have included long-established customers such as Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Peugeot, Fiat, GM, Lancia, and Maserati, to emerging companies in the Asian market with Chinese manufactures like AviChina, Chery, Changfeng, Brilliance, and JAC and Korean manufacturers Daewoo and Hyundai.
May 23, 1930
Pininfarina S.p.a. (short for Carozzeria Pininfarina) is an autonomous Italian auto outline firm and coachbuilder in Cambiano, Italy. It was established by Battista “Pinin” Farina in 1930.Pininfarina is utilized by a wide assortment of vehicles makes to plan vehicles. These organizations have included as far back as anyone can remember built clients, for example, Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Peugeot, Fiat, GM, Lancia, and Maserati, to rising organizations in the Asian market with Chinese fabricates like Avichina, Chery, Changfeng, Brilliance, and JAC.
Since the 1980s Pininfarina has additionally composed fast prepares, transports, trams, moving stocks, robotized light rail autos, individuals movers, yachts, planes, and private planes. With the 1986 production of Pininfarina Extra they have counseled on modern outline, inner part plan, structural planning, and visual communication.
Pininfarina was controlled by Battista’s child Sergio Pininfarina until 2001, then his grandson Andrea Pininfarina until his demise in 2008. After Andrea’s passing his more youthful sibling Paolo Pininfarina was named as CEO.
At its tallness in 2006 the Pininfarina Group utilized 2,768 individuals with subsidiary organization work places all around Europe, and also in Morocco and the United States. Starting 2012 with the end of arrangement auto preparation, vocation has contracted to 821. Pininfarina is enrolled and traded on an open market on the Borsa Italiana (Milan Stock Exchange).