Saturday, August 9, 2008

Andrea Pininifarina dies in a crash

Andrea Pininfarina, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pininfarina SpA, was the victim of a traffic accident Thursday 7 auguat.
Pininfarina, 51, was killed after his Vespa scooter collided with a Ford Focus driven by Giuliano Salmi, 78, after he failed to give way and cut in front of him.

andrea pininfarina with the ferrari P4/5

The Carrozzeria was founded in 1930 , torino, italy, by Andrea`s grandfather Battista and known for some famous models such as ferari P4/5, volvo v 70, maserati ecc.

“Our family has been stricken by an immense tragedy,” said Senator Sergio Pininfarina, the Company’s Honorary Chairman, “but we are determined to keep Andrea’s memory alive in all of us.”

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