Automotive News reports that Audi’s talks to purchase Italian motorcycle maker Ducati may have come to a conclusion. As early as April 18, it is believed that Audi plans to formally announce that it has acquired Ducati, according to two sources close to the matter. That is the day before Audi parent company Volkswagen AG’s Read on! →

Italy’s top luxury supercar makers, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati, all suspended production Tuesday and sent workers home after the region was rocked by earthquakes. Work suspended at factories At this point, all three automakers say their assembly plants were not seriously damaged and that work has been merely suspended until Wednesday. All in all, about Read on! →