EV Technology Group to acquire portfolio of brands including Ford, Maserati and Ferrari
by CM Staff
The company says that transaction represents the potential to expand the "future landscape of electric motoring."
TORONTO — EV Technology Group Ltd. has entered into a share exchange agreement with 1000310362 Ontario Inc. and its shareholder, to acquire a portfolio of intellectual property including brands like Officine Stampaggi Industriali, Fantuzzi, Marazzi and Brewster & Co.
The company says that transaction will expand its portfolio of brands under EV Technology Group’s control and represents the potential to expand the “future landscape of electric motoring.”
Below are some summaries regarding the newly acquired brands
Fantuzzi was founded in 1939 by Medardo Fantuzzi, an automotive engineer, in Modena, Italy. Medardo and his brother Gino Fantuzzi were involved in building the Maserati A6GCS, Maserati 350S and Maserati 200S during the 1940’s and 1950’s. Medardo went on to work for Ferrari until 1966.
Marazzi was founded by Carlo Marazzi and his two sons, Serafino and Mario in 1967, in Milan, Italy. Marazzi first completed the Lamborghini 400GT 2+2 series, followed by a series of 125 Lamborghini Islero, and the first few of the Lamborghini Jarama.
Officine Stampaggi Industriali (OSI) was founded in 1960, by Luigi Segre, former president of Carrozzeria Ghia, and Arrigo Olivetti from Fergat. OSI was based in Turin Italy and was a short-lived company that produced custom built vehicles based on Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Ford. The company created the 1960 Innocenti 950 Spider and the Ford 20M TS Coupé.
Brewster & Company was founded in 1810 by James Brewster, who developed a reputation as “America’s premier carriage maker.” Brewster would go on to work on automobiles, including an electric car based on a gas-powered Delaunay-Belleville chassis in 1905.