Detroit, Italy Starring at the Opening of the Auto Show 2023

Sep 15, 2023 335

Italy has been a main protagonist on the opening day of the Detroit Auto Show 2023. “Italy is synonymous with automotive”, underlined the Italian consul in Detroit, Allegra Baistrocchi, who organized the Italian presence as part of the Mobility Global Forum, a two-day symposium attended by managers and experts in the sector to discuss changes in the world of mobility and transport.

The long ties between Detroit and Italy, recalled the ambassador to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, date back to 1899, the year of the first edition of the Auto Show. That same year, Italy sent its first consular agent to Detroit. “It is no coincidence that Turin and Detroit are sister cities”, said Zappia, recalling the “numerous Italian companies present in the city”. 

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