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Italy’s MV Agusta launches new range of electric bicycles

Italy’s MV Agusta launches new range of electric bicycles

Italian motorcycle manufacturer MV Agusta Motor SPA has officially entered the market of electric mobility with the launch of a new range of electric bicycles (e-bicycles).

Maserati plans to launch all-electric Alfieri in 2020

In a recent confirmation to Autocar, Maserati has revealed that it has plans underway to launch an all-electric version of its Alfieri two-seater sports car in 2020.

According to Autocar, the 2020 availability timeframe being targeted by Maserati for the launch of its first production electric vehicle (EV) is in line with the launch date which the company had previously disclosed for the EV.

Yawning is more contagious for women due to their compassion

A new research has shown that yawning is more contagious for women as they are more compassion than men.

Experts said that yawning in response to someone else is a sign of empathy. They found that women hadincreased levels of empathy indicating that they were more compassionate towards others than men. The team of researchers found that men and women yawn spontaneously at equal rates but women were much more likely to yawn in response to someone else.

Ferrari files for long-awaited IPO

Luxury sports carmaker Ferrari N.V. on Friday filed papers for its long-awaited initial public offering (IPO), and set a price range for the shares that could value the company at around $10 billion.

According to papers filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Ferrari will market nearly 17.2 million shares, with a price tag ranging from $48 to $52 apiece.

Gaming Firms of Italy and U.S Gaming Merge in a Deal of $6.4 Billion

Gaming Firms of Italy and U.S Gaming  Merge in a Deal of $6.4 BillionItaly-based Gtech SpA has decided to buy International Game Technology for an amount of $4.7 billion paid in cash and stock. The deal will unite the biggest source of lottery systems in the world with the largest maker of slot-machines.

Plastic Pollution in Lakes and Oceans could Enter Food Web

Plastic-Pollution-Lakes-and-OceansIf findings of a new study are to be believed then lakes and oceans are likely to have plastic pollution. The study also revealed that subalpine lakes are also at the risk plastic pollution. The study, based on Italy's Lake Garda, found that sediment samples from Lake Garda had the number of microplastic particles similar to those found in studies of marine beach sediments.

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