On May 22, 1930 Battista “Pinin” Farina (the surname Farina was changed to Pininfarina in 1961 by Presidential Decree) signed the deed founding Società Anonima Carrozzeria Pinin Farina in Turin. Through a long process of growth and transformation, ideas and creativity, Pininfarina has evolved from an artisan concern to an international group that is a worthy global partner to the motor industry.
Today Pininfarina, who stands for Purity, Elegance, Innovation, focuses on design, engineering services, conception and manufacturing of products that impact our lives as they interplay with technology to create unique experience.
Listed on the Stock Exchange since 1986, Pininfarina (a Tech Mahindra Company) has offices in Italy, Germany, China and the United States. The Company’s automotive clients include prestigious brands like Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, BMW, Toyota, among others. Giving a new twist to its long-term artisan tradition, Pininfarina continues to dedicate resources and talented people to realize unique models or very small runs offering collectors of unique cars the possibility of creating their own ”dream car”. According to the Fuoriserie program Pininfarina follows up all the construction phases of these models destined to raise to the status of “cult” objects.
Since the ’80s, Pininfarina has been designing interiors and exteriors of high-speed trains, busses, rolling stocks, automated light rail cars, people movers, yachts, airplanes, private jets. Through Pininfarina Extra, founded in 1986, Pininfarina also represents today one of the most prestigious brands in Architecture and Interiors and Industrial Design with more than 500 projects realized and dozens of design awards achieved.
Many of Pininfarina’s creations have entered prestigious national and international museum collections like the MoMA of New York, which has had a Cisitalia 202 Berlinetta on display since the 1940s. Battista “Pinin” Farina and Sergio Pininfarina have both entered the famous European Automotive Hall of Fame, an institution created to celebrate the men who have made motoring history.