Italian carmaker hopes to jumpstart economy

Sports car entrepreneur revives country's business tradition in bid to aid Italy's ailing economy.

    Italy's economy was built on family-run ventures that have grown into world-famous luxury brands.

    It is a legacy one young man wants to revive, to help lift Italy out of its current recession.

    Al Jazeera’s Claudio Lavanga went to meet the car-maker in Pontedera, where his business is revving into top gear.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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