ANNOUNCEMENT 04 May 2010

On 04 May 2010, the EIB provided financing worth EUR 50 million (USD 63 million).

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1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 04 May 2010 | Removal date: open ended

State loan

On 04 May 2010, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Ducati Motor Holding Spa signed an agreement worth EUR 50 million (approx. USD 63 million) for the project Ducati R&d from Italy. The total cost of the project is estimated at EUR 120 million.

According to the project description issued by the EIB, Financing of Ducatis Research & Development activities..

The objective of the project is defined as following: The investments aim at (i) designing and testing new materials, aerodynamics and weight-saving solutions to improve the vehicles efficiency; (ii) enhancing the vehicles safety performance; (iii) improving the overall engine thermodynamic performance, thus allowing for a reduction of polluting emissions and specific fuel consumption and (iv) developing solutions for enhanced urban mobility..

A state act in the GTA database is assessed solely in terms of the extent to which its implementation affects foreign commercial interests. On this metric, the investment support granted here is discriminatory.

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