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CIE Automotive acquires the Italian company Somaschini for 5x ebitda

Cie Automotive will acquire 100% of the social capital of Somaschini S.p.A. The enterprise value is 79.6 million euros, equivalent to less than five times EBITDA for this year, and will be adjusted at closure of the deal depending on its indebtedness, as is usual in this type of operation.


In 2017 global sales of electric cars surpassed the 1-million-unit mark

Turning Point Of Auto Industry As Electric Cars Sales Post A 54% Rise In 2017

The dangerous rise of carbon emissions coupled with greater energy efficiency driven by the evolution of battery technology is building momentum towards acceptance of electric cars globally. For analysts at Wisdom Tree, “the proliferation of Electric Vehicles will be tied to the initiatives from governments across the world as they rely on supplementary grid infrastructure.”