2/12/2003 0 Comments
The Cult of a Personality - Part 2
In late 1939 Enzo Ferrari formed a new company, wholly owned by himself, called Auto-Avio Construzioni (AAC). Based in Modena, it was set up using funds from the liquidation of his former company and the wages he had earned during his spell with Alfa Romeo. The company's core business was to manufacture parts for the growing aircraft industry, and with Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini stockpiling weapons this could be seen to be a good financial move for Ferrari. Italy may have declared its neutrality, but no one expected it to last.
Leave a Reply.