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NewsFerrari Has No Plans For Full EVs

Ferrari Has No Plans For Full EVs

Unlike most other super- and hypercar companies, Ferrari has no intention to sell only EVs, ever.


  • Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri was quoted as saying this.

  • Ferrari does have electrified models on the road and in the works.


We can’t help but think that this is a “never say never” situation. As the auto industry and related technologies evolve, not following trends is a good way to kill a business. Apparently, this won’t apply to Ferrari as they say they have no plans to convert their fleet to all EVs.

This statement came with Ferrari’s 3rd quarter earnings release and was made by Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri: “But there should be cost savings longer term as battery technologies improve as well. However, my own sense is that, you know, to sort of say 100 percent electric, that’s pushing things. I really don’t see Ferrari ever being at 100 percent EV and certainly not in my lifetime will reach even 50 percent.”

Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta | Photo: Ferrari

Ferrari is clearly not against the electrification of their products. They launched the LaFerrari hypercar with mild-hybrid tech a few years ago, and last year, introduced their first hybrid, the SF90 Stradale. As well, it’s common knowledge that there are more on the way. Jalopnik jokes that Camilleri, who’s 65, mentions his lifetime as a possible timeline before EVs become the norm at Ferrari…

Ferrari SF90 Stradale | Photo: Ferrari
Ferrari SF90 Stradale | Photo: Ferrari
Ferrari SF90 Stradale | Photo: Ferrari
Ferrari SF90 Stradale | Photo: Ferrari

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Matt St-Pierre
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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