I.DE.A Institute

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I.DE.A Institute S.p.A.
Industry Automotive
Founded Turin, Italy (1978)
Headquarters Turin, Italy
Key people
Franco Mantegazza (Founder)
Services industrial engineering and design, automobile design and prototyping
Number of employees
> 350
Parent Quantum Kapital AG group
Website idea.institute.it

I.DE.A Institute (acronym, Institute of Development in Automotive Engineering) is an automobile design and engineering company in Turin, Italy, founded in 1978. The Rieter Holding Ltd took full control of the company in 2002.[1] In 2010, Rieter sold the company to the Swiss investment group Quantum Kapital AG.[2]

Notable work


  1. "I.D.E.A." globalautoindex.com. Retrieved 2007-12-27.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "I.DE.A. Institute to be acquired by Quantum Kapital - Car Body Design". www.carbodydesign.com. Retrieved 2015-08-12.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Fiat reveals new 500". Autocar Magazine.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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