Italian luxury car manufacturer, founded by Frenchman Alexandre Darracq as A. The company was owned by Italian state holding company Istituto per la Ricostruzione Industriale between 1932 and 1986, when it became a part of อัลฟ่า โรมิโอ Fiat group. 1906 by the French automobile firm of Alexandre Darracq, with Italian investors. In late 1909, the Italian Darracq cars were selling slowly and the Italian partners of the company hired Giuseppe Merosi to design new cars.
On 24 June 1910, a new company was founded named A. In 1921, the Banca Italiana di Sconto, which backed the Ing. Co, went broke and the government needed to support the industrial companies involved, among which was Alfa Romeo, through the “Consorzio per Sovvenzioni sui Valori Industriali”. In 1925, the railway activities were separated from the Romeo company, and in 1928, Nicola Romeo left. Alfa Romeo has competed successfully in Grand Prix motor racing, Formula One, sportscar racing, touring car racing, and rallies. The company’s name is a combination of the original name, “A.
Nicola Romeo, who took control of the company in 1915. 10 HP assembled by Alfa Romeo’s predecessor, Darracq Italiana. 1906 by the French automobile firm of Alexandre Darracq, with some Italian investors. In August 1915, the company came under the direction of Neapolitan entrepreneur Nicola Romeo, who converted the factory to produce military hardware for the Italian and Allied war efforts. Munitions, aircraft engines and other components, compressors, and generators based on the company’s existing car engines were produced in a vastly enlarged factory during the war.
Car production had not been considered at first, but resumed in 1919 since parts for the completion of 105 cars had remained at the A. In 1923 Vittorio Jano was lured from Fiat, partly thanks to the persuasion of a young Alfa racing driver named Enzo Ferrari, to replace Merosi as chief designer at Alfa Romeo. Enzo Ferrari proved a better team manager than driver, and when the factory team was privatised, it became Scuderia Ferrari. When Ferrari left Alfa Romeo, he went on to build his own cars. Tazio Nuvolari often drove for Alfa, winning many races before the Second World War.