Over time, the Holy See has made public appearances with auto executives to obtain popemobiles. Final yr Pope Francis met with Fisker Inc. CEO Henrik Fisker to see the design of an all-electric papal car. Fisker stated he’ll cowl his all-electric Ocean SUV for the Pope to make use of, offering a retractable glass dome and sustainable inside supplies, corresponding to carpeting.
Final yr, Pope Francis additionally met with Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares, President John Elkann and Fiat model CEO Olivier Francois following the merger of Fiat Chrysler Cars and PSA Group. the automobile producer stated its prime executives “introduced the aim and values of Stellantis, its dedication to sustainable mobility, and the New Fiat 500”, which is assembled in Turin, Italy.
In 2012, Pope Benedict acquired a few electrical automobiles of the previous CEO of Renault-Nissan, Carlos Ghosn.
Philip Nussel of Automotive Information and Reuters contributed to this report.