Ferrari Drops F150 Name For Race Car After Ford Sues

Law360, New York (February 10, 2011, 3:43 PM EST) -- Italian carmaker Ferrari SpA agreed Thursday stop using the F150 designation to describe its new F150th Italia race car a day after Ford Motor Co. filed a suit in Michigan claiming consumers could confuse the race car with its F-150 truck.

Ferrari has sent Ford a letter stating it will refer to the new race car in advertising and all other areas of operation by its full name — meant to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy — to avoid any confusion with...
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