Founded by Francesco Cassani.
SPICA S.p.A. (Società Pompe Iniezione Cassani & Affini) was an Italian manufacturer of fuel injection systems.
Iniezione emblem from a Series 1 Alfa Romeo Spider. The original "Duetto" was in production from 1966-1967; replaced in late 1967 by the 1750 Spider Veloce, powered by a 118 hp (88 kW) 1779 cc engine. In Europe this was fitted with two twin carburettors, whereas models for the North American market (from MY 1969) had SPICA (Società Pompe Iniezione Cassani & Affini) mechanical fuel injection.
The company was founded by Francesco Cassani in 1932. SPICA fuel injection systems were used in diesel and petrol engines. In 1941 Alfa Romeo took control of the company. Later the company produced also spark plugs, shock absorbers, oil pumps and other automobile parts. In 1987 the company came part of Fiat Group and in 1995 the company was sold to Delphi and TRW.
The company founder Francesco Cassani left the company in 1942 and founded new company with his brother Eugenio called SAME (Società Accomandita Motori Endotermici). Today that company is know as Same Deutz-Fahr.
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