Mondadori launches magazines targeting the car market.

The joint venture between Mondadori and the Italian Automobile Club (ACI) yields its first fruits with the launch of the car magazine Cambio, later followed by Evo, Automobile Club, HP Trasporti Club. Mondadori and Microsoft reach an agreement for the creation of the first Italian eBook store. Mondadori and the Bertelsmann Group create Grupo Editorial Random House Mondadori, a joint venture in which they both have a 50 percent share.