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Report: Volkswagen AG and Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles merging would be “brilliant,” says Krafcik

Remember John Krafcik? Yea, he’s the former CEO of Hyundai Motor America and is currently the President of TrueCar. And recently, in an interview with¬†Bloomberg,¬†Krafcik shared his outlook on the possible idea of the Volkswagen Group merging with Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles. And that would be utterly insane. Consider this: Volkswagen Group’s portfolio already consists of the […]

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Report: Volkswagen AG eyeing Fiat for acquisition

Volkswagen AG is clearly becoming an automotive monopoly and is otherwise a sure-footed way of saying the Germans have essentially taken over the world by way of the automobile. As of this post, the German People’s Car owns Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT, Skoda, and Volkswagen as well as Ducati, and several commercial vehicle […]

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Report: Bertone, design firm responsible for the Lamborghini Miura, is bankrupt again

Amidst a sea of financial troubles, and despite 20 million euros in revenue last year, one of the most storied design houses in the automotive world is dissolving. In 1966, Marcello Gandini lead the shell design of what is arguably the first contemporary supercar, the Lamborghini Miura; sold for approximately $115,000 in today’s money, it […]

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