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REPORT: Porsche to share platforms with VW, possibly 911

by John Neff (RSS feed) on Oct 23rd, 2009 at 2:29PM

Can you image a VW-badged Panamera? What about a 911-based product from Wolfsburg? It could happen according to Porsche CEO Michael Macht. Autocar reports that Macht says, "Porsche needs to become a strong pillar of VW," and part of that means sharing platforms and components. The two companies have been on a rocky collision course towards merging for years, and now that the deal is all but done, the business of identifying synergies between the two companies is on. Porsche apparently is not worried about diluting its brand image by sharing platforms with VW, even if that includes the... Read More

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