Volkswagen Group is hosting preliminary talks with potential bidders for its Ducati brand to gauge potential interest in the motorcycle maker ahead of a November planning round, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters. During the five-year planning round, VW will review the future of its Ducati brand as well as of its super sports car brands Lamborghini and Bugatti, they said. Volkswagen is analyzing the future of Lamborghini, Bugatti and Ducati as part of broader quest
Volkswagen is reviewing the future of its high-performance brands Lamborghini, Bugatti and Ducati as part of broader quest for more economies of scale as it shifts to mass producing electric cars, senior executives told Reuters. Volkswagen's management board and directors will look at the carmaker's strategy at a meeting in November and are working on a new "to do list" as the company tries to more than double its value to 200 billion euros (182.7 billion pounds), one executive said
The crash took place less than a quarter mile from the finish line.
Ducati is testing its Streetfighter V4 motorcycle ahead of its run at the 2019 Pikes Peak racing event. Watch the video footage here.
Ducati MIG-RR e-MTB unveiled in Italy, available this coming spring.
It would 'coordinate' efforts at Audi, Bentley, Bugatti and Lamborghini.
The company has recovered from the diesel scandal well enough that selling the Italian motorcycle brand can be taken off the table.
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Why so far in the future?
"We don't need money and our subsidiaries are not up for grabs by bargain hunters."