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Porsche CEO thinks Bugatti & Rimac are a good fit

Oliver Blume, CEO of Porsche, believes that Rimac and Bugatti are a good technological fit.

“At the moment there are intense deliberations on how Bugatti can be developed in the best possible way. Rimac could play a role here because the brands are a good technological fit,” Blume said. “There are various scenarios with different structures. I believe that the issue will be decided by the group in the first half of the year,” he added.

Blume’s comments during an interview with Automobilwoche come at a time when Volkswagen is reportedly planning to sell the Bugatti brand to the Croatian electric hypercar maker.

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According to an earlier report by CAR Magazine, VW is likely to transfer the brand to Rimac via Porsche. In return, the latter will gain a larger stake in Rimac. At present, Porsche owns a 15.5% stake in the company.

The report had also stated that the deal had been approved by VW executives but was yet to receive a green light from the supervisory board.

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