Volkswagen says it might spin off Lamborghini and Ducati – CNN

The potential spinoff would also include the motorcycle manufacturer Ducati and Italdesign Giugiaro, a design and engineering consulting company.
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VW CEO Herbert Diess indicated during a conference call with analysts Monday that the company has been working to restructure the three Italian brands with an eye toward forming them into a separate business.
This doesn’t necessarily mean that will happen, though, he said.
“We are bringing it into a legal structure where we could act, but it’s not yet decided,” he said.
VW could follow in the footsteps of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU), which spun off Ferrari (RACE) in 2016 as a separate company with its own stock listing. Exor, a company controlled by the Agnelli family, descendents of Fiat founder Giovanni Agnelli, owns a large share of FCA and a similarly large share of Ferrari.
Lamborghini’s current CEO, Stefano Domenicali, announced earlier this year that he would be leaving the company to take a new job as CEO of Formula 1 racing. On Wednesday, Volkswagen announced that Stephan Winkelmann will return as CEO and President for Lamborghini, a position he last held from 2005 to 2016. He will also retain his