The group Volkswagen it is constantly evolving, with the various brands of the Wolfsburg giant being organized in order to be enhanced to the fullest. This is the case of Bugatti which recently passed under the control of Rimac through a joint-venture will share its technological know-how with the French brand. In turn Porsche has increased its shares in the Croatian company, an interesting and prolific reality in the field of electrification. Rumors have been brewing around the Zuffenhausen car manufacturer for several months that VW intends to list the Stuttgart brand on the Stock Exchange, with an IPO that allows it to carry out a sort of spin-off of the brand.
The rumors have been repeatedly denied by Herbert Diess himself, CEO of Volkswagen, even if cyclically we return to talk about the possible placement of Porsche shares. The Wolfsburg number one has returned to talk about the issue, not excluding the possibility that the Stuttgart brand will be listed but stating that at the moment VW’s priorities are other: “As I said, we keep revising our setup. The first priority is now to finance the acceleration of the battery, where we try to finance partly externally and are working out models to become self-sufficient in production. – explained Diess on the occasion of the presentation of the financial data for the first half – And all the other, let’s say, possibilities of going on the market are always being evaluated: it could be in the heavy vehicle sector, where we could dilute our presence a little or in other sectors. ” Priority therefore to electrification and to battery development, with the group that will evaluate from time to time the possibilities to increase its solidity and profitability.