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Fallout is common in corporate acquisitions and Audi‘s takeover of Ducati is no exception. In this case that colateral is especially funny because it means the German giant now officially owns a few Mercedes-Benz AMGs, sort of.
Before the deal, Duacti offered AMG-branded bikes which naturally transferred to Audi along with the rest of the company. Unsurprisingly, that ruffled more than a few feathers at the Mercedes HQ in Stuttgart, prompting the disownment of the bikes.