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Old 5th December 2018
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Originally Posted by Etch-A-Sketch View Post
They do this because of logistics and cost. It's one of the reasons GM went out of business and had to be purchased by FIAT. GM didn't use the same frames, engines, suspensions, etc for different models in their different brands and it literally bankrupted them.
GM was never owned by Fiat.
Fiat and Chrysler created a holding company several years ago (2014 I think).

Quote:
Originally Posted by Etch-A-Sketch View Post
GM didn't use the same frames, engines, suspensions, etc for different models in their different brands and it literally bankrupted them.
GM shared frames, pillars, and parts across most of their brands - Chevy, Buick, Olds, Pontiac.


But I will concede that Porsche is just a VW with lock-washers.