Porche and VW formed an alliance to develop, manufacture and market the "914" roadster. This mid-engine mounted two seater was produced from 1969 through '76. The original marketing plan of the VW/Porche 914 for N. American markets was to sell the identical vehicle as a VW with a flat four engine and as a Porsche 914 with the higher powered flat six. The plan was dropped due to a fear that the American market would be affected in a negative way, so both engine designs were released here branded as a Porche .
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Automotive news in the second and third weeks of January is usually dominated by the newest cars and trucks from the Detroit show, but this year we're hearing just as much, if not more, about the various punishments and legal difficulties besetting automakers and their suppliers. The FBI arrested a VW executive. Takata, the subcontractor at the heart of a horrible, deadly mess involving improperly-assembled airbags, is looking at a billion-dollar tab for its misdeeds. And the EPA just told Fiat Chrysler that there's trouble—big trouble—ahead.
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