Any number of companies were offered the OTL VW plant in what's now Wolfsburg. They all turned it down as a bad deal. WI somebody taken it up? Like, frex, Austin? Or Willys? Or Holden? Or even, say, a Canadian Crown Corporation (since I can't see Willys or Stude Canada doing it, quite.) With the proviso that this company can't produce anything but OTL's Type 1 (better known as Beetle) or Type 82 (Kübelwagen, later built as the Thing), or both, before 1950, but can install any unemployed auto exec. Also with the proviso any OTL design, such as the Rometsch, Beutler 'vert (damned if I can find a pic... ), or Heb can be built in larger numbers, if you can explain how the company overcomes steel shortages. Rometsch 4 door Heb 'vert How much difference might this have made to VW's history? Could it save a failing company? Or would other management have driven *VW into bankruptcy? Would *VW have partnered with Porsche? Or been the basis for Formula Vee cars?