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The Volkswagen Group might have to sell some of its owned brands like Bentley and Lamborghini, should it be unable to repay a loan it had taken. Recently, the German automaker applied for a 20 billion euro bridging loan to help it withstand the Dieselgate scandal.

The one-year loan is to necessary to ensure the carmaker’s financials are kept in check, especially when it is expected to fork out tens of billions of euros to cover fines, lawsuits and vehicle recalls/buybacks. The company lately realigned its investment activity in light of its current situation by reducing capital expenditure to approximately 12 billion euros next year.

A report by Reuters revealed that under the loan terms, Volkswagen AG would have to sell or auction of its assets should it be unable to find ways to finance the loan. However, divisions within Volkswagen AG, such as Audi and Porsche are very unlikely to go under the hammer.

“Volkswagen may also consider divesting luxury car brands Bentley and Lamborghini or motor bike brand Ducati, although these units don’t really move the needle,” a source told Reuters. Non-vehicle divisions within Volkswagen AG such as MAN, which produces ship engines, mini power plants, special gear units, propulsion components and testing systems, might be let go first.