If they made a VW Classic Beetle Donald Duck...

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  1. bny888

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    ...why can't they make a Bumblebee version? Just wondering, if Takara Tomy has the license to produce toys based on that car make/model, why can't they do the same for Bumblebee?
     
  2. Red Alert

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    Call 1-800-RADICON for all your bashing needs.


    They made Alternity BB instead.
     
  3. bigkid24

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    Isn't the usual excuse that VW/Porsche don't want their brands associated with "war" toys? A VW bug turning a surfboarding Disney character is about as far from war as you can get.
     
  4. GogDog

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    You don't understand how it works. Companies don't just "get a license" and can then make whatever they want. Those licenses are bound to the rules the property owner sets forth. It's very likely that VW said it's A-OK to make a harmless Donald Duck, but no Bumblebee.

    If Takara could make a G1 VW Bee, they would in a heart beat.
     
  5. TFormerfan

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    VW dosen't want there toys "associated with war toys"
     
  6. QmTablit

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    You're mistaken. VW didn't license off a likeness to go with a transformer. They licensed it off to go with a Disney figure that transforms.
     

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