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  • May 3rd 2006 at 5:56PM
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Though General Motors has promised to end the exercise of badge engineering in the U.S., our kin over at Autoblog Spanish have found proof the practice is alive and well in Mexico. Meet the Pontiac G3, what is essentially the 2007 Chevy Aveo that will be sold in the U.S. later this year. The Aveo is itself a clone of the Daewoo Gentra.

Don’t get us wrong, we’re not knocking the General for selling a version of the Aveo/Gentra in Mexico under the guise of Pontiac. Just as long as Pontiac dealers in the U.S. don’t start demanding another small car in addition to the Cobalt-based G5 sold in Canada they’re already clamoring for.

[Source: Autoblog Spanish]

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