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Peugeot to ditch numbered nameplates for actual names?

by Noah Joseph (RSS feed) on Oct 29th, 2010 at 7:59AM

Some automakers call their cars by name. Others give them alphanumeric designations. The trouble with the latter is that, if you follow a formula, sooner or later the sequence is going to either run out or repeat itself. That's the issue that Peugeot is looking at with the next generation of its popular hatchback range. The current model is called the 308, so it would follow logically that its successor be called the 309. After that the French automaker would have to either abandon the traditional _0_ naming scheme that identifies all its products (and the _00_ for minivans and... Read More

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