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    De Tomaso unveils a new logo for a new future
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    For those who may not have noticed, Italy is ready to get a new automaker... back. The name's De Tomaso, and if you're up on your car history, you'll recognize it as the father of classics such as the Pantera and Mangusta. But after lying dormant for decades, the company has been rescued by ...

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    Ferrari's Prancing Horse voted most iconic badge [w/POLL]
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    The people have spoken. (Well, the British anyway. But they're people, too). And according to a public opinion survey, Ferrari has the most iconic badge among exotic automakers. The poll in question was conducted by European telecom company Orange for the MPH Top Gear Live show, a sort of ...

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    Mercedes-Benz celebrates iconic centennial with special CL550
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    Mercedes-Benz CL550 "100 Years of Mercedes-Benz Edition" – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    While so many other automakers have reinvented their logos over the years, Mercedes-Benz has stuck with the same one for 100 years now. One century ago, Daimler-Motoren-Gesselschaft went down ...

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    Sunday Poll: Lambo logo showdown
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    After the G419 Invitational ended last Sunday, I was outside BSing with Davey G. Johnson (the erstwhile Jalop, friend of Autoblog, and all-around great guy) as we looked over the cars that still remained parked in the GPNY lot. The front row contained both a Gallardo Roadster and a spanking new ...

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    Intelligent Design: The evolution of the car logo
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    Automotive logos, those quasi-interesting designs that adorn the front and back of nearly every vehicle in the road, are more than just haphazard enameled scribbles. If you ask the marketing team, they will correctly tell you that each automotive logo symbolizes the tradition, culture, and history ...

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    John Cooper Works relaunched under same white roof as MINI, new logo unveiled
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    click above to view more JCW-related MINI images Back in December of 2006, we reported that BMW had officially acquired the John Cooper Works garage with the intent of making it the MINI brand's official performance label, much like the M division is to BMW. Over a year later, Munich has finally ...

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    Fiat Light Commercial Vehicles goes Professional
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    It's been a period of big changes for Fiat's commercial truck division recently. First the brand gained independent incorporation in the restructuring of the Fiat Group, and now the division is getting a new name and image. What was incorporated just a few months ago as Fiat Light Commercial ...

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    One badge to rule them all: Chevy to unify model names globally
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    General Motors has proven it should be taken seriously in its efforts to harmonize its many global outposts into a single, coherent unit. The Opel-ifying of Saturn is the most obvious example, but Chevy, which is enjoying increased popularity in Europe, wants in on the globalization action, too. ...

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    POLL: Should Pontiac change its logo?
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    Seems like more than a few automakers still believe that little tweaks can have a big impact. Consider all the hoopla over Ford reviving the Taurus and Sable names. Likewise, Pontiac actually unveiled a new concept logo at the Chicago Auto Show last week that could be found between the nostril-like ...

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    Presto Change-o: Fiat switching badges...again
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    Fiat's been changing badges like Williams.F1 changes engine suppliers (and drivers, and management, and sponsors, and tires...). Now apparently the Italian auto giant is considering swapping logos yet again, for the 16th time. Apparently Fiat's design chief saw the sun reflecting off the sign at ...

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    Surprise! Ford buys Rover name from BMW
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    Ford informed BMW today that it would be exercising its right to buy the Rover name from the German automaker and also announced that it will not be putting it up for sale. The Detroit automaker purchased Land Rover from BMW in 2000 and has since had the option to buy the Rover name or at least ...

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