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Click the Verve for a gallery of high-res shots from the reveal

It seemed like only moments after wondering whether the announcement of a four door Mazda2 would presage a sedan version of the Ford Verve that precisely such a car appeared. At the same Guangzhou Motor Show in China where the latest Mazda debuted, a sedan looking much like a scaled down Mondeo was also unwrapped. Given that spy photos of the hatch so far have stayed very close to the concept, the same will likely be true for the four door. Given Americans' preference for this layout we will mos

When Ford unveiled the concept version of their new B-class mini car at the Frankfurt Motor Show it was called the Verve. The production version of this car, which is expected to debut next March at the Geneva Motor Show to replace the current Fiesta, appears set to retain most of the visual verve of the concept, but it looks like Ford is taking a lesson from the Taurus/Five Hundred fiasco when it comes to naming. Rather than flush three decades of brand equity, the new car looks like it will st