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Last week Tata Motors announced its financial report for the second quarter of this financial year and admitted that the performance was not as strong as anticipated.

New Lada PrioraBadge engineering is a piece of a cake for brands like VW and Renault who pull the string on a number of other brands.

The new Dacia Logan would eventually become a Renault (Symbol) in select countries and now the French manufacturer is expected to give it the Lada badge in Russia. The rebadged Logan could replace the ageing Lada Priora sedan.

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Soon after the Ford Figo facelift was launched in India, Ford started to chart plans to send it to different parts of the world.

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We have already seen Ford shipping the facelifted Figo to Nepal.

It’s not unusual for car makers to extend a vehicle’s life cycle as long as possible in countries like India and China.

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This tendency also means that different generations of same cars coexist in such markets. We showed you how Suzuki plans to preserve the old Swift in China with a cosmetic retouch.

2014 BMW 5 Series renderingBMW managed to pull a master stroke when it launched the new 5 Series (F10) in the global markets. The previous BMW 5 Series may be one of the best driver’s car on sale but it had a very stiff ride.

The new BMW 5 Series rectified every flaw of it its predecessor comprehensively making it one of the most successful model in BMW’s lineup.

We got the new Suzuki Swift, albeit some delay, in mid-2011. Our neighbours look to be content with the older avatar of the world famous hatchback.

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Suzuki has decided to make the Chinese wait a bit longer before they get their hands on the new Swift. Spy shots of the old Swift carrying a minor facelift has come in today from China.

Honda launched the all new 9th generation Civic at the New York Auto Show last year. Despite of the massive hoopla prior to its launch, the outcome was a bit disappointing.

2013 Honda Civic US market2013 Honda Civic US spec

Then came the ConsumerReport controversy in which the U.S. market watchdog questioned the ride, handling and performance of the new Civic.