Fiat recycles 23-yr-old Panda name for new car

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MILAN, July 30 (Reuters) - The Panda returns. Just five weeks before Fiat is due to unveil the small car it hopes will drive it back towards profit, the Italian automaker said on Wednesday it would rename the car the "Panda" after a spat with Renault . Fiat had planned to call the sporty new car the Gingo but Renault complained it sounded too similar to its own entry-level Twingo and threatened to take Fiat to court. Rather than risk a costly post-launch rebrand, Fiat has reverted back ...

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