RPT-Low-cost coming of age spooks auto incumbents


By Laurence Frost and Gilles Guillaume PARIS, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Renault's boxy Logan sedan had rear-view mirrors as an optional extra - or so the joke went after its 2005 launch under the low-cost Dacia brand. Its similarly cheap replacement, unveiled at the Paris auto show, has chrome dashboard finish and other stylistic flourishes worthy of a mid-market rival. Touch-screen GPS and parking radar feature in all but the simplest versions. ...

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