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January 9, 2008

New Car Naming is Thought Provoqing

Two new car names are raising eyebrows in the motoring industry today: the Cadillac Provoq, GM’s new hydrogen fuel-cell-powered concept car and yet to be officially named “People’s Car” by Tata.

Cadillac_Provoq.gifThe Provoq naming has already gotten Mork at the Trademork blog thinking about changing his name to “Morq” and prompting the Green Car advisor to say “if these guys don’t learn to spell they are going to provoke me to violence.” Hydro Kevin quips that the “Provoq is no Joke” and I must say that the very comfortable and speedy vehicle is certainly thought “provoqing.”

One name that will certainly have to go is the nickname “People’s Car” that Tata seems to have adopted for its yet to be unveiled 30 horsepower car. “People’s Car” is a direct reference to the Volkswagen, of course, and the title traditionally held by the Volkswagen Beetle, so that name is really only on loan unless Tata wants to get sued.

Aside from people’s worries over millions of new pollution causing cars hitting the roads, this car might actually bring “power to the people.”

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Posted by William Lozito at January 9, 2008 8:08 AM
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