ITALY: Fiat renames Gingo supermini Panda following Renault complaints
Fiat has backed down after complaints from Renault that its 'Gingo' tag for its new supermini sounded too much like the French firm's long-established 'Twingo'. Putting a positive spin on things, Fiat on Tuesday described the tag it will substitute as "appealing, easy to remember and sustained by the over 20 years of success of the model launched in 1980, the Panda name is part of Fiat's heritage".
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