Blog: Ford F-150 'knock-off'
Dave Leggett | 15 February 2012
The Chinese vehicle makers have largely moved on from the bad old days of inferior copycat cars, right? This article suggests there may still be instances of that sort of thing going on. A big blue oval badge in the middle of the grille (click on the slideshow)? Well, that's not exactly subtle. But is it a kind of acknowledgement, compliment to Ford, tip of the hat? If it is, I don't suppose they will see it quite like that in Dearborn.
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