For the last century, China has been the leading front for the war on counterfeit products. Most people are familiar with the battles music and movie companies have had to fight in China, but a new front on the war is beginning to rear its ugly head and it has US and European automakers in a tizzy.

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Going by the photographs, it’s often hard to tell which model is the counterfeit and which genuine. Given that a lot of “Euro-cars” are remarkably similiar-looking these days, however, it will be interesting to see what happens if and when any of the Chinese versions are sold in Europe and the US.

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