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  • Final hearing of Singur land allocation case in SC today November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hold the final hearing in the case related to the land allocated for the Nano plant. Tata Motors had moved the Supreme Court seeking an order to restrain the West Bengal government from taking back and distributing land to farmers earlier allocated...
  • Ratan Tata hits back at Amit Mitra, asks him to show industrial development in West Bengal August 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Thursday clarified his remarks on the lack of industrial development in West Bengal and said that he never spoke of it in stateonly view while reacting to West Bengal Industries Minister Amit Mitra's statement criticising him. "My comments yesterday referred to my drive...
  • Shifting Nano car plant from Singur gave us a high negative cost: Ratan Tata August 6, 2014

    Kolkata: Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons Ratan Tata on Wednesday said shifting the Nano car plant from Singur in West Bengal was a prudent move in hindsight but gave the group a high negative cost. "In hindsight, it was a prudent decision given the hostile circumstances in Singur. But that move...
  • Budget Yatra: Watch industrialists from Gujarat, West Bengal speak June 28, 2014

    With the union budget due to be tabled on the 10 July, we industrialists in Gujarat and West Bengal to know their expectations from the Central government. ...
  • Budget yatra: Meet the family who gave up their land for Nano plant in Gujarat June 24, 2014

    In Sanand district of Gujarat, a family gave up its farms to the TATAs for just one rupee for the setting up of the NANO plant. "When my father came to know Tata Motors were coming to Gujarat to set up the Nano plant, he told the state government that...
  • Maruti Suzuki Alto, Hyundai i10, Tata Nano, Ford Figo fail crash test; not safe for you February 1, 2014

    Some of the most popular small cars in India have failed the crash tests conducted by Global NCAP, an independent UKbased charity that carries out consumer orientated vehicle safety initiatives. In the firstever independent crash tests conducted on Indian vehicles, most small cars showed high risk of life threatening injuries in...
  • Tata Nano Twist XT review: Inclusion of the power steering is a right move January 14, 2014

    The Nano is one of the most compact cars sold in India. It is surprisingly spacious considering its small footprint and a boon to drive through congested roads and narrow streets. The Nano though does have its share of drawbacks and since its launch about five years ago, the car...
  • 2014 Tata Nano Twist XT with power steering launched at Rs 2.36 lakh in India January 13, 2014

    Tata Motors have launched the muchawaited power steering variant of the Nano in India. The Tata Nano Twist is available in a single variant, XT, and is priced at Rs 2.36 lakh, exDelhi. This price is approximately Rs 14,000 more than the topend non powersteering version of the Tata Nano. The...
  • Tata Motors to launch powersteering equipped Nano Twist on January 13 January 12, 2014

    Tata Motors will be launching the new Nano Twist with power steering on January 13. The Twist is expected to cost Rs 15,000 more than the top end Nano LX (Rs 2,23,500). The Nano has constantly been evolving, albeit in small increments since its release about five years ago. New features...
  • New Tata Nano Twist to come with power steering, likely to be launched on Jan 15 December 12, 2013

    Tata Motors is all set to launch the new Nano Twist with muchneeded power steering. The Twist is expected to cost Rs 15,000 more than the top end Nano LX (Rs 2,23,500) and it is likely to be launched on January 15, 2014. The Nano has constantly been evolving, albeit in...
  • May launch Nano in Indonesia and bring back to India: Ratan Tata November 29, 2013

    The Tata group may consider launching its small car Nano in a new avatar in another country like Indonesia, where it doesn't have the 'stigma' of being 'the cheapest car', and bring it back to India for a fresh start with a new image, according to Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata. Tata,...
  • West Bengal: Tata wants to retain Singur land, keen on returing November 12, 2013

    Tata Motors, on Tuesday, told the Supreme Court that it wanted to keep the leasehold rights over the 997 acre land, allotted by the Left Front government at Singur in West Bengal as it is keen on returning to the state with next phase of expansion of the Nano car...
  • Tata launches CNGpowered Nano eMax at Rs 2.52 lakh October 8, 2013

    Tata has launched new CNG version of the Nano, monikered the Nano eMax in India. The Tata Nano eMax has been launched at a price of Rs 2.52lakh, exMumbai. The Nano eMax was first unveiled at Tata's Horizonext event held in June this year. The Nano eMax is powered by the...
  • Varun Gandhi to provide legal help to Singur farmers August 13, 2013

    BJP National Secretary Varun Gandhi On Tuesday said that he would make arrangements for providing legal help to farmers who did not take compensation cheques during the 2006 land agitation at Singur, but were willing to do so now. "Farmers told me that they would not get compensation cheques even if...
  • Tata Nano: Sound of awesomeness tune promotion July 26, 2013

    It isn't a farfetched thought to address Tata Nano as Indian auto industry's marketing maverick. There is always something unique about the advertising and marketing activities done by country's engineering marvel. Latest in the suite of offerings from Tata Nano is its brand new tune aka the 'Sound of Awesomeness'...
  • We will never leave West Bengal, says Tata Group July 15, 2013

    Kolkata: On a day when Hooghly's Singur is voting in the panchayat polls, the Tata Group on Monday iterated its commitment to West Bengal saying it would never leave the state. "We have never left West Bengal and we will never leave," Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry said during the...
  • WB: 8 years on, Singur villagers yet to get their land back July 14, 2013

    Singur: Its been eight years since the land was taken over for Tata's Nano project in Singur. But even after the company pulled out five years ago, villagers have not got their land back. And Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, ruling the state for the last two years, did not keep...
  • Tata Nano car drives into Guinness World Records June 26, 2013

    Bangalore: Tata Motors' small car Nano entered the Guinness World Records for driving on a longest journey covering the entire country, the company said on Monday. "The expedition was accomplished in 10 days (March 2130) covering 10,218 km in a Tata Nano from Kanyakumari in southern Tamil Nadu to circumnavigate the...
  • Tata Motors launches CNGpowered Nano emax June 19, 2013

    Pune: Tata Motors on Wednesday launched eight upgrades of existing models, including a CNGfuelled version of its lowcost Nano, but said little about plans for completely new vehicles to help reverse sliding car sales in India. In recent quarters, strong performance at its luxury Jaguar Land Rover unit has helped compensate...
  • Tata Motors launches 8 new improved models June 19, 2013

    Tata Motors has launched eight products to mark 'HorizonNext', its new strategy for its passenger car business. 'HorizonNext' is all about evolution rather than revolution. So, not surprisingly, all the eight products showcased at the company's plant in Pune encompassing cars and utility vehicles, are refreshes rather than allnew products. These...
  • Tata to launch the revamped Nano on June 19 June 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Tata Motors, one of India's largest car manufacturers, is readying its 2013 Nano for a launch this week. The revamped Nano is likely to come with aesthetic changes but retain its engine. These changes include sleek design addons. The notsosignificant changes include embellishments using chrome strips on the front and...
  • Tata's Mistry man: Tightening belts as frugal era begins May 27, 2013

    Mumbai: As Ratan Tata strode the halls of the Geneva Motor Show in March, joking with journalists and chatting with auto industry leaders, his successor at the helm of India's biggest business group stood silently on the sidelines. Shunning the spotlight since taking charge of the $100 billion Tata group...
  • Snapshot: No luxury car here, Mandira Bedi drives a Nano to an event May 20, 2013

    No Mercedes or BMW here. Actress and TV host Mandira Bedi surprised onlookers as she drove to an event in a TATA Nano. The event was organised by People Magazine and had Deepika Padukone, Huma Quereshi and other film stars as part of the guest list. We think Mandira opted...
  • First pics: The 2013 Tata Nano revealed April 29, 2013

    These are the first exclusive pictures of the new 2013 Tata Nano and as you can see the effort is to give it that slightly more upmarket look and feel. The Tata Nano was being used for a new ad campaign when Overdrive enthusiast Shubhankar got us these first pics...
  • Gujarat HC issues notices to government on land allotment April 27, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Friday sought replies from the state government, Centre, Gujarat International Finance Tec (GIFT) City Company and private companies on five PILs challenging various land allotments. The division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice JB Pardiwala has fixed the next hearing in June...
  • Tata Nano diesel may run on 800cc engine, cost Rs 60,000 more April 15, 2013

    We have spotted test mules of the upcoming Tata Nano diesel on various occasions but the engine specifications were always speculative. Not anymore though. Well known turbocharger maker Garrett has listed on it's webpage the details of the Nano diesel engine. The diesel Nano will be powered by a 0.8L...
  • Scientists of various disciplines must work together, says Kalam March 11, 2013

    Aurangabad: Researchers of different faculties like medicine, engineering and pharmacy should work together for developing medical systems, devices and equipment at an affordable cost, former President APJ Kalam, said on Sunday. Kalam was addressing the 53rd annual convocation ceremony of the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University held Sunday evening. Giving example...
  • UP: Akhilesh gives away Nano cars at school games February 3, 2013

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has announced Nano cars for the winners of the National School Games that are being held in Etawah. Akhilesh pledged the cars for the 10 best athletes while his father, Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has also announced a cash reward of...