Nano

  • Maruti Suzuki Alto, Hyundai i10, Tata Nano, Ford Figo fail crash test; not safe for you 01-02-2014 12:20 PM

    Some of the most popular small cars in India have failed the crash tests conducted by Global NCAP, an independent UK-based charity that carries out consumer orientated vehicle safety initiatives. In the first-ever independent crash tests conducted on Indian vehicles, most small cars showed high risk of life threatening injuries...
  • Tata Nano Twist XT review: Inclusion of the power steering is a right move 14-01-2014 11:02 AM

    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...
  • Meet the new Tata Nano Twist XT 13-01-2014 04:48 PM

    Tata Motors have launched the much-awaited power steering variant of the Nano in India.  Bookings for the Nano XT start from Monday.The Tata Nano Twist is available in a single variant, XT, and is priced at Rs 2.36 lakh, ex-Delhi.This price is approximately Rs 14,000 more than the top-end non power-steering version of the Tata Nano
  • 2014 Tata Nano Twist XT with power steering launched at Rs 2.36 lakh in India 13-01-2014 04:30 PM

    Tata Motors have launched the much-awaited 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, ex-Delhi. This price is approximately Rs 14,000 more than the top-end non power-steering version of the Tata Nano....
  • Tata Motors to launch power-steering equipped Nano Twist on January 13 12-01-2014 12:05 PM

    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...
  • New Tata Nano Twist to come with power steering, likely to be launched on Jan 15 12-12-2013 03:18 PM

    Tata Motors is all set to launch the new Nano Twist with much-needed 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...
  • May launch Nano in Indonesia and bring back to India: Ratan Tata 29-11-2013 03:51 PM

    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....
  • West Bengal: Tata wants to retain Singur land, keen on returing 12-11-2013 10:44 PM

    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 CNG-powered Nano eMax at Rs 2.52 lakh 08-10-2013 03:27 PM

    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, ex-Mumbai. The Nano eMax was first unveiled at Tata's Horizonext event held in June this year. The Nano eMax is powered by...
  • Varun Gandhi to provide legal help to Singur farmers 13-08-2013 03:30 PM

    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...
  • Tata Nano: Sound of awesomeness tune promotion 26-07-2013 05:27 PM

    It isn't a far-fetched 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 15-07-2013 02:55 PM

    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 14-07-2013 10:05 AM

    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 26-06-2013 04:31 AM

    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 21-30) covering 10,218 km in a Tata Nano from Kanyakumari in southern Tamil Nadu to circumnavigate...
  • Tata Motors launches CNG-powered Nano emax 19-06-2013 04:54 PM

    Pune: Tata Motors on Wednesday launched eight upgrades of existing models, including a CNG-fuelled version of its low-cost 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...
  • Tata Motors launches 8 new improved models 19-06-2013 02:31 PM

    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 all-new products....
  • Tata to launch the revamped Nano on June 19 18-06-2013 02:05 PM

    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 add-ons. The not-so-significant changes include embellishments using chrome strips on the front...
  • Tata's Mistry man: Tightening belts as frugal era begins 27-05-2013 01:10 PM

    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 20-05-2013 11:32 AM

    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 29-04-2013 04:33 PM

    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 27-04-2013 12:58 AM

    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 15-04-2013 06:29 PM

    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...