Blue Steel: $2500 Tata Nano May Become Slightly More Pricey

Ratan Tata wowed the world when he revealed his company's Tata Nano, the miniscule two-cylinder, four-door runabout designed to go to market with an equally tiny $2,500 price tag. Now, due to pressures from rising commodity prices, Tata may be in jeopardy of missing that now famous 1-lakh goal. Steel prices have… » 7/08/08 10:00am 7/08/08 10:00am

Tara Tiny Is The New Tata Nano, Priced At $2,450

The race to the bottom continues as Bengal Enamel's Tara International will be teaming with Chinese company Aucma to produce a sub-sub-1-lakh car called the Tara Tiny. Yes, the little-known company seeks to lakh-block the Tata Nano by building a range of electric powered two- and four-seat cars starting at a rock… » 3/17/08 10:20am 3/17/08 10:20am

Columnist: Don't Hate On The $2,500 Tata

Ever since Tata announced that it was going to build a Rs 1-Lakh ($2,500) car, there have been some hating on the idea. Certain people are a bit unhappy about the massive amount of congestion the vehicles might cause, the possible environmental impact and the possible lack of safety features (because eight people on a… » 1/04/08 10:15am 1/04/08 10:15am