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Tata Nano Tester Spotted Amid Rumors Of December Launch

Amateur spy shooters in the right place at the right time snagged these great photos of the Tata Nano »10/27/08 11:00am10/27/08 11:00am undergoing testing — revealing the interior for the first time since the Geneva show. The micro-sized $2,500 "people's car" being championed by Indian industrial giant Ratan Tata faces an uphill battle after its…

Tata Nano To Get Two-Cylinder Turbo-Diesel Power, Bajillion Miles Per Gallon

The Economic Times of India is reporting Tata has teamed up with German engineering firm FEV (who's also developing the hybrid system on the Mahindra Scorpio) to bring an 800 cc, turbocharged, two-cylinder diesel to the engine bay of the Tata Nano. Already blessed with a $2500 price tag and rumored to have a … »7/24/08 1:00pm7/24/08 1:00pm

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 10:00am7/08/08 10:00am

First Video Of Tata Nano Actually Driving, The $2,500 Money Shot

Ever since the Tata Nano set the world ablaze with the promise of the $2,500 car, we've been anxious to see one actually driving around. Alas, courtesy of a couple of dudes with a camera we now have the video of the half-pint people mover actually moving people. And unlike those fancy American cars, there's no need… »6/05/08 6:00pm6/05/08 6:00pm

Renault-Nissan And Bajaj Team Up On Tata-Upstaging $2,500 Car

Ratan Tata and his eponymous company sent the automotive world buzzing with news of their $2,500 car, the lilliputian Nano. At the time, we reported that Bajaj Auto, which is partnered with Renault-Nissan, was going to announce a $3,000 car. Turns out the companies have found a way to cut $500 off the price to create… »5/12/08 9:40am5/12/08 9:40am

Tata Motors Promises $2500 Car To Rupee-Pinching Indians

In a move likely to send jillions of Hindustan Ambassadors edging that much closer to the cruel jaws of The Crusher, Tata Motors of India has announced its plans to build a "1-Lakh Car" for the masses (a Lakh is 100,000 rupees, roughly equivalent to 2,500 US dollars). Other than announcing the price, Tata is playing… »8/29/07 5:15pm8/29/07 5:15pm