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    Report: GM and SAIC gearing up to take on Tata Nano
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    2011 Chevrolet Sail
    General Motors has saddled up with Chinese automaker SAIC in an attempt to bring a Nano-fighting value car to the Indian market. GM says that it will rely on SAIC mostly for its low cost manufacturing techniques instead of parts or components due to hefty tariffs on goods ...

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    Tata Nano gets ill-advised haircut at the factory
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    There are certain vehicles that were born to be convertible. The Tata Nano is not among them. The plucky, inexpensive little transporter is somewhat lovable in hardtop guise with its round overall shape and ladybug proportions. The cheapest of cheap cars is just too cute to hate, but make the ...

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    It's Not Easy Designing Dirt Cheap Cars - Autoline on Autoblog with John McElroy
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    Some of the most famous cars in the history of the auto industry were some of the cheapest ones. The Ford Model T, the Volkswagen Beetle, the Citroen 2CV and the BMC Mini were so successful mainly because they were so affordable. Now the industry is trying to replicate that success by designing ...

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    Tata completes Nano fire probe, says car is safe
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    Earlier this year, there were reports of at least three Tata Nano runabouts channeling The Trammps and going up in Disco(unt) Infernos. Of the three Nanos that got the charbroil treatment, two of them were apparently due to a faulty switch. The third couldn't be explained, so Tata put together a ...

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    Geely to challenge Tata, Renault with low-cost car?
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    Geely IG Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Word on the web would have us believe that Geely has its eyes set on snatching the least-expensive car crown from Tata. The Chinese automaker has announced that it will bring its IG concept to market, and that it will cost a mere ...

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    GM unveils three futuristic, urban EN-V concepts
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    GM EN-V concepts – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Today General Motors unveiled a trio of EN-V concepts that showcase the automaker's idea for a new global, urban mobility vehicle. Developed in conjunction with its partner in China, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp., the EN-V ...

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    Tata orders probe into Nano fire
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    Yesterday, we shared a scary bit of news about a Tata Nano going up in flames only minutes after it was delivered to a customer. This isn't the first incident involving a Nano catching fire – in fact, the folks at Indian Autos Blog report that three other Nanos have suffered similar issues, ...

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    Tata Nano becomes CarBQ in Mumbai
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    Car fires are nothing new, but when it happens to the world's cheapest car on its way to its new home, the Tata Nano tends to lose its allure. According to our friends at IndianAutosBlog, Satish Sawant, a Mumbai-based (irony alert) insurance agent, took delivery of his $2,500 hatchback, and ...

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    If you've ever wondered what a Tata Nano looks like in Gulf livery, well... wonder no more
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    The CarWale Endurance Run Tata Nano – Click above for image gallery
    The Indian car shopping site CarWale.com is driving a Tata Nano in a loop across the length and breadth of India to make a point about the car and the country. Their journey started on February 4 and ends February 19, ...

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    Report: Tata Nano price could triple for U.S. market
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    Tata Nano – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Tata Motors used the timing of the Detroit Auto Show earlier this month to unveil its tiny little Nano here in North America for the first time, and we finally had a chance to see the cheap little runabout in person. At the time, there were ...

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    REPORT: 15% of Tata Nano reservations being cancelled due to slow fill rate
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    Tata Nano Europa in Geneva – click above for high-res image gallery
    When you're talking about the Tata Nano, you're talking about the cheapest car in the world. And on the Subcontinent's booming economy, lots of folks are looking for their first automobile. When we say "lots" we mean ...

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    REPORT: Tata Nano Europa production details, images come to light
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    Ever since Tata first showed off its diminutive Nano, heavily hyped as the Cheapest Car in the World, the Indian automaker has continually said that it intends to sell the machine in somewhat modified form in both Europe and the United States. The blokes over at Autocar were given a sneak peek at ...

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    REPORT: Ratan Tata again confirms hybrid Tata Nano
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    Tata Nano – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Once again, Tata chairman Ratan Tata has confirmed via the South Korean Maeil Business Newspaper that his company intends to launch a hybrid version of the Nano. While it's impossible to know for sure, we'd imagine that starting off with ...

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    Renault-Nissan vows to build world's cheapest car? Nano-nah-nah-nah-nah!
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    Tata Nano – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The other day we alerted you to the "fact" that Ford will be releasing a brand new $650 car. But as does everything that sounds too good to be true, the car in question was a severely used (and dented) 1993 Ford Taurus, and the ...

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    REPORT: Tata may let other automakers build Nano
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    Tata Nano - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Tata Nano has been in production since July, and during that time, Tata Motors has reportedly sold over 7,500 copies of its $2,500 car. The Indian automaker has plenty of potential customers for its inexpensive little econo-gem, but ...

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    REPORT: Tata investigating as Nano owners report steering column fires
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    Tata Nano – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If we weren't car guys, we could understand the attraction of a bare-bones car with a sticker price coming in at a fraction of a conventional car's. Heck, we still do. But we know as well as you do that in order to get the pricing that ...

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    REPORT: Secondhand Tata Nano models commanding 30% markup as India's elite grabs on to new trend
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    Tata Nano - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Tata Nano continues to take India by storm, and residents of the world's second most populous country appear to have gone over the deep end in an effort to secure their own personal "people's car." Australian website Drive is reporting that ...

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    GM mulling ultra-inexpensive Tata Nano competitor for Asia?
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    2010 Chevy Spark - Click for high-res image gallery
    What will the world's cheapest car, the Tata Nano, do to the auto market? Bring friends. We're hearing that General Motors could be planning a Tata Nano competitor that would go on sale in Asia for under $4,000. GM's new executive vice president ...

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    Many Tata Nanos to be used as taxi cabs?
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    2010 Tata Nano Standard Version - Click above for a high-res gallery
    India currently has just under 1.2 billion residents. Moreover, its population is set to overtake China any monsoon now. As India's economy continues to grow (currently the world's 12th largest) all those people now have places ...

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    REPORT: First Tata Nano delivered to customer in Mumbai [w/VIDEO]
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    Tato Nano – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The first customer to get a Tata Nano has taken delivery of the world's cheapest car today. Tata Motors delivered the car to a Mr. Ashok Raghunath Vichare of Mumbai who paid just 100,000 rupees ($2,053 U.S.) for the car. The Nano went on ...

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