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Onstar, Nano and Enertia win 2010 Edison awards [w/video]

The 2010 Edison awards were announced last week and General Motors, Tata and Brammo were all winners for transportation related innovations. GM received a silver Edison award for one of the most useful new features added to its Onstar telematics system last year: the stolen vehicle slowdown th

Renault planning $2,500 Nano fighter for Indian market

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Renault planning $2,500 Nano fighter for Indian market

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Report: Bosch helping Tata develop tiny diesel engine for Nano

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Officially Official: Order books (finally) open on $2,000 Tata Nano

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Tata finally selects location for Nano plant

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Protests stopped at Tata Nano plant, future still uncertain

Questions about the future of the Tata Nano - questions that flared up when the plant that was to build the world's cheapest car was put under siege recently - are starting to be answered, but only just. The protest at the plant has now ended, the BBC reports, and the fallout is now beginning.

Tata Motors' unveiles all-electric versions of the Ace and Indica

Tata Motors has confirmed that the rumors of an all-electric Tata Ace and the all-electric Tata Indica are true. In an unveiling in India this past week, the company took the wraps off of two lithium-ion battery-powered EV prototypes based on the Ace work truck and the Indica se

Protests against Tata Motors stop work at Nano plant

Earlier this week, we heard rumblings that workers at the east India plant that is supposed to build the Tata Nano could be besieged by members and supporters of the opposition party in the state. Automotive N

Opposition siege could start at Tata Nano plant today

I never thought I'd be typing in the words "nano factory siege" into Google, but now I have. On the drive home last night, I heard a staticky report on BBC Radio about some sort of siege, starting today, at the plant that is supposed produce the world's smallest cheapest car. Since I didn't catch the whole story on the radio, I thought I'd see the the Internets can tell me. In short, it's a tricky situation, but the BBC

Tata asks Fiat for help selling the Nano

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Tata Nano to come in diesel, electric flavors

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Ratan Tata, Michael Boustridge join X Prize Foundation Board

A month ago, Tata Motors announced they would be entering two vehicles in the Sebastian Blanco

Tata to enter two vehicles in Automotive X Prize

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Tata Motors joins the Automotive X Prize with two vehicles

Buoyed by the response to the Tata Nano (i.e., the world's cheapest car), Tata Motors Limited is ready to make the move to green. The company announced today that it will compete in the Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize by entering two vehicles in the race. Well, Tata has signed a letter of intent to compete, which is as

The Nano won't be lonely: Renault announces ultra-low cost car

A few days ago there were rumors floating around about a new agreement between Bajaj Auto and Renault. Sure enough, the two marques have announced a partnership to build Tata Nano rival. They announced that the new vehicle that is under development, named ULC (which probably comes from Ultra Low Cost), will be put on sale in India by 2011 for about $2,500. They expect to sell 200,000 cars per year. A new

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