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Watch This Indian Car Crumble During A Crash Test

AP | KATY DAIGLE | Posted 01.31.2014 | World

NEW DELHI (AP) — Several of India's most popular car models, including the famously small Tata Nano, crumpled in independent crash tests in ways tha...

New Mini Car To Be The Cheapest Vehicle In America

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 10.16.2012 | Small Business

After a few years of admiration and curiosity from afar, it appears the U.S. will welcome another miniature car into the mix. Indian automaker Tata...

Why Is The 'World's Cheapest Car' Not Selling?

Washington Post | Emily Wax | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW DELHI - When the Tata Nano - known as the world's cheapest car - zipped out of factories in 2009, it was praised as an example of Indian innovatio...

Tata's Nano, The Ultracheap Car That Few Want To Buy

The New York Times | Vikas Bajaj | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MUMBAI, India -- When it was introduced in early 2009, the egg-shaped Tata Nano was billed as a modern-day people's car, an ultracheap vehicle that wo...

Why Is Ford So Successful?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

During the past year, General Motors went bankrupt, Chrysler found itself owned by Italy's Fiat. Yet Ford seems to be hitting home runs, knocking them out of the park with regularity.

Tata Nano EXLPODES In Mumbai Raising Safety Concerns

AP | By ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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Indian Companies Innovating On Products Aimed At The Poor

wsj.com | ERIC BELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For the farmer who wants to save for the future, one Indian entrepreneur has developed what is, in effect, a $200 portable bank branch. For the villag...

Is Chrome OS a "Disruptive Innovation?"

Scott Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Scott Anthony

Pundits quickly termed Google's Chrome OS "classic disruptive innovation" that promised to up-end historic market leader Microsoft. Do the pundits have it right?

Tata Hopes to Introduce $2,300 Compact Car in U.S. in Two Years

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jane Levere

Watch out Ford, Chrysler and GM: You could soon have another foreign car manufacturer invading your market.

Brazil's Earth Day Present: A Sustainable Energy Policy

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil's sustainable energy dividend is the result of generations of trust and cooperation between a strong federal government, parastatal companies and global businesses who have developed the knack of working with them.

"Green cars" - Latest Automotive Marketing Scam

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

The numbers may tell one story, but because cars are still all about emotion, fun, sex and fashion, there's a large audience you'd have a hard time convincing that the Prius is "better" than the Mini.

Tata's $2,000 Nano Sedan Comes With Its Own Heavy Baggage

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Parker

Tata and Nano have become poster children for nameless government bureaucracy and corporate arrogance.

Tata Nano: Tiny, Cheap Car Launches This Week

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MUMBAI, India — Tata Motors said it will launch its ultra-cheap Nano car in Mumbai on Monday _ a vehicle meant to herald a revolution by making ...

Where's the Nano Americano?

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew DeBord

Being Americans, we long for high-tech silver bullet solutions to our sustainability problems, but the gas-burning Indian version, the Nano is a model of transport simplified.

$20 Laptop To Be Introduced By India

Financial Times | James Lamont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

India is planning to produce a laptop computer for the knockdown price of about $20 (16, 14), having come up with the Tata Nano, the world's cheapest ...

Tata Shall Lead Us

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew DeBord

India's Tata Motors represents a modern-day version of what Detroit could have become if it had begun to adjust its products to obviously impending future needs back in the 1970s.

Activists Burn "People's Car" In Effigy

CNet News | Jonathan Skillings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Tata Motors is billing its tiny, ultracheap Nano as the "people's car," but some people would just as soon not see it get built--at least under curren...

India's Tata Motors Unveils $2,500 Car

AP | GAVIN RABINOWITZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

India's Tata Motors on Thursday unveiled its much anticipated $2,500 car, an ultra-cheap price tag that brings car ownership into the reach of tens of...