Tata Motors seems to be applying final touches to their new cars’ Zest sedan and Bolt hatchback, which are scheduled to enter production in a few weeks. Recently, a Bolt hatchback was caught while it was making a test run around Tata’s facility in Pune.
Tata Motors’ Passenger Vehicles association with the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team for this season is as official car partner. Captained by Virat Kohli, the RCB team includes Yuvraj Singh, Chris Gayle & AB De Villiers. Both partners will shortly launch a series of joint initiatives to engage with customers and cricket fans.
The year 2008 witnessed the birth of the TATA Nano, the world’s most budget friendly hatchback in production. Ratan Tata wanted to build an affordable car for the enormous bike-riding population of India. After its announcement in 2006, the Nano made waves throughout the world, after its unveiling in 2008 the Nano pretty much exceeded people’s expectations.
From road to race track to field: Tata Prima title sponsor for Kings XI Punjab this Indian Premier League (IPL)
7th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) sees Tata Prima step in as title sponsor of Team Kings XI Punjab, one of 8 competing teams. The sponsorship marks a continued association of Tata Prima with sports, and is an opportune platform for in-stadium branding, and logo and kit branding.
India’s top car manufacturers list for FY 2013/14 unsurprisingly sees Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai Motor India at top two respectively, and dramatic change in rest 3 positions which is also not a surprise. The list includes Mahindra, Tata and Honda, by overall sales volume in fiscal 2013-14. The next two are Toyota and Ford.
Tata Motors were working on a diesel engined Nano, which was expected to deliver 35 kmpl. But, Tata no longer has any plans of launching a diesel engined Nano. This development was due to many reasons – narrowing gap between diesel and petrol prices India, expensive technology to develop diesel engine, and top of it all, an even higher price tag of Nano diesel once launched. All of which might not have worked in Nano Diesel’s favour and thus the project is now shelved.
Narain Karthikeyan’s 2014 Super Formula championship has gotten underway on a strong note on a strong note by qualifying 2nd for this season’s opening race. This year’s Super Formula series (formerly known as Formula Nippon) has switched to a new Dallara SF14 chassis powered by a 2 litre, 550 bhp turbocharged engine similar to new 2014 F1 regulations. rcaers find themselves in a new terrain dealing with a new launch system, with clutch on the steering (like Formula 1) – fuel loads and tyre degradation being other critical factors.
Ever since Tata took over British brand Jaguar Land Rover from Ford, there have been talks about Tata launching an SUV with Land Rover’s help. Finally, it has now been revealed that this SUV will enter markets by 2017, and that it will be based on the Land Rover Freelander platform.
The two new Tata cars, Zest compact sedan and Bolt hatchback made their debut at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo in February. Though Tata did not reveal the launch date for these two cars, they did confirm that both of them will be launched in India in the coming months.