India: 6 Million Electric Vehicles By 2020, Why It May Work

India: 6 Million Electric Vehicles By 2020, Why It May Work

With most electric cars currently selling in no more than four-figure sums each month, a time when they're selling by the million looks an awfully long way away. In India, that time might arrive a whole lot quicker. The country's National Council for Electric Mobility (NCEM) has approved a $4.1... read more

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2012 Tata Nano

Tata Reboots Nano, World’s Cheapest Car, As Coolest Small Car

When Indian automaker Tata launched the world’s cheapest small car, it gave thousands of people across India the chance to own a car of their own for the first time... read more March 12, 2012 by  4

Tata Nano

How Cheap Is Too Cheap For A Car? Indian Automakers Test The Water

How do you solve a problem like getting a nation of low income people onto the roads? That's the question that Indian carmakers Tata and Bajaj, among others, are trying to... read more January 5, 2012 by  3

Bajaj RE60 minicar

Indian Maker Bajaj Unveils 94 MPG Rival To Tata Nano Minicar

Living in a country where safe, comfortable and fast cars are often easy to come by, you can forget that some countries aren't quite the same. Take India, for instance. While... read more January 4, 2012 by  4

Tata Manza Hybrid Electric Concept

Tata's Expansion Continues: Manza Hybrid Due At Delhi Show

As recently as five years ago you could be forgiven if you'd never heard of Indian automotive giant Tata. Now, the company is best known in the States for its ownership of... read more December 29, 2011 by  0

2012 Tata Nano

2012 Tata Nano: World's Cheapest Car Gets Less Cheap

In theory, designing the world's cheapest car for a market in which millions of people are beginning to earn the sort of money that will let them buy a car is a masterstroke... read more December 19, 2011 by  0

Honda Brio minicar

Forbidden Fruit: More Information On Honda Brio Minicar

There's something about the Honda Brio, a sub-Fit minicar now on sale in the Indian market, that really grabs our attention. Maybe it's the funky styling with its sharp... read more September 28, 2011 by  1

Honda Brio prototype, introduced at the 2010 Thailand Motor Expo

Honda Brio Global Minicar: Forbidden Fruit Gets Good Reviews

It's one thing Honda not sending its new Brio minicar over to the United States, so economy car fans are unable to sample its 52 mpg delights. That would all be okay if we... read more September 6, 2011 by  0


It's Official: We Now Have One Billion Vehicles On The Planet

How many vehicles are there on Earth? We'd ask you to guess, except the headline above gives away the answer. According to industry trade journal Ward's, which added up both... read more August 17, 2011 by  1

Chevrolet Beat EV electric vehicle with GM executives, India, June 2011

Will GM's First All-Electric Car Be A Chevy Spark Minicar?

Sometimes news comes out of adding up little pieces of information. Doing that with a few items from the past week, we're beginning to wonder if General Motors might launch... read more August 8, 2011 by  10

Chevrolet Beat EV electric vehicle with GM executives, India, June 2011

Chevy Shows Fourth Electric-Car Project: Beat EV Minicar In India

Right now, the sole plug-in vehicle you can buy from Chevrolet--or indeed all of General Motors--is the 2011 Volt range-extended electric car. But that doesn't mean GM isn't... read more June 24, 2011 by  3

Tata Nano used as taxi cab in Sri Lanka

NanoCab: Sri Lanka To Use More Than 200 Tiny Tatas As Taxis

The world's least expensive car, the Tata Nano, is now seen in increasing numbers on the streets of its home country, India. But Tata is also sending the car into new... read more June 17, 2011 by  0

Tata Nano

Does Osama Bin Laden Keep Pakistan From The Tatas It Wants?

Despite a bumpy start, including some early examples of spontaneous combustion, the tiny Tata Nano is starting to fulfill the promise of bringing a four-wheeled automobile to... read more May 5, 2011 by  3

Padmini Indian Taxi

Tougher Gas Mileage Laws Hit Third World Too: CAFE For India

There’s a common argument that the Western world is hurt by tougher environmental standards being imposed by governments on both sides of the Atlantic, while third... read more May 5, 2011 by  2

Honda Brio prototype, introduced at the 2010 Thailand Motor Expo

Honda Unveils Brio, Its Smallest Car, For Asian Markets Only

The smallest Honda sold in the U.S. market is the 2011 Fit subcompact, its well-reviewed and enormously versatile five-door hatchback. But other markets demand different... read more November 30, 2010 by  0

2010 Chevrolet New Sail, sold in China

GM To Show All-Electric Car Next Year...In India, Not Here

While General Motors is focusing its U.S. electric-drive efforts solely on the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, a range-extended electric car, elsewhere in the world it's experimenting... read more October 29, 2010 by  3


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