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Tata Nano Goldplus jewellery car worth $4.57 million

We know the Tata Nano is the world's cheapest car, but have you even wondered what is the world's most expensive cheap car? Meet the Tata Nano Goldplus. It's a special one-off created by Tata jewellery company Goldplus and features 80kg worth of gold plating. The very flamboyant people's car was created as a way of celebrating 5000 years of jewellery making in India...

Mahindra takes over Tata as India's biggest car maker

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. has taken over Tata as the biggest Indian auto maker in terms of market value. Mahindra was able to catch up and overtake Tata, which has enjoyed top position since October 2008, after a recent drop in sales both locally and abroad were recorded. On Friday last week, Mahindra shares rose to $440.74 billion rupees (around US$9...

Jaguar Land Rover fuelling Tata

Right before the height of the first global financial crisis, Ford sold Jaguar and Land Rover to Tata Motors. The sale, which was finalised for just $2.3 billion, gave the Indian company full control of Britain’s most famous brands. Many predicted the move would be the beginning of the end for the two English brands, but fast forward three years and the investment has been a huge success for Tata and arguably a missed opportunity for Ford...

Tata to develop new engines with Jaguar Land Rover

At the moment, Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles are still using Ford-based engines. To help end the Ford reliance, Tata and Jaguar Land Rover are currently in talks to develop and produce their own engines in the UK and India. Possibilities were announced yesterday when Tata boss Ratan Tata spoke about engine development details in the company's annual financial report...

Tata announces world's cheapest (flatpack) house

Tata Group, the company behind the 'world's cheapest car' the Tata Nano, has announced the development of its latest product: the 'Nano' flatpack house. Yes, Tata is now looking to claim the title of offering the world's cheapest house on the market. Dubbed the Nano house, the flatpack dwelling comes with pre-fabricated materials, including doors and windows, for a house of around 20 square metres in size...

Tata Pixel production for Europe confirmed

Indian vehicle manufacturer Tata Motors has confirmed it will launch a production version of the Tata Pixel concept in the European market following its highly successful unveiling at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show earlier this month...

Tata Pixel concept at the Geneva Motor Show

Indian city car manufacturer Tata has unveiled the innovative Tata Pixel concept at the Geneva Motor Show, a vehicle that has one rather nifty party piece. Based on the world’s cheapest car, the Tata Nano, the Pixel features what Tata calls a ‘Zero Turn toroidal traction-drive Infinitely Variable Transmission (IVT)’...

Tata Nano sales back on track

The 'world's cheapest car' had a bit of a hard time during November but sales have since increased over the Christmas period and are climbing back. Last month 5784 Tata Nano vehicles were sold in the car's home country of India, a massive increase compared with the 509 that were sold during November...

Titan Industries to launch gold-plated Tata Nano

A new Nano is set to be released in April next year, and it's going to be gold. Not gold in colour, you understand, an actual gold car. Titan Industries, a division of the Tata Group, will launch the gold "jewellery car" to celebrate the 5000th anniversary of Indian jewellery. Called the Goldplus Nano, the design was the result of a competition, and the winning entry is the car you see above...

Video: Tata Nano advertisement launched to regain sales

The Tata Nano hasn't been selling very well this year. As CarAdvice reported a few weeks ago, the company has had to offer extremely generous incentives to attract new buyers. Now the company has put the car up on the big screen for its first advertisement...

Tata Nano gets extended warranty to ramp up sales

Last week we reported that Tata Nano sales had dropped by as much as 85 percent since last year. The company is now introducing a warranty plan more than double what was previously offered. The company has also announced a cost-effective $2 per month maintenance program...