Tata Nano A Sales Disaster In India

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Tata Nano A Sales Disaster In India
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Despite being hailed as the vehicle that would motorize a billion-strong economic powerhouse, the Tata Nano has turned out to be a spectacular flop, with November sales totalling just 509 units, from a peak of 9,000 units in July. For comparison, Mercedes-Benz cars, far beyond the reach of a majority of India’s population, regularly sells… Continue Reading...

Aston Martin Cygnet Coming To America

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Aston Martin Cygnet Coming To America
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Aston Martin‘s Cygnet minicar will come to the United States sometime in 2012 according to Automotive News. The Cygnet will reportedly cost $35,000 despite minimal changes from the Toyota iQ it’s based on. The Cygnet is a risky move for Aston Martin; a product like this is conceivably a good idea in places like London,… Continue Reading...

Ford May Sell “Ka” Microcar in U.S. to Compete With Fiat-Sourced Chryser Model

Ford May Sell “Ka” Microcar in U.S. to Compete With Fiat-Sourced Chryser Model
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There is a definite possibility that Ford’s European Ka microcar could make its way to dealerships in North American in the next few years. A new second-generation Ka was just launched in Europe in 2009, using either a 68hp 1.2-liter gasoline engine or a 74hp 1.3-liter diesel engine. At just 142.5-inches long, the Ka is… Continue Reading...