Automaker Tata Motors plans to bring out the Nano from the Ranjangaon plant near Pune. Ranjangaon will become the third manufacturing unit for the Nano besides Singur in West Bengal and Pantnagar in Uttarakhand.
Tata Motors plans to intorduce the Nano in the Indian market this October. The world'd cheapest car made its debut in the New Delhi Auto Expo in January 2008. (Also see: Tata motors launches the Rs 1-lakh car, Nano)
The company sees this move as means of cutting transportation costs of the low-margine vehicle, Nano if is produced from multiple production units.
Once the Nano starts rolling from Ranjangaon, Tata Motors will make it the production unit for western India, while the Signur plant will make cars for the eastern region and Pantnagar will serve the northern markets, according to Tata Motors officials,
The Ranjangaon plant, is an equal joint venture between Tata Motors and Fiat India, which makes the Fiat Palio currently. The company is also planning to roll out its other passenger vehicles from this plant by next year.
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