Friday, February 22, 2008

TATA: Truck to Nano

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Tata launched its first Mercedes Benz diesel truck, Telco.

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1977
Tata manufactures its first commercial vehicle at its plant in Pune.

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1986
Tata launches its first light commercial vehicle from Telco, the Tata 407.

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1992
Tata Estate, Telco's second passenger vehicle launched by JRD Tata and Ratan Tata.

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1994
Tata Motors released its multi-utility car, Tata Sumo in the year 1994. clip_image001[23]

1998
Ratan Tata drives the first Tata Indica off the assembly line

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1998
Tata Motors produced an SUV, Tata Safari. It was the first SUV to be designed, developed and manufactured entirely in India.

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2002
Tata introduced India's most competitive indigenous sedan, the Indigo.

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2004
Tata Motors acquires Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Company, South Korea. The first range of Tata Novus vehicles from Tata Daewoo is launched soon after.

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2008
Tata Motors launched the most-awaited car of the year, its one-lakh car called Nano, at the 9th Auto Expo.

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