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The Nano Project

The Nano Project



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Nano the dream project of TATA how the idea was developed.............. read and know about this great mordern classic.... Prateek Shrivastav
Nano the dream project of TATA how the idea was developed.............. read and know about this great mordern classic.... Prateek Shrivastav

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Project Management
The Nano Project:Making of a Modern Classic
 Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow 
Submitted to:Prof. V. K. ChibFaculty: Project ManagementJaipuria Institute of ManagementSubmitted by:Prateek shrivastav (CFT07-104)Student (PGDM – 2007-09)
IndexTopics Page No.
The Nano Project 3
The final product 4
Financial Projection 4Technical Overview 5
Engine 6Fuel Efficiency 6Safety And Comfort 6
Vehicle Summary 7Suppliers of Tata Nano 8Controversies involved 11
Latest at Singur 12Bibliography 142
The Nano project: Making of a modernclassic
Tata Motors is India's largest and leading automobile company, with US $ 7.2 billionrevenues in 2006-2007. With over 4 million Tata vehicles pursuing in India, it is the premier in commercial vehicles and the second largest in passenger vehicles.It is also the world's fifth largest medium and heavy truck manufacturer and the secondlargest heavy bus manufacturer. Mr. Tata's 'dream project', the Rs one-lakh car hasgenerated immense interest in the Indian auto market, where Tata's current lowest-pricedcar is Indica with a tag of Rs 3.3 lakh. The one lakh rupee car is going to be a real car with the basic features.The car is in every way a car, with an engine, a suspension, and a steering systemdesigned for its size. The most watched car in the Indian car space - the Rs 1-lakhoffering from the Tata Motors stables - is going to be launched in september in 3 variants.When launched, the car will be available in both standard and deluxe/luxury versions.Both versions will offer a wide range of body colours, and other accessories so that thecar can be customised to an individual’s preferences. It is aimed to rank between high endmotor cycles and the compact car segment. Instead of researching on low costcomponents by themselves, Tata has delegated the task to various vendors.The fuel-injection system is being developed by MICO while Brakes India and BoschChassis Systems will be supplying low cost braking system. Around 55 prototypes have been tested on Indian roads under varied conditions. It has been reported that the finalmodel will make its debut in October 2008. The name 'Nano' was chosen as it denoteshigh technology and small size. It was the most eagerly waited car In the early 2003, five engineers from Tata motors trooped into the main conference roomin the Bombay house, the headquarters of the Tata group. They have been choosen for thecompletion of the Nano project which was promised by the company chairman Ratan N.Tata.The team of those five engineers along with other member made little progress over thenext year and a half. They tried to source parts from around the world, even toyed with3

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