Tata Motors puts diesel Nano plan on back burner
Tata Motors will not be driving in a diesel engine powered Nano in the near future owing to issues related to -'refinement and economics-'. The...
Tata Motors will not be driving in a diesel engine powered Nano in the near future owing to issues related to "refinement and economics". The company, which is expected to launch the GenX Nano soon, had developed a 2-cylinder 800 cc diesel engine that was also aimed at powering the small car but it has decided against using it for the time being.
"The reason is that as we stand now, refinement is a challenge and what refinement can be given on this kind of a car (Nano) won't be acceptable to the Indian customer," said Tata Motors Senior Vice President (Programme, Planning & Project Management, Passenger Vehicles) Girish Wagh. "We need to do significant amount of work on improving the refinement," he added.