Small Cars

January 6, 2012, 11am PST
India's Bajaj Auto company introduces an ultracheap small car focused on the country's rickshaw industry. Meanwhile, an unrelated study finds that the unorganized auto-rickshaw sector presents a huge business opportunity.
The New York Times
April 8, 2009, 5am PDT
The P.U.M.A. is an experimental prototype that takes Segway technology and fits it to a two-person commuter car frame.
Boing Boing
March 25, 2009, 9am PDT
Tata Motors of India released their much anticipated $2,200 car yesterday, with 1m people already on the waiting list. Environmentalists fear that the surge in cars, even tiny ones, will make India's cities more autocentric.
Los Angeles Times
July 9, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>The 'Nano', a tiny car that gets 47 miles to the gallon and has low emissions, is hitting the Indian market. Environmentalists worry that the car's advantages will be outweighed by the increase in car ownership it may bring to the country.</p>
NPR