The Ford Model T was really only remarkable because it was produced in such large numbers. Painted just one color (black!) and available with only the most basic of options, the Model T was a very humble vehicle built en masse. Today, America lacks such simple, basic transportation…but over in India automakers are producing a new generation of cars that harken back to the era of the Model T both in simplicity and broad appeal.
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Well, we all probably saw this coming, but it still kind of sucks.
Mahindra & Mahindra, an Indian auto manufacturer, has officially halted development of its small, diesel-powered pickup which was to be sold in America. After more than six years and $100 million, M&M has called off the diesel pickup, citing changing regulations and market conditions.
Imagine a nation of more than a billion driving electric, lightweight, environmentally friendly cars. Depending on how the electricity used to charge them and fuel cells are produced, the impact would be astronomically positive on the environment. DuPont India is working with several Indian car manufacturers, including Tata Motors, toward just that end by supplying […]
It’s not often I get excited about Indian automobiles, but the Mahindra TR40 diesel pickup seemed like everything I could want in a small truck, including power, towing capacity, and 30 mpg. Or so I thought.