Tata Nano, the world's cheapest car, is now on the Indian roads. Tata Motors on Monday handed over the first Tata Nano to Mr. Ashok Raghunath Vichare from Mumbai, who become the first customer of the small car in India. The car was handed over to Mr. Vichare by the Chairman of Tata Sons and Tata Motors, Mr. Ratan Tata. Mr. Vichare had opted for Tata Nano LX (Lunar Silver) and he received his choice by Mr. Ratan Tata at the company's dealership, Concorde Motors, on Friday, July 17th.
Beside Mr. Vichare, two other customers namely Mr. Ashish Balakrishnan and Kores India Limited received their cars on Friday. Mr. Balakrishnan had opted for a Tata Nano LX - Sunshine Yellow and Kores for a Tata Nano LX - Lunar Silver.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Tata said, "I hope the Tata Nano will bring motoring pleasure to those who will be buying their first car as also those who currently own cars but want a modern, contemporary, emission-friendly city car."
As planned, Tata Motors has commenced deliveries of the Tata Nano this month to different towns and cities of the country. Despatches to dealerships have begun from the Pantnagar plant, where the car is being produced, in accordance with schedules informed to customers.