Go to Video Section

Tata's radical thinking leads to Nano

Published: August 17, 2010 6:00 am ET
Updated: August 17, 2010 12:00 am ET

India's Tata Motors Ltd. set out to build an inexpensive car for the developing world. The resulting $2,500 Nano features extensive use of plastics to realize cost, weight and fuel efficiencies. Plastics News interviewed representatives from Tata at the Center for Automotive Research's recent Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, Mich.

Market Reports

Plastics Caps & Closures Market Report

The annual recap of top trends and future outlook for the plastics caps & closures market features interviews with industry thought leaders and Bill Wood’s economic forecast of trends in growing end markets. You will also gain insight on trends in caps design, materials, machinery, molds & tooling and reviews of mergers & acquisitions.

Learn more

Shale Gas Market - Analysis of North American Region

This report highlights the impact of shale-based natural gas on the North American plastics market and features an in-depth analysis of production trends in the United States during 2013 and a forecast for 2014 and beyond.

Learn more

Thermoformed Packaging 2014 Market Review & Outlook – North America

This in-depth report analyzes economic and market trends, legislative/regulatory activity impacting supply and demand, business opportunities and threats, materials pricing, manufacturing technology, as well as growth strategies being implemented by thermoformed packaging companies.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

More Events