Customers can finally buy Tata Nano directly from showrooms in select states as Tata Motors moves to end booking system for the world's cheapest car.
Tata Motors started open sales of the Rs 1-lakh car in Maharashtra
, West Bengal
, Uttar Pradesh
on Tuesday, making it possible for people to purchase the car directly from dealers instead of booking it. "Customers in these states that have not booked a Nano so far can now purchase the Nano directly from showrooms.
Tata Motors has tied up with 25 banks including the State Bank of India , HDFC Bank , ICICI Bank and Canara Bank to offer loans for purchasing the Nano, the company said in the statement.
Customers will be able to take a closer look at and test drive the Tata Nano across all Tata Motors dealerships and special Nano access points
Last year, Tata Motors had selected 1.55 lakh customers for delivering the car in two phases. It is in the process of delivering the car to the first one lakh customers, which will be completed by the end of this year.
The company has been ramping up production at Sanand and intends to reach 20,000 units per month by December. The plant has the capacity to produce 2.5 lakh units which can be ramped up to 3.5 lakh units.
Source - ET