Bajaj promises record mileage: all eyes on Tata show tomorrow

Bajaj promises record mileage: all eyes on Tata show tomorrow
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First Published: Wed, Jan 09 2008. 12 08 AM IST

Small is big: Rajiv Bajaj, managing director, Bajaj Auto. (Photo: Ramesh Pathania/ Mint)
Small is big: Rajiv Bajaj, managing director, Bajaj Auto. (Photo: Ramesh Pathania/ Mint)
Updated: Wed, Jan 09 2008. 12 08 AM IST
Small is big: Bajaj Auto Ltd, which unveiled a small car prototype on Tuesday that it plans to launch within four years, said the vehicle would be twice as fuel efficient as Maruti Suzuki India Ltd’s Maruti 800 that gives about 16km a litre, the best among Indian cars these days.
Small is big: Rajiv Bajaj, managing director, Bajaj Auto. (Photo: Ramesh Pathania/ Mint)
But Bajaj, which is the country’s second largest two-wheeler maker by volume, is unlikely to price its car at Rs1 lakh, which is the price of the much-awaited ‘people’s car’ from Tata Motors Ltd.Rajiv Bajaj, the managing director of Bajaj Auto, says it is about “making automotive products that make money”.
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Photographs by Ramesh Pathania/ Mint
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First Published: Wed, Jan 09 2008. 12 08 AM IST