8 November, 2006
Tata Motors Passenger Car Business Unit today launched its Environment Protection Drive’ in Mumbai. The campaign includes a free pollution check up camp for Tata Motors Passenger Cars at 23 locations across Mumbai including Dealer Workshops, Authorised Service Center Workshops and at all entry/exit Toll points in Mumbai city from 9th November 2006 to 11th November 2006.
The camp is being conducted along with Tata Motors Dealers and Authorised Service Centers operating in Mumbai City, with support from its vendors BG and Castrol. Customers participating in the initiative will be issued Free Pollution certificates along with complete check-up, free of cost for their cars. Further to this, discount coupons will be given for the jobs identified during these check-ups.
Tata Motors is known for designing and manufacturing vehicles using environmentally sustainable technology. A number of features have been incorporated in Tata Motors passenger vehicles, which ensures environmental compatibility throughout the life cycle of the vehicle.
About Tata Motors
Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company, with revenues of US$ 5.5 billion in 2005-06. With 4 million Tata vehicles plying in India, it is the leader in commercial vehicles and the second largest in passenger vehicles. It is also the world’s fifth largest medium and heavy truck manufacturer and the second largest heavy bus manufacturer. Tata cars, buses and trucks are being marketed in several countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, and South East Asia and in Australia. Tata Motors has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Fiat Auto under which a separate industrial joint venture is being established in India in the first phase to manufacture passenger cars, engines and transmissions for the Indian and overseas markets. Tata Motors already distributes Fiat-branded cars in India. The companyâ€™s international footprint include Tata Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Co. Ltd. in South Korea; Hispano Carrocera, the reputed bus and coach manufacturer of Spain in which the company has a 21% stake; and a 50:50 joint venture with Marcopolo, the Brazil-based body-builder of buses and coaches. Tata Motors has research centres in India, the UK, and in its subsidiary and associate companies in South Korea and Spain.