The world's cheapest car goes on sale in India today, with a starting price of Rs 1,15,000 (rupees), (about RM7,200. The ambitious Nano car has already in the Guinness book as the world's cheapest car.
In early 2008 the news magazine Newsweek identified the Nano as a part of a "new breed of 21st-century cars" that embody "a contrarian philosophy of smaller, lighter, cheaper" and portend a new era in inexpensive personal transportation — and potentially, "global gridlock". The Wall Street Journal confirmed a global trend toward small cars, which includes the Nano.
"Nano" means "small" in Gujarati, the language of the founders of the Tata Group. In English, the prefix "nano-" is often used to mean small. This derives from the Greek root 'nanos', meaning dwarf. For more info, please click- http://www.nanocar.com/
We Malaysian should welcome this car to face crucial moments of world economic crisis.