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Autoweek: Indian cars score zero stars in Global NCAP crash test, with video.

Cut to the chase: Everyone dies.

05/23/16 • 02:33 PM • ConsumptionDesignHealthTravelVehicles • (2) Comments


Still safer than a motorcycle though? I was skeptical but the more I think about it the more I think this car makes sense.


Posted by crazybutable on 05/24/16 at 08:23 AM

To be fair, they are plenty safe enough for use in India.
* You never get to go any faster than 35-40 mph.
* Indian cars are all much smaller, subcompact size, so you won’t encounter pickups or SUVs anywhere.
* Indian drivers are much, much better than American drivers.
* Indian drivers have much better Driver’s Ed than we do. For example, they are taught to attend to all four corners of the car.
* Very few people drink in India, and then, usually just at home. It is rare to go to a restaurant.

Last week, I noticed that Tata has a big facility almost next door to Delphi, and within a few miles of Fiat/Chrysler and Ford Truck, and Mahindra had one almost next door to our hotel. I think they are trying to get into the American market more by supplying parts and services.

Posted by Eric in Santa Fe on 05/24/16 at 12:09 PM


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