Bosch to provide fuel-injection parts for world's cheapest car
German car components firm Bosch said it would provide fuel-injection technology for the Tata Nano, billed as the world's cheapest car, that was unveiled in India on Thursday.
The Stuttgart-based company said it would also supply the braking systems and part of the car electrics for the diesel and petrol- driven versions of the 2,500-dollar vehicle.
A Bosch spokesman said the modern fuel injection technology would enable the five-seater to meet emissions standards comparable with the Euro-IV norm expected to take effect in India in 2010.
The spokesman said 70 per cent of the technology and development for the Bosch products used in the Nano would come from India. He said Bosch would also draw on the experience of its engineers in other emerging economies.
Bosch did not say what the volume would be or how much it expected to earn from supplying equipment for the Nano.
Bosch employs more than 16,500 people at its Indian subsidiary Mico, which specializes in the production, development and sales of car components. ( Dpa )