"It will need to meet all emission and crash standards and so we hope in the next two years we will be offering such a vehicle in the US," Ratan Tata told a panel at the Cornell Global Forum on Sustainable Global Enterprise late Wednesday, Jun 4.
The company plans to offer a European version of the car, which costs about $2,300, in 2011. The four-seater car gets up to 65 miles per gallon (28 km per litre). He added that Tata Motors was also working to develop cars that run on fuels other than gasoline such as clean diesel, biofuels and batteries.
Nano will be available in India with a lottery to select the first 100,000 owners.