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Name company which came out with small car same time as Maruti ?? but failed

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Asked by thyagarajan mahadevan, 12 Apr '13 08:46 pm
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Dolphin
Answered by sigma, 12 Apr '13 08:48 pm

 
  
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Badal, This sad little plastic lemon was made for a short time by Sipani Automobiles, Bangalore, who forayed into the Indian automobile scenario in the early '80s by introducing a 3-wheeled prototype called the Badal, which was in fact based on the "plastic pig" Reliant Robin of the 1970s. However, the 'car' was never formally put into production, as Sipani realized that in India, only Autorickshaws were legally allowed to have three wheels, so they introduced their first 'true' car, the Dolphin (although I doubt if I've seen anything that looked less like a Dolphin), which was also a hand-me-down '70s Reliant; Reliant Kitten, to be precise. This was a little while before the flood of Maruti-Suzuki 800s began on our roads. Built entirely of a fibreglass bodyshell, the Dolphin was powered by a puny but efficient 848cc Reliant engine that was compatible enough with a small fiberglass car. Like the Maruti 800, this was a two box hatchback that was appreciated only for it's quick-response ...more
Answered by vedprakash sharma, 13 Apr '13 01:16 am

 
  
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That was Deu Motors from Koria Matiz cars.
Answered by ajit ramdas vaidya, 12 Apr '13 09:48 pm

 
  
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Volkswagen proposed but it did n't take-off.
But next one was I think, Daewo Matiz.
Answered by MAdhavan Avadhany, 12 Apr '13 08:56 pm

 
  
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Padmini ??
Answered by conviction, 12 Apr '13 08:53 pm

 
  
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