FEATURE-India's biggest carmaker bets on upward mobility


By Sumana Ramanan BOMBAY, June 24 (Reuters) - Just like many in India's burgeoning middle class, Sasikala and her husband want the relative peace, privacy and safety of their own car. "My husband disposed of his motorcycle one-and-a-half years ago -- he found it was very stressful driving it in the city," said Sasikala, a microbiology lecturer at a college in Madras. The couple recently bought their first car, a Maruti 800 minicar, made by India's largest automaker, Maruti Udyog Ltd, ...

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