MUMBAI – The planned October production launch of Tata Motors Ltd.’s Nano low-cost car at a brand-new assembly plant in Singur is in jeopardy as a result of mounting protest from area farmers. The auto maker, which was given the land by the West Bengal government looking to cultivate new industry, says it will abandon the facility, some 20 miles (32 km) north of Kokata, if it remains unpopular with local residents. Two years ago, West Bengal’s communist government bought 997 acres (405 ...
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