What goes around, comes around …

I’m thinking about how India was once part of the United Kingdom’s commonwealth and had one of the strongest and most admired car industries. Now … check out the latest  Breaking news this p.m. that Ford is selling its luxury brands Jaguar and Land Rover to Indian company Tata. Tata has been on the minds of the big auto-players for many months. I predict that Tata will definitely change the auto industry and way cars are made in the first world now – before today I was less sure. Until now, the Tata Nano has been seen as a small car that puts the developing world on wheels. Now Tata can transfer the biz model and know-how to  two established brands that are in their sandbox and maybe remake history. I wonder if Toyota will next snap up Tata? An exciting story to watch …

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