Miscellaneous Thoughts: Tony Stark spied driving Audi R8 Spyder, first Tata Nano delivered

Tony Stark Audi R8

Tony Stark spied driving Audi R8 Spyder: Tony Stark (aka Iron Man) was spied driving to work in his brand new Audi R8 Spyder, which will make its official debut at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Power comes from a 525-hp V10 taking the R8 Spyder from 0 to 62 mph in 4.1 seconds with a top speed of 180 mph. – AutoExpress

First Tata Nano owner takes delivery: Ratan Tata handed over the keys to the first owner of the Tata Nano. – Ashok Raghunath Vichare of Mumbai. “I hope the Tata Nano will bring motoring pleasure to those who will be buying their first car as also those who currently own cars but want a modern, contemporary, emission-friendly city car,” said Tata. – Indian Autos Blog

First Tata Nano Delivery

House approves bill to stop dealer closings: As reported yesterday dealers have been lobbying Congress for its support claiming that the government and the automakers ignored state franchise laws by breaking dealer contracts as part of their restructuring. The House approved a spending bill yesterday that includes a provision to reverse the closing of 789 Chrysler dealers and the planned closing of more than 2,000 GM dealers. – Detroit News

– By: Omar Rana