Gujarat: Here’s how Sanand became a global auto hub
Gujarat is poised to become the Detroit of India, thanks to the increasing number of automobile giants who have set up production units there. Sanand, located in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad, was a sleepy hinterland before Tata Motors decided to relocate its Nano car project from Singur in West Bengal to Sanand back in 2008. The following years saw other players in the automobile sector, such as Ford, Suzuki, Honda and Hero MotoCorp, making a beeline to Sanand, which is 22-km away from Ahmedabad. Modi’s vision India’s current Prime Minister Narendra Modi can take the credit for luring big automobile plants to set…
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