Tata Zica to be renamed due to its resemblance with ‘Zika’ virus

February 2, 2016 11:41 AM

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Tata Zica to be renamed due to its resemblance with ‘Zika’ virus

Though the new name will be announced after a few weeks, the model to be showcased at the Auto Expo 2016 will carry the 'Zica' lable for the duration of the event.

Tata Motors, on Tuesday, announced to rename its upcoming hatchback Tata ‘Zica’ due to its resemblance with the “Zika” – a mosquito-transmitted virus that is growing quite rapidly in various countries across the world. The car’s name acronym was “Zica”, derived from “Zippy Car”.

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