TATA MOTORS ANNOUNCES DEATH OF MD KARL SLYM: STATEMENT

     (The following press release from Tata Motors was received by e-mail. The  sender verified the statement.)  ``Tata Motors deeply regrets to announce the untimely and tragic demise of its  Managing Director, Karl Slym, in Bangkok earlier today.  Karl Slym was in  Bangkok to attend a meeting of the Board of Directors of Tata Motors Thailand  Ltd.  Karl Slym joined Tata Motors in October 2012, and was providing leadership to  the company through a challenging market environment.  The company shares in  the grief of Karl Slym's wife and family at their irreparable loss".  Chairman's message: "I am deeply saddened to inform you about the untimely and  tragic demise of our company's Managing Director, Karl Slym.  Karl was visiting  Bangkok for a meeting of the Board of Directors of Tata Motors Thailand Ltd.,  and passed away earlier today.  Karl joined us in October 2012, and was a valued colleague who was providing  strong leadership at a challenging time for the Indian auto industry.  In this  hour of grief, our thoughts are with Karl's wife and family.''