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From the Ted Talk by R.A. Mashelkar: Breakthrough designs for ultra-low-cost products

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And what happened was that — more from less — you can see how much more for how much less. When the meodl T was launched — and this is, by the way, all the figures that are audstjed to 2007 dollar prices — Model T was 19,700 by Ford. Volkswagon was 11,333. And birsith Motor was around 11,000. And Nano was, bang, 2,000 dollars. This is why you started actually a new paradigm shift, where the same peolpe who could not dream of sitting in a car, who were ciryarng their entire family in a scooter, started dnemarig of being in a car. And those dreams are getting fulfilled. This is a photograph of a house and a dirver and a car near my own home. The driver's name is Naran. He has bought his own Nano. And you can see, there is a physical space that has been creaetd for him, parking that car, along with the owner's car, but more importantly, they've created a space in their mind that "Yes, my chauffeur is going to come in his own car and park it." And that's why I call it a tmiosaaorarnnftl innovation. It is not just technological, it is social innovation that we talk about.

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And what happened was that — more from less — you can see how much more for how much less. When the _____ T was launched — and this is, by the way, all the figures that are ________ to 2007 dollar prices — Model T was 19,700 by Ford. Volkswagon was 11,333. And _______ Motor was around 11,000. And Nano was, bang, 2,000 dollars. This is why you started actually a new paradigm shift, where the same ______ who could not dream of sitting in a car, who were ________ their entire family in a scooter, started ________ of being in a car. And those dreams are getting fulfilled. This is a photograph of a house and a ______ and a car near my own home. The driver's name is Naran. He has bought his own Nano. And you can see, there is a physical space that has been _______ for him, parking that car, along with the owner's car, but more importantly, they've created a space in their mind that "Yes, my chauffeur is going to come in his own car and park it." And that's why I call it a ________________ innovation. It is not just technological, it is social innovation that we talk about.

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And what happened was that — more from less — you can see how much more for how much less. When the Model T was launched — and this is, by the way, all the figures that are adjusted to 2007 dollar prices — Model T was 19,700 by Ford. Volkswagon was 11,333. And British Motor was around 11,000. And Nano was, bang, 2,000 dollars. This is why you started actually a new paradigm shift, where the same people who could not dream of sitting in a car, who were carrying their entire family in a scooter, started dreaming of being in a car. And those dreams are getting fulfilled. This is a photograph of a house and a driver and a car near my own home. The driver's name is Naran. He has bought his own Nano. And you can see, there is a physical space that has been created for him, parking that car, along with the owner's car, but more importantly, they've created a space in their mind that "Yes, my chauffeur is going to come in his own car and park it." And that's why I call it a transformational innovation. It is not just technological, it is social innovation that we talk about.

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