Aston Martin

Aston Martin will open Silverstone test center

June 21, 2018 15:41 CET
Aston Martin will open a test and development center at Silverstone, the home of British Formula One racing, as the automaker continues to expand ahead of a possible stock market flotation.

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

Aston CEO: Mass market must adapt or die

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 11, 2018
Andy Palmer, addressing the Automotive News Europe Congress, sounded the same worrisome themes about industry economics made famous by Sergio Marchionne, with a bit of Bob Lutz's doomsday talk thrown in.

2018 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

Aston Martin CEO fears for mass-market auto brands

June 6, 2018 11:54 CET
The increasing commoditization of cars will force mass-market manufacturers to change their business models or face extinction, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer said.

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for June

June 4, 2018 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition examines how ultraluxury automakers such as Aston Martin, McLaren and Ferrari have found a way to build and sell hypercars at a hefty profit. Something that was not always the case.

ANE's June issue goes live on Monday

June 1, 2018 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine goes live on Monday. The new edition examines how ultraluxury automakers such as Aston Martin, McLaren and Ferrari have found a way to build and sell hypercars at a hefty profit. Something that was not always the case.

GRAHAM KOZAK

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera: A lighter, more powerful Vanquish successor

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2018
The Aston Martin Vanquish, the marque's muscular super-GT, is riding off into the sunset, but fear not: Its replacement will be here shortly.

Aston Martin gears up for more growth ahead of possible flotation

May 21, 2018 16:19 CET
Aston Martin remained in the black in the first quarter, although pretax profit fell due to a weaker dollar and investment on new models.

Aston Martin recruits veteran VW Group exec to lead exterior design

May 11, 2018 12:40 CET
Aston Martin has recruited Tobias Suehlmann from VW Group's Bugatti brand as its chief exterior designer.

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: At Ford, tales of fire, frustration and 'reinventing' the car

3:15 pm U.S. ET | May 10, 2018
At Ford, tales of fire, frustration and 'reinventing' the car; Rolls-Royce's $340K SUV; Aston: Lagonda electric SUV in 2021; Tesla factory as collateral?; Honda's $199 EV lease.

Aston Martin's revived Lagonda will debut with an SUV

May 9, 2018 13:43 CET
Aston Martin said the first vehicle from its all-electric Lagonda brand will be an SUV arriving in 2021.

Ultraluxury, exotic marques embrace SUVs and variants

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 7, 2018
In the past year, several notable ultraluxury and exotic nameplates have been freshened or redesigned as automakers look to drive sales and expand brand presence.

Aston's off-roader

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 7, 2018
Aston Martin and partner Triton Submarines said they have finished design work on their Project Neptune, a hypercarlike extension of Triton's line of submersibles that can dive to about 1,600 feet

Aston Martin's Palmer brought Nissan ideas to superluxury niche

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 6, 2018
When he became Aston Martin's CEO in 2014 Andy Palmer brought with him a host of ideas from Nissan.

Aston Martin says China spurring another horse-to-cars moment

7:15 am U.S. ET | April 25, 2018
China's policies to cut pollution are driving a rapid move toward electric vehicles in the world's biggest market and causing upheaval in the global auto industry, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer said.

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: COO Sprague leaving Kia Motors America

3:30 pm U.S. ET | April 6, 2018
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Aston Martin's first SUV will get gasoline engine only

April 6, 2018 12:42 CET
Aston Martin's first SUV will only be available as a gasoline model, despite being previewed by an electric concept.

Aston's Palmer to speak at AN Europe Congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 26, 2018
Andy Palmer, CEO of Aston Martin, will be among the speakers at the 21st Automotive News Europe Congress in Turin on June 6.

Skoda ends UK type approval over Brexit uncertainty

March 21, 2018 15:27 CET
Skoda has joined Aston Martin in ceasing to approve its cars with the UK's Vehicle Certification Agency due to uncertainty over the agency's post-Brexit powers.

Aston, Rolls spar over visions of tomorrow's superluxe sedan

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 18, 2018
Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce engaged in a public spat at the Geneva auto show over what the superluxury sedan of the future should look like.

Luxury brands seek Geneva spotlight glow

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 12, 2018
BMW and other brands used the Geneva auto show to stake claims in upper-luxury segments dominated by VW Group's sprawling yet integrated empire of upscale brands.

2018 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Hits and misses

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 11, 2018
In Geneva, Aston Martin's big gamble pays off, Hyundai plays it safe and Subaru teases us again.

2018 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Aston Martin revives Lagonda as ultraluxury electric brand

March 6, 2018 10:35 CET
Aston Martin will launch Lagonda as an electric-only brand with the aim of breaking the duopoly held by Bentley and Rolls-Royce in the ultraluxury sedan market.

VIDEO: First Shift: Geneva show sights and sounds

8:30 am U.S. ET | March 6, 2018
At Geneva: A Vizzion from VW; Porsche EV concept; Audi's new A6; Bentley goes hybrid; Lexus UX small crossover; Toyota revives Supra; A 'sensuous' Hyundai; Aston's aim for Lagonda.

NICK GIBBS

Aston Martin takes over Opel stand in its biggest Geneva presence to date

8:07 am U.S. ET | March 5, 2018
When Opel said that it would skip the Geneva auto show this year, regular showgoers wondered which brand might claim the German automaker's prominent and large stand. The surprising answer was Aston Martin, which sees the move as a statement of its growing confidence.

Why Aston Martin needs a 'big brother' to survive

Feb. 27, 2018 07:51 CET
Aston Martin is looking for a "big brother" partner to survive as a low-volume, luxury automaker, even after it posted its first profit in eight years and prepares for a potential initial public offering. The company's pretax profit swung to 87 million pounds ($121 million) last year from a loss of 163 million pounds in 2016.

 
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