Andy Palmer

NICK GIBBS

BLOG: Why McLaren can be profitable without an SUV

11:45 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2015

McLaren Automotive CEO Mike Flewitt says the supercar maker doesn't need an SUV to generate the cash required to keep renewing its range....
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NICK GIBBS

BLOG: Why McLaren can be profitable without an SUV

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2015

McLaren Automotive CEO Mike Flewitt says the supercar maker doesn't need an SUV to generate the cash required to keep renewing its range....
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2015 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Aston Martin SUV may deepen Daimler partnership

March 3, 2015 10:39 CET

Aston Martin announced plans for an SUV that may draw more heavily on its partnership with Daimler, as the UK supercar maker confirmed moves to raise more capital and expand into new vehicle categories....
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NICK GIBBS

BLOG: Aston's clever distractions

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015

Aston Martin is cleverly covering up its biggest weakness -- its slow-selling, money-losing, aging lineup -- by creating headline-grabbing limited-edition models....
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Aston Martin gets cash backing to overhaul lineup

Jan. 27, 2015 13:06 CET

Aston Martin's main financial backer has pledged to provide cash for a refreshed model lineup that the supercar maker plans to reveal at the Geneva auto show in March. "If Aston needs capital, we're there," Investindustrial Chairman Andrea Bonomi said....
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ASTON MARTIN

What's Andy Palmer got up his sleeve?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

North American sales will be flat this year because updated products are just starting to arrive at dealerships....
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2014 LISTS OF 10

Notable departures

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 29, 2014

A look at the people, locations, companies and one company name that exited the industry -- or switched sides -- for one reason or another....
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Aston Martin's next Bond car hints at future design

Dec. 5, 2014 11:49 CET

Aston Martin says that James Bond's next car also previews the brand's new look. The DB10 two-door coupe, built exclusively for the next installment in the Bond film franchise, “Spectre,” overhauls a design language first used in 2001....
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Tesla spokesman Sproule leaves to be CMO at Aston Martin

11:05 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2014

Aston Martin, the British sports car brand, said today it hired Simon Sproule, the vice president of communications at Tesla Motors, to serve as chief marketing officer under new CEO Andy Palmer. The move is effective November 1....
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Aston Martin sees small recovery as 2013 loss shrinks

Oct. 6, 2014 14:05 CET

Aston Martin cut its pretax loss last year by a third to 25.4 million pounds (32.3 million euros) as the company said it had seen a small rebound in demand for high-end cars. The automaker sold 4,200 cars in 2013, up from 3,800 in 2012....
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RICHARD JOHNSON

BLOG: Ghosn's take on being on the front lines in battle for auto talent

5:53 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2014

How does Carlos Ghosn feel about the high-level executives who have left Renault-Nissan of late? He takes it all in Ghosn-like stride, which is to say: analytically, not emotionally....
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RICHARD JOHNSON

BLOG: Ghosn's take on being on the front lines in battle for auto talent

5:53 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2014

How does Carlos Ghosn feel about the high-level executives who have left Renault-Nissan of late? He takes it all in Ghosn-like stride, which is to say: analytically, not emotionally....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BLOG: Tavares, Palmer, Gales ready to shine in new CEO roles

2:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2014

A year ago Carlos Tavares was unemployed, Andy Palmer was Nissan's planning chief and Jean-Marc Gales was leading supplier group CLEPA. All three are now CEOs ready to stand in the spotlight at the Paris auto show this week....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BLOG: Tavares, Palmer, Gales ready to shine in new CEO roles

2:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2014

A year ago Carlos Tavares was unemployed, Andy Palmer was Nissan's planning chief and Jean-Marc Gales was leading supplier group CLEPA. All three are now CEOs ready to stand in the spotlight at the Paris auto show this week....
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Daimler ready to discuss further cooperation with Aston Martin

Sept. 10, 2014 12:03 CET

Daimler is "fundamentally open" to talks on deeper cooperation with Aston Martin's new boss, Andy Palmer, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said....
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New CEO Andy Palmer had a plan from the start

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 8, 2014

Andy Palmer, 51, the high-flying Nissan executive who last week was handed Aston Martin's CEO job, has always been an ambitious guy....
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Departing Nissan exec Palmer wanted Ghosn to buy Aston Martin stake, report says

Sept. 4, 2014 17:20 CET

Former Nissan senior executive Andy Palmer tried to persuade Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to invest in Aston Martin before Palmer jumped ship to lead the UK sports-car maker, sources said....
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Nissan nixed Palmer's proposal to buy Aston stake, report says

11:53 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4, 2014

Nissan turned down proposals by senior executive Andy Palmer to invest in Aston Martin before Palmer jumped ship to lead the British sportscar maker, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
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Ghosn defectors mount as Nissan's Palmer joins Aston Martin

Sept. 3, 2014 10:18 CET

Nissan's loss of Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer to Aston Martin is fueling concern that the talent pool surrounding CEO Carlos Ghosn is drying up....
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Renault names new product planning, Russia chiefs

Sept. 2, 2014 11:16 CET

Renault announced top management changes that included naming a new product planning chief and a new boss for the region that includes the key Russian market....
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Nissan exec Palmer leaves to become Aston Martin CEO

Sept. 2, 2014 08:56 CET

Andy Palmer, the car-guy chief planning officer at Nissan, who was once tipped as a possible future CEO, is leaving the company to head UK sports car maker Aston Martin....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

How Infiniti plans to capture the new breed of premium customers

Sept. 2, 2014 06:15 CET

Infiniti is working to reposition itself as a unique design- and technology-driven alternative to Germany's premium automakers, the carmaker's Chairman, Andy Palmer, told Automotive News Europe....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BLOG: Tough times for Carlos Ghosn

4:49 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2014

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has had three highly skilled leaders leave the alliance since last August. Nissan Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer is the latest top-ranked executive to depart....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BLOG: Tough times for Carlos Ghosn

4:49 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2014

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has had three highly skilled leaders leave the alliance since last August. Nissan Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer is the latest top-ranked executive to depart....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE e-magazine for September

Sept. 1, 2014 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This month's edition looks at what struggling European automakers are doing to gain a foothold in the key Indian market....
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