Aston Martin

Report: Aston, Daimler discuss crossover cooperation

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 7, 2014
Aston Martin and Daimler AG could extend their cooperation to include sharing the underpinnings of a new full-sized crossover, sources told Bloomberg.... Read More »

 

Aston Martin said to discuss building SUV with Daimler

March 31, 2014 10:48 CET
Aston Martin and Daimler are said to be holding talks to extend their cooperation to building an SUV as the UK carmaker seeks to broaden its lineup.... Read More »

 

Aston Martin holding talks with Daimler on luxury SUV, report says

7:34 am U.S. ET | March 31, 2014
Aston Martin Lagonda and Daimler AG are holding talks to extend their cooperation to SUVs as the British maker of cars featured in James Bond movies seeks to broaden its lineup, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.... Read More »

 

Just 144 monthly payments and the car's yours

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2014
Car loan terms are getting longer. But 12 years?... Read More »

 

Chinese molding company claims to be victim in Aston Martin recall

Feb. 28, 2014 11:48 CET
The Chinese injection molding company at the center of a worldwide recall of Aston Martin cars says its name has been wrongly tarnished and it faces serious financial problems because it has lost most of its customers.... Read More »

 

China chides Aston Martin: Don't blame us

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2014
China's state media has slammed Aston Martin after a global recall of 17,000 cars involving Chinese parts.... Read More »

 

Aston Martin slammed by China state media over handling of recall

Feb. 14, 2014 11:10 CET
Aston Martin has been slammed by China's state media over a recall of its luxury cars involving Chinese parts, saying the company is using stereotypes to mask its own shortcomings.... Read More »

 

Aston Martin recall highlights risk of China parts supply

Feb. 11, 2014 18:16 CET
Aston Martin's sweeping recall of its high-end sports cars raises larger questions about the risk to global automakers of sourcing key parts thousands of miles away in China without implementing adequate quality control measures.... Read More »

 

Aston Martin recall highlights risk of China parts supply

12:16 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2014
Aston Martin's sweeping recall of its high-end sports cars last week raises larger questions about the risk to global automakers of sourcing key parts thousands of miles away in China without implementing adequate quality control measures.... Read More »

 

DAVID SEDGWICK

Aston Martin learns the scary meaning of 'China price'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
For any automaker or supplier doing business in China, Aston Martin's decision to recall 17,590 sports cars built since 2007 has got to be a nightmare.... Read More »

 

DAVID SEDGWICK

A new, scary meaning of 'China price'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
For any automaker or supplier doing business in China, Aston Martin's decision to recall 17,590 sports cars built since 2007 has got to be a nightmare. To recap briefly, the British automaker discovered last May that the accelerator pedal arm in its cars was made of inferior counterfeit plastic and was subject to breakage.... Read More »

 

Aston Martin says accelerator pedal recall to cost 1.5 million pounds

Feb. 7, 2014 08:53 CET
Aston Martin estimates that its recall of accelerator pedals in 17,590 sports cars will result in a cost of 1.5 million pounds ($2.45 million). The cost is a blow to Aston, which is struggling to fund development of new cars.... Read More »

 

Aston Martin recalls 75% of cars made since late 2007

Feb. 5, 2014 17:17 CET
Aston Martin is recalling most of its sports cars built since late 2007 after discovering a Chinese sub-supplier was using counterfeit plastic material in a part supplied to the luxury sports carmaker.... Read More »

 

Daimler will take 5% stake in Aston Martin in cooperation pact

Dec. 19, 2013 11:11 CET
Daimler will own as much as 5 percent of Aston Martin as part of a deeper agreement to share technology with the British sports-car maker.... Read More »

 

Daimler to acquire Aston Martin stake under technology, engine pact

5:11 am U.S. ET | Dec. 19, 2013
Daimler will own as much as 5 percent of Aston Martin as part of an agreement to supply the British sports-car maker with technology.... Read More »

 

BIG SHOT BROKER

'Unassuming' ex-tennis pro hooks up NBA players with hot rides

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2013
When Detroit Pistons guard Chauncey Billups recently began shopping for a tough-to-find Range Rover Autobiography SUV with red interior, the five-time NBA All-Star did what more than 100 other NBA players have done: He called Conor Delaney... Read More »

 

Just in time for Christmas: An Aston Martin Vanquish Volante from Neiman Marcus

3:41 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2013
High-end retailer Neiman Marcus is keeping with a holiday tradition by offering another special-edition luxury automobile as part of its annual fantasy gift guide.... Read More »

 

Aston Martin scraps Cygnet city car after poor sales

Oct. 7, 2013 06:01 CET
Aston Martin will end production of its Cygnet minicar following poor sales of the Toyota iQ-based model.... Read More »

 

Aston kills pint-sized Cygnet

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2013
The tiny Cygnet -- surely the most unlikely car to wear the winged Aston Martin badge -- looks destined to end up as no more than a footnote in Aston history.... Read More »

 

Aston Martin said to target doubling sales by 2016 under new CEO

Sept. 10, 2013 06:01 CET
Aston Martin aims to double annual vehicle sales to 7,000 by 2016 by adding models such as an SUV, a source said, adding that the automaker also has several candidates lined up to succeed Ulrich Bez as CEO. .... Read More »

 

Aston's AMG deal may spur a new line of powerplants

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2013
Aston Martin recently agreed to share technology with Mercedes-Benz's AMG. But don't expect an immediate impact on Aston's product plans.... Read More »

 

Daimler will take 5% stake in Aston Martin

July 25, 2013 11:43 CET
Daimler will take a stake of up to 5 percent in Aston Martin as part of a technical partnership between the UK sports car maker and AMG, the performance division of Mercedes-Benz.... Read More »

 

Aston Martin shareholder asks lenders for 50% cut on debt, sources say

June 18, 2013 11:49 CET
Aston Martin shareholder Investment Dar is asking its creditors to take a 50 percent write-down on the of Kuwaiti company's debt as it seeks to meet repayments after defaulting on a loan three years ago, three people familiar with the matter said.... Read More »

 

Aston Vantage S gets more hp

June 7, 2013 06:01 CET
Aston Martin revealed the 2015 V-12 Vantage S, powered by a new version of the British automaker's 6.0-liter V-12. Aston Martin has begun taking orders, and deliveries are scheduled to start early next year.... Read More »

 

Aston Vantage S gets more hp

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 3, 2013
Aston Martin revealed the 2015 V-12 Vantage S, powered by a new version of Aston's 6.0-liter V-12. Aston Martin has begun taking orders, and deliveries are scheduled to start early next year.... Read More »

 

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