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Aston Martin’s chief is taking lawmakers to task for an upcoming ban on gasoline and diesel vehicles for being unrealistic about how automotive technology really works. Great Britain’s announcement in July about banning the sale of new vehicles running on “petrol” and diesel by 2040 is “meaningless,” according to CEO Andy Palmer. The regulation is […]

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Aston Martin is pledging to electrify its fleet entirely in the near future with hybrid and electric variants up and down the upscale line. CEO Andy Palmer says all its vehicle offering will be hybridized by somewhere near 2025. By 2030, Palmer expects sales to be 25 percent battery electric vehicles and the remainder hybrid […]

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Speaking this week at Bloomberg’s New Energy Finance conference, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer detailed why he believes electrification is the best solution for the auto industry. Palmer said the entire industry will inevitably shift over to electricity, reported Bloomberg, if for no other reason than it is the most convincing way to deliver as […]

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Carmakers often refer to the success of the Tesla Model S when explaining the decision to build a battery electric vehicle, just like Aston Martin did this week. But the British auto company isn’t planning to release the typical Tesla-fighter. Most competing battery electric vehicles (BEVs) on the market are being positioned as more wallet-friendly […]

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Aston Martin is moving towards eight-speed transmissions and new fuel management to reduce fuel consumption. Aston Martin revealed August 5 details of enhancements to two of the brand’s most popular and successful sports cars: the Vanquish ultimate GT and Rapide S four-door, four-seat, sports car. With the arrival of 2015 model-year cars in markets around […]

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