Aston Martin

Aston Martin CEO: RapideE In A League Of Its Own Above Tesla

Andy Palmer, chief executive of Aston Martin, one of several automakers who skipped the Paris Motor Show, spoke of electrification in an interview with CNBC. According to Palmer, one of the early electrification pioneers (think Nissan LEAF), electric cars – specifically those from near-luxury and luxury (Aston Martin) automakers, have a…

4 months ago by Eric Loveday 66

Aston Martin Signs Deal With LeTV

Aston Martin and LeTV signed a memorandum of understanding to develop connected technologies and electric cars, according to the latest news from China Daily. Connected technologies will be presented at the 2016 CES in Rapide S (non-electric version, we believe). But Aston Martin unveiled an all-electric prototype two months ago…

1 year ago by Mark Kane 5

All-Electric Aston Martin RapidE Revealed

Aston Martin unveiled today its RapidE concept, an all-electric car developed in collaboration with Williams Advanced Engineering, based on the Rapide S four-door sports saloon. There were no specs revealed at this time, but a production version is expected in about two years. Autocar provides us with some insight. We’ve…

1 year ago by Mark Kane 60

Aston Martin Working On 1,000 HP Pure Electric Car

According to reports, Aston Martin is “working on a four-door pure electric car with 1,000bhp.” If approved for production, this pure electric supercar could launch by 2020. The Telegraph reports: “Speaking to The Telegraph at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed, Aston CEO Andy Palmer explained that a prototype of…

2 years ago by Eric Loveday 21

Electric Aston Martin Rapide To Launch By 2018

Former Nissan Chief Planning Officer, Andy Palmer, is now guiding Aston Martin towards electric cars. As CEO of Aston Martin, Palmer has already made us aware that his electric car fondness continues, despite no longer being with the world’s electric car leader. Aston Martin recently revealed the all electric DBX…

2 years ago by Eric Loveday 18