• Teaser for Aston Martin Rapide E due in 2019

    Automakers look ahead to the day when fast-charging changes the electric-car landscape. Many have debated and some have announced 800-volt electric cars, especially Porsche, with forthcoming versions of its Taycan electric car. Prior to last weekend’s Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer tweeted a photo of his company’s forthcoming 800-volt system, to be built into an electrified version of its existing Rapid-E sedan. According to Palmer, Aston Martin could beat Porsche to production with a car capable of 800-volt charging. The @astonmartin Rapid-E EV...

  • Lagonda Vision concept
    Aston Martin Lagonda Vision Concept shows electric car future for luxury sedan

    The storied British brand Lagonda has been owned for half a century by the tiny maker Aston Martin, best known globally for its connection to James Bond, Agent 007. It's had a number of iterations, including a startling low, sleek, square-edged sedan designed by William Towns in the 1970s and a...

  • Aston Martin Cygnet Concept
    No Hybrids for Aston Martin

    Apparently James Bond won't be going green any time soon. In a report published by Auto Telegraaf today, Aston Martin boss, Dr. Ulrich Bez, said that current hybrid systems aren't a good match for Aston Martin's performance car reputation. Bez did, however, open the door for a hybrid vehicle as...

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