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Moers Moving to Aston Martin from Mercedes-AMG

Struggling U.K. automaker is trying to get some of the AMG magic

Production

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 1

Factory relaunch schedules stretch out amid uncertainties

Production

Carmakers Tiptoe Back into Production in Europe

The trickle will continue into early May.

Business

JLR Begs CEO to Save the Day, Again

A plea to help the company survive the coronavirus pandemic

Propulsion

Aston Martin Revs Up V-6 Hybrid

First fully internally developed engine in 50 years promises to bring the power

Economics

Coronavirus Roundup: March 24

A rundown on auto industry activity spurred by the coronavirus

Business

Canadian Billionaire Hikes Aston Martin Bid

Deal would hike tycoon’s stake to 25%

Quality

Boeing Joint Venture to Test Autonomous Air Taxis

New Zealand program promises to be a world first for tests involving consumers 

Economics

Canadian Tycoon Buys 17% of Aston Martin

Canadian-led group throws a lifeline to iconic British carmaker Aston Martin

Business

Geely Ponders Stake in Aston Martin

Geely Holdings reportedly has joined the list of investors eyeing stakes in financially struggling Aston Martin.

Interiors & Electronics

Gentex, Aston Martin Concept Takes Integrated Approach to Rear Vision

When you’re driving a super-expensive supercar, maybe you want something more than just traditional sideview mirrors. Gentex and Aston Martin are testing a new approach that provides camera-based views too.

Business

Aston Martin Admits to Talks with Investors

Aston Martin, the iconic maker of British supercars made famous by fictional hero James Bond, says it’s in talks about “extended relationships” with unnamed investors.

Canadian Tycoon to Buy Aston Martin?

Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll is heading a consortium to buy a controlling stake in British luxury carmaker Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd.

Propulsion

Rimac Readies 1,900-hp Hypercar

Croatia’s Rimac Automobili will unveil the production version of its high-performance C Two concept electric car at the Geneva auto show next March.

Production

VW, HP Test 3D Printing on Miniature Cars

Hewlett-Packard Co. has 3D-printed more than 10,000 tiny scale models of Volkswagen AG’s upcoming ID.3 electric car to demonstrate the technology for potential use in high-volume production vehicles.

Aston Martin Crossover Starts at $193,000

Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd.’s first crossover vehicle, the DBX, will be base priced at $193,000 in the U.S. when it debuts in mid-2020.

Economics

Carmakers Back Trump on California Emissions Stance

Major carmakers—including Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, General Motors, Hyundai/Kia, Nissan and Toyota—are backing the Trump administration’s position that California is barred by federal law from setting its own fuel economy standards and zero-emission vehicle sales quotas.

Business

Porsche Teams with Boeing on Air Mobility Studies

Porsche AG and Boeing Co. have agreed to work together to evaluate the potential for premium urban air mobility travel.

Economics

Aston Martin Bond Issue Raises $150 Million

Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings plc says it has sold $150 million in 12% senior secured notes.

Ferrari Flexes SUV Customization

Ferrari SpA’s upcoming SUV/crossover vehicle will be built on a flexible platform that that offers unique and customizable features, says Chief Technical Officer Michael Leiters.

Business

New Porsche 911 Is Tops in Model Profitability

Porsche AG’s redesigned 911 sports car contributes 29% of the company's profits, the industry's highest margin for any new model launched in 2019.

Business

Porsche Ups Stake in Rimac

Porsche AG, which acquired a 10% stake in Rimac Automobili in June 2018, has increased its ownership to 15.5%.

Lamborghini Mulls Le Mans Racer

Volkswagen AG’s Lamborghini unit is considering joining the hypercar category in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) series with a new model based on the supercar maker’s one-off SC18 project car.

Business

Senators Urge Carmakers to Back Calif. Fuel Economy Plan

Thirty U.S. senators are asking 13 carmakers to throw their support behind a California proposal to raise average fuel economy 28% between 2021 and 2026, The Detroit News reports.