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Mobility

New Hampshire Readies Flying Cars…for Roads

“Jetson Bill” targets roadable aircrafts

Marketing

Convert a 1990s Land Rover to Electric Power—for $185,000+

Pricey retrofit package includes California dreaming color combos  

Batteries

Startup Plans U.K.’s First Big EV Battery Plant

Aim is to begin lithium-ion cell production in 2023.

Assembly

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: June 5

More plants open, but others are targeted for closure

Business

Moers Moving to Aston Martin from Mercedes-AMG

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

Marketing

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

Hybrid

Aston Martin Revs Up V-6 Hybrid

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

Assembly

Coronavirus Roundup: March 24

A rundown on auto industry activity spurred by the coronavirus

Economics

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

Economics

Geely Ponders Stake in Aston Martin

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

Quality

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.

Interiors

What Would James Bond Fly?

Probably the ACH130 Aston Martin Edition—assuming he needs to travel in a helicopter

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.

Hybrid

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.

Additive Manufacturing

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.