Aston Martin invests £50m to make Welsh plant the ‘home of electrification’

Production of the Rapid E all-electric model is expected to commence in 2019

Aston Martin goes all electric with new supercar

Aston Martin has announced its first fully electric car will enter production in 2019. The RapidE car is based around the Rapide S vehicle but will replace the existing car’s six-litre V12 engine with an electric drivetrain. Petrolheads need not worry just yet – it will initially be limited to a run of 155 cars […]

Aston Martin to co-develop EVs with Chinese firm

Luxury sports car brand Aston Martin has announced a deal to develop its first commercial electric vehicle (EV). It has signed a Memorandum of Understand with Chinese technology company LeEco to create a production version of its RapidE EV concept. They aim to bring it to market in the next three years and explore the […]

Aston Martin revs up solar car project

British racing team Aston Martin Racing and the world’s biggest solar power company Hanergy have renewed their partnership to develop the first solar-powered car for consumers across the globe. Initially announced in June last year, the two firms aim to maximise the performance of Aston Martin race cars as well as contribute to Hanergy’s development […]