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Electric Aston Martin Rapide Coming In Two Years, Says CEO

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Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer dropped hints earlier in the year that the company was investigating the possibility of an electric version of the Rapide sports sedan.

All-Electric Aston Martin RapidE: Now THIS Is A Tesla Competitor! (Video)

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Yesterday, however, British specialty carmaker Aston Martin unveiled a large, sleek, four-door sedan powered entirely by batteries that clearly targets the Tesla Model S. An all-electric version of the Aston. Future Cars plug-in cars Andy Palmer

Aston Martin To Build Electric Rapide Luxury Car Under Ex-Nissan CEO

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There are certain carmakers you just don''t hear discussed very often on Green Car Reports, and Aston Martin is one of them. DON''T MISS: All-Electric Aston Martin DBX Crossover Concept: Geneva Surprise Yet. Sports Cars Andy Palmer plug-in cars

Aston Martin Electric Car To Be Co-Developed With ‘The Netflix Of China’

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Aston Martin, the British ultraluxury performance-car maker, has turned to an unlikely firm for help with its upcoming RapidE electric car: one of China’s top video-streaming companies. China

All-Electric Aston Martin DBX Crossover Concept: Geneva Surprise

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And it''s even an Aston Martin. James Bond would probably like this one, for its silent speed and rough-terrain capability. At today''s Geneva Motor Show, the British sports-car maker unveiled a surprise concept: a sporty crossover utility vehicle with an all-electric powertrain.

Feb Plug-In Electric Car Sales, Aston Martin DBX Concept, 2017 Audi R8 e-tron Photos: Today's Car News

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Check out green car debuts like the Aston Martin DBX electric crossover concept, our first look at the 2017 Audi R8 e-tron, and much more on Green Car Reports. Today is a big news day. Plug-in electric car sales figures for February are in, and the 2015 Geneva Motor Show is underway.

Audi Electric SUV Concept, Tesla Model X Spied, Electric Aston Martin: Today's Car News

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Today, we have teaser images of the Audi e-tron quattro electric SUV concept set to debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, more spy images of the Tesla Model X, and confirmation that an all-electric version of the Aston Martin Rapide will debut in about two years. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

Aston Martin hybrid-hydrogen car wins Powertrain of the Year award

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Aston Martin’s stunning hydrogen-powered version of its Rapide S has won a prestigious award in recognition of its ground-breaking powertrain.

Aston Martin Culls Its Ugly Duckling: Scion iQ-Based Cygnet Is Dead

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We don''t tend to feature Aston Martins here on Green Car Reports. Beautiful though they are, custodians of an enviable racing history and cultivators of an image few other automakers attain, they''re about as far away from "green" as cars get. With big V-8 and V-12 gasoline engines, they''re about performance, style, speed and class.

2016 Chevrolet Malibu, Aston Martin Electric Car, BMW i8 Production Boost: Today's Car News

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We''ve also got reports that Aston Martin will build an electric car, and BMW will boost production of the i8 plug-in hybrid coupe. We''re on the ground at the 2015 New York Auto Show, and will bring you all of the latest green car news, starting with the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Tesla Hires New Engineering VP From Luxury Maker Aston Martin

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While CEO Elon Musk is doing another tweet-hyped conference call today, Tesla has a lot going on in the background. Not only is it building and selling Model S electric luxury sport sedans, but Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has quietly hired a new vice president of vehicle engineering. That new VP is Chris Porritt, whose previous job was chief platform

Aston Martin and LeEco partner to co-develop RapidE EV for market intro in 2018; potential to add Faraday Future

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The Aston Martin RapidE concept was created to explore how the company can take an existing production vehicle and create an all-electric sports sedan.

Aston Martin unveils electric concept Rapide; possible commercialization in 2 years

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The exciting RapidE concept tangibly demonstrates the capability and ambition of Aston Martin towards developing low- and zero-emission sports cars.

Aston Martin Electric, Fuel-Cell Lightweight, Tesla Restricts Summon: The Week In Reverse

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Late this week, we brought you some new technical details for the ultra-lightweight Riversimple Rasa, a carbon-fiber two-seater with a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain. Although its underpinnings remind us a bit of the ultra-exotic Volkswagen XL1 hypercar, Riversimple plans not to sell this car but to offer it by subscription, for a price that's.

Aston Martin completes world’s first hydrogen lap of Nordschleife

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The company’s chief executive officer, Dr Ulrich Bez, took to the wheel of a prototype Aston Martin Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S [.].

Aston Martin Cygnet Edges Towards Reality, Electrifies Spies

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But while James Bond would be nothing without the technological prowess of Q, his favorite brand of automobiles looks to be turning its attention towards its own electric wizardry in the form of the all-electric Aston Martin Cygnet EV. Every self-respecting spy need the latest gadgets to keep them safe, suave and sexy.

Top five cars from Forza Horizon 3 you can lease right now

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Hydrogen Aston Martin Rapide Completes First Racing Lap, Many More To Follow

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Aston Martin has achieved its target of completing a racing lap around one of the world''s toughest tracks--on hydrogen fuel. The hydrogen-powered Aston Martin Rapide S made its debut at a four-hour ADAC ACAS H&R-Cup VLN series race, at the infamous Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany.

Aston Martin hydrogen model to make UK debut

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Hydrogen-Powered Aston Martin Rapide To Hit The Track In 2013

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That's exactly what Aston Martin will be doing at the Nurburgring 24-hour race later this year, when it fields a hydrogen-fueled version of its Rapide luxury sedan. Fuel cells aren't the only way to use hydrogen as a fuel in vehicles--burning it works too.

Video: How To Turn A Scion iQ Into An Aston Martin Cygnet

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As you might be aware, British luxury car maker Aston Martin has bought the rights to build its own version of the iQ, in an effort to entice its As well as the BR-Z sports car, Scion buyers in 2012 will be getting their hands on the 2012 Scion iQ, a funky minicar sold in other markets as the Toyota iQ.

Top five most exciting cars of 2017

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There are plenty of mouth-watering cars on the way this year – namely the Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, Lexus LC, and mayb.

Fisker is coming back, he says, with 400-mile electric car

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Henrik Fisker has designed some remarkable cars, among them Aston Martins, the BMW Z8, and of course the striking Fisker Karma range-extended electric luxury sedan. That vehicle, launched in 2012 by his namesake company, saw production of less than 3,000 units before the company collapsed in bankruptcy.

Fisker Sold, Aston Martin Cygnet Dead, Nissan ZEOD Revealed: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: Fisker Automotive has a buyer, the Scion iQ-based Aston Martin Cygnet minicar is dead, and the Nissan ZEOD electric race car is fully revealed. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Fisker Automotive was sold to a Hong Kong investor group. No word yet on any plans to restart production.

Mercedes-AMG and Aston Martin Lagonda to enter technical partnership; Daimler to receive up to 5% stake in Aston Martin

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Mercedes-AMG GmbH, a 100% subsidiary and the high performance brand of Daimler AG, and Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. Essential elements of the planned partnership are supply agreements between Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Benz Cars and Aston Martin. Aston Martin Product Development Director Ian Minards. Brief

Aston Martin and Daimler sign technical partnership agreements; new V8s; Daimler taking up to 5% equity

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Daimler AG and Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. have signed an agreement for a significant technical partnership between Daimler, Mercedes-AMG GmbH, a 100% subsidiary and high-performance brand of German automotive corporation Daimler AG, and Aston Martin. Brief

No Hybrids for Aston Martin

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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. Apparently James Bond won't be going green any time soon.

Want A 2014 Scion iQ? Buy One Now; It May Die Next Year

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Aston Martin chief Ulrich Bez has revealed to Autocar that the Cygnet was canned because Toyota itself is stopping production of the iQ--sold in most markets under the Toyota brand, but badged Scion in the U.S. Scion''s slow-selling iQ minicar might not be long for this world, and the news has come from an unusual source.

The new, the old and the electric: Mini preview of what’s coming for the Regent St Motor Show

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Taking a Aston Martin Vanquish, a 1903 Daimler and a Renault ZOE on a mini-parade down Regent St this week, [.]. Electric cars

Aston Martin Rapide Hydrogen Racer To Debut Next Month

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Aston Martins evoke images of racing success and James Bond, but green technology hasn''t often been at the top of the company''s agenda. Times change though, and next month the British luxury automaker will field a hybrid hydrogen Rapide S race car in the ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring endurance race.

Aston Martin Racing partnering with Hanergy Global Solar to explore solar cells to power AC in FIA WEC GT racers

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Aston Martin Racing is partnering with Beijing-based Hanergy Global Solar to explore the use of thin film solar panels to improve GT race car performance at the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), starting with the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend. —Aston Martin Racing’s Team Principal John Gaw. C (90 ?F) Brie

Aston Martin Cygnet Edges Towards Reality, Electrifies Spies

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But while James Bond would be nothing without the technological prowess of Q, his favorite brand of automobiles looks to be turning its attention towards its own electric wizardry in the form of the all-electric Aston Martin Cygnet EV. Every self-respecting spy need the latest gadgets to keep them safe, suave and sexy.

Alset dual-fuel Hybrid Hydrogen system to debut in Aston Martin Rapide S at the Nürburgring

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A prototype, twin-turbo, Aston Martin Rapide S at the 41 st ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring (19-20 May 2013) will debut Alset Global’s dual fuel Hybrid Hydrogen system, which enables the turbocharged 6.0-liter V12 engine car to run on pure gasoline or hydrogen or a blend of both. Alset’s dual-fuel Hybrid Hydrogen system.

Aston Martin’s first green car confirmed for production

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Aston Martin’s first ever city car has been approved for production. Tags: Green credentials Aston Martin cygnet iQ production Toyota The luxury car maker will start manufacture of its diminutive Cygnet model- based on Toyota’s iQ car- early next year.

Toyota and Aston Martin Collaborate on iQ-Based “Cygnet” Luxury Commuter Car

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) and Aston Martin are collaborating on the “Cygnet”—a new luxury commuter car based on the iQ platform ( earlier post ) that will be exclusively built for and sold to Aston Martin owners. Tadashi Arashima, CEO and President of TME.

Aston Martin to race new hydrogen Rapide S

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Next month, the luxury sports carmaker will take its record-breaking Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S to the famous Nürburgring track in Germany to make [.].

Huge V-12 For Tiny Aston Martin Cygnet? Un-Greening The Scion iQ

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Sources within luxury carmaker Aston Martin suggest the tiny Cygnet minicar could be fitted with a V-12 engine. It seems like a level of silliness previously only associated with that other British export, Monty Python.

Aston marks the launch of its green baby

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Aston Martin’s first foray into the small and frugal city car market is marked with the launch of two new special editions of its forthcoming Cygnet model. Green cars Toyota Aston Martin black cygnet green iQ low emission whiteIt is designed to embody all the [.].

Skyfall Sequel: Five James Bond Cars For A New Green Age

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James Bond, Agent 007, has now been driving his Aston Martin DB5 sports cars since 1964. He's ventured into many other vehicles, including airplanes, submarines, and newer Aston Martins, but his roadgoing cars have all burned gasoline

Aston Martin Goes Green With Zebra-Skin Baby Swan From Toyota

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Last summer, lots of people thought it was a joke when famed British sports car maker Aston Martin said it would offer coachbuilt versions of Toyota's tiny iQ minicar, in the guise of the greenest Aston ever, the Cygnet. (A And now Aston Martin has released more details of the available Well, it wasn't a joke.