Aston Martin announces Racing.Green. sustainability strategy

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Aston Martin announced its new sustainability strategy, Racing.Green. formalizes core principles, aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, that reflect Aston Martin’s established approach to sustainability and sets new targets across all aspects of the business. Aston Martin is targeting Net-Zero emissions from its manufacturing facilities by 2030, with a 30% reduction in supply chain emissions from a 2020 baseline.

Aston Martin to develop high performance battery technology with Britishvolt

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Aston Martin will develop bespoke high-performance battery cell technology alongside Britishvolt. A joint research and development team from Aston Martin and Britishvolt will design, develop, and industrialize battery packs, including bespoke modules and a battery management system.

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Mercedes-Benz AG and Aston Martin to expand technology partnership and shareholding; hybrid and electric powertrains

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Mercedes-Benz AG and Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings plc announced a new strategic technology agreement and an enhanced partnership. Access to these technologies will be granted in exchange for new shares in Aston Martin, issued in several stages over the next 3 years, up to a total value of £286 million (US$373 million). of Aston Martin’s common equity. In return, Mercedes-Benz AG received an equity participation of 5% in Aston Martin.

Aston Martin teams with Britishvolt to develop high-performance EV batteries

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Aston Martin has announced that it is moving forward in its journey to electrification after reaching an agreement to develop high-performance electric vehicle batteries with cell technology company Britishvolt. News Aston Martin Battery / Charging Electric Vehicles Featured

Aston Martin and Britishvolt ally to create batteries for performance EV due in 2025

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Aston Martin last week announced a partnership with Britishvolt to develop new battery technology. The goal is to create batteries for a planned "ultra-luxury performance EV," Aston said in a press release. Aston's previous EV, a track.

Performance details on the Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar hybrid powertrain; 1,160 bhp

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The heart of the Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar’s hybrid powertrain ( earlier post ) is a clean-sheet Cosworth-built 65° naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V12 engine. In the Aston Martin Valkyrie many key components do more than one job. Using the Aston Martin Valkyrie’s powertrain as an example, both the V12 engine and gearbox casing act as stressed members of the vehicle structure.

Aston Martin EV Arriving in 2025

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Aston Martin is currently associated more with petrol rather than electric cars, but all that’s set to change in 2025, when the brand’s first EV will be here. Mr. Bond may be whizzing after the bad guys in an electric Aston Martin on his next outing.

Aston Martin And Britishvolt To Develop High-Performance Batteries

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The custom cylindrical battery cell technology will be used in Aston Martin's first all-electric vehicle in 2025

Aston Martin to debut electric sports car in 2025, CEO says

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An Aston Martin electric car due in 2025 will replace one of the automaker's current front-engine sports cars, CEO Tobias Moers said in an interview with Automotive News Europe (subscription required) published Tuesday.

Aston Martin reveals production-ready Rapide E EV at Shanghai

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Last week at China’s Auto Shanghai motor show, Aston Martin Lagonda revealed the final production-ready iteration of its first all-electric production car, the Rapide E. The first car to be built at Aston Martin’s St Athan production facility—the brand’s Home of Electrification—Rapide E represents a first step towards achieving the company’s wider electrification strategy and the successful fruition of Lagonda zero-emission luxury brand.

2020 Aston Martin Rapide E: Track-ready electric car shown at Shanghai

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The ultra-exclusive Aston Martin Rapide E was revealed in production-ready form today at the Shanghai auto show. It’s seen by Aston concurrently as a path into electric cars as well as another in a long line of. Shanghai Auto Show Aston Martin Rapide EThe 2020 Rapide E is based on the Rapide AMR, the most extreme-performance version of the gasoline-powered Rapide sedan.

Classic Aston Martin features plug-and-play electric power

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Wealthy buyers looking for an electric Aston Martin may not have to wait until the brand's new Rapide E performance car—at least not previous owners who may already have an old Aston Martin laying around. Aston Martin mounts its The company has joined other European automakers in developing an electric drive system for its classic cars.

With Mercedes tech, Aston Martin plans to electrify 20% of its fleet by 2024

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Aston Martin will use Mercedes-Benz powertrain tech as part of an expanded agreement between the two automakers announced last week. Aston

GM recalls Chevy Bolt again, Aston Martin plans EV sports car, US makes most EV batteries: Today’s Car News

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Aston Martin unveils its electric car strategy, with an electric sports car planned for 2025. Owners of the 2017-2019 Chevy Bolt face more confusing guidance from GM. At least 70% of EV battery packs are made in the U.S. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

DTM trialing lower-carbon high-performance racing fuel with Audi and Aston Martin

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This fuel will be evaluated at Hockenheim by Audi and Aston Martin in the race-taxis used during the weekend support program for competition winners, VIPs and prominent guests for unique, high-speed passenger rides. Audi will use its 2017 Audi RS 5 DTM race-taxi, fitted with an additional passenger seat; R-Motorsport will use an Aston Martin Vantage GT4 race car.

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. Mercedes-AMG will supply Aston Martin with engines, while Mercedes-Benz Cars will provide the British luxury sports car manufacturer with e/e (electric/electronic) components for Aston Martin’s future models.

Aston Martin confirms limited production run of all-electric RapidE for 2019

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Aston Martin confirmed that the all-electric RapidE ( earlier post ) will enter production in 2019 in a limited run of 155 units. In 2016, Aston Martin and China-based technology company LeEco had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) towards the creation of a partnership to develop a production version of the RapidE concept. LeEco has pulled out of the project, however, leading Aston Martin to scale back its original plans.

Will Aston Martin RapideE be James Bond's new electric ride?

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Introducing the latest, kinder, gentler, reportedly less misogynistic Bond: James Bond, and his new all-electric Aston Martin RapideE, which will appear in the new movie with the working title. To chase down criminals in a new carbon-constrained era, Agent 007 will need a new kind of Q Ship. But he won't stray far from the royal stable.

Williams Advanced Engineering and Unipart Manufacturing Group form automotive battery JV; Aston Martin launch customer

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The launch customer for Hyperbat batteries is the Aston Martin Rapide E, which will be a limited production run. The joint venture was inspired by H1PERBAT—an Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC)-funded, Williams Advanced Engineering-led consortium of organizations, set up in 2017, which also includes Unipart, Coventry University, Aston Martin and others.

Aston Martin to build EVs in the UK from 2025

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Aston Martin boss confirms an electric sportscar and SUV will be built in the UK

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

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Aston Martin unveiled a fully electric concept of its Rapide S four-door sports sedan outside Lancaster House in London—the venue for a meeting between Their Royal Highnesses Prince William, Duke of Cambridge; Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and President of The People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping. If successful, the new luxury sports car would be constructed at Aston Martin’s global HQ in Gaydon, Warwickshire, and could be brought to market in around two years.

Ford EV strategy, Aston Martin hybrids, Volvo motors: Today’s Car News

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Aston Martin plans to electrify up to 20% of its lineup in the next few years. Ford is betting on commercial vehicles, affordability, and supporting a new business model as it goes electric. And Volvo is keeping motor development in-house. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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. Daimler will receive up to 5% non-voting shares in Aston Martin without cash consideration in several steps following the progress of the technical partnership.

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. Now the former Nissan exec has confirmed that the car is coming in two years and that it will have as much as 800 horsepower on tap, outmatching even Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA

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

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China-based technology company LeEco and Aston Martin have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) towards the creation of a partnership that will develop a production version of the Aston Martin RapidE electric vehicle concept—a fully electric version of the Rapide S four-door sports sedan. 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.

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. DON''T MISS: Lagonda SUV Concept Marks Return Of A Legendary British

Aston Martin DBX: First SUV now available to order with 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8

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The Aston Martin DBX has arrived and is now available to lease if you have a spare £2,000-plus a month

Aston Martin goes electric with 2019 Rapid E saloon

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Aston Martin has revealed the details on its first electric vehicle – the Rapide E

Aston Martin Rapide E details revealed beyond battery tech

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Led by former Nissan Leaf product planner Andy Palmer, Aston Martin plans to launch a new lineup of electric cars under its Lagonda brand. As a trial balloon, it will launch an electric version of its four-door sports sedan under the Aston Martin brand, the Rapide E. Now the company has released more details about the car beyond its 800-volt

Could Solar Energy Cool Aston Martin Racing Drivers In Future?

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For future iterations of Le Mans, and other endurance events, Aston Martin''s factory team is investigating a green way to keep its drivers cool under pressure--literally. Aston Martin This past weekend, race teams competed in the 82nd running of the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, one of the oldest--and toughest--events in motorsports.

Aston Martin may be first with 800-volt charging

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Prior to last weekend’s Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer tweeted a photo of his. 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. Lagonda

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. Almost any new electric car tends to be pitched as a "Tesla competitor" these days, down to the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV subcompact hatchback.

Tesla Model Y batteries, Aston Martin Rapide E, $1,000 EV fees: Today's Car News

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The Aston Martin Rapide E shows up for hot laps in Monaco. Panasonic says it won't have enough batteries to supply the Tesla Model Y. States consider new fees on EVs. And readers weigh in on which classic EVs they'd like to buy. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Amid an industry-wide shortage of batteries and materials to build electric. motorcycles EV credits lithium batteries Honda e

Aston Martin Confirms Its First Electric Vehicle Will Arrive In 2025

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The famed marque’s first electrified model, the plug-in hybrid Valhalla supercar, will debut one year before

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. It turned to Aston Martin Racing for its latest project. —Dan Sayers, Chief Engineer at Aston Martin Racing.

VW Buzz, Honda's Sony EV, Kia's EV9, Aston Martin EV: Mar 11, 2022

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Aston Martin RapidE, Tesla Autopilot Coast-to-Coast, BMW i3 Range Boost: Today's Car News

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Today, we have a first look at the all-electric Aston Martin RapidE, a team claims to have driven coast-to-coast relying on Tesla's Autopilot system, and the BMW i3 will get a range boost next year. The Aston Martin RapidE concept previews an all-electric version of the British carmaker's four-door Rapide.

Aston Martin completes world’s first hydrogen lap of Nordschleife

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As it gears up to tackle the infamous Nurburgring, Aston Martin has ensured a place in the record books by completing the world’s first hydrogen powered zero emission lap of the 24km Nordschleife circuit. The company’s chief executive officer, Dr Ulrich Bez, took to the wheel of a prototype Aston Martin Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S [.].

Aston Martin Rapide E makes first public appearance at Monaco e-Grand Prix

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The Aston Martin Rapide E just made its public debut sitting on a stand at the Shanghai auto show last month, but the company didn't wait long to show it off blasting around a track. The car appeared Saturday racing around the street circuit set up for the Formula E Monaco Grand Prix, which was run on Saturday on a shortened version of the Monaco. youtube

Aston Martin hydrogen model to make UK debut

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Aston Martin’s impressive Hydrogen Hybrid Rapide S is to make its UK competition debut this weekend, appearing at the historic Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in Worcestershire. Fuel Cells Hydrogen cars Aston Martin The car secured a place in the record books by completing the world''s first hydrogen powered zero emission lap of the 24 km [.].

Aston Martin goes electric with 2019 RapidE saloon

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Aston Martin has confirmed its first all-electric car will enter production in 2019 and take the form of the company’s Rapide four-door saloon.

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. The legendary British carmaker may be the favorite of James Bond, but its current lineup of V-8 and V-12 sports cars just isn''t very green. Sports Cars Andy Palmer plug-in cars

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. Click to enlarge.