Car Dealer News 17 Oct
Just Stop Oil protestors target Pendragon’s Park Lane Aston Martin dealership
Just Stop Oil protestors followed up a tomato soup attack on Van Gogh’s Sunflowers by daubing Pendragon’s Stratstone Aston Martin dealership on Westminster’s Park Lane with orange paint.
Manufacturer 30 Sep
Geely takes near-8% stake in Aston Martin after failed acquisition bids
Geely has taken a share of almost 8% in British performance car brand Aston Martin after a series of bids to acquire a stake in the OEM.
Manufacturer 26 Jul
Supercar maker Bugatti follows Aston Martin with rebrand
Supercar specialist Bugatti has followed Aston Martin with a redesign of its logo and brand identity as part of a bid to become a “wider-reaching luxury brand”.
Manufacturer 1 Jul
Talks underway over Saudi Arabian investment in Aston Martin
Early talks over a potential £200 million Saudi Arabian investment in British supercar maker Aston Martin are said to be underway after share prices dipped to a new record low.
Manufacturer 4 May
Former Ferrari CEO takes helm at Aston Martin as Tobias Moers stands down
Aston Martin has appointed former Ferrari chief executive Amedeo Felisa as its new CEO as Tobias Moers stands down after less than two years at the helm of the British performance car maker.
Gallery Article 17 Mar
Gallery: Aston Martin hands V12 Vantage a 200mph swansong
Aston Martin has handed a 200mph swansong to its V12 Vantage with the unveiling of its last-ever iteration of the high-performance coupe.
Manufacturer 23 Feb
Aston Martin targets sales volume growth after 79% 2021 revenue rise
Aston Martin has reported a 79% uplift in revenues and a near-halving of its pre-tax losses ahead of the arrival of the world’s most powerful SUV and a new V12 Vantage coupe to its model line-up.
Manufacturer 14 Dec
Aston Martin workers to consider new year strike over pensions
Industrial action is threatened at Aston Martin as workers face losing an estimated £100,000 in retirement income if the defined benefit scheme is closed.
People News 8 Oct
AM Awards 2021 Hall of Fame inductee: Professor Richard Parry-Jones CBE
This year’s AM Hall of Fame inductee, Professor Richard Parry-Jones CBE, has had a huge impact on the automotive industry.
Manufacturer 22 Jul
Aston Martin launches new online configurator
Aston Martin has launched a new online configurator as part of its Project Horizon brand transformation strategy.
People News 19 Apr
Tributes paid after sudden death of Marshall chairman Prof Richard Parry-Jones CBE
Tributes have been paid to Marshall chairman Professor Richard Parry-Jones CBE following his sudden death in a “tragic incident” near his Wales home.
Car Dealer News 17 Mar
Aston Martin names HR Owen Cheltenham as its Dealer of the Year 2020
HR Owen’s Cheltenham Aston Martin dealership has been named as the brand's Dealer of the Year 2020 as it claimed two top accolades at the British carmaker's annual awards.
Manufacturer 25 Feb
Aston Martin plots 200% sales growth after 32% dip in COVID-hit 2020
Aston Martin’s new DBX SUV accounted for more than a quarter of the British carmaker’s 2020 sales as volumes declined by 32% in a COVID-impacted 2020.
Acquisitions and deals 23 Nov
Stoneacre adds Lexus franchise with Jardine dealership acquisition
Stoneacre Motor Group has created a dual-brand Aston Martin and Lexus dealership in Newcastle after forging its first partnership with the Japanese premium brand via an acquisition from Jardine Motors Group.
Manufacturer 29 Jul
Aston Martin understated 2019 loss by £15.3m due to dealer payment error
Accounting errors have been blamed for an understatement of Aston Martin’s 2019 losses by £15.3 million.
People News 20 Jul
Former Aston Martin CEO Dr Andy Palmer joins electric bus company Optare
Former Aston Martin president and chief executive Dr Andy Palmer has joined UK bus manufacturer Optare as its new president.
Manufacturer 4 Jun
Aston Martin targets £10m annual cost saving with 500 job cuts
Aston Martin has revealed a plan to axe 500 jobs as part of a restructure of its operations designed to save the British carmaker £10 million each year.
Manufacturer 26 May
Aston Martin confirms departure of president and CEO Dr Andy Palmer
The board of Aston Martin Lagonda has confirmed that Dr Andy Palmer will step down as its president and chief executive, with Mercedes-AMG boss Tobias Moers set to become CEO.
Manufacturer 7 May
Aston Martin begins ‘phased’ return to production at St Athan plant
Aston Martin has begun a “phased return” to vehicle production at its St Athan plant a fortnight after F1 team boss Lawrence Stroll prioritised the restart after becoming a major shareholder.
Manufacturer 21 Apr
F1 race team boss Lawrence Stroll delivers Aston Martin funding boost
Racing Point F1 Team owner Lawrence Stroll is targeting a return to vehicle production after providing a £536 million funding boost to Aston Martin.