Aston Martin Stories April 17

Aston Martin has officially launched the production version of its first all-electric car, the Rapide E, an electric sedan that will also become James Bond’s first all-electric vehicle. expand full story

Aston Martin Stories March 14

In the upcoming James Bond movie, Bond will swap out his V8 for the upcoming, limited-edition, all-electric Aston Martin Rapide E, according to a report in British tabloid The Sun.

The decision was apparently pushed for by the film’s new director, Cory Joji Fukunaga, who is apparently quite the “tree-hugger.”

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Aston Martin Stories March 5

Aston Martin looks to revive the Lagonda brand with electric vehicles starting with the Lagonda All-Terrain electric SUV concept.

At the Geneva Motor Show today, the British automaker unveiled the design of the concept. expand full story

Aston Martin Stories January 25

Aston Martin aims to bring its first all-electric vehicle, the Rapide E, to market by the end of the year and it has now unveiled the latest validation prototype, which is equipped with a new 800-volt powertrain. expand full story

Aston Martin Stories December 6, 2018

Aston Martin wants to take advantage of the growing interest in classic cars and combine it with their electrification effort to offer electric conversions of classic cars. expand full story

Aston Martin Stories September 12, 2018

Aston Martin unveiled a prototype of a Rapide converted with an all-electric drivetrain, the ‘Rapide E’, back in 2015. Now, the British automaker is releasing more details about its first electric vehicle ahead of the start of production next year and they released a teaser image. (above) expand full story

Aston Martin Stories December 11, 2017

Two years ago, Aston Martin announced that its first all-electric car effort when it unveiled a prototype of a Rapide converted with an all-electric drivetrain, the ‘RapidE’.

Now Andy Palmer, the British automaker’s CEO, elaborated on how he sees the vehicle’s position in the luxury segment – and compared it to Tesla. expand full story

Aston Martin Stories June 27, 2017

Back in 2015, Aston Martin unveiled a prototype of a Rapide converted with an all-electric drivetrain, the ‘RapidE’.

The British automaker announced today that they will bring the vehicle to production, but only with a limited run of 155 cars in 2019.  expand full story

Aston Martin Stories April 14, 2017

Williams Advanced Engineering, the tech division of the Williams Formula 1 team, had the battery supply contract for the Formula E, but its electric vehicle battery effort took a hit when McLaren won the new contract last year.

It’s apparently far from dead since we now learn that they got £100 million ($125 million USD) to build a battery factory in the UK. expand full story

Aston Martin Stories February 16, 2017

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Almost all supercars, or what are now referred to as “hypercars”, are coming out with at least some form of electric powertrain these days, like the Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1, or the Porsche 918 Spyder.

Aston Martin with its upcoming new AM-RB 001 hypercar in partnership with Red Bull Advanced Technologies is apparently no exception and will have a hybrid powertrain. The British automaker announced this week that the battery pack of its hybrid system will be manufactured by none other than Rimac, the maker of the all-electric Concept_One supercar. expand full story

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