Aston Martin http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53554/more en Aston Martin Planting Seed Money for Luxury CUV http://wardsauto.com/industry/aston-martin-planting-seed-money-luxury-cuv <div class="node-body article-body">The plan to enter the luxury GT CUV market will see the introduction of a new vehicle based on the DBX concept shown at the recent Geneva and Shanghai auto shows. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/aston-martin-planting-seed-money-luxury-cuv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/aston-martin-planting-seed-money-luxury-cuv#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Europe Industry United Kingdom Data & Insights Miscellaneous Aston Martin Capacity Utilization Finance Product Development Vehicle Assembly Thu, 07 May 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1273901 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Electric motors powered by lithium-sulphur cells drive DBX concept.</strong></p> Ally Financial, Aston Martin Form Partnership http://wardsauto.com/f-i/ally-financial-aston-martin-form-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">Ally becomes the preferred lender for the British luxury brand with 37 U.S. dealers.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/f-i/ally-financial-aston-martin-form-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/f-i/ally-financial-aston-martin-form-partnership#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America Industry F & I Retail U.S. Dealer Miscellaneous Aston Martin Dealerships Retail Fri, 01 May 2015 15:26:00 +0000 1272021 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Aston Martin Rapide leases for $2,300 a month.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Super-Luxury Automakers Follow the Money in Korea http://wardsauto.com/industry/super-luxury-automakers-follow-money-korea <div class="node-body article-body">Many of Korea’s millionaires are just a generation or two removed from the days when their families lived humbly, so the supercars are one way to make a show of their elevated socioeconomic status.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/super-luxury-automakers-follow-money-korea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/super-luxury-automakers-follow-money-korea#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Industry South Korea Dealer Miscellaneous Aston Martin Bentley Ferrari Lamborghini Maserati McLaren Rolls Royce Sales & Marketing Globalization Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:24:00 +0000 1247171 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Aston Martin looks for Vanquish to fetch $307,000 in Korea.</strong></p> Green Not Fading as Fisker Fulfills Need for Speed http://wardsauto.com/technology/green-not-fading-fisker-fulfills-need-speed <div class="node-body article-body">It’s anybody’s guess whether Henrik Fisker – acclaimed for his designs of the Aston Martin DB9 and V-8 Vantage, BMW Z8 and his own Fisker Karma hybrid-electric vehicle – will put his new effort into a traditional combustion-based product or again pick up the green baton.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/green-not-fading-fisker-fulfills-need-speed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/green-not-fading-fisker-fulfills-need-speed#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines India U.S. Materials Technology Miscellaneous Aston Martin Fisker Ford Carbon Fiber Exterior Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:30:00 +0000 1245661 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fisker harnesses 725 horses to Rocket pony car.</strong></p> Luxury, Super-Luxury Models Enrich India Auto Market http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/luxury-super-luxury-models-enrich-india-auto-market <div class="node-body article-body">Buyers can choose from among 150 high-end models from five automakers, including the Indian subsidiaries of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, and 70 super-luxuries from nine manufacturers ranging from Aston Martin to Rolls-Royce.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/luxury-super-luxury-models-enrich-india-auto-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/luxury-super-luxury-models-enrich-india-auto-market#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Digital Marketing Industry India Dealer Miscellaneous Aston Martin Bugatti Jaguar Lamborghini Land Rover Mercedes Rolls Royce Globalization Internet Marketing Social Media Tariffs Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:58:00 +0000 1107321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Rental company&rsquo;s purchase of 120 C-Class sedans reflects demand.</strong></p> Aston Martin Launches Plant Expansion, Product Initiative http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/aston-martin-launches-plant-expansion-product-initiative <div class="node-body article-body">The development plan includes the creation of a new chassis and pilot-build facility, new offices and an extension of the parts and logistics storage area.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/aston-martin-launches-plant-expansion-product-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/aston-martin-launches-plant-expansion-product-initiative#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Vehicles & Technology Industry Technology United Kingdom Miscellaneous Aston Martin Future Products Vehicle Assembly Wed, 28 May 2014 17:55:00 +0000 1028901 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Plant investment to pave way for next-generation Aston Martins.</strong></p> China's Soaring Luxury Market http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/chinas-soaring-luxury-market <div class="node-body gallery-body">Wealthy young consumers soon will make China the world's largest luxury vehicle market. Only a tiny percentage of Beijing, China's population can afford luxury items, but with a population of more than 21 million, a small percentage adds up to a lot of shoppers supporting many high-end stores in the city's upscale Dongcheng financial district. Rodeo Drive and Fifth Avenue have nothing on this smoggy street of dreams, except perhaps cleaner air. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/chinas-soaring-luxury-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/chinas-soaring-luxury-market#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Beijing Auto Show Industry China Dealer Miscellaneous Aston Martin Ferrari Sales & Marketing 2014 Beijing Auto Show Globalization Mon, 28 Apr 2014 11:25:00 +0000 1001361 at http://wardsauto.com <p>Rolls Royces ready to transport guests at Peninsula Hotel.</p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/technology/technology-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">GE claims LEDs to save dealership $46,000 yearly; Aston Martin gets high-powered help for engine program; desert shrub touted as potential homegrown replacement for petroleum in tire-making.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/technology-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/technology-roundup#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Engines Fixed Ops U.S. Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Germany Interiors Technology United Kingdom Dealer Miscellaneous Aston Martin Continental Mercedes Department of Energy (DOE) Engines Fixed Operations Future Products Lighting Product Development Tires Vehicle Interiors Benecke-Kaliko ContiTech Cooper Tire General Electric guayule LED PanAridus U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Yulex Fri, 03 Jan 2014 11:22:00 +0000 923211 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>LED lighting system hits dimmer switch at night.</strong></p> Premium-Car Sales Bright Spot in Gloomy Indian Market http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/premium-car-sales-bright-spot-gloomy-indian-market <div class="node-body article-body">This robust growth of the luxury segment sharply contrasts with the 7.3% year-over-year decline in Indian light-vehicle sales through July, WardsAuto data shows.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/premium-car-sales-bright-spot-gloomy-indian-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/premium-car-sales-bright-spot-gloomy-indian-market#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Analysis Industry India Retail Dealer Data & Insights Miscellaneous Aston Martin Audi BMW Bugatti Jaguar Land Rover Maserati Mercedes Porsche Rolls Royce Retail Globalization Production Sales Results Eberhard Kem Michael Perschke Thu, 12 Sep 2013 08:59:00 +0000 844611 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>GLA among several locally built Mercedes models.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of this week’s news involving automotive suppliers.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Industry China U.S. Japan Safety Technology Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Germany Thailand Technology United Kingdom Data & Insights Miscellaneous Aston Martin Citroen Daimler Mercedes Peugeot TRW ZF Automatic Braking Brakes Capacity Utilization Finance Headlamps Lane-Departure Warning Product Development Radar Akebono Brake Guangzhou Koito Mercedes AMG NGK Spark Plug Thu, 01 Aug 2013 11:34:00 +0000 820521 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Partnership provides Mercedes AMG power to Aston Martin. </strong></p>