UPDATE 1-James Bond car owner seeks licence to sell

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(Adds union comment) By Michael Smith LONDON, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Aston Martin, made famous on the big screen in the 1960s as James Bond's car of choice, became the latest British auto brand to face a shake-up on Thursday after its U.S. owner said it may offload the iconic brand. However, unlike some of its struggling peers, the luxury carmaker should have no problem attracting buyers lured by the string of celebrities who drive the model, analysts said. Owner Ford Motor Co said it ...

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