Posts Tagged: Aston Martin

Britishvolt wants to build battery gigafactories around the world

Battery “gigafactories” are under construction all over the world—and none too soon. As EV sales grow, it is critical to establish local battery production and shorten supply chains. However, state-of-the-art cell packaging and chemistries are evolving quickly these days. How will cell manufacturers future-proof their cell production facilities? How flexible will these new plants be… Read more »

Britishvolt and Aston Martin partner to develop battery tech for high-performance cars

Battery pioneer Britishvolt has signed an agreement with luxury carmaker Aston Martin to develop bespoke battery cell technology designed specifically for high-performance cars. The collaboration supports Aston Martin’s plans to launch its first battery-electric vehicle in 2025. A joint R&D team will design, develop and industrialize battery packs, including bespoke modules and a battery management… Read more »

Aston Martin partners with Faraday Future backer, will bring electric RapidE to market in 2018

Aston Martin has formed a partnership with Letv, a Chinese tech company that has reportedly invested in several EV ventures, including Faraday Future and Atieva. The two companies plan to work together to develop and manufacture the RapidE, an electric version of Aston Martin’s Rapide four-door sports sedan that was unveiled as a concept last… Read more »

Aston Martin unveils RapidE concept – possible release in two years

Aston Martin unveiled a fully electric concept of its Rapide S four-door sports sedan, developed in collaboration with Williams Advanced Engineering, at a posh do in London where Prince William met with Chinese President Xi Jinping. At the event, Aston Martin and Chinese investment group ChinaEquity announced an agreement to explore the development of a… Read more »

Aston Martin to build 800 hp EV

Iconic British sports car builder Aston Martin plans to produce an electric version of its four-door Rapide within two years, CEO Andy Palmer told Automotive News. The electric motorcar will feature all-wheel drive, about 800 hp and a 200-mile range, said Palmer. The announcement comes as no great surprise. In his previous role as Chief… Read more »