Aston Martin's CEO Just Doubled Down On An Alabama Factory

Last month, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer said that building a plant in Alabama “would make sense.” But now he just doubled down, telling the Automotive News that Heart of Dixie would actually be an “obvious choice.” Hold onto your hats, because one of these days we’re going to see an Alabama Aston. » 5/21/15 9:23am 5/21/15 9:23am

Guy Martin: a new host for a new Top Gear

When the Christmas book rankings were released in 2014, it came as a shock to many that a certain truck mechanic from Grimsby had outsold Hilary Clinton’s greatly anticipated memoir ‘Hard Choices’. Bookshops all across London were asking, “who is this Guy Martin?”, “where has he come from?” and, “was he the bloke on… » 5/19/15 7:22am 5/19/15 7:22am

Aston Martin Just Raised More Than $300,000,000 To Build The DBX

Okay hold up I’m about to blow your goddamn mind. Building cars – get this – is expensive. Crazy, I know. But just how crazy is another question. Apparently just developing the new Aston Martin DBX SUV-GT-car-thing is so expensive, that Aston had to sell £200 million worth of itself just to get it done. » 4/30/15 4:35pm 4/30/15 4:35pm

The Aston Martin Rapide Must Die So A Lifted 5-Door Hatch Can Live

I never really warmed up to the Aston Martin Rapide. Sure, it was fast and capable, because modern Aston Martin doesn’t make crappy cars, but to me it was a bad example of what happens when you try to shoehorn a sedan onto a coupe design. While an electric Rapide may happen, eventually the car will be phased out… » 4/09/15 7:30pm 4/09/15 7:30pm