Chinese automaker Geely snaps up 7.6% stake in Aston Martin
Geely Holding Group acquired a 7.6% share of British luxury automaker Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings, helping cement the Chinese company’s stake in luxury and European brands. Geely will n
Varjo, an early mover in building XR headsets and software for enterprises, taps $40M
Applications in the metaverse often feel like more of a marketing gimmick than something that a critical mass of consumers would use, let alone pay for. But turn to the enterprise and there appears to
Aston Martin is finally upgrading its stale infotainment system
When it comes to touchscreens and in-car entertainment, Aston Martin has not only lagged behind ultra-luxury rivals such as Lamborghini and Bentley, it has trailed lower priced tech-forward models as
Aston Martin Valhalla plug-in hybrid to shape future EVs
Aston Martin is using its upcoming Valhalla high-performance plug-in hybrid to develop a playbook for its future EVs. Executives said that the 937-horsepower Valhalla supercar exhibited at the Pebble
Audi to join Formula 1 with German-built hybrid power unit
Audi said Friday it will join Formula 1 for the 2026 season, competing alongside rival sportscar makers such as Aston Martin and Mercedes-Benz as the series shifts its focus to electrified race cars.
EVs reigned during Monterey Car Week
Monterey Car Week — still the most exclusive automotive event on the calendar — concluded Sunday with the 71st running of its pinnacle display, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. But as antiq
What’s the ‘secret sauce’ behind Croatian EV maker Rimac?
Rimac Group made headlines after raising a Series D round that valued the Croatian startup at $2.2 billion, prompting the question: How has it succeeded where so many other EV makers have struggled?
Ferrari will produce its first-ever SUV later this year, and launch its first EV in 2025
Ferrari shared details on its plan to launch its first electric vehicle by 2025 as it aims to go carbon neutral by 2030. The battery-electric supercar will set the tone for Ferrari’s future EVs, CEO
Rimac raises more than $500M from Porsche, Softbank and Goldman Sachs
Rimac Group said Tuesday it has raised 500 million euro ($536 million), funds that will help the Croatian startup expand beyond its electric hypercar roots and grow into a global EV components supplie
Fisker reveals all-electric luxury GT sports car
Fisker Inc. revealed Wednesday a glimpse of the fully electric luxury GT sports car it plans to add as the third model to its fledgling lineup. The Project Ronin concept, code-named after the 1998 stu
Aston Martin to develop battery cell technology with Britishvolt
British luxury carmaker Aston Martin has signed a memorandum of understanding with lithium-ion battery cell technologies company Britishvolt. The companies will work together toward developing battery
These are all the automakers that have pulled out Russian operations
Countries around the world are tightening sanctions against Russia in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine last week. As a result, companies are limiting, halting or fully exiting busin
If crypto companies are going to spend this much money, can we at least get an 11th F1 team?
It's time for a bold blockchain company to succeed where so many others have failed: building a new F1 team. Admit it, it's brilliant.
Automakers race to design desire for luxury and tech
In late summer, car collectors converged in Monterey, Detroit and, most recently, Oxford, England, in an annual tradition focused on ogling over — and oftentimes bidding for — luxury and h
Future EVs and high-performance hybrids stole the show at Monterey Car Week
Monterey Car Week wrapped up on Sunday with the return of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. A black 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Autobahn Kurrier took top honors at the show, now in its 70th year
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The Aston Martin DBX is a tale of two vehicles
The Aston Martin DBX is the brand’s first SUV — and the stakes for the iconic British luxury car maker couldn’t be higher. Like Astons before it, the DBX is objectively handsome. Its
Fisker raises $50 million to bring its all-electric Ocean SUV to market in 2022
Electric vehicle startup Fisker Inc. said Wednesday it has raised $50 million, much needed capital that will go toward funding the next phase of engineering work on the company’s all-electric lu
Introducing Rapide E, Aston Martin’s first electric sports car
Aston Martin is finally sharing some specs and a couple of teaser photos of the upcoming Rapide E, the British automaker’s first all-electric sports car. The upshot: It’ll be fast and rare
LEGO made James Bond’s Aston Martin, complete with working ejector seat
There’s a new Aston Martin DB5 on the market and it’s everything you’d expect from the vehicle used by James Bond in the movie Goldfinger. The only drawback: It’s too small to