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Lotus saved by Chinese firm Geely

Professor David Bailey on Chinese firm Geely taking over Lotus

Aston Martin DB11

Tide turning for Aston Martin on back of DB11 success

Pre-tax profit back in the black as 'Second Century' transformation programme show signs of working

Aston Martin's 2017 auction at the Aston Martin Works plant

Rare Aston Martins raise £5m at auction

Annual sale of old and new cars sees one car fetch more than £560,000

This Aston Martin DB6 Mark I Volante could reach up to £900,000 later this month

Rare Aston Martin to sell for £900k

1960s lot is considered one of the rarest post-war Aston Martins and features in the annual Bonhams auction

Aston Martin chief executive Andy Palmer (left) and Solihull Council head Nick Page launch the WMCA's Productivity and Skills Commission

Aston Martin chief to lead new skills push

Andy Palmer will head commission to advise the West Midlands Combined Authority on how to increase the region's skills and productivity

Aston Martin unveiled its new DB11 during March

Review of 2016 - March: £13m office facelift, new Aston Martin and major Eastside regeneration

A major masterplan to bring new commercial and civic space to Birmingham's Eastside was unveiled this month while sports car brand Aston Martin showcased its latest new DB model

Aston Villa welcomed a new chairman in January....for a little while at least

Review of 2016 - January: UCB expansion, new Villa chairman and Cadbury tax

Our Review of the Year kicks off with the news that University College Birmingham was planning a major expansion of its campus in the Jewellery Quarter and a prominent businessman joined the Villa board

Limited edition Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante

Aston Martin unveils limited edition convertible

Latest new sports car from Warwickshire manufacturer will have limited production run of 99 vehicles

Lord Whitby

Lord Whitby tells Midlands manufacturers 'world is our oyster' after Brexit

The Conservative peer and former council leader has been appointed chairman of new lobby group Made In The Midlands

The new Aston Martin AM-RB 001

Aston Martin to launch new hypercar with Red Bull

Formula 1 giant moves into a new market by teaming up with Warwickshire manufacturer to design and built a road-legal sports car

Limited edition Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Coupe

Aston Martin unveils latest limited edition

Just 99 Vanquish Zagato Coupes will be made to order following another tie up between luxury car manufacturer and Italian design house

The Tesla P90D.

Test Drive: Silent supercar has got the power to drive you insane

It’s the strong but silent type. Edward Stephens gets behind the wheel of a battery-powered car built in Silicon Valley.

Dr Ralf Speth, chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover

Birmingham Post Power 250: Automotive

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of automotive

Aston Martin has launched a design and engineering consultancy arm

Aston Martin launches new design and engineering consultancy

Luxury car-maker targets new markets and projects by setting up dedicated consultancy arm to work with outside partners

The Great Britain Grand Prix at the Silverstone circuit this July

Formula 1 supplier invests in new production line after funding boost

The undisclosed investment, together with a £3 million facility from Barclays, will allow Paintbox to add in a fourth robotic paint line at its Birmingham site, operational in late 2016

Aston Martin's new DB11 has been unveiled in Geneva today

Aston Martin unveils new DB11

Midland manufacturer heralds 'most significant new launch' since the introduction of the DB9

Aston Martin is now making serious moves towards delivering an electric vehicle by 2018

Aston Martin's electric dreams?

David Bailey on the news that Aston Martin has signed a partnership to design and build a new electric vehicle by 2018

Aston Martin chief executive Andy Palmer and Ding Lei, co-founder and global vice-chairman of SEE Plan

Aston Martin to develop electric vehicle by 2018

Luxury car manufacturer signs memorandum of understanding with global technology company LeEco to collaborate on turning concept vehicle into reality

Aston Martin was urged to consider Longbridge for a new factory in April

Review of 2015 - April: Aston Martin factory, John Lewis recruits and 'Shakespeare's Airport'

Luxury car-maker was reported to be eyeing a site in Longbridge for a new factory, John Lewis started massive recruitment drive and Birmingham Airport said it could adopt a new moniker for the US

Aston Martin could be losing interest in Minworth for its new factory

Doubts over Aston Martin plans to build city factory

Car maker rumoured to have gone cold over green belt site in Sutton Coldfield as luxury brand ponders shortlist of four locations to build new factory


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