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Aston Martin Presents Proceeds From Rapide Auction To Toyota

You may recall that last month the CEO of Aston Martin, Dr. Ulrich Bez, auctioned off his Rapide company car in order to raise funds for the Japan earthquake relief effort. Bez, and his counterpart at Toyota, Akio Toyoda, are at the Nurburgring 24 Hours race taking place in Germany this weekend where this giant cheque was presented. The Concours...
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Aston Martin confirms Lagonda concept to come at Geneva

Vehicles / Cars : Motor Authority (6 years ago)

As far back as September of 2008, Aston Martin's CEO Ulrich Bez confirmed the impending return of the Lagonda brand, and today that return gets a time line: the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. The brand will allow Aston Martin to expand bey... Read Post

Report: Akio Toyoda to take top job at Toyota

Vehicles / Cars : Leftlane (6 years ago)

Supplementing earlier rumors comes news today that Akio Toyoda, the grandson of Toyota’s founder, has apparently been hand-selected to take over the company just as its sales have begun to slide. A report out of Japan says that the ... Read Post

Lagonda brand will be back

Vehicles / Cars : Car Tech (6 years ago)

(Credit: Automotive News) Aston Martin is reviving its Lagonda brand in an effort to expand into new markets. "The Lagonda brand would allow us to develop cars which can have a different character than a sports car," CEO Ulrich Bez ... Read Post

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