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BREAKING: Aston Martin makes Nissan’s Andy Palmer new CEO

The Financial  in the UK recently learned that Nissan’s chief of product, Andy Palmer, was just elected into the position of CEO for Aston Martin. Aston Martin themselves haven’t confirmed the news, though fellow news outlet, Reuters, also reports the same. According to Nissan, Palmer took a position “at another company,” and now we know which […]

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Report: Aston Martin staying loyal to the V12, downplays hybridization

Aston Martin is reportedly staying loyal to the V12 motor and will forgo the adoption of hybrid technology for the foreseeable future. According to Dr. Ulrich Bez, who spoke to Australia’s Drive.com, Bez openly disagreed with the trend set by Ferrari, McLaren, and Porsche in the hybrid supercar wars saying that the “benefits of hybrids […]

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Report: Aston Martin CEO says company ‘is not for sale’

At the launch for the new Aston Martin Vanquish launch, the company head Dr. Ulrich Bez took time out to squash rumors of the supercar producer being up for sale. Bez says that the rumors were sparked by mass market automakers trying to brake into the sports car segment. Bez said “I can categorically say […]

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Report: Aston Martin CEO confirms ‘entirely new model’, to be unveiled this summer

Later this summer, Aston Martin will reveal a ‘remarkable’ new supercar to mark its 100th birthday in 2013. The car was confirmed by CEO Dr. Ulrich Bez during an interview with UK publication AutoExpress. “This will be an entirely new model. We have to do something remarkable to mark our centenary,” said Bez. “It won’t […]

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Video: Aston Martin CEO and Toyota CEO meet at Nurburgring with V12 Zagato, LFA

Most company’s President and CEO meet at the golf course to discuss business or get acquainted with each other – well, things are done a little different in the automotive industry. Aston Martin’s CEO Dr. Ulrich Bez and Toyota’s President and CEO Akio Toyoda recently met up at the famous Nurburgring track to test drive […]

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Report: Aston Martin plans to squeeze profits from using old technology

While all of its competitors are rapidly advancing technologically, Aston Martin still plans on using the same platform for the upcoming model year as it has for the past eight. Aston Martin is perceived by some to be at a disadvantage because its competition consists of divisions of huge corporation, such as Volkswagen. Datamonitor of […]

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Aston Martin CEO to auction of his Rapide to help Japanese quake victims

Aston Martin has a big heart and we’re not talking about the engines under the hood of its supercars – we’re talking about the company’s philanthropy. Aston Martin CEO Dr. Ulrich Bez will auction his company Rapide sedan at this year’s annual Bonhams auction at Newport Pagnell, with all proceeds to go to charities that are […]

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Aston Martin CEO to stay on until 2016, will get commemorative DBS UB-2010

Speaking at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, Aston Martin’s CEO Ulrich Bez said that he will stay on as the company’s CEO until 2016. Bez had been scheduled to step down as CEO in 2012, but shareholders have convinced him to stay on. Aston Martin said it will commemorate Bez”s 10th year as Chief Executive […]

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Video: AutoCar interviews Ulrich Bez about the Aston Martin One-77

Dr. Ulrich Bez has the job every auto enthusiast can only dream of – being CEO of Aston Martin. Bez, 66, received his doctorate in engineering from the University of Stuttgart, but had to create a resume with other impressive credentials than that to become the boss of Aston. He has previously held positions at […]

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