Aston Martin opens south Wales factory to build first SUV

Aston Martin DBX Prototype. Courtesy of Aston Martin
Aston Martin Lagonda opened its St Athan facility today which it says is “a luxury manufacturing plant that will ultimately become the Home of Electrification” when the marque’s electric models enter production. The factory in the Vale of Glamorgan will produce its new DBX model, an SUV that will leave the production line in the first half of 2020 in an attempt by manufacturer to double its annual production numbers after a difficult 2019. The DBX will initially start life with petrol power before being fitted with hybrid tec... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...