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Aston Martin to make petrol cars ‘for as long as allowed’

April 11, 2024


British luxury carmaker Aston Martin Lagonda will continue to produce traditional combustion-engine vehicles for as long as legally possible, its boss told UK media this week.

“For as long as we’re allowed to make ICE (internal combustion engine) cars, we’ll make them. I think there will always be demand, even if it’s small,” Chairman Lawrence Stroll told reporters on Wednesday in comments confirmed to AFP on Thursday.

The remarks come after Aston Martin in February delayed the launch of its first electric vehicle by one year until 2026, and with deliveries due in 2027.

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