Aston Martin develops electric cars with Lucid

Over the next five years, Aston Martin will invest more than 2 billion pounds sterling (about 2.33 billion euros) in its electric future. In the UK, the sale of new cars with combustion engines will be banned by 2030, another five years before electric cars swap in EU countries.

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So Aston Martin set out to develop a modular EV platform that could be used by a wide variety of electric vehicles, from hardcore sports enthusiasts to comfortable SUVs. And to give this development an extra boost, the British manufacturer is working with American Lucid.

What about Mercedes?

This cooperation agreement between Aston Martin and the Lucid Group has no bearing on the deal with Mercedes. The German manufacturer remains the main supplier of many components, although the collaboration will focus mainly on hybrid or non-hybrid combustion engines. Which does not rule out the possibility that Aston Martin will use Mercedes EQ electric technology for some models.

thanks for the Geely, which recently acquired 17% of the shares In addition, Aston Martin also benefits from Chinese know-how in the field of electric vehicles. Or how a potential problem can quickly turn into an interesting opportunity. The Aston Martin F1 Team, which currently uses Mercedes V6 hybrid engines, is in action again At sea with Honda.

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