The new Aston Martin Vanquish is beginning a tour of the country ahead of its release later this year. The Vanquish is visiting 21 Aston Martin dealerships around the country over 26 days as part of a preview event for invitation-only customers before it goes on sale.
Volkswagen grew 10 per cent in China this year and VW Group chairman Ferdinand Piech expects the company’s sales to grow a further nine per cent in 2013. “The growth is tremendous,” said Piech today in Tianjin, “You have so many people without cars and we expect a few buyers for our products.”
Rolled aluminium producer Novelis has signed a multi-year agreement to become Jaguar Land Rover’s sole aluminium sheet products supplier. As part of the agreement, Novelis will also recover and recycle JLR’s scrap aluminium with aim of creating a closed-loop recycling system. The new-generation Range Rover will also adopt Novelis material as part of its all-aluminium architecture.
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