Aston Martin DB11 Volante hits the Nurburgring

Aston Martin is readying the drop-top version of its flagship, the DB11. As the naming strategy of the British marque goes, it is christened as DB11 Volante. The soft-top version of the DB11 is slated to debut next year. Ahead of that, our spy sleuths have caught the convertible hitting the Nurburgring on camera. The test mule of the DB11 Volante was spotted undergoing cold weather testing in the winters of Lapland a few months back. Compared to that, the prototype wears white exterior paint this time with grey cloth…

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Aston Martin to create 4,000 UK jobs with second factory in Glamorgan

Aston Martin has revealed that it will set up its second manufacturing unit in St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales. This will help in creating 4,000 jobs in the UK. While 1,000 of the jobs will be created across the sports maker’s St Athan and Gaydon sites between now and 2020, the remaining job openings will be in the supply chain and local businesses. The 90-acre Welsh plant, which is expected to double the company’s total production capacity from the current 8,000 cars a year, will…

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