Aston Martin's "reversible" EV conversion leaves original engine in place

Add Aston Martin to the growing list of companies using nostalgia to sell customers on the idea of an electric vehicle future. The British automaker announced this week that itís starting a ďHeritage EVĒ program where owners of classic Aston Martins can have their cars converted to an all-electric powertrain. Wouldnít this be sacrilege, you might ask? Thatís an argument for another day. Aston Martinís starting this program for a very specific reason. Cities around the world, but especially in Europe, have begun to shun internal combustion engines in favor of boosting air quality for residents. If this pattern continues, it raises the question: what good is a classic car if you canít drive it anywhere? Built with tech used in Astonís... Continue reading…

Aston Martin's "reversible" EV conversion leaves original engine in place

Suppose you've got a classic old car that no longer meets emissions laws. You could swap in an eco-friendly new engine, although that would make the vehicle less "authentic." Aston Martin ...

Wed 5 Dec 18 from Gizmag

Formula One guns for hire: Williams Advanced Engineering offers F1 tech to the masses

What do you do when you've got a crack team of F1 engineering experts with time on their hands, as well as dream-level facilities for aerodynamics, carbon composites, electrification ...

Fri 30 Nov 18 from Gizmag

Aston Martin previews EV conversions with electric 1970 DB6 Volante

By Joel Stocksdale It's all completely reversible.If you're a fan of classic British sports cars, and you're concerned about the environment, the future is looking pretty ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Engadget

Aston Martin will stuff your classic car with EV guts - Roadshow

Best of all, the process is reversible, which means electrifying the car incurs no permanent changes to the vehicle.

Wed 5 Dec 18 from CNET

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