Production starts at Aston Martin's Welsh factory | Industry - Car News Jun 2019

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15:52 Wednesday 12 Jun 2019

It has been a momentous week for Aston Martin, as the luxury carmaker’s new factory in St Athan began producing cars for the first time.

The Welsh plant has begun producing pre-production test models of the upcoming Aston Martin DBX, and will become a fully-operational production facility early next year.

Built on a 90-acre ex-Ministry of Defence site, St Athan is Aston Martin’s second UK manufacturing centre and has already created 200 jobs with a further 550 anticipated to follow.

St Athan will host production of the Aston Martin DBX, the brand’s first SUV which will be unveiled later this year, as well as future electrified models under the Lagonda brand.

 

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