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    Aston Martin finally turns a profit

    2005 Aston Martin Volante DB9

    Yea, sure, Aston Martin sales are up 448%, but that might not even been the biggest news right now in the English town of Gaydon. The company has finally turned a profit, the first since the early 1960s. An earlier report from the same source said that it was the first profit in the company's 92-year history, but I imagine that's nearly unbelievable, even for the British car industry. But, still, forty-some straight years of losses? I can only guess that they've had some extremely sympathetic investors over the years. Thank goodness, since the persistence has paid off with some truly beautiful vehicles in the past few years.

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    for auto blog, this really interesting as i dint know they had been making a loss for that long.

    I also think that Rover is going to come out the slump a little bit, RR Sports are selling real good

    Re: Aston Martin finally turns a profit

    I find that hard to believe as well. 45 years of "failure" and they still managed to survive??? Smells fishy

    Re: Aston Martin finally turns a profit

    It was my understanding that Aston had been profitable for Ford while Jaguar was dragging them down. So, it's rather surprising--or maybe it's rather unbelievable--to read that they have just now turned a profit for the first time in 45 years.

    Greg A

     
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