Aston Martin and Toyota Mahindra interested
The famous British brand could change pattern, if one relies has published a new Bloomberg, which informs us that the main shareholder of Aston Martin, Dar Kuwaiti investment fund would divest its Shares in the British company.
This investment fund currently holds 64% of Aston Martin shares.
Two companies are interested
Also according to Bloomberg, the Indian manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra and the Japanese giant Toyota, would be in line to join or acquire the British brand.
Mahindra & Mahindra
After the Indian conglomerate Tata has taken possession of the British brands Jaguar and Land Rover, here it would be the turn of Mahindra & Mahindra to do the same, a highly recognized company, out there, for its commercial vehicles sport.
The giant Toyota
Very recently, we announced that Aston Martin was interested by some Toyota engines, including the Lexus LFA sports car. Do not forget that the tiny Aston Martin Cygnet is a sumptuous declination of the Toyota iQ, called home Scion iQ.
At this time, Aston Martin seems to lack the resources to develop and face competition, which has always been characteristic of these small brands exceptional cars.
They belong to the major manufacturers:
Bentley is part of the German giant Volkswagen;
Ferrari is for many moons, property of Fiat;
Jaguar was bought by India's Tata industrial;
Lamborghini, Audi and Volkswagen, are one;
Land Rover is in full progress thanks to Tata;
Maserati is another tentacle of the Italian giant Fiat;
Porsche has recently ownership of Volkswagen;
Rolls Royce BMW owes its survival;
Volvo was saved from bankruptcy by the Chinese manufacturer Geely.