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Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Aston Martin

Aston Martin must be able to claim a record for the number of owners it has had since the company was founded in 1913 by Lionel Martin. The first company was called "Bamford & Martin". In just a few years in the 1920s, building cars in a mews in Kensington, it managed to lose £50,000 - about £25,000,000 in today's money; not bad for a mews operation.

Not long ago it was said that had Aston Martin never made a car but instead given each customer £50 it would have lost less money!

Well once again, the company has changed hands. Acquired by the Ford Motor Co USA in 1987, the sale was confirmed on Monday - to a consortium headed by David Richards of Prodrive fame.

A 1924 Bamford & Martin Aston Martin
Source: here

Whilst searching for information, I found this - cruel but amusing...

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Sod the Law!


New Internet Speed test

Music and Radio Blog Club

Radio Blog Club, a good friend for a while appears to be in some legislative difficulty...

However, in tribute to its brave effort, I shall leave the existing track on this page (which amazingly still works)

Sadly my Playlist no longer works (hence its removal) thanks to the absurd "Hadopi" legislation in France. Apologies to all.