Aston Martin Gets Boost From China for First Electric Car

  • LeEco joint venture provides technology, funds to Aston Martin
  • Electric sports sedan may help annual sales exceed 7,500 cars

Attendees look at Aston Martin Lagonda vehicles on display during the China International Automobile Exhibition.

Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd., maker of sports cars such as the DB9, plans to team up with LeEco of China to help bring its electric RapidE vehicle to market by 2018.

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