Aston Martin opens new engineering facility at MIRA Technology Park
12th January 2015
Aston Martin is significantly expanding its vehicle engineering facilities with the opening of a cutting edge prototype and vehicle development base at the new MIRA Technology Park in Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
Aston Martin’s new facility on the 1.75 million sq ft Enterprise Zone adds vital engineering capacity as the luxury British sports car brand steps up its programme of new model development.
The 15,800 sq ft building accommodates a key part of the brand’s prototype and vehicle development operations and represents a significant investment in support of current and future model programmes.
Ian Minards, Product Development Director at Aston Martin, said: “The cutting edge facilities at MIRA, together with its reputation for quality and excellent security, make it an ideal place for us to carry out some of our prototype development work.
“This excellent facility gives our engineering teams exactly what they need to ensure the next generation of Aston Martin sports cars continue to be truly class-leading.”
George Gillespie, CEO at MIRA Ltd, said: “As an iconic British automotive brand, Aston Martin is a very welcome addition to MIRA Technology Park.
“By selecting MIRA as a new location for their prototype and vehicle development teams, Aston Martin is able to take advantage of an entirely bespoke and secure facility whilst also taking advantage of MIRA’s extensive research and testing facilities right on their doorstep.”