Aston Martin's immediate priorities will be restarting manufacturing and launching production of its crucial first SUV, the company's new chairman, Formula 1 team owner Lawrence Stroll, said.
The Canadian businessman has just taken charge of the British automaker after taking a personal stake as the head of a consortium of investors seeking to turn around the fortunes of a UK company.
Like thousands of UK firms, Aston Martin suspended production at its factories in Gaydon, England, and St. Athan, Wales, late March under the country's stringent lockdown against the coronavirus outbreak. It extended the suspension to April 27 last week.
"In this first year we will reset the business," Stroll, the company's new executive chairman, said on Monday.
"Our most pressing objective is to plan to restart our manufacturing operations, particularly to start production of the brand's first SUV, the DBX, and to bring the organization back to full operating life," Stroll said.