Well, it looks like another car maker has woken up to the potential of electric cars. "The UK-based manufacturer has teamed up with Chinese technology company LeEco to bring an electric sedan, the Aston Martin RapidE to market in 2018. Palmer points out that rivals Ferrari, Bentley and Rolls-Royce have failed to bring a fully-fledged EV model to the market, paving the way for Aston Martin "to be a trailblazer in luxury electrics." Andy Palmer, chief executive of Aston Martin, which opted out of the Paris spectacle this year along with super-luxury rivals Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Lamborghini, says the road to fully-fledged electrification will be a long one. Aston Martin CEO: Forget Tesla, we'll lead when it comes to ultra-luxury electric vehicles The article also notes that Aston Martin has a factory with ONE robot.