Andy Palmer

A hugely influential figure in the automotive industry, Andy Palmer has held numerous high-ranking roles such as CEO of Aston Martin and Chief Planning Office at Nissan. He is now CEO of Palmer Automotive Ltd and regularly contributes to Auto Express as a columnist.

Car industry damage caused by the global chip shortage could have been avoided
Opinion - chip shortage
Opinion

Car industry damage caused by the global chip shortage could have been avoided

Andy Palmer thinks that the problems caused for car makers by the semi-conductor chip shortage could be a self-inflicted wound
13 Jul 2021
‘The 2030 combustion engine ban is just around the corner – and we’re running out of time’
opinion: charging
Opinion

‘The 2030 combustion engine ban is just around the corner – and we’re running out of time’

Andy Palmer sees electric car uptake revving-up in the UK but says targeted investment is needed to prevent a stall…
22 Jun 2021
'Patience will be key to Genesis' success in Europe'
Opinion - Genesis
Genesis

'Patience will be key to Genesis' success in Europe'

Andy Palmer hopes Hyundai gives the Genesis brand time to mature when it arrives in Europe
4 May 2021
“Electric cars have zero emissions, but we must consider how we generate electricity for them”
Opinion
Opinion

“Electric cars have zero emissions, but we must consider how we generate electricity for them”

Widespread adoption of electric vehicles can be good for the environment and for the UK’s economy, but former Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer thinks they…
7 Apr 2021