Aston Martin planning on moving pedal arm production back to UK

Production of the new Rapide S at the Aston Martin headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Aston Martin has said the company is planning on moving production of a throttle pedal arm back to the UK after it discovered a Chinese sub-supplier that moulds the pedal was using a counterfeit plastic material.

The company, based in Warwickshire, is having to recall 17,590 cars.