Bentley launches 3-year research study on EV powertrains: OCTOPUS

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Bentley Motors has launched a three-year research study on electric vehicle powertrains, utilizing a fully integrated, free from rare-earth magnet e-axle that supports electric vehicle architectures. —tefan Fischer, Director of Powertrain Engineering at Bentley Motors.

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U of Birmingham, Bentley and partners in rare-earth recycling project; RaRE

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The University of Birmingham is working with Bentley Motors and others on a three-year research project to deliver a sustainable source of rare earth magnets for electric and hybrid vehicles.

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Bentley launches plug-in Flying Spur

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Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid gains zero emissions capability as the second PHEV from the brand

Bentley pushes forward with EV development

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Bentley has commissioned a three-year research study through which it is aiming to transform EV powertrains

Bentley unveils plug-in hybrid concept

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Luxury automaker Bentley, a member of the Volkswagen Group, unveiled its Bentley Hybrid Concept—a preview of Bentley’s first production plug-in hybrid model, which is planned to be a dedicated version of the all-new SUV available in 2017. The Bentley Hybrid Concept will be on display at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition later this month. Bentley Hybrid Concept.

Bentley Bentayga Hybrid heralds first step in Bentley's electrification programme

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Bentley's first electrified car, the Bentayga Hybrid SUV, is now available for purchase across Europe

Bentley plans to go all-plug-in by 2026, all-electric by 2030

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Bentley plans to make its entire lineup plug-in hybrid or all-electric by 2026, and will switch entirely to battery-electric vehicles by 2030.

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New Bentley Bentayga plug-in hybrid for 2021

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Bentley has launched the plug-in hybrid version of its new Bentayga SUV. Predominantly comprising a styling and technology overhaul both inside and out, Bentley predicts that the new Bentayga hybrid will be the biggest seller in the range

Bentley will be fully electrified by 2026

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Bentley isn't known for being green, but that's all about to change. The Crewe-based car maker has given details of its Beyond100 strategy and they're both ambitious, and rooted in becoming pretty much the greenest luxury car brand out there

Bentley eyeing up solid-state batteries

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Despite access to VW Group's expertise, Bentley isn't planning on launching its first EV until 2025. However, when it does go electric, the British brand has hinted that it might use solid-state batteries.

Solvay, Bentley, Penso partner on lightweight architecture

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A consortium including Solvay, Bentley and Penso has been awarded a multi-million pound grant by the UK government Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) for the Flexible Lightweight Architecture for Volume Applications (FLAVA) automotive project. FLAVA will develop the composite design, material and manufacturing technologies required to implement a modular, multi-material Body-In-White structure suited for large production volume.

Bentley Bentayga Hybrid gets facelift for 2021

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The updated Bentley Bentayga Hybrid has been revealed, with the ultra-luxury SUV the first of two plug-in models to launch in 2021

Bentley Bentayga Speed: Range-topping SUV is world’s fastest

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The Bentley Bentayga Speed has been revealed with styling tweaks and tech upgrades that bring it in line with the updated standard Bentayga

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Review: Bentley Bentayga

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Bentley was once described as the creator of the “world’s fastest lorry

Bentley latest concept is electric

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Never ones to shy away from the bold and the brash, Bentley has revealed a brand-new luxury concept which demonstrates its vision for the future of sustainable, luxury motoring

Classic Jaguar, Bentley, Rolls EV conversions celebrate the past without the gasoline

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based Lunaz offers electric conversions of classic from Jaguar, Bentley, and Rolls-Royce. Owning a classic car doesn't have to involve tailpipe emissions, or the high repair bills that often come with vintage gasoline engines.

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Bentley brings electric EXP 12 Speed 6e concept to Auto Shanghai

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Bentley brought its electic EXP 12 Speed 6e concept, first unveiled at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show last month ( earlier post ), to Auto Shanghai. The concept showcases the British brand’s ambition to define the electric luxury segment and will allow Bentley to gauge public opinion and customer feedback to help shape its future luxury strategy. Bentley is fully committed to China—it is a vital market for us.

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Bentley Bentayga plug-in hybrid rated for lower highway mpg than non-hybrid

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Be forewarned, though: For those who consider an ultra-luxury brand like Bentley, those sensibilities go (mostly) out the window.

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Bentley goes hybrid with the Bentayga

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It doesn’t seem long since Bentley introduced its Bentayga Diesel

Bentley Bentayga: The definitive luxury SUV to offer fresh styling and revised interior

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Bentley aim to raise the bar once again in the luxury SUV segment with their updated Bentayga

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Bentley plant scoops environmental award

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Bentley may not be the first name you associate with environmental consideration, but the British brand has become the first car manufacturer to be awarded the triple Carbon Trust Standard for carbon, water and waste reduction at its headquarters in Cheshire. Bentley Editor Pick

Biden better for EVs, Bentley electrification plan, classic Mini Cooper kit: Today’s Car News

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Bentley has a bold plan for electrifying its lineup of performance and luxury cars this decade. In an election yet to be called, one of the Presidential candidates will be best for electric cars. And there’s a new way to make a classic Mini all-electric.

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Bentley introduces its first diesel: Bentayga Diesel with 48V system & electric supercharger

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Bentley Motors has introduced its first diesel model: the Bentayga Diesel SUV. The Bentayga Diesel, equipped with a start-stop system, has the lowest CO 2 emissions of any Bentley (210 g/km), as well as a range of more than 1,000 km (621 miles)—allowing owners to, for example, drive from London to Verbier, Bordeaux or the Scottish Highlands on a single tank. Immense power, grand touring capabilities and superb refinement – this is a true Bentley.

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Bentley Bentayga: opulent SUV now available with a diesel engine

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In a Bentley? Bentley Continental GT BentaygaA diesel? It’s not the kind of thing you’d expect from the Crewe-based company, judging by its sporting heritage. However, fitting one i.

Fuel-cell ships, Bentley plug-in hybrid, McLaren and synthetic fuels: Today’s Car News

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And Bentley isn’t making a convincing argument for plug-in hybrids. McLaren is optimistic about internal combustion—perhaps without the fossil-fuels part of the equation.

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Manufacturer Spotlight: Bentley

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Where we stand: October, 2012 Sophistication, style and performance: these are the adjectives that usually spring to mind when most of us are asked to describe a Bentley. Bentley Manufacturer Spotlight hybridThe luxury carmaker is famous for being driven by the nation’s elite – including football stars such as David Beckham – and for being the ultimate motoring [.].

VW EV lab, 2023 Lucid SUV, Bentley steers away from rare-earths: Today’s Car News

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Bentley aims to keep rare-earths out of its electric and electrified vehicles. Lucid says its SUV is on the way in 2023. And Volkswagen is putting together a U.S. lab for EV development. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Tesla Roadster, Ford emissions, Bentley's electric future: Today's Car News

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A plan for more plug-in vehicles is changing form at Bentley—to what, we're not sure yet. A West Coast network could keep semis charged up. Analysts peer into the Tesla Roadster. And Ford's under federal scrutiny for emissions certifications. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation. Today in Car News

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Bentley introduces electric EXP 12 Speed 6e concept at Geneva; high-speed inductive charging for grand touring

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Bentley Motors unveiled the EXP 12 Speed 6e concept at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show. The role of the EXP 12 Speed 6e concept is to gauge public and customer feedback to shape Bentley’s future luxury strategy. Bentley said that an all-electric Bentley will not compromise the quality, refinement and high performance levels expected of the luxury brand. —Wolfgang Dürheimer, chairman and chief executive of Bentley Motors.

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Bentley Bentayga: The definitive luxury SUV to offer fresh styling and revised interior

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Bentley aim to raise the bar once again in the luxury SUV segment with their updated Bentayga

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Bentley to cut fuel consumption of new Continental GT Speed

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When the new Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible (pictured) makes its debut at the North American International Auto Show later this month, you might expect the focus to be on its slick looks, its power or its speed. Bentley Green cars Latest news Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible Detroit Motor Show green cars North American International Auto Show

Bentley to reveal new plug-in hybrid

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We thought we would never see the day; Bentley is to reveal a new plug-in hybrid concept at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition next week. The new Bentley Hybrid Concept showcases the drivetrain which will be available on the brand’s new SUV, due for launch in 2017. Bentley Editor Pick Full details of the[.].

Bentley eradicates need for petrol station pit stops with new 24/7 service

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Well if you’re lucky enough to live in California and own a Bentley, then it really could be. Bentley Continental GTIs the end of the fuel station nigh? The Crewe-based lux.

Bentley Hybrid Concept: Preview Of 2017 SUV Plug-In Hybrid System

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As Bentley has been promising for more than two years now, it will introduce a plug-in hybrid powertrain in a future product. Now we know that the first plug-in Bentley ever will come in 2017, in a dedicated version of its upcoming sport-utilty vehicle. That confirmation came as the British marque revealed details of the Bentley Hybrid Concept, a

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Bentley solar push gets Ministerial seal of approval

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Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker was on hand at Bentley''s headquarters in Pyms Lane, Crewe: but not to mark the launch of a new luxury car, but actually to celebrate the company''s latest green innovation. Bentley has installed more than 20,000 solar panels on its factory roof - the bi[.]. Latest News Green cars Bentley

Tesla records, electric VW Microbus, 2020 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid: Today's Car News

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Plug-in hybrids can be very posh, shows the new 2020 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid. Tesla sold a record number of cars in the second quarter. Volkswagen produces a different electric microbus. And our latest Twitter poll asks readers to weigh in on the Governator's new EV ad. All this and more on Green Car Reports. In delivering more than 95,000 cars. Today in Car News

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Bentley introduces flex-fuel super sports convertible

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Just a day after we announced that Lotus would be debuting a new, greener Elise model at the Geneva Motor Show (see article), now it is the turn of Bentley to offer a potentially show-stealing model of its own with a distinctly green theme. The Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible (which [.]. Now this is a green car!

2020 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid first drive review: Charge port gained, no prestige lost

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The Ice (white) 2020 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid slips almost silently through its natural environment, the Silicon Valley town of Atherton, California. Homes with an average price of $11 million line the streets with gates and fences that are as welcoming as the member policy of Augusta National Golf Club on the other side of the country. Yet the

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Bentley not sold on electric, planning plug-in hybrids for full lineup

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The ultra-luxury carmaker Bentley is at work on a new model strategy, and fully electric vehicles might not play as much of a part on it as the company had previously hinted. The company, which is part of the Volkswagen Group, will reveal more about its future direction in July, corresponding with its 100th anniversary, according to a report

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All-electric Bentley convertible concept shown at Geneva

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Following that up, at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show Volkswagen possession Bentley showed an all-electric concept car. The Volkswagen Group can't seem to get enough luxury electric cars. The Audi e-tron SUV and Porsche Mission E sedan will go into production over the next few years, with an electric version of the VW Phaeton sedan expected as well. Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars

Bentley’s new 616hp 12-cylinder GT Speed convertible with 8-speed and energy recuperation improves fuel economy by 15%

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Bentley will introduce the new Continental GT Speed Convertible at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this month. The new GT Speed Convertible shares its powertrain specification with its Bentley stablemate, the GT Speed coupé: a 616 bhp (459 kW) twin-turbocharged 6.0 liter W12 combined with a close-ratio eight-speed ZF transmission to deliver a 15% improvement in fuel economy. The Continental GT Speed Convertible. Click to enlarge.

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Bentley to Introduce New FlexFuel Supersports Convertible at Geneva Show

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Bentley will introduce its new FlexFuel capable Supersports Convertible at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. The Supersports Convertible, with the same 621 bhp (463 kW) twin-turbocharged W12 engine as the Coupé version introduced in 2009, is the fastest and most powerful drop-top Bentley has ever built, and can run on both gasoline and E85 bioethanol or any combination of the two. Bentley’s designers responded with a purposeful style, featuring large vertical intake apertures.

Bentley slashes Continental emissions by 40%

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Bentley is obviously a name we don’t often mention on TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk The new Bentley Continental GT, featuring a 4.0 Bentley emissions fuel economybut a staggering 40 per cent reduction in emissions is something we think is always worth shouting about. litre V8 engine also boasts a fuel economy improvement of around 40 per cent too, without-the luxury car [.].