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Bentley launching five new electric cars from 2025

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Bentley Motors will launch five new electric cars from 2025. Bentley also revealed a £2.5-billion From 2025, the first Bentley electric vehicle will be designed, developed and produced at its headquarters in Crewe, England. Bentley expects more than 20% of sales this year will come from Bentley’s hybrid cars.

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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. This reinforces Bentley’s ambition to lead sustainable luxury mobility and introduce the first fully electric Bentley by 2026.

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Bentley installs biofuel tank at Crewe factory after successful biogasoline performance trial at Goodwood

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Bentley has installed a 1,200-liter biofuel tank at its Crewe factory after successful performance trials of biogasoline— Sustain by Coryton —at Goodwood Festival of Speed. Bentley ran its six-strong fleet at Goodwood using the fuel and successfully completed all 32 hill-climbs.

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Bentley ending production of iconic W12 engine with the most powerful version ever

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Bentley will cease production of its 12-cylinder gasoline engine in April 2024, by which time more than 100,000 examples of the iconic W12 will have been handcrafted in the company’s Dream Factory in Crewe, England. Development work has concluded recently on the most powerful version of the W12 ever created.

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Bentley pushes back plans for its first EV, and its commitment to an all-electric lineup

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Bentley has pushed back its plans for its first EV, as well as its commitment to an all-electric lineup. Among luxury and legendary automakers, Bentley is in the same realm as Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini, and Ferrari. Bentley, however, is revising its plans, delaying both its first EV release and its plans for an all-EV lineup.

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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. million (US$3.6-million) —Nick Mann, Operations General Manager at HyProMag.

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Bentley Introduces First Fully Electric First Response Team vehicles at its Crewe site

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Bentley Motors has initiated the renewal of its First Response Team fleet, with the arrival of two fully electric models to handle day-to-day activities such as medical emergencies and off site events at the Company’s UK headquarters in Crewe. The new Volkswagen ID.3

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