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. Bentley Hybrid Concept.

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. Bentley is fully committed to China—it is a vital market for us.

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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 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 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 Hybrid Concept, 2015 Ford Focus, Tesla Credit Crunch: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: The Bentley Hybrid Concept plug-in emerges, we cover the updates to the 2015 Ford Focus, and we look at why Tesla Motors probably won''t like proposed rules changes to the California zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) credits. The Bentley Hybrid Concept is the British luxury carmaker''s

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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.

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Bentley EXP 9 F Concept SUV: Will Come With V-6 Plug-in Hybrid Option

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Earlier this spring at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, Bentley pulled the covers off the EXP9 F Concept, its first ever SUV in its 94-year history. Now, just six-weeks later at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show, the luxury automaker has confirmed details of the range of engines it plans to offer with the EXP 9. That’s if it goes into production, of

Bentley EXP 9 F Concept For Plug-In Hybrid SUV: Geneva Motor Show

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They are: Bentley took the wraps off a concept for a sport-utility vehicle at today's Geneva Motor Show, the first-ever such vehicle in the 94-year history of the marque. Assuming it goes into production in a few years, this is almost surely the Bentley that will launch the We heard the rumors, but didn't really quite believe they were true.

Bentley showcases new EXP 9 F SUV concept at Auto China; considering V6 plug-in hybrid powertrain

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Bentley is showcasing a new Sport Utility Vehicle concept, EXP 9 F, at the 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. EXP 9 F concept. Bentley Motors is the third largest R&D investor in the UK’s automotive sector and the 18th largest nationally.

Bentley considers plug-in hybrid engine for new concept car

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At the 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (also known as Auto China), Bentley revealed a new Sport Utility Vehicle called the EXP 9F (pictured) – a model that could soon get the hybrid touch. Latest news Auto China 2012 Beijing Motor Show Bentley plug-in hybridThis luxury SUV has several powertrains under consideration including: a 500bhp, 4.0litre V8 Twin Turbo and a V6 plug-in hybrid. These [.].

The most luxurious EV yet? Bentley unveils EXP 12 Speed 6e Concept in Geneva

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Bentley has given us a first glimpse of its electric future with the EXP 12 Speed 6e concept at the Geneva Motor Show. It was at the same event two

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Weekly round-up: T-Roc teaser, a zesty Z4 concept and a behemoth Bentley Bentayga reviewed

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With the Frankfurt Motor Show fast approaching, manufacturers are keeping tight-lipped about their latest and greatest creations that will be on show next month, but news hasn’t dried up completely

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Corporate cachet: Climbing the company car ladder

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It’s a very British concept, and still a hugely popular one. Ford Bentley Audi BMW Mercedes-Benz Top 5The company car. Around half of all new cars in the UK end up in fleets. In fact, a recen.

Corporate cachet: Climbing the company car ladder

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It’s a very British concept, and still a hugely popular one. Ford Bentley Audi BMW Mercedes-Benz Top 5The company car. Around half of all new cars in the UK end up in fleets. In fact, a recen.

Ferrari Hybrid Patents Revealed, Two Motor System

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"Ferrari hybrid" is right up there with "Porsche diesel" and "Bentley SUV" as far as oxymorons go. and Bentley showed an SUV concept at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, so maybe it isn't that unusual after all. Even so, Porsche has been producing diesels for several years now, soon to hit the U.S, Unusual or not, it's a reality--Ferrari has been

Porsche investing €600M in Leipzig plant; new body shop for electric Macan

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We are considerably enhancing our site in Saxony and making sure that it is in the best possible position to handle future mobility concepts and customer expectations. Porsche Leipzig GmbH now employs a workforce of approximately 4,300 employees, and the factory manufactures the Porsche Panamera and Macan series, as well as bodies for Bentley. Porsche is investing more than €600 million (US$677 million) to expand its factory in Leipzig.

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Volkswagen Group of America joins LIFT for automotive light-weighting research; first automotive OEM member

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The group comprises Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini and Bugatti; VWGoA is the first automotive OEM to join the Detroit-based Manufacturing USA institute. LIFT’s efforts span the entire transportation supply chain from conception through design, development, and production. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

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Hackenberg resigns from Audi Board of Management

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Numerous car models from Audi, Volkswagen and Bentley were significantly affected by his commitment and expertise. Hackenberg moved to Audi in 1985, where he took over the position of Head of Concept Development in 1989 and later led the technical project management for the entire product range. There, he was head of the Body Development department and additionally responsible as of late 1998 for Concept Development.

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Volkswagen launches new luxury flagship Phideon at Geneva; plug-in hybrid drive planned; first VW brand car based on MLB

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Volkswagen’s design team derived the Phideon almost directly from the C Coupé GTE concept car, which was presented at Auto Shanghai in 2015, with only minor changes. Volkswagen unveiled the new Volkswagen Phideon luxury sedan ahead of the Geneva International Motor Show 2016.

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Volkswagen Group launching major electro-mobility campaign in China; $25B on new vehicles, technologies and plants up to 2018

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Furthermore, the Bentley Hybrid Concept opens a window on the broad-ranging potential of hybrid technology. The Volkswagen Group is launching a major electro-mobility campaign in China—the the biggest initiative for e-mobility in China’s automotive history, said Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen AG, on the eve of the Auto China motor show in Beijing. The initiative gets underway with the launch this year of the Volkswagen brand’s battery-electric e-up!

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DARPA awards up to $20M to NVIDIA to research high-performance, highly energy-efficient embedded processors for autonomous vehicles

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The first phase initiates concept development and looks to provide sufficient proof of impact on processing power efficiency to justify continuing development. DARPA is seeking a major increase in performance per watt for embedded processors. Source: DARPA. Click to enlarge.

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Volkswagen Group and Tata Motors Ltd. to explore strategic alliance for joint development projects; ŠKODA to lead

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The goal of the strategic alliance is to bundle the expertise of both car manufacturers with a view to jointly developing vehicle components and possibly also vehicle concepts. The Group comprises twelve brands from seven European countries: Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ducati, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Scania and MAN.

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Volkswagen Group appoints new heads of Global R&D, Group Design, Group Product and Modular Toolkit Strategy

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He was appointed Board Member for Engineering at Bentley in 2003 before taking over as Managing Director of the German Association of the Automotive Industry in 2012. The Volkswagen Group is continuing its restructuring in the aftermath of the diesel engine emissions scandal. The number of top managers reporting directly to the CEO has been almost halved, and new appointments to several posts will take effect in the first quarter of 2016.

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Volkswagen Group ERL working on more intuitive communications between driver, car and environment

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Sensor concepts and image processing. It supports Volkswagen Group brands including Audi, VW, Bentley, Bugatti, Ducati, and Lamborghini.

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Researchers Demonstrate Liquid-Tin Anode SOFC Operating on Biodiesel

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The LTA-SOFC concept under development is for portable power applications in the 0.5 Basic concept of the LTA-SOFC. Bentley, J.; Bentley, J. Schematic of the bread-board rig employed in the LTA-SOFC study. The top shows the LTA-SOFC and BOP (balance of plant).

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ZF 8-Speed Automatic Transmission Offers Modular Design Adapted for Different Drive Configurations, Including Hybrids

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The electric motor, clutch, torsional vibration damper, and hydraulics for a full hybrid concept have been fitted in the transmission in a space-saving and efficient manner. Since the summer of 2009, the new Bentley Mulsanne and the Rolls-Royce Ghost also come with the transmission.

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Frankfurt Motor Show goes green. The Green Piece

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With several of the world’s top motor shows having been cancelled due to the global economic crisis, Frankfurt has become the showcase for the hottest new concept vehicles from the world’s leading car manufacturers. The Green Piece. August 25 2009.

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