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.

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.

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Feb Plug-in electric car sales, Tesla Supercharger expansion, Bentley electric SUV: Today's Car News

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Today, we have plug-in electric car sales tallies for February, plans for a major expansion of the Tesla Supercharger fast-charging network, and a report that Bentley is considering an all-electric SUV. Bentley is considering an all-electric SUV that would be smaller than the current Bentayga.

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Bentley Bentayga SUV to be luxury brand's first plug-in hybrid

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Unlike rival Rolls-Royce, which may go directly to an all-electric model in future, Bentley has set its sights on plug-in hybrids first—and the Bentayga luxury SUV will be the first one from the brand. The plug-in versions of the Bentley Bentayga is expected to arrive next year, and will be capable of running solely on battery power and.

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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.

All-electric Bentley convertible concept shown at Geneva

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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. 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.

Smaller Bentley SUV might be all-electric, competing with Audi, Jaguar, Mercedes

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Audi, Jaguar, and Mercedes-Benz will each launch a new all-electric SUV within the next two years. The Tesla Model S may have upended the luxury-car establishment, but it's the Silicon Valley automaker's Model X crossover that most traditional luxury brands now seem to be targeting. And those pricey electric cars may soon be joined be a somewhat. Future Cars plug-in cars

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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 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. Bentley Motors is the third largest R&D investor in the UK’s automotive sector and the 18th largest nationally.

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.

Is the Bentley Bentayga Mulliner the most luxurious SUV in the world?

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When Bentley’s Bentayga arrived on the scene back in 2015, the Crewe-based company claimed it was the most luxurious SUV to ever have been made.

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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. This luxury SUV has several powertrains under consideration including: a 500bhp, 4.0litre V8 Twin Turbo and a V6 plug-in hybrid. Latest news Auto China 2012 Beijing Motor Show Bentley plug-in hybrid

Bentley To Fall In Line, Add Hybrids, Diesels To Its Lineup?

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A new SUV, a diesel engine, even a hybrid, are all possible future options for Bentley now that former Porsche exec Wolfgang Durheimer is at the helm. Having already pioneered all three of the above for Porsche, something that would have seemed out of this world just a decade ago, Durheimer is now about to do the same all over again, only this

Could hydrogen fuel cells be seen as an upgrade in the future?

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Bentley, for example, revealed in an interview with British car magazine Autocar last spring that it is considering fuel cells to give its large SUVs greater Hydrogen cars are struggling to gain a foothold in the expansion of cleaner and greener electric cars.

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A Quarter Million Dollar Hybrid SUV?

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Is there a market for a $250,000 or higher hybrid SUV? Bentley seems to think so. The company confirmed it will produce an SUV starting with a 2014 model. Certainly, a Bentley SUV hybrid would be aimed at those drivers who are looking for an ultra-luxury driving experience.

Weekly round-up: Skoda’s new SUV, Fiesta festivities, a falcon-ferrying Bentley and Audi’s A3 e-tron driven

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After last week’s BMW extravaganza, it’s been a much more varied seven days for ContractHireAndLeasing’s newsdesk this week – a falcon-ferrying Bentay

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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

Total new car sales in Europe drop 2% in July; SUV sales up 12.5%

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In terms of segments, SUVs continued to grow their market share, with their registrations in July accounting for more than a quarter of the total market (25.8%). The drop in traditional segments outweighed the growth of SUVs, with large/luxury cars, city-cars and MPVs posting the biggest losses of the month. Fiat’s sales were boosted by the new Fiat Tipo, and the continued growth of the B-SUV Fiat 500X.

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

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The factory was opened in 2002 and started with series production of the Cayenne SUV with 259 employees. 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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ZF 8-Speed Automatic Transmission Offers Modular Design Adapted for Different Drive Configurations, Including Hybrids

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First, as a classic hang-on system with separate transfer case, typically used in SUVs. This system offers installation space, weight, and efficiency advantages compared to the hang-on system and can be used in cars and SUVs.

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Can the UK lead the green car charge? The Green Piece

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It has given a £27million grant to Land Rover to help it produce a new hybrid SUV that has been code-named LRX and should help the Jaguar-Land Rover group reach a new audience. The UK has been an epicentre for drivers with a green conscience for many years.