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Famed Luxury Carmaker Bentley to go Fully Electric by 2030

Bentley Motors plans to exclusively offer plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles by 2026 and fully electric models by 2030, the British luxury carmaker said Thursday.

Bentley, which is owned by German automaker Volkswagen, will offer two unnamed plug-in hybrid models starting next year. The first full-electric vehicle is expected in 2025, the company said. Bentley’s only plug-in hybrid is currently the Bentayga SUV.

“The future of Bentley will be fully electric,” Bentley’s chief engineer, Matthias Rabe, said during an event outlining the future direction of the 100-year-old company. Read more…..

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