Bentley all-set to produce its first electric car in 2025
Luxurious British carmaker Bentley announced on Wednesday that it will begin manufacturing its first electric car in 2025. It is an important moment within the Volkswagen AG unit’s plans to move towards a completely electric model lineup in 2030.Bentley is also pledging to invest 2.5 million dollars ($3.4 billion) in sustainability in the coming decade. The company said it would modify its UK production facility in Crewe to construct the new car. The company did not offer more details on the form of the first Bentley electric car.
“2021 was year of unpredictability, though I am delighted to be able to confirm that we overcame significant headwinds, and deliver a breakthrough in our sales performance,” Bentley Chief Executive Adrian Hallmark said in a statement.The Bentayga luxury SUV, with a price tag of approximately one million pounds ($203,000) remains the top-selling Bentley model, with sales increased by a new hybrid option.The Bentley luxury carmaker has pledged to making the transition completely electric by 2030.
What was the first fully electric car?
Hart. The first electric car in the United States was developed in 1890–91 by William Morrison of Des Moines, Iowa; the vehicle was a six-passenger wagon capable of reaching a speed of 23 kilometres per hour (14 mph).
Is Bentley coming out with an electric car?
In 2025, we will launch our first fully electric Bentley. It will also be the first luxury car in the world to be carbon neutral over its entire life. By 2026, our entire range will be made up of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.
Who owns Bentley now?
Volkswagen Group and Volkswagen Finance Luxembourg S.A.Located in Crewe, England and owned by Volkswagen AG since 1998, Bentley Motors remains the definitive British luxury car company, crafting the world’s most desirable high performance grand tourers.