British luxury automaker Bentley aims to transition from combustion engines starting 2026, when it expects all its offerings to be either plug-in hybrids or EVs, according to caranddriver.com. The transition is part of the company’s Beyond100 strategy of becoming an end-to-end carbon and plastic neutral car brand.
- Bentley will sell only EVs starting in 2030, but the luxury brand’s first all-electric model will arrive in 2025
- The company’s full Bentley lineup will either be a plug-in hybrid or electric vehicle by 2026
- Bentley will also launch two new plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) next year, both using the V-6 plug-in powertrain developments.
- Bentley’s aggressive move could create a rift with the lovers of the brand’s mighty W-12 engine.
- Bentley also targets to increase the female and minority representation in its senior management.
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