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VW picks former Audi r&d boss to run Bentley, Bugatti brands

6:12 am U.S. ET | April 15, 2014
Volkswagen said Audi's former development chief, Wolfgang Duerheimer, will head its Bentley and Bugatti brands. It will be Duerheimer's second stint as Bentley CEO.... Read More »

 

VW picks former Audi r&d boss to run Bentley, Bugatti brands

April 15, 2014 12:12 CET
Volkswagen said Audi's former development chief, Wolfgang Duerheimer, will head its Bentley and Bugatti brands. It will be Duerheimer's second stint as Bentley CEO.... Read More »

 

2014 BEIJING AUTO SHOW

Luxury models take center stage in China

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
A few months ago, industry analysts speculated that China's fast-growing luxury market soon would stagnate as the economy cooled and Communist Party leaders discouraged conspicuous consumption.... Read More »

 

2014 BEIJING AUTO SHOW

Bentley to highlight hybrid technology on a Mulsanne concept

April 11, 2014 09:55 CET
Bentley is using the Beijing auto show to reveal a hybrid concept based on its flagship Mulsanne sedan. The brand's first plug-in powertrain is expected in a Bentley SUV debuting in 2017.... Read More »

 

1st glimpse shows Bentley toned down crossover's looks

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2014
Bentley has released a teaser image of its upcoming crossover, which it says will go on sale in 2016.... Read More »

 

Bentley will build W12 engines for Audi, VW

March 19, 2014 11:15 CET
Bentley will build all of Volkswagen Group's W12 engines, creating about 100 jobs for its England factory and ending production of the engines in Germany.... Read More »

 

Bentley SUV teaser image shows revised styling

March 19, 2014 13:56 CET
Bentley released a teaser picture of its upcoming SUV, saying the vehicle's design has been changed from the EXP 9 F concept it unveiled at the 2012 Geneva auto show.... Read More »

 

Bentley forecasts reversal of China slump on new Flying Spur

March 18, 2014 11:17 CET
Bentley expects to reverse last year's 3 percent decline in China deliveries after introducing a new V-8 variation of its all-new Flying Spur sedan next month.... Read More »

 

Bentley plans 3,000 crossovers a year; Rolls weighs entering the segment

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Bentley plans to build about 3,000 units annually of the still unnamed crossover that it will launch in 2016, and the United States will get about 30 percent of production, said Wolfgang Schreiber, CEO of Bentley Motors.... Read More »

 

2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

Bentley adds higher performance with Continental GT V8 S

3:13 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
Bentley introduced the Continental GT V8 S, a higher performance version of its luxury grand touring car making its debut in North America.... Read More »

 

VW’s Audi, Porsche, Bentley report record sales in 2013

10:25 am U.S. ET | Jan. 9, 2014
Audi, Porsche and Bentley sold more cars than ever as the Volkswagen AG luxury divisions rolled out new models to tap rising demand from the world’s wealthy.... Read More »

 

Bentley sales rise 19% in 2013 as Americas demand offsets China decline

Jan. 8, 2014 14:48 CET
Bentley said sales of its ultraluxury cars rose 19 percent last year as demand from the Americas protected it from shrinking deliveries in China.... Read More »

 

Bentley sales up 19% in 2013 on Flying Spur demand

9:21 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2014
Bentley Motors posted a 19 percent gain in 2013 deliveries on demand for the revamped Flying Spur.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Work ethic, comic hero make Koreans hot shots in design

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
As competition in the industry becomes ever more cut-throat, partly as gaps in quality and technology narrow, automakers need bolder, edgier designs to differentiate. From a global talent pool, South Koreans stand out.... Read More »

 

Bentley says China slowdown continues

Oct. 10, 2013 14:55 CET
Sales of Bentley cars in China fell 17 percent in the first nine months of 2013, adding to other indications that the market for high-end goods in China is shrinking.... Read More »

 

Schaeffler replaces CEO Geissinger to overhaul strategy

Oct. 4, 2013 12:08 CET
German supplier Schaeffler says it has replaced Juergen Geissinger as CEO to pave the way for a change in strategy at the company.... Read More »

 

Bentley says its SUV will create a new segment

Sept. 17, 2013 06:01 CET
Bentley's ultra-luxury SUV will create a new segment when it begins sales in 2016, its global head of sales and marketing said.... Read More »

 

Bentley says SUV creates new segment

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2013
Bentley expects that a third of the 3,000 to 4,000 annual sales of the high-priced SUV coming in 2016 will be in the United States, says Kevin Rose, Bentley's global head of sales and marketing.... Read More »

 

Lamborghini-Bentley SUV rivalry exposes VW's cutthroat brand strategy

Sept. 10, 2013 06:01 CET
Lamborghini's race with Bentley to build the world's most expensive SUV reflects the competition among VW's 12 brands.... Read More »

 

Lamborghini-Bentley SUV rivalry exposes VW's cutthroat brand strategy

3:19 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
Lamborghini's development maestro, Maurizio Reggiani, resigned himself to weeks of sleeping on the shop floor after parent Volkswagen Group pulled the planned debut of his SUV in favor of one from corporate cousin Bentley. Lamborghini's fight to defend its dream factory -- and prevent Bentley from winning the race to build the world's most expensive SUV -- reflects VW's system of orchestrating competition among its 12 brands to keep them focused and hungry.... Read More »

 

Former Audi technology chief Duerheimer will leave VW Group, report says

Sept. 2, 2013 10:44 CET
Audi's former technology chief, Wolfgang Duerheimer, will leave Volkswagen Group after refusing his old job as Bentley CEO, a German newspaper reported.... Read More »

 

Continental to work with Google, IBM on self-driving cars, report says

Aug. 21, 2013 18:42 CET
German auto supplier Continental is close to agreeing on alliances with Google and IBM to develop autonomous driving systems for cars, a German newspaper reported.... Read More »

 

Continental to work with Google, IBM on self-driving cars, report says

12:42 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2013
German auto supplier Continental AG is close to agreeing alliances with Google and IBM to develop autonomous driving systems for cars, a German newspaper reported today.... Read More »

 

VW wins court order to stop scientists from revealing codes used to start cars

July 29, 2013 12:40 CET
Volkswagen obtained a court order to prevent scientists from publishing the secret codes used to start Porsches, Audis, Bentleys and Lamborghinis.... Read More »

 

Bentley to launch its 1st SUV in '16

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2013
Bentley, the venerable British carmaker famous for luxury sedans and coupes, said it will proceed with development of its first SUV.... Read More »

 

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