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    Recharge Wrap-up: Panasonic, Tesla on Gigafactory deal?
    CO2 Capture Vs. Fuel Cycle Analysis; MBAs Get Chevy Volts; 2035 Fuel Consumption Predictions 1406666220

    Bentley has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard for reductions of carbon, water use and waste production in manufacturing. The Carbon Trust is an organization that helps groups such as businesses and governments reduce carbon emissions, use of energy and resources, and waste output. From 2011 ...

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    Official: Bentley gets feted for cutting factory's water use by 36%

    UK luxury automaker Bentley can't exactly brag to environmentalists about the way its vehicles burn fuel, but at least its water usage is way down. The company was the recipient of the Carbon Trust Water Standard, which is "the world's first water reduction certificate." Bentley was the first ...

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    Report: Bentley Continental GT V8 hits 24 mpg highway

    Let's get this off our chests right off the bat: There's nothing truly efficient about the Bentley Continental GT. That said, we're at least pleased to see that the marque has decided to outfit its luxurious supercar with a smaller and more fuel efficient engine option. The Bently Continental GT ...

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    Report: Bentley aims to sell 3K SUVs annually... including plug-in hybrid version

    If you want a top-of-the-line SUV with serious performance capabilities, look no further than the Volkswagen Group. Its Porsche unit has had tremendous success with the Cayenne, a vehicle that has doubled its sales all on its own – and that's not even accounting for the Volkswagen Touareg ...

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    Geneva: Bentley can do better than the EXP 9 F Concept

    Bentley has been hinting at the possibility of a full-size ultra-luxury SUV for a few years and here in Geneva the rumors finally became reality in all their awkwardly majestic glory. Just as awkward is the 'ute concept's name: the EXP 9 F, which is about as imaginative and puzzling as its ...

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    Report: Bentley checks out VW for potential plug-in hybrid powertrain technology

    And now, a little bit of news for that huge contingent of people known as Bentley-driving tree huggers. The ultra-luxury automaker is looking at how Volkswagen is making hybrid powertrains and may add a plug-in hybrid option to future models, UK-based Autocar reported, citing an interview with ...

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    Report: Bentley CEO confirms some sort of plug-in hybrid, someday

    Sometimes, things just don't change. For example, the CEO of Bentley, Wolfgang Durheimer, has confirmed that the company will continue to offer 12-cylinder engines; so much so that they, "become one of the cornerstones" of Bentley. This should ease fears that the upcoming turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 ...

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    Rumormill: Bentley adding hybrids and/or diesels soon?

    Some rumors seem to never die. Take, for example, the rumor that Bentley will, at some point, offer an alternative fuel vehicle. First it was thought that Bentley would some day wheel out a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle. Well, that never panned out. So, next came rumors that the luxury automaker was ...

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    2011 Bentley Continental GT to get new V8 with 40% lower CO2 emissions

    2011 Bentley Continental GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last year, Bentley took its first tentative step toward reducing the CO2 emissions from its high-powered luxury vehicle lineup with the introduction of the E85-capable flex-fuel Continental Supersports. While few, if even ...

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    Rendered Speculation: Might Bentley consider an Aston Martin Cygnet competitor?

    Could the Aston Martin Cygnet kick off a trend? That is, might other historic luxury and performance marques – say... like Bentley, for example – choose to follow in the path of environmental friendship by offering a suitably small and well-appointed city car to offset their ...

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    Report: All Bentley Continental models going flex-fuel in June

    2010 Bentley Continental Supersports – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It may not be the most interesting news you read all week, but we now have a date at which all Bentley Continentals will be able to gulp down whiskey with the best of 'em: June. Well, not exactly whiskey, but ...

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    Geneva Preview: Bentley Supersports Convertible, all Continentals get E85 compatibility

    Bentley Continental Supersports convertible – Click above for high-res image gallery
    A year ago at the Geneva Motor Show, Bentley took its first tentative step toward being ever-so-slightly greener with the introduction of the Continental Supersports coupe. The Supersports was a ...

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    REPORT: Bentley considers going hybrid, rules out hydrogen

    Bentley Continental Supersports - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Bentley is on a mission to lower fuel consumption and carbon emissions. According to Auto Express, once the firm's Continental Supersports hits the market (and, we may add, after it actually becomes flex-fuel capable), the ...

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    REPORT: Bentley to delay flex-fuel capability for 2010 Continental Supersports

    Bentley Continental Supersports - Click above for high-res image gallery
    While the environmental merits of any 621 horsepower, twelve-cylinder behemoth that's capable of traveling at speeds of up to 204 miles per hour are, at the very least, debatable, Bentley hasn't exactly been shy about ...

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    REPORT: New Grand Bentley will feature cylinder deactivation

    The New Grand Bentley - Click above to enlarge
    The new Grand Bentley replacement for the Arnage will be making its world-wide debut in just a few weeks at the Pebble Beach Concours. Like every other upcoming model from the classic British luxury brand, it will be adopting technology to help reduce ...

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    Derek Bell runs the Bentley Continental Supersports at Goodwood [w/VIDEO]

    Bentley Continental Supersports - click above for a high res image gallery
    At the Geneva Motor Show in March, Bentley unveiled its fastest most powerful road car in its 90 year history in the form of the Continental Supersports. Besides significantly reducing the weight of the existing ...

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    Spy Shots: Is Bentley testing a hybrid Continental GT?

    Bentley CEO Franz-Josef Paefgen has repeatedly said in the past that the British luxury marque will introduce lower CO2-emitting powertrains over the next several years, starting with the flex-fuel W12 in the Continental Supersports this fall. As part of the Volkswagen Group, Bentley is likely to ...

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    Bentley guarantees Continental is 85% recyclable

    Bentley Recycling Certificate - Click above to enlarge
    Good news for all the Bentley Continental owners who plan to recycle their uber expensive and luxurious automobiles after they have outlived their usefulness: Bentley now guarantees that the Continental line is 85% recyclable and 95% ...

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    Spy shots: Bentley gets ready to run the 'Ring in the E85 Continental Supersports

    At the Geneva Motor Show in March, Bentley unveiled its first-ever flex-fuel car, the Continental Supersports. Not only is this car the first production Bentley that will be capable of running on either gasoline of E85 ethanol, it also happens to be the most powerful production Bentley ever, ...

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    Bentleys to lose weight, possibly add diesel and PHEV to flex-fuel

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2010 Bentley Continental Supersports
    As Bentley works on the next generation of its "mainstream" Continental models in the next few years, new powertrains and weight reduction will be part of the program. At the Geneva Motor Show last week, CEO ...


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