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Bentley Pours Billions Into Electric Car Overhaul

January 26, 2022

Bentley Motors is pouring billions into upgrading manufacturing to accelerate its electric vehicle development plan, joining other auto brands shifting away from gasoline engines, the luxury automaker said Jan. 26.

U.K.-based Bentley said that it is investing 2.5 billion pounds ($3.4 billion) into sustainability efforts over the next decade. The company said the money will be used to secure the company’s “first step into electrification at the production plant” in Crewe, south of Manchester, which employs 4,000 workers.

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