You must have an Automotive Newssubscription to view the digital edition
Click here to subscribe
Bentley will target currently unreachable super-wealthy customers with a future electric vehicle but only when battery technology improves, CEO Adrian Hallmark said.
Bentley has revamped its Continental GT convertable, which debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show last week.
Following the redesign of the third-generation Continental GT coupe last year, Bentley has revamped the open-top variant in its own right.
Bentley may launch its first full-electric vehicle to help reduce its fleet CO2 emissions as lawmakers introduce stricter reduction targets.
This marks the second time that Georges will run Bentley in the Americas region, which covers over 20 percent of the brand's global sales. Georges held the same title from 2007 to 2015.
Bentley plans to have electrified variants of each model by 2025, starting with the Bentayga Hybrid in 2019.
Aurus, the Russian maker of President Vladimir Putin's new luxury sedan, will launch a range of upscale vehicles next year and export them to global markets, including Europe and possibly the United States in the long term.
Automotive NewsJobs Board
Subscribe today and get 4 weeks of digital access for only $1.
Sign up today to get the best of Automotive News delivered straight to your email inbox, free of charge. Choose your news – we'll deliver.