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Bentley Increases Profitability Despite Slight Decrease in Sales Revenue

posted by on 27 May 2008 in Bentley News

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Crewe, ENGLAND — Bentley Motors has announced its financial results for the first quarter, ending 31 March 2008, reporting consistent profitability despite a slight decrease in sales. Bentley net revenue decreased by €15m or 4.4% to €338mn compared to the first quarter of 2007, primarily due to exchange rate effects. However, operating profit increased by […] More…

Bentley Motors Designs Llimited Collector’s Edition of New Bond Book, Devil May Care

posted by on 23 May 2008 in Bentley News

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In a unique collaboration between three of Britain’s iconic brands – James Bond, Bentley Motors and Penguin Books – a special, limited edition of the new Bond book Devil May Care will be published on 28th May. Written by Sebastian Faulks at the invitation of Ian Fleming Publications to celebrate the Ian Fleming centenary, Devil […] More…

Bentley Racing Green

posted by on 21 May 2008 in Bentley News

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Crewe, Monday 28th April 2008… A Bentley Motors apprentice team has won a special “Spirit of Greenpower” award for its performance in the Greenpower Corporate Challenge which took place at Goodwood race circuit yesterday. The Bentley apprentice team designed, engineered and built the electric powered car which they entered into the Greenpower Challenge as well […] More…

Bentley – New in Hanover

posted by on 16 April 2008 in Bentley News

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Hanover, 11th April 2008 Lower Saxony’s regional capital has gained another motoring attraction. The dream cars of the British luxury manufacturer Bentley are now sparkling in the newly furbished showroom in Hanover’s Podbielskistraße 322. This means Bentley’s dealership network in Germany has increased to a total of 11 outlets. As part of the opening a […] More…

Bentley Design Director Dirk van Braeckel Follows in Famous Footsteps

posted by on 24 January 2008 in Bentley News

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Crewe/Brussels, January 16, 2008 … Dirk van Braeckel, director of design at Bentley Motors, has been awarded the prestigious European Automotive Design Award by Designers (Europe), in partnership with FEBIAC, the Belgian automotive industry association. Previous winners of the award, which honours excellence and originality in automotive design, include Giorgietto Giugiaro in 2004 and Sergio […] More…

Bentley Sets New Global Sales Record in 2007

posted by on 24 January 2008 in Bentley News

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With retail sales of 10,014 units worldwide, Bentley has completed the best year in its history. Overall volume grew by 7%, with increases in almost all major markets: +7% in the UK, +4% in North America, +7% in Europe, +18% in the Asia Pacific region, and +93% in China alone. In the UK, a record […] More…