Britain based manufacturer of luxury vehicles sand SUVs Bentley Motors Ltd will be producing its first electric vehicle in 2025. The automobile maker made this announcement on January 26 further adding that it has committed to invest $3.4 billion (2.5 billion) in sustainability over the next ten years.
The automaker said it would reconfigure its UK factory in Crewe to build the new electric vehicle. The company however failed to reveal more details on what form its first fully electric vehicle will take.
In the beginning of the month, the company reported having transitioned from a record year as its 2021 global sales increased by 31% following a strong demand of high-end vehicles last year.
Vehicle manufacturers across the auto industry have been rolling out plans to electrify their vehicle models as governments have been threatening to ban fossil-fuel cars in efforts to curb environmental pollution which is becoming a major concern.
Auto manufacturers have been making investments and partnerships aimed at taking a front lead when it comes to electric vehicles and other green energies. For instance leading German vehicle maker Volkswagen Group AG (ETR: VOW3) is planning to take a complete shift to fully electric model cars by 2030.