Bentley Promises Plug-In Hybrid SUV By 2017

Carmakers like Bentley don’t really need to worry about meeting emissions standards or fuel economy quotas; any penalties they have to pay simply get worked into the exorbitant price of their exclusive vehicles. Like other automakers, Bentley has noticed that green luxury cars are in vogue, and their upcoming SUV model will gain a plug-in hybrid model a year after launch.

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Green News Roundup: Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Another week in the bag, and with October right around the corner there’s a whole lotta stuff going on in the green world. Today’s highlights include an electric Tron motorcycle you can buy, China’s per capita carbon emissions will soon surpass the U.S., and Bentley plans to produce more hybrids.

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