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August 28, 2015 9:17 PM ET

Automobiles

Company Overview of Bentley Motors Limited

Company Overview

Bentley Motors Limited designs, engineers, and manufactures cars. It also offers cars for racing purpose. In addition, the company offers various pre-owned and heritage vehicles, accessories, and financial services, as well as service, maintenance, and repair. It offers its products through a network of dealers in the United Kingdom, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East/Africa, and the Asia Pacific; and its showroom in Crewe, United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1919 and is based in Crewe, United Kingdom with regional offices worldwide. Bentley Motors Limited operates as a subsidiary of Volkswagen International Finance N.V.

Pyms Lane

Crewe,  CW1 3PL

United Kingdom

Founded in 1919

Phone:

44 1270 255155

Fax:

44 1270 586548

Key Executives for Bentley Motors Limited

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 57
Board Member for Finance, IT and Business Development
Age: 49
Engineering Chief and Board Member for Engineering
Communications Director
Board Member for Human Resources
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Bentley Motors Limited Key Developments

Bentley Motors Announces Opening of New Showroom in Dresden, Germany

Bentley Motors announced the opening of a new showroom in Dresden, Germany. The showroom, measuring over 400 m², is located on the Meißner Strasse 34, in Radebeul, Dresden. The new dealership offers customers the full Bentley model range, pre-owned vehicles, as well as aftersales service and the company's branded luxury goods. It adds to Bentley's presence in Germany, taking the total number of showrooms in the country to nine. The showroom opening marks the debut of the updated Continental GT in Germany, refreshed with a suite of contemporary design updates and new exquisite features. The showroom reflects Bentley's new global corporate identity, taking inspiration from the company's rich history and combining it with contemporary luxury. It also features a private personalisation area where customers can choose from the brand's broad palette of exterior paints and leather options.

Bentley to Launch Bentayga SUV at 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show in September

Bentley is launching its Bentayga SUV at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show in September. The model is to arrive at United States dealerships sometime next year. It will be produced at two sites. The chassis will be built in Bratislava, Slovakia and the final assembly will be done at Bentley's home in Crewe, England. The vehicle is the SUV version of the Volkswagen Group's new MLB Evo platform. If features Bentley's traditional leather, wood and metal elements, a heads-up display, digital instrument cluster, night vision mode, and a vehicle dynamic mode selector. It will be available with a range of V8 and W12 engines.

Bentley Motors Announces Executive Changes

Bentley Motors announced Stefan Sielaff as its new Director of Design. He succeeds Luc Donckerwolke who has been with Bentley since 2012. Mr. Sielaff will join Bentley on 1st July 2015 from his current dual role as Head of Volkswagen Group Interior Design and Design Director at Volkswagen Design Center Potsdam. In his role at Bentley, he will report to Rolf Frech, Bentley's Member of the Board for Engineering. He will also retain his position as Head of Volkswagen Group Interior Design, reporting to Director of Volkswagen Group Design, Dr. Walter de Silva. Mr. Sielaff has a career spanning more than 25 years in the Volkswagen group, most prominently with Audi where he started as an intern and progressed to spending five years as Design Director for the business from 2006.

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