No $25,000 Tesla yet, Bentley preps for EVs, Firestone adds chargers: Today’s Car News
Tesla isn’t developing the $25,000 car yet, and it won’t launch any new models in 2022. Bentley is getting ready to build its first electric car. And some Firestone service centers are getting ready for EVs. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.
Tesla has confirmed th at its Cybertruck, Roadster, and Semi are all delayed
Bentley announced Wednesday that it will produce its first electric car at its existing Crewe, England, factory in 2025. That requires upgrades at the plant that will also reduce the environmental footprint of all vehicle production. Bentley plans to make its entire lineup plug-in hybrid or all-electric by 2026, with all-electric vehicles by 2030.
Bridgestone has announced a plan for EV chargers at some Firestone service locations, along with a new push to provide maintenance and repair for EVs and hybrids. Initially it’s just a few major-metro areas, but it’s a sign that the vehicle aftermarket is perking up to the revenue possibilities for servicing electric vehicles.