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    Paefgen hands Dürheimer the keys to Bentley... and Bugatti

    Franz-Josef Paefgen hands Wolfgang Dürheimer the keys to Bentley – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The king is dead. Long live the king. After eight years at the helm of Bentley, Dr. Franz-Josef Paefgen has officially stepped down from his position as chairman and CEO of ...

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    Paefgen retiring at Bentley, Dürheimer appointed chairman and CEO

    The game of game of CEO musical chairs at Volkswagen is still underway. Wolfgang Dürheimer (at right), formerly executive vice president of Porsche, is now the chairman and CEO of Bentley. Dr. Franz-Josef Paefgen (above), the company's current CEO, will retire in February after eight years ...

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    VIDEO: Bentley Mulsanne #1 auctioned at Pebble Beach for $500,000

    2010 Bentley Mulsanne - Click above to watch the video after the jump
    After marking its highly anticipated debut at Pebble Beach, it was straight off to the auction block for the all-new Bentley Mulsanne, where Bentley CEO Franz-Josef Paefgen and Richard Charlesworth, head of the Bentley Heritage ...

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    Bugatti to retain ultra-exclusivity with new model

    The debate as to whether Bugatti was going to create a second model eventually led to former Bugatti head Thomas Bscher's resignation. Bscher wanted another car, Martin Winterkorn, head of VW, said that a second car would remain nothing more than Bscher's dream. Somewhere, minds have changed. ...

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    Bentley holding the line on production for now

    UPDATE: Due to a reporting error in the source material, we had the wrong North America sales total for Bentley. The correct number now appears below.Coming off a record year in 2006, Bentley says that we shouldn't expect similar stellar figures in the near future. After building 10,087 units last ...

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    Bentley inducted into Muse Automobile de la Sarthe

    This past Sunday at Le Mans, Bentley Chairman Franz-Josef Paefgen was presented with the Spirit of Le Mans award by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, the host organization for the annual 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race. The Spirit of Le Mans is reserved for personalities whose actions relating to ...


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