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Bentley tones down sales increases for the year


After aggressively forecasting record sales for 2014, now Bentley’s CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer said the company expects the sales rise would be more relaxed than earlier thought. The chief executive of the premium British automaker, currently under VW AG control, said the earlier predictions are now considered to have been "too aggressive," but declined to give specific figures. "I still predict double-digit [sales ...
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