Rolls-Royce

BMW would close UK plants if Brexit hurts supply chain, exec says

June 25, 2018 18:04 CET
BMW would have to close its British factories that make Mini and Rolls-Royce cars if Brexit leads to serious supply chain disruption, a company executive told the Financial Times.

Rolls-Royce design chief Taylor leaves automaker

June 8, 2018 09:43 CET
Rolls-Royce design director Giles Taylor has left the automaker to "pursue alternative business interests," the company said.

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for June

June 4, 2018 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition examines how ultraluxury automakers such as Aston Martin, McLaren and Ferrari have found a way to build and sell hypercars at a hefty profit. Something that was not always the case.

Q&A: GILES TAYLOR

Designing a Rolls for uncharted territory

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 3, 2018
Giles Taylor has achieved what many thought was impossible -- designing an SUV for Rolls-Royce, the Cullinan. Rolls' design boss spoke with Automotive News Europe Correspondent Nick Gibbs.

ANE's June issue goes live on Monday

June 1, 2018 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine goes live on Monday. The new edition examines how ultraluxury automakers such as Aston Martin, McLaren and Ferrari have found a way to build and sell hypercars at a hefty profit. Something that was not always the case.

Gin palaces, majesty and the Parthenon: What people are saying about the Rolls-Royce Cullinan

11:31 am U.S. ET | May 15, 2018
Rolls-Royce is the latest ultraluxury automaker to join the SUV fray, with the Cullinan. Powered by the same 571-hp, 6.75-liter, twin-turbocharged V-12 gasoline engine as the Phantom, the Cullinan is also built on the same Rolls-developed aluminum platform that underpins the flagship sedan and all future vehicles. Here's a roundup of initial reaction to the Cullinan.

Rolls-Royce's 'superluxury' Cullinan will be priciest SUV

May 10, 2018 11:11 CET
The Rolls-Royce Cullinan will become the world's most expensive production SUV when it goes on sale. The Cullinan is expected to start at about 250,000 pounds ($340,000) in the UK.

Rolls-Royce's former engineering chief joins Borgward

May 8, 2018 12:00 CET
Borgward appointed Philip Koehn, former director of engineering at Rolls-Royce, as its chief technology officer.

Ultraluxury, exotic marques embrace SUVs and variants

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 7, 2018
In the past year, several notable ultraluxury and exotic nameplates have been freshened or redesigned as automakers look to drive sales and expand brand presence.

BMW's first-quarter profit falls 3% on foreign exchange headwinds

May 4, 2018 09:34 CET
BMW posted a 3 percent drop in first-quarter profit as unfavorable exchange rate effects weighed on revenues and earnings, even as the automaker posted higher margins and vehicle sales.

BMW Group looks into a Rolls EV

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018
With China as an impetus, an electric Rolls-Royce is on the table.

Rolls-Royce appoints BMW Group veteran as sales chief

March 29, 2018 06:01 CET
Rolls-Royce has appointed veteran BMW Group executive and current head of Mini in China, Henrik Wilhelmsmeyer, as its new director of sales and marketing.

Rolls-Royce stores rebuild for bigger lineup

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 19, 2018
Rolls-Royce dealerships renovations aim to make room for expanded lineup while delivering a unique customer experience.

Aston, Rolls spar over visions of tomorrow's superluxe sedan

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 18, 2018
Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce engaged in a public spat at the Geneva auto show over what the superluxury sedan of the future should look like.

We don't have the words for Rolls' new SUV

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 19, 2018
A new Rolls-Royce model in a new segment is a rare occurrence.

Rolls-Royce confirms Cullinan name for first SUV

Feb. 13, 2018 14:15 CET
Rolls-Royce confirmed that its first SUV will be called the Cullinan. The model will give the ultraluxury brand a rival to the Bentley Bentayga and the Aston Martin DBX, which arrives in 2019.

Rolls-Royce gets new engineering chief from BMW

Feb. 13, 2018 06:01 CET
Rolls-Royce named BMW veteran Mihiar Ayoubi as head of engineering at the British ultraluxury brand.

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: SUVs ride high into ultraluxury market

3:15 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2018
SUVs ride high into ultraluxury market: 'Closed-room' reveals at Rolls; Lambo sees double with Urus; Bentley Bentayga boom; Ferrari, Aston plans; Baby Jeep on board?; 'Start' for AVs.

Rolls-Royce will show new SUV at 'closed-room' events

Jan. 24, 2018 06:01 CET
Rolls-Royce will show its new SUV in 'closed-room' events this summer, as the automaker prepares to join Bentley and Lamborghini in the newest ultraluxury segment.

Rolls-Royce sales chief Knight leaves automaker

Jan. 16, 2018 14:58 CET
Rolls-Royce said its sales and marketing director, Fintan Knight, has left the company to pursue other interests. The automaker has not yet announced a successor for the position.

Detroit auto show preview: Maserati to Volvo

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2018
A roundup of brands, from Maserati to Volkswagen, that will unveil new product at the Detroit auto show.

TALK FROM THE TOP

How Rolls-Royce plans to keep pace with industry's megatrends

Jan. 3, 2018 11:26 CET
Rolls-Royce is on a hot streak. Its new generation Phantom will go on sale early this year and the automaker is mulling a full-electric version. Peter Schwarzenbauer, the BMW executive responsible for Rolls-Royce, discussed the company's future with Automotive News Europe.

Think Lennon would've liked a trip in this baby?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 18, 2017
At this month's Art Basel Miami Beach, Rolls-Royce dealer Braman Miami hit the stage with a note-perfect rendition of Beatle John Lennon's psychedelic Rolls-Royce from the swinging sixties.

Exotics grow greener and taller

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2017
Once confined to the mundane world of Priuses and Volts, electrification is bringing sexy back, seeping into the highest echelons of the automotive stratosphere.

Rolls-Royce begins shift to new platform

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2017
The redesigned Phantom arriving next year will usher in a new platform that will underpin Rolls-Royce's entire lineup, which is expected to include a "high-bodied" utility vehicle and an electric vehicle that borrows technology from parent company BMW.

 
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