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BMW buys Rolls-Royce name

...big problem: It didn't get the rights to the Rolls-Royce brand name and logo. Those were held by the British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce PLC, which had hoped the luxury carmaker would be sold to Germany's BMW. Rolls-Royce PLC said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/29/bus_234548.shtml
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...to regulatory approvals. Union pickets plants of jet-engine maker EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - Pratt & Whitney machinists...the company's four Connecticut plants Monday. The jet-engine maker moved salaried employees to the manufacturing floor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/04/bus_323610.shtml
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Rolls-Royce chief quits after Germans split carmaker

...somewhere in England. BMW bought the Rolls-Royce brand name and logo for $66 million from Rolls-Royce PLC, the jet engine maker that controlled them for years. Rolls-Royce PLC wanted BMW, its partner in an aerospace venture, to make Rolls-Royce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/01/bus_234813.shtml
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In court, Pratt & Whitney discloses lost work

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - An executive at Pratt & Whitney testified in federal court Monday that the jet engine maker lost work because it missed a deadline and its airline customers were reeling from the recession. The company is defending itself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/12/bus_562773.shtml
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Volkswagen buys carmaker Rolls-Royce, not name

...the German carmaker still might have problems using the luxurious brand name. Rolls-Royce PLC, a London-based jet engine maker, said it still controls the Rolls-Royce name and logo under a deal struck when the two Rolls-Royce companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/04/bus_232491.shtml
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