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On a roll: Sales of super-expensive Rolls-Royce cars are up 33 percent globally

...more popular than ever before.Rolls-Royce reported a startling rise in demand...of the Downton Abbey era.At Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London, the showroom...hides.Gone are the days when Rolls-Royce traditionalists sneered at Beatle...

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BMW buys Rolls-Royce name

...grandest name of British motoring, Rolls-Royce, was shaken up Tuesday in a deal...separate German automakers producing Rolls-Royce and Bentley models early in the...announcing plans to create a new Rolls-Royce company, while Volkwswagen AG...

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Rolls-Royce chief quits after Germans split carmaker

LONDON -- The boss of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd. resigned today...deep personal regret" at leaving Rolls-Royce, which has just been purchased...Bentleys. When VW bought the Rolls-Royce factory in Crewe, England, from...

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Rolls-Royce leans toward Volkswagen

...has formidable support for its bid to buy Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd., but Rolls-Royce's parent company conceded Thursday it would...Vickers PLC, the engineering group that owns Rolls-Royce, were set to vote on the sale at a special...

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Volkswagen buys carmaker Rolls-Royce, not name

...Volkswagen AG closed its purchase of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd. today -- but...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...

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Rolls-Royce up for sale

LONDON -- Rolls-Royce, builder of rolling palaces for the...of the world's major automakers. Rolls-Royce has made cars for monarchs, oil sheiks...and its massive radiator grill, a Rolls-Royce is instantly identified by "the Spirit...

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Volkswagen to buy Rolls Royce

...ahead Thursday in the race to buy Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, outbidding rival...PLC said it has agreed to sell Rolls-Royce to VW -- Europe's largest automaker...Volkswagen succeeds in taking over Rolls-Royce, the company might just find...

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BMW buying Rolls-Royce

LONDON -- Rolls-Royce, that very British symbol of elegant...million deal announced Monday. At the Rolls-Royce plant in central England, the workers...Mike Garnett, 41, who started with Rolls-Royce as a teen-age apprentice. "It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/31/bus_225179.shtml
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BMW buys Rolls-Royce, newspaper says

...German automaker BMW is buying Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, beating out rival...PLC, the corporate parent of Rolls-Royce, is expected to announce Monday...But spokesmen for both BMW and Rolls-Royce said they had not received confirmation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/30/bus_225134.shtml
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Rolls-Royce Phantom: expect a smooth, quiet ride

...It's happened at least twice at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars over the past two years...This is the rarefied world of Rolls-Royce, where it can take a year or...delivery charge, of $329,750 - Rolls-Royce set a 15-year record last year...

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