TURIN – BMW AG will not waste a second when it receives rights to the Rolls-Royce name from Volkswagen AG on Jan. 1, 2003. Well-placed sources say that BMW plans in the first minutes of the new year to unveil the all-new Rolls-Royce at its Goodwood, U.K., plant. (see related story: BMW Hires Former Rolls-Royce Chief) The details are sketchy. All that is known is the new luxury limousine will be a “major step” above the BMW 7-Series. The new Rolls-Royce will be presented to the ...
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