The future of the Rolls-Royce and Bentley marques is far from settled says, Adrian Hallmark, a member of the board of directors for Volkswagen AG-owned Rolls-Royce and Bentley Motor Cars Ltd. in Crewe, U.K. Mr. Hallmark says negotiations continue with BMW AG, now scheduled to assume ownership of the Rolls-Royce brand on January 1, 2003. Priority areas under discussion involve: Whether Crewe will continue to manufacture the Rolls Silver Seraph for BMW after ownership changes hands. How ...

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