CREWE, the U.K. — The future of the Rolls-Royce and Bentley marques is far from settled, says Adrian Hallmark, a member of the board of directors of Rolls-Royce and Bentley Motor Cars Inc. Negotiations, he says, continue with BMW AG, which now is scheduled to assume ownership of the Rolls-Royce brand on Jan. 1, 2003. Priority areas under discussion include: Whether Crewe will continue to manufacture the Silver Seraph for BMW once the Munich firm takes over ownership of the brand. How ...

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