In a new plant three miles (5 km) from the North Sea in southern England, production has begun on the ’04 Rolls-Royce that goes on sale in the spring. Artist rendering of new Rolls complex in Goodwood. The Rolls plant sits on a 40-acre (16-ha) site carved out of the sprawling 12,000-acre (4,856-ha) estate owned by Lord Charles March in Goodwood. The greenfield operations consist of four buildings whose roofs sprout greenery so they’ll better blend in with the countryside. ...

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