Rolls-Royce & Bentley Motor Cars Ltd. has begun a slow ramp up in employment at its Crewe, U.K., facility in preparation for a dramatic increase in production during the next several years. Although the prestige car maker loses rights to the Rolls-Royce name at the end of 2003 to BMW AG, the Bentley brand will see a rapid build up. The company plans to increase car production from this year's 2,000-unit level to 9,500 by 2005. That entire amount would be all Bentleys. A spokesman for ...

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