Rolls-Royce develops first electric-powered test vehicle

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SINGAPORE, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Luxury car maker Rolls-Royce, a unit of German auto giant BMW AG , said on Monday it had developed a fully electric-powered car, but did not say when the environmentally-friendly model would enter production. Rolls-Royce said the prototype, dubbed the 102EX and based on its top-end "Phantom" model, will be put through various tests throughout 2011. The normal Phantom is powered by a 6.75 litre 12-cylinder engine, at least three to four times the size of the ...

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