Rolls-Royce Motors chief steps down unexpectedly

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FRANKFURT, May 26 (Reuters) - Tony Gott has unexpectedly resigned as Chairman and Chief Executive of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd, the luxury carmaker's parent Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) said on Wednesday. It said it had accepted the resignation and appointed Karl-Heinz Kalbfell to replace Gott, 48, who had held the spot since 2002. A BMW spokesman said Gott was leaving for personal reasons and had not been asked to go. "The goal of selling 1,000 vehicles has not changed. It has ...

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