Bribery. Corruption. An $809 million settlement. It's a scandal no automaker would want to be a part of. The good news for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is that it had absolutely nothing to do with it. The bad news is that the company that did is also called Rolls-Royce.
Rolls-Royce released pictures of the prototype that will be used to develop the brand's first SUV-styled vehicle due to launch in 2018. The prototype will now be tested under winter and desert conditions.
The Park Place Bodywerks shop and its two satellite locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex exude the same upscale feel as the dealership group's 17 luxury-brand retail outlets. The shops reflect a decade of growth and multiple redesigns of the work space.
Ford, Volvo and Rolls-Royce are among the automakers skipping the Paris auto show as the once-unmissable event succumbs to changes sweeping the auto industry. Instead of spending millions to woo consumers to crowded exhibition centers, companies are reaching out to buyers where they like to spend time -- on Instagram and blogs.