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15/03/1906 UK luxury car maker Rolls-Royce is founded

Rolls-Royce Limited owned a British luxury car and aero-engine manufacturing business founded by Charles Stewart Rolls and Frederick Henry Royce. Rolls-Royce Limited was incorporated as a vehicle for their ownership of their Rolls-Royce business.


  • Essentials 

  • Motor cars 

  • Postwar diversification 

  • Aero engines 

  • RB211—the 1971 receivership and nationalisation 

  • 1973 Rolls-Royce Motors 

  • 1987 privatisation 

  • Products