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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is a British company that produces luxury cars. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of BMW. The history Rolls-Royce began as Rolls-Royce Limited, which began producing cars in 1903. The production plant located in the UK at Goodwood is the fifth for Rolls-Royce, dealing with the production of 1904. The previous four were located in London, Manchester, Crewe and Derby.
The distinctive emblem of the brand RR is located on the front of the car changes from red to black in 1934, after the death of Henry Royce occurred in 1933. Phantom III, from 1934 is the first Rolls Royce, which is shown with the black logo and the first car without input from Mr. Royce. In 1998, owners Vickers decided to sell Rolls-Royce Motors.
In this time, the most likely buyer was BMW, who already sold engines and other components for Rolls-Royce cars and Bentley. In the deal include other German carmaker Volkswagen. BMW and Volkswagen take total solution from 1998 to 2002, BMW to continue to supply engines for cars and allow the use of names of VW.
Additional condition in their contract was to stop the January 1, 2003. From that date, only BMW is able to use the name of the cars Rolls-Royce, a division of Volkswagen will produce only cars called Bentley. As a result, in 2003, BMW began opening a new factory to produce cars.