The boss of luxury car maker Rolls-Royce today said that the company was committed to a future in the UK, adding that demand for the firm’s vehicles has come back after the coronavirus lockdown.
Speaking with Reuters as Rolls-Royce launched a new £250,000 car, Torsten Muller-Otvos described the firm as one of the “crown jewels” of British industry.
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Although many car makers have been considering the future of their operations in this country due to the UK’s imminent departure from the EU, Muller-Otvos said the firm had no plans to move out of Britain.
“We are committed to Britain. I would even call us being part of the British industrial crown jewels. For that reason, Rolls-Royce belongs to Britain”, he said.
The firm, which is owned by German auto giant BMW, was the first car