Wednesday, July 6, 2022
News Rolls Royce Will Reveal its Electrification Strategy Tomorrow

Rolls Royce Will Reveal its Electrification Strategy Tomorrow

Rolls-Royce will embrace the future by introducing its first electric car by 2030

  • The brand had already announced it will build its first electric car by 2030

  • Rolls Royce is expected to go straight from gasoline to electric power, skipping hybrid powertrains.

  • The company is confident its founders would have approved this decision

Rolls Royce is one of the most prestigious automakers in the world and its cars have a rich history and tradition, but that doesn’t mean the company will be left in the past.

Tomorrow (September 29), Rolls Royce will publicly reveal its strategy concerning electrification and the future of the company.

The BMW-owned British company has already teased electric cars a few times during the last two decades, but this is the first time it will actually commit to shift its production to electric vehicles.

The introduction of an electric Rolls-Royce, planned for 2030, will mark the first time the brand will build a car without a V12 engine since 2003.

One of the attributes traditionally associated with the company is the smoothness and the quietness of its powertrains, both can also be applied to electric vehicles.

Rolls Royce even stated that due to these qualities, its founders would have chosen electricity to power their cars if the technology would have allowed it in the 1910s.

Incidentally, Sir Henry Royce was involved with the production of electrical components before he started his own company with the help of Charles Rolls, who himself owned an electric car as soon as 1898.

The first electric car from Rolls-Royce will be a culmination of development work that began in 2011, according to the automaker.

Since the two companies are related, electric Rolls-Royce models could share some of their engineering with BMW’s EVs, especially the i7 luxury sedan that should be introduced shortly.

Trending Now

Cadillac and Buick to Lead GM’s EV Plans

Both will sell only EVs by 2030. GM as a whole will make only EVs by 2035. We’ve just returned from test driving the...

The Toyota Crown Will be Unveiled on July 15

The Crown has been Toyota’s top-of-the-line model in Japan for many years (with the exception of the Century) This model could be sold...

Toyota has Run Out of US EV Tax Credits

They have sold their 200,000th EV in the US. They now join Tesla and GM who’ve already run out of credits. The question is...

General Motors will Train Police and Fire Departments to Fight EV Fires

Lithium battery fires are often dangerous and difficult to control Many fire departments and first responders lack training in relation to EVs The...

The Average New Vehicle Monthly Payment is $712 in the US

New car prices have been rising consistently over the last year. This amount excludes insurance, maintenance, fuel, and other expenses. If you’re shopping for...


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.