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Rolls Royce Joins List of Companies Pretending Flying Taxis Will Ever Exist

We thought Rolls Royce, maker of very important and complicated real things that lives depend upon, would know better than this, but no. It has decided to generate a bit of publicity for itself by telling serious flight industry enthusiasts at the Farnborough Airshow that it is developing a system that'll be used in flying taxis by the early 2020s. You're more likely to see sausages flying home from the supermarket using bacon as wings. Read More >>

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Rolls-Royce Bets Posh Money on Supercapacitors

Supercapacitor is the new exciting word of the future. It's a potential replacement for lithium batteries, a power storage option that offers massive benefits including thousands of times the capacity in the same footprint, vastly quicker charging times and zero potential for catching on fire. If only it was real yet. Read More >>

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‘The Great Eight Phantoms’ Is A London Exhibition Of Rolls-Royce Magnificence

In the last 92 years, Rolls-Royce has made a storied line-up of amazing motor cars. I've driven one and it's not an experience I'll forget. But the Phantom is the most storied of them all, and Rolls-Royce is turning its eight great models into an exhibition open to the public in London's Mayfair. Read More >>

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Someone Tell Me Rolls-Royce’s Mind-Boggling Self-Driving Car is an Elaborate Joke

Where do we even start with this one? Rolls-Royce has entered the driverless game with the unveiling of the Vision Next 100, a 5.9m concept car that puts all others to shame. We think. Read More >>

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Futuristic Rolls-Royce Designed Ship Bridge Has Incredible Cockpit

Norwegian shipping company Simon Møkster Shipping got a brand new offshore platform supply vessel back in August. That might not mean anything to you, but the ship’s bridge is the first to tout a new type of ergonomic design created by Rolls-Royce. It looks like an amazing place to work. Read More >>

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A New Dawn: Rolls Royce Unveils New Luxury Car

Rolls Royce has a long lineage of tagging its cars with ethereal monikers. Over the years the luxury car company has produced the likes of the Silver Seraph, the Ghost, the Wraith and the Phantom. It's almost as though someone over in their marketing department is pitching character ideas at Marvel. Read More >>

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This is the Future of Autonomous Shipping According to Rolls-Royce

Meet the oX. That's the name given to the concept that Rolls-Royce believes is the future of shipping, with autonomous ocean-going vessels becoming a reality by 2025. Read More >>

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This Rolls-Royce Tanker is a School Bus for Salmon

Fresh fish tends to spoil fast, even when kept on ice. So to keep schools of farm-raised fish at the peak of freshness (read: still swimming) during their trip to shore for processing, Rolls-Royce is building the world's largest mobile aquarium. Read More >>

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Rolls-Royce Is Going to 3D Print Its Airplane Engine Parts

Everyone loves talking about 3D printing, but now it's really hitting the big time: Rolls-Royce has decided that it's going to use the technology to help make its airplane engines. Read More >>

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Dirty Protest “Brings People Together” at Rolls-Royce Factory

As far as workplace pranks go, smearing shit all over the place isn't the most endearing thing you can do. In fact, it'll probably get you on the fast-track to being sectioned. But a series of dirty protests at the Rolls-Royce factory in Patchway, Bristol, is having an unexpected effect -- it's bringing workers together. Read More >>

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Awesome Time Lapse Shows How Rolls-Royce Builds Its Jet Engines

The 152,455-piece Lego Rolls-Royce Trent engine may be the most complex Lego machine ever built, but it's nothing compared to the real thing. This awe-inspiring time lapse video shows how they build the turbo-fan engine that powers some of the most popular airliners in the world, including the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Read More >>

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Watch the 152,455-piece Lego Rolls-Royce Engine In Action

Holy bucket of bricks — that 152,455-piece, 307-kg, 2m-long Lego Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine doesn't only look insane — it also moves! Watch the most complicated Lego machine in action. Read More >>

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152,455-Piece Rolls-Royce Engine Is the Most Complex Lego Machine Ever Built

152,455 Lego bricks, 677 pounds (307 kilograms) and 6.56 feet long (2 metres) -- that's how amazing this Lego cut-out of a Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine is. It has over 160 separate engine components just arranged like the engine that power the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Read More >>