Rolls Royce

  • Rolls-Royce to launch Ghost Series II in India by November 30-03-2014 04:00 PM

    The Rolls-Royce Ghost series II was showcased at the recently concluded Geneva Motor Show. The new Ghost will be launched in the UK by mid-2014 and in the Indian market by November. The new model does not have major exterior changes and has little to distinguish on the outside from...
  • CBI registers preliminary enquiry in Rolls Royce bribery case 21-03-2014 08:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday registered a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) into alleged bribery in the Rs 10,000 crore deal for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) by London-based Rolls Royce. The agency has named unknown officials of HAL, owner of Aashmore Private...
  • 5-day Hyderabad air show to start on Wednesday 11-03-2014 05:42 PM

    Mumbai: The fourth edition of the Hyderabad international air show will kick off on Wednesday, which is likely to see signing of some big ticket deals by the domestic aviation players. The show, with the theme 'Enhancing Air Connectivity' is being jointly organised by the aviation ministry and industry body...
  • Rolls Royce to return to govt Rs 18 cr paid to commission agents 10-03-2014 12:36 AM

    Facing the heat of a CBI probe in an alleged bribery scandal, British firm Rolls Royce has written to the state-owned HAL that it was ready to return Rs 18 crore paid by it to its commission agents to the government. The Defence Ministry ordered a CBI probe into Rolls...
  • Rolls Royce denies using middlemen for HAL deal: Sources 04-03-2014 08:31 AM

    New Delhi: A day after the Defence Ministry put on hold all existing and future deals with Rolls Royce pending a CBI probe ordered into allegations of bribery and engaging middlemen in contracts worth Rs 10,000 crore for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, sources now say...
  • Defence Ministry puts deals with Rolls Royce on hold 03-03-2014 08:40 PM

    The Defence Ministry has put on hold all existing and future deals with Rolls Royce pending a CBI probe ordered into allegations of bribery and engaging middlemen in contracts worth Rs 10,000 crore for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned HAL. The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has also been asked...
  • BJP demands court-monitored probe into Rolls Royce contract 03-03-2014 06:44 PM

    BJP on Monday demanded a court- monitored probe into alleged bribery in the purchase of Rolls -Royce aircraft engine and targeted the government once again on the issue of corruption in this context. The party was not satisfied with the CBI probe ordered by the Defence Minister alleging the government...
  • Antony orders CBI probe into bribery charges in HAL deal 02-03-2014 10:48 PM

    New Delhi: A new potential scam has emerged with Defence Minister AK Antony ordering a CBI probe into allegations of bribery into a Rs 10,000 crore deal for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) by London-based Rolls Royce company. The deal relates to supply of engines...
  • India-born millionaire's arrest shakes up UK politics 16-02-2014 10:15 AM

    London: The arrest of an India-born businessman and his son as part of a probe by the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) into allegations of bribery at aerospace and defence major Rolls-Royce has shaken the corridors of power in Britain. Multi-millionaire Sudhir Choudhrie and his son Bhanu, well-known as major...
  • Snapshot: Priyanka Chopra arrives at Zee Cine Awards in her new Rolls Royce car 09-02-2014 11:46 AM

    If you have it, flaunt it. Proud owner of a Rolls Royce car, actress Priyanka Chopra arrived in style for the Zee Cine Awards. The actress, who bought the car in December 2013, made heads turn as she arrived in the luxury car on Saturday night for the event. Dressed...
  • Indian-origin woman to help specialist engineers build world's fastest car in UK 27-08-2013 09:26 AM

    A 29-year-old Indian-origin woman from South Africa is set to join the team of specialist engineers building the world's fastest car in the UK. Beverly Singh, a mechanical engineer from Port Elizabeth, will help design the Bloodhound supersonic car, currently being built by a team of about 30 engineers in...
  • Rolls Royce launches Wraith in India at Rs 4.6 crore 19-08-2013 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: Ultra luxury car maker Rolls Royce launched its 'Wraith' model with a price starting at Rs 4.6 crore in India, as part of its expansion plans in the country. The company, which currently sells Phantom and Ghost models in the country, is also looking to expand its dealerships...
  • New Rolls-Royce Wraith coming to India in August 22-07-2013 05:28 PM

    ere is a massive piece of news for all the Rolls-Royce fans in India. The 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith is set for an August launch. The British maker of iconic cars like the Phantom and Ghost has confirmed the launch of its latest - the Wraith: a car that effuses luxury,...
  • Maharaja's tiger hunting Rolls may fetch $1 mn 27-07-2011 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: Auction house Bonhams will put under the hammer a rare Rolls Royce Phantom modified for tiger hunting by an Indian maharaja during the days of the British Raj, featuring a mounted machine gun and a cannon, that may fetch up to $ 1 million. The custom-made 1925 Rolls...
  • Qantas flight returns after engine shutdown 20-05-2011 09:46 AM

    Melbourne: A London-bound Qantas plane carrying 308 passengers was on Friday forced to return to Bangkok after take-off due to an engine shut down, the latest incident related to a Rolls-Royce engine. The Boeing 747 flight returned to Bangkok on Friday morning after pilots shut down one of four engines...
  • Overdrive: the Geneva motor show, the Budget 2011 06-03-2011 02:07 PM

    This week, 'Overdrive' takes you to the Geneva motor show and also discusses the automobile market post the Budget 2011. ...
  • Overdrive: All new Rolls Royce Ghost 19-12-2010 06:55 PM

    On this episode of Overdrive, we bring to you the baby of the Rolls Royce-Ghost and much more. ...
  • Qantas slaps notice against Trent 900 engines 02-12-2010 03:11 PM

    Melbourne: Superjumbo A380, world's flying wonder has manufacturing defects in its Trent engines that could lead to "catastrophic engine failures" in flight, Australian Flight Safety officials have warned. The officials have recommended that the airlines who are flying the superjumbos that use Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines to carry out more...
  • Legends on wheels: Rolls Royce Ghost, Freelander 2 05-12-2009 07:34 PM

    Overdrive reviews two new cars in the Indian market. ...
  • Rolls-Royce to slash up to 2,000 jobs 20-11-2008 06:47 PM

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  • Mystery of Bachchans' imported cars 11-02-2007 11:52 PM

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  • Bachchans' cars a tax-saving ploy 09-02-2007 02:03 AM

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  • Big B gifted Rs 3.5 cr Rolls Royce 07-02-2007 10:44 PM

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  • Rolls-Royce for new maharajas 16-01-2007 04:09 PM

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