EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: West Sussex; Surrey, East and West Sussex; South East
Location of affected unit(s): Goodwood


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Group: BMW

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-01-2014
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Luxury car maker Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that it will create 100 new jobs at its plant in Goodwood.

According to sources, this is due to increased demand for Rolls-Royce cars. During 2013, demand rose in particular in the Middle East and China.

The company had already announced the creation of another 100 jobs in mid-2013.