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Rolls-Royce is a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, and has established a strong position in global markets - civil aerospace, defence aerospace, marine and energy.
 
Rolls-Royce employs over 39,000 people in 50 countries. Over 11,000 of these employees are engineers.
 
In 2010, Rolls-Royce invested £923 million on research and development, two thirds of which had the objective of further improving the environmental aspects of its products, in particular the reduction of emissions.
 
Annual underlying revenues were over £10.8 billion in 2010, of which more than half came from the provision of services. The firm and announced order book stood at £59.2 billion at 31 December 2010.
 
Rolls-Royce civil aerospace business powers over 30 types of commercial aircraft and has a strong position in all sectors of the market: wide-body, narrow-body and corporate and regional aircraft. Over 13,000 engines are currently in service with 650 airlines, freight operators and lessors and 4,000 corporate operators.
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2018
7 Dec

World's first fully autonomous Ferry demonstrated

Rolls-Royce and Finnish state-owned ferry operator Finferries have successfully demonstrated the world's first fully autonomous ferry in the archipelago south of the city of Turku, Finland.
6 Dec

Learnings from Battery & Energy Day Two

The event Battery & Energy Dec 4-5 Coventry University ended with a second day of presentations and discussion panels.
26 Nov

BMW: A million printed components in just ten years

At the BMW Group, the use of 3D-printed components is on the rise. Over the last decade alone, the company produced a million parts by this innovative method, and this year output from the BMW Group Additive Manufacturing Center is expected to reach over 200,000 components — a 42 percent increase on last year's total.
10 Oct

Rolls-Royce expands its position in the microgrid market

Rolls-Royce is investing in Qinous GmbH, a global provider of innovative energy storage and control systems, and adding turnkey microgrids to the portfolio.
5 Sep

MTU Onsite Energy

MTU Onsite Energy are a manufacturer and supplier of diesel and natural gas fueled generator sets.
20 Aug

Rolls-Royce launches new battery system for ships

Rolls-Royce is launching a lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships. The gain for the ship owners is a clean, safe and cost-efficient complete system.
23 Jul

Rolls Royce swarm robots to inspect engines

An exciting vision of how robotics could be used to revolutionise the future of engine maintenance.
24 Apr

Environmental upgrade of cruise ships

Norwegian expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten has signed a Letter of Intent with Rolls-Royce for a major environmental upgrade programme to hybrid power. The main engines on up to nine cruise ships will switch from diesel to gas power and the upgrade will also include installation of a hybrid battery system.
21 Apr

Ilika Technologies

28 Mar

Rolls Royce to explore potential of high energy storage technology

Rolls-Royce has signed a collaboration agreement with UK-based technology start-up Superdielectrics Ltd to explore the potential of using polymers with recently discovered remarkable properties to create next generation high energy storage technology.
16 Feb

Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting 2018-2028: Applications, Markets, Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Raghu Das
13 Feb

Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
17 Jan

Triboelectric Energy Harvesting (TENG) 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
12 Jan

Manned Electric Aircraft 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
2017
19 Dec

Alvant Ltd

Alvant (formerly Composite Metal Technology) are manufacturers of continuous fibre reinforced aluminium matrix composites (CFR-AMC). Jack Taylor (Commercial Manager) was interviewed by IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins.
4 Dec

Good and Bad EV and Off Grid Forecasting

Analysts IDTechEx find that there are several indicators of dramatic change in the land, water and air vehicles increasingly made and operated by the same companies. The Chinese are clearer about this than most. This article explains this stance.
21 Nov

Composites Horizons

Composites Horizons is a company that manufacture polymer and ceramic high-temperature composite parts. IDTechEx analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed Jeff Hynes (CEO).
27 Oct

Electric Vehicles 2018-2038: Forecasts, Analysis and Opportunities

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Franco Gonzalez
13 Oct

Rolls-Royce and Google Cloud to help make autonomous ships a reality

Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with Google to develop further its intelligent awareness systems which are making existing vessels safer and are essential to making autonomous ships a reality.
13 Oct

Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles Land, Water & Air 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
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