Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce

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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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2022
2 Dec 2022

Thermal Management for Electric Vehicles 2023-2033

IDTechEx Report: Dr James Edmondson, Dr Richard Collins and Luke Gear
9 Nov 2022

Materials Informatics 2023-2033

IDTechEx Report: Sam Dale and Dr Richard Collins
19 Oct 2022

Spectre Unveiled: Rolls-Royce's First Fully Electric Car

In 1900, Rolls-Royce co-founder, Charles Rolls, prophesised an electric future for the motor car. Having acquired an electric vehicle named The Columbia Electric Carriage, he foresaw its suitability as a clean, noiseless alternative to the internal combustion engine - providing there was sufficient infrastructure to support it.
6 Oct 2022

Polymer Additive Manufacturing 2023-2033: Technology and Market Outlook

IDTechEx Report: Sona Dadhania
29 Sep 2022

Rolls-Royce SMR

Rolls-Royce SMR is developing a pressurized water reactor-based nuclear small modular reactor (SMR). Compared to other SMR projects, the approach is relatively conservative and the power output is large. IDTechEx attended CEO Tom Samson's presentation at the 2022 World Nuclear Symposium.
8 Aug 2022

Electric Cars 2023-2043

IDTechEx Report: Luke Gear, Dr James Edmondson, Dr James Jeffs, Shazan Siddiqi and Dr Alex Holland
2 Aug 2022

3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing 2023-2033: Technology and Market Outlook

IDTechEx Report: Sona Dadhania
21 Jul 2022

Rolls-Royce and Hyundai Cooperate on Air Mobility

Rolls-Royce and Hyundai Motor Group are to collaborate on bringing all-electric propulsion and hydrogen fuel cell technology to the Advanced Air Mobility market. The partnership will leverage Rolls-Royce's aviation and certification capabilities and Hyundai Motor Group's hydrogen fuel cell technologies and industrialisation capability.
14 Jul 2022

Rolls-Royce Advances Hybrid-Electric Flight

Rolls-Royce announces the development of turbogenerator technology, which includes a new small engine designed for hybrid-electric applications. The system will be an on-board power source with scalable power offerings and will complement the Rolls-Royce Electrical propulsion portfolio, enabling extended range on sustainable aviation fuels and later as it comes available through hydrogen combustion.
13 Jul 2022

Graphene Market & 2D Materials Assessment 2023-2033

IDTechEx Report: Dr Richard Collins and Dr Conor O'Brien
20 May 2022

Vikaso Robotics

Vikaso Robotics is a UK-based company specializing in integrating robotics systems with end-effectors. As a system integrator, Vikaso has established a number of clients including Cummins, BMW, and many others.
5 May 2022

Electric Vehicles: Land, Sea & Air 2022-2042

IDTechEx Report: Luke Gear, Dr Alex Holland, Dr James Edmondson and Shazan Siddiqi
4 Apr 2022

First A380 Powered by 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel Takes to the Sky

Airbus has performed a first A380 flight powered by 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel. Airbus' A380 test aircraft MSN 1 took off from Blagnac Airport, Toulouse, France. The flight lasted about three hours, operating one Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine on 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel
30 Mar 2022

Rapid Charge Points - The Concerns in Today's EV Charging Technology

Petalite, is an award-winning1 electric vehicle charging company that has dedicated six years in R&D to purely solving reliability and cost issues in standard public charge points, engineering a new technology called SDC from the ground-up. They are now highlighting that rapid charging technology needs to change to achieve the 99% reliability the UK government is demanding to avoid penalties for charge point owners.
16 Feb 2022

Rolls-Royce and Luxaviation Collaborate on Veriports

Rolls-Royce and the Luxaviation Group plan to collaborate on leading the development and deployment of Advanced Air Mobility. Rolls-Royce will provide electrification solutions, maintenance support services, and digital solutions for Luxaviation Group's planned network of vertiports.
2021
22 Nov 2021

Spirit of Innovation Claims to be World's Fastest All-Electric Vehicle

Rolls Royce believes their all-electric 'Spirit of Innovation' aircraft is the world's fastest all-electric aircraft, setting three new world records. During its record-breaking runs, the aircraft clocked up a maximum speed of 623 km/h (387.4 mph) which Rolls Royce believse makes the 'Spirit of Innovation' the world's fastest all-electric vehicle.
16 Nov 2021

University of Sheffield, ITM Power Announce Green Hydrogen Gigafactory

The University of Sheffield and ITM Power have launched a pioneering collaboration to advance the hydrogen sector, including an agreement for a new ITM Gigafactory and a joint plan to launch a National Hydrogen Research, Innovation and Skills Centre.
8 Nov 2021

Smart City Materials, Systems, Markets 2022-2042

IDTechEx Report:
1 Oct 2021

Rolls-Royce to go Fully Electric in 2030

In an historic announcement, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced that on-road testing of its first fully electric motor car is imminent.
23 Sep 2021

Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles 2022-2032

IDTechEx Report: Dr James Edmondson and Luke Gear