Business expansion
United Kingdom
South East; Surrey; East and West Sussex
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.10 - Manufacture of motor vehicles

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
17 July 2013
Employment effect (start)
18 July 2013
Foreseen end date
31 December 2013


British luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, subsidiary of the BMW group, is to create about 100 jobs at its headquarters in Goodwood, by the end of 2013.

As announced almost half of the new jobs are in the areas of marketing, sales, after sales, public relations and bespoke services whereas the other half refers to its engineering and manufacturing activities linked with the production of a new model (Wraith).

The job creation is due to the incresing sales during the last 3 years, the expansion of its manufacturing plant and the launch of a new model.

The British government has welcomed the announcement. In addition the company has announced job creation in other regional sites all over the world.

For previous restructuring see Rolls-Royce-UK2009.


  • 17 July 2013: BBC Website
  • 17 July 2013: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars (press release)


Eurofound (2013), Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 75677, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/75677.