Rolls-Royce set to create 100 jobs

Rolls-Royce set to create 100 jobs

Rolls-Royce is creating 100 jobs in Sussex.

This follows the car giant announcing a fourth successive year of record sales.

The new posts will be created at the marque's UK centre in Goodwood, primarily in manufacturing positions.

Over 3,630 vehicles were delivered to owners last year, with sales expansions seen across many parts of the globe.

The Middle East (up 17%) and China (11%) saw the largest rises, but robust sales were also reported in Germany, Japan and Canada.

Rolls-Royce announced that last year was another record year for requests to personalise vehicles.

These ranged from in-car fridges and jewellery boxes to a family crest.

Torsten Muller-Otvos, chief executive of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, said: "We have reported a strong year and have maintained our position at the pinnacle of the super-luxury market."

Business Secretary Vince Cable said: "Rolls-Royce's impressive sales record and the new jobs they have created É reflects the rising success of the British car industry."

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