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20Rolls-Royce announces Torsten Mueller as new CEO

Outgoing Rolls-Royce CEO Tom Purves (left) and incoming CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös (right) – Click above for high-res images

22CONFIRMED: Rolls-Royce RR4 getting 500+HP turbo V12, 8-speed gearbox

Rolls-Royce 200EX Geneva debut – Click above for high-res image gallery

6BMW North America Chairman to become Rolls-Royce CEO

Tom Purves, Chairman of BMW North America, is getting a new desk -- one that is adorned with a silver Flying Lady. As of July 1, Purves will take over as the CEO of BMW's Rolls-Royce brand in Goodwood, England. Replacing Tom Purves as the CEO of BMW's North American Unit will be Jim O'Donnell, who has occupied the No. 2 seat since the beginning of this month.

10BMW's expansion, diesel proliferation

During yesterday's press conference, BMW confirmed much of what's already been known or assumed, including the upcoming production of the X6 and its subsequent launch in 2008, as well as its plan to grow the number of diesel-powered vehicles it sells in the US over the next two years.

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