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Meet This Very Un-Typical Rolls-Royce Concept

Author: Daniel-RufiangePublished:  9/14/2021
Meet This Very Un-Typical Rolls-Royce Concept Meet This Very Un-Typical Rolls-Royce Concept

Mention of the Rolls-Royce name usually conjures an image of a super-luxury vehicle, a rolling palace the ostentatiousness of which is as impressive as it is unnecessary.

But that might be forgetting that the English company, which owes its name to two pioneers, Charles Rolls and Henry Royce, was initially an engineering firm, and one that later contributed mightily to advances in aviation with its highly regarded engines.

Yes, it became known to the general public via its luxury cars, but Rolls-Royce has always had other fields of activity.

Which brings us to the vehicle shown here. The Rolls-Royce Haul Truck Concept is an eye-opener, because this monster, of the sort normally used in mining operations, is equipped with a hybrid system that aims to reduce C02 emissions by 20-to-30 percent.

Rolls-Royce is presenting this concept at MINExpo 2021 through its Power Systems business unit.

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