Established in 1973 Rolls-Royce Motors is now operating, as two separate companies that are controlled by two different well know automotive entities. As of January 2003 BMW would have all rights to the name Rolls-Royce under the name Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and Volkswagen Group under Rolls-Royce Motors, renamed Bentley Motors Limited has all rights to produce and build all "Bentley" branded automobiles.