Rolls-Royce has completed the acquisition of Siemens’ electric and hybrid-electric aerospace propulsion activities, a deal initially announced in June.
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Rolls-Royce wants to partner with the Brandenburg Technical University to pioneer the development of novel hybrid-electric propulsion systems.
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