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APL Moves Rolls Royce & Bentley Motor Cars to the 2001 NAIAS

19 January 2001

APL Moves Rolls Royce & Bentley Motor Cars to the 2001 North American International Auto Show
    DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 18 Two opening-night attendees admire
one of the premier Rolls Royce automobiles moved from Felixstowe, England to
New York by premier transportation provider APL in time for the black-tie gala
of the North American International Auto Show ( The show is
now taking place in Detroit (through January 21).
    APL's Trans-Atlantic service carried four luxury vehicles from Felixstowe
to New York in eight days, in two separate containers, during the hectic
holiday period and in time for the show that is visited by more than
800,000 visitors from the public and media. The first container held a Bentley
Continental and one Rolls Royce Silver Seraph and the second container held a
Bentley limousine and a Bentley Azure. The cars were transloaded for truck
delivery last week to Livonia, Michigan just outside of Detroit. It was the
first time APL moved cars for Rolls Royce & Bentley Motor Cars Inc.
    APL's Trans-Atlantic services were reorganized last year as part of the
company's strategic plan to increase its presence in Europe generally and in
the Northern Europe trade in particular. The new service offers broader port
coverage and faster transit times.