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November 19, 1997 | KAREN KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After spending nearly 5 years and $24 million to develop an engine technology that it promised would revolutionize the auto industry, Rosen Motors will close its doors on Friday because it couldn't persuade any major car manufacturers to buy into its vision. Launched in 1993 by Harold Rosen, a renowned aerospace engineer, and his brother Ben, a legendary venture capitalist and chairman of Compaq Computer Corp., Rosen Motors aimed to develop a turbine-flywheel powertrain for passenger cars.
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November 19, 1997 | KAREN KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After spending nearly 5 years and $24 million to develop an engine technology that it promised would revolutionize the auto industry, Rosen Motors will close its doors on Friday because it couldn't persuade any major car manufacturers to buy into its vision. Launched in 1993 by Harold Rosen, a renowned aerospace engineer, and his brother Ben, a legendary venture capitalist and chairman of Compaq Computer Corp., Rosen Motors aimed to develop a turbine-flywheel powertrain for passenger cars.
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July 25, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Compaq Boss Eyes Autos: Rosen Motors, a Woodland Hills-based firm founded three years ago by venture capitalist and Compaq Computer Corp. Chairman Ben Rosen, promises to unveil a new automotive powertrain in September based on a flywheel-turbine system. Rosen and his brother, Harold, a former Hughes Aircraft executive who is president of the company, describe it as a hybrid electric powertrain for gasoline-fueled cars.
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July 25, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Compaq Boss Eyes Autos: Rosen Motors, a Woodland Hills-based firm founded three years ago by venture capitalist and Compaq Computer Corp. Chairman Ben Rosen, promises to unveil a new automotive powertrain in September based on a flywheel-turbine system. Rosen and his brother, Harold, a former Hughes Aircraft executive who is president of the company, describe it as a hybrid electric powertrain for gasoline-fueled cars.
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