The Rolls-Royce Story

The Rolls-Royce Story

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For generations, people the world over have been intrigued by the magic of the hand-built motor cars created by the world's most skilled craftsmen and women. Their workmanship and world-class engineering made Rolls-Royce the benchmark for quality and excellence. The supreme accolade for other products was to be described as `the Rolls-Royce of.....' Ironically, the company that became the symbol of privilege and luxury was founded by a self-taught engineer, Frederick Henry Royce, son of a Lincolnshire farmer, who started working at age 10 to help his widowed mother make ends meet. Obsessed with perfection in every task, he proclaimed that `nothing is ever right or good enough' yet he produced the finest motor cars the world had ever seen. Owners range from royalty and billionaires to Hollywood stars and the just plain rich. They shared one aim - to own the very best.
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  • Electronic book text
  • The History Press Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • 0752485741
  • 9780752485744

About Reg Abbiss

Reg Abbiss is a British-trained journalist who worked for BBC News for 11 years. His assignments ranged from Alaskan North Slope oilfields to covering the Vietnam War. He was news anchor and reporter with Speedvision TV Network, USA, for 3 years, and was the spokesman for Rolls-Royce and Bentley Motor Cars International, based in the United States, for 16 years.
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