24 June 2010

Rolls Royce

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Another product eponym is found in the famed automotive manufacturer Rolls-Royce.

Stuart Rolls and Henry Royce, one a motor enthusiast and the other an engineering genius, lent their names to the cars.

Rolls-Royce Limited was a British car and aero-engine manufacturing company founded by Charles Stewart Rolls and Henry Royce in 1906.

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In 1884, Henry Royce started an electrical and mechanical business. He made his first car, a two-cylinder Royce 10, in his Manchester factory in 1904, and was introduced to Charles Rolls at the Midland Hotel in Manchester on 4 May of that year. Rolls was proprietor of an early motor car dealership, C.S.Rolls & Co. in Fulham.

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