The Death of Charles Rolls
Charles Rolls, the "Rolls" in Rolls-Royce, died 100 years ago this fall. Rolls had a passion for transportation in all forms. He was a competitive bicycler, race car driver, hot air balloonist, and pilot under the Wright brothers. To read more about Rolls' adventurous life and his tragic death at the age of 32 see the September 2010 issue of Rolls-Royce the Magazine.