Archive for October, 2012

The road to export

Monday, October 8th, 2012

There are few brands more globally recognisable and synonymous with luxury than Rolls-Royce. Starting production in 1904 after a meeting at Manchester's centrally located Midland Hotel, Charles Rolls and Sir Henry Royce went on to form one of the world's strongest brands of the last century. A historically high price point ...

Reining in the horseless carriage

Monday, October 8th, 2012

It is now six years since Mercedes-Benz launched the well visited Mercedes-Benz World near Weybridge in Surrey, UK. Located on the site of the world's first purpose built motorsport venue, the famous Brooklands banked race circuit near London which opened in 1907. Both the car company and location are synonymous with ...