TVR Car News: Industry News

  • TVR founder Trevor Wilkinson dies

    09 June 2008 by Dimitri Pesin

    Trevor Wilkinson, the founder of TVR, has died in hospital aged 85. He was the driving force behind the Blackpool performance car brand, which bore his name and went on to become famous for producing...

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  • TVR interview exclusive

    05 March 2007 by Ken Gibson

    The TVR saga has taken another twist. Young Russian millionaire Nikolai Smolenski has bought back the collapsed sports car maker and gone into business with two Americans. We've interviewed them...

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  • TVR sold

    22 February 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Russian businessman Nikolai Smolenski is back in charge of the failed TVR business - and looks set to move production abroad. The deal was announced on Thursday evening, after the administrators PKF...

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  • TVR sale latest

    08 February 2007 by Tim Pollard

    More than 30 parties have expressed an interest in buying the remnants of TVR, the sports car maker which crashed into administration over Christmas - and the factory could move to Asia. Administrator...

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  • TVR goes off the rails

    02 January 2007 by Tim Pollard

    British sportscar manufacturer TVR is fighting for survival after crashing into administration over Christmas. Blackpool Automotive Ltd, TVR's manufacturing arm, has stopped building cars at the...

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  • TVR to shut British factory

    18 October 2006 by Phil McNamara

    Sports car maker TVR announced today that its Blackpool factory will close, with the loss of 260 jobs. But the company vows that the brand will live on though, with production moving overseas. The...

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