Trevor Wilkinson built his first car in 1947. Together with his partner Jack Pickard he started the company "TVR
Engineering" (TVR = TreVorR). In 1962 Wilkinson and Pickard left the company. Ownerships of TVR:
1965-1981 Martin Lilley, 1981-2004 Peter Wheeler, 2004-today Nikolay Smolensky. In 2012 the end of the production was confirmed.