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    Report: TVR to roar back in 2015 with two-car lineup
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    TVR has come back from the dead after being on ice since 2006 when the company's then-owner, Russian billionaire Nikolai Smolensky, couldn't find a buyer for this characterful British carmaker. Smolensky had resisted bidders for a long time, but a group of investors led by Les Edgar recently made ...

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    Report: TVR finally poised for a dramatic return? [w/videos]
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    TVR, the British cottage industry builder of hair-on-fire, purists' sports cars like the Sagaris, Tuscan, and Cerbera flamed out in spectacular fashion back in 2006, leaving a hole in the the hearts of enthusiasts far larger than its meager output might suggest. The company behind the brilliantly ...

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    TVR's trademarks swiped from teenage Russian owner
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    The iconic British auto brand TVR will almost certainly not be making any more vehicles in the U.K. Instead, as the Independent reports, future models will most likely be built in Asia. Why? Because, Nikolai Smolensky, known as the "Baby oligarch," split off an administration arm from the company ...

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    FOR SALE: TVR needs new owner to stay alive
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    A brief report on TopGear.com reveals that the British sports car builder TVR has been "placed in adminitstration," which we believe is Brit for something akin to Chapter 11. The report states that administrators PKF (UK) intends to sell the automaker to keep it alive. TVR was purchased by Russian ...

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    Would the sale of Jaguar involve Land Rover, too?
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    Auto analysts are taking the hiring of Wall Street investment banker Kenneth Leet by Ford as a signal that the automaker is considering some drastic moves to get back in black. Chief among them is possibly selling off Jaguar, which of the four members of Ford's Premier Automotive Group, has shown ...

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