Mike Wheeler is the owner and founder of vehicle accessory manufacturer Auto Styling Truckman.
After trying to buy the family company which sold 4x4 vehicle accessories, Wheeler decided to go it alone at set up Auto Styling in 2002. In 2004 one of the firm's competitors, Truckman, approached Wheeler to see if he was interested in a joint venture but Wheeler rejected the offer. However, in 2008 Truckman began to struggle and Wheeler decided to buy the company as long it placed itself into administration first.
Letter to the Telegraph
On 1 April 2015 Wheeler was one of 103 business leaders who wrote to the Telegraph praising the British Conservative Party's economic policies and claiming a Labour government would 'threaten jobs and deter investment' in the UK.
- Kirsty Hewitt Best deal I ever did - Mike Wheeler EN, accessed 7 April 2015.
- Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 7 April 2015.