Year: 2020

New Poll Shows Interest Growing in Historic Vehicles - Flivver Online

The FBHVC has announced that, in 2021, Drive it Day will be run in support of the nationally important charity, the NSPCC’s Childline®. The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs introduced Drive it Day in 2005 with the aim of getting the nation’s transport heritage out on the roads andContinue Reading

Hagerty Insider UK Report – UK Classic Car Market Remains Stable During Crisis

The latest UK Hagerty Price Guide reveals that the classic car market has proved a relative safe haven during the global pandemic. The guide, which tracks more than 40,000 values of classic cars worth a total of £570m, shows trends that suggest that the UK classic car market is inContinue Reading

Britain’s Cars Are Older Than Ever, Despite Boom In EVs And Hybrids

BRITAIN’s car parc is older than ever before despite the efforts of policymakers and environmentalists to get us behind the wheel of modern, fuel-efficient models and zero-emissions vehicles, according to official figures. The data, from the DVLA and Department for Transport, has been gathered by the team behind Retro Motor,Continue Reading

Back On The Road At Last - FIVA Welcomes The Return Of ‘Moving’ Historic Car Events, Despite Covid

Across Europe, Canada and Latin America, the ‘rolling museum’ of historic car events is slowly coming back to our roads in spite of Covid-19, confirms FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles). “Around the world, where restrictions allow, the historic car community is eagerlyContinue Reading

Vauxhall Offers Rare Chance To Buy Surplus Heritage Vehicles

Vauxhall Motors’ famous Heritage Collection is selling 11 of its vehicles due to space constraints, prior to its relocation at the end of the year. The vehicles, which are not part of the core collection, and either require some recommissioning, or duplicate models already held, will be auctioned at Brightwells’Continue Reading

Hagerty Festival of the Unexceptional 2018 - Renault

Regarded as one of the must-attend car events of the year, the 2020 Hagerty Festival of the Unexceptional was scheduled to take place this coming Saturday at Grimsthorpe Castle in Lincolnshire, but sadly the event had to be postponed due to Coronavirus restrictions. To the untrained eye, the automotive exhibitsContinue Reading

Nominations Now Open for the 2020 Royal Automobile Club Historic Awards (Photo by Jonny Shears)

Nominations are now invited for the 2020 Royal Automobile Club Historic Awards, the Club’s annual celebration of achievement and excellence in the British historic motoring and motorsport world. Ben Cussons, Chairman of the Royal Automobile Club said: The inaugural Awards in 2019 were a resounding success, with high calibre nominations receivedContinue Reading