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Your Invitation to Join the Specialist Vehicle Association

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Your Invitation to Join the Specialist Vehicle Association

Your invitation to join the Specialist Vehicle Association, the new Trade Association exclusively for businesses in the world of rare, collectible and classic cars. There is no fee to join the SVA for 1 year, then to continue to access all benefits, its just £99 per annum. It is my pleasure to invite you to join the Specialist Vehicle Trade Association and enjoy a wide range of real benefits to aid your business to sell more, grow faster and make life easier. To become a member is simple, just go to our website and click on the ‘Join Now’...

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Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs announce results of 2019 Cost of Ownership Survey

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Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs announce results of 2019 Cost of Ownership Survey

The results of the 2019 National Cost of Ownership Survey have been announced by the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs. The summary results were revealed at a press conference within the Houses of Parliament on 14 May with the full research document now available to download on the FBHVC website at https://www.fbhvc.co.uk/research Historically, the Federation has undertaken major research projects every 5 years, the most recent being the 2016 National Historic Vehicle Survey. Back then, the data revealed that the historic vehicle...

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Volkswagen Classic presents the new Mission Maximum booklet at Techno Classica 2019

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Volkswagen Classic presents the new Mission Maximum booklet at Techno Classica 2019

Volkswagen Classic is proud to present a selection of records and remarkable benchmarks in its online publication “Mission Maximum”. The digital booklet spans the fifties to the present day, the Volkswagen Ecomobile to the ID. R, Wolfsburg to Tierra del Fuego, and Jochi Kleint to Romain Dumas. The 68 pages are packed with exciting stories, interviews offering exclusive insights, fascinating facts and impressive figures from the world of Volkswagen. When a company like Volkswagen looks back at its illustrious history, the past is littered with...

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OldenCars: Sharing Classic Cars

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OldenCars: Sharing Classic Cars

Five years ago I moved house. It was a busy and chaotic time as we got used to our new environment, sorted out our furniture and settled into a new neighbourhood. My classic car was put in the garage ‘for the time being’ while we sorted everything else out. Unfortunately ‘for the time being’ turned into five long years. As other priorities came and went I found myself thinking: “next week I’ll get my car out”, but weeks flew by and still I didn’t go into the garage. The inevitable happened: one day I tried to start the car and the engine...

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Bicester Motion proposals unveiled – A Full Immersive Automotive Resort Masterplan from Bicester Heritage

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Bicester Motion proposals unveiled – A Full Immersive Automotive Resort Masterplan from Bicester Heritage

Bicester Heritage has recently unveiled ‘Bicester Motion’, its masterplan for the creation of the UK’s first automotive resort, with an ambition to become one of the country’s top 20 tourist and leisure destinations. Having successfully developed the concept of a Centre for Excellence, experience and community for the historic automotive sector, Bicester Heritage (which occupies just 5% of the site) will now become a component of a larger landmark development named Bicester Motion. This expansion will ensure that the historic airfield...

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New Poll Shows Interest Growing in Historic Vehicles

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New Poll Shows Interest Growing in Historic Vehicles

A new poll carried out by The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (The Federation) indicates that interest by the British public in historic cars, motorcycles, commercial vehicles and buses has grown since this audience were last polled in 2016. Then the survey indicated that just over 8 million people had an interest in historic vehicles, but this new survey shows that number has grown to nearly 10 million. Also, more people claim to own a historic vehicle, 2.5 million regularly read about them and the number of interviewees who...

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First British motor car inventor nominated for new £50 bill

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First British motor car inventor nominated for new £50 bill

The #GetFredOnThe50 campaign has been launched by Coventry University’s Lanchester Interactive Archive in the hope of getting scientist Frederick Lanchester as the face of the new banknote being designed next year.  The early 20th century engineer created the first all-British four-wheel motor car; held a patent for a flying machine years before the Wright brothers; built the first British motor boat and a hybrid electric motor vehicle in 1927; and patented technologies including disk brakes and four-wheel drive that are still in use...

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Welcome to Flivver Online

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Welcome to Flivver Online

Welcome to the Flivver Online website. We are dedicated to the preservation and enjoyment of historic vehicles and try to support this endeavour by offering free and low-cost websites to anyone involved in the heritage vehicle movement, whether your interest is automobiles, tractors, stationary engines, traction engines, motorbikes, scooters, steam trains, aeroplanes or boats. The project started several years ago with a club directory (don’t they all!). Not all clubs were online and it became apparent that the websites on offer were...

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Club Website

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information on a club website

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