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Historic Vehicles back on the Road Slowly and Carefully - Kolkata, Rolls Royces [Photo Credit - Deepanjan Sarkar]

“The historic vehicle world is at last coming back to life in some places,” says Tiddo Bresters, president of FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles). “Where Covid is under control, enthusiasts are getting out on the road, expressing the wish that life willContinue Reading

UK Automotive Careers Expo Expanded To Support Industry Regeneration

The organisers behind the British Motor Show are set to put their weight behind the automotive industry more strongly than ever with an exhibition to help support growth, diversity and regeneration in the sector as it emerges from lockdown. Taking place alongside the British Motor Show, which will run fromContinue Reading

10 Sales That Smashed The Hagerty Price Guide In 2020

Hagerty is best known as a classic vehicle insurer, but with a 600,000-member strong Drivers Club, an 800,000-circulation printed magazine and 1.4m subscribers on YouTube they are one of the world’s largest automotive lifestyle brands. In the UK, Hagerty monitors the classic car market and provides insight to the community.Continue Reading

Ben Launches Fast-Track Access To Digital Mental Health Platform

Today on Blue Monday, automotive charity Ben is launching fast-track access to its digital mental and wellbeing platform, offering immediate support to those in need. On a day hailed as the most depressing of the year, Ben is giving automotive people the ability to sign up free to access onlineContinue Reading

Hagerty Investigates The Highs And Lows Of Classic Car Auctions In 2020

In a year that has faced unprecedented turbulence, Hagerty experts investigated how the market for classic cars responded. Buyers and sellers had to adapt the way they buy or sell classic cars, while auction companies, whether operating in the physical environment or online, had to dramatically rethink the way theyContinue Reading

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At the annual General Assembly of FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles), held online from 20th – 21st November 2020, the mood was upbeat and optimistic that 2021 will see a return to post-pandemic normality. In the words of FIVA president Tiddo Bresters,Continue Reading

Hagerty Asks What Road Pricing Could Mean For The Classic Vehicle Community

Hagerty is best known as a classic vehicle insurer, but with a 600,000-member strong Drivers Club, an 800,000-circulation printed magazine and 1.5m subscribers on YouTube they are one of the world’s largest automotive lifestyle brands. McKeel Hagerty, Hagerty CEO, is a lifelong car enthusiast, restoring his first classic car, aContinue Reading

Ben Issues Rallying Cry After Struggling To Support Record Demand With Falling Income

Ben is making an urgent ‘rallying cry’ to automotive industry leaders as it faces a 50% increase in demand for services against a £1m income shortfall, following the cancellation of fundraising events including Ben Ball. Without additional funding, Ben may be forced to make difficult decisions about which cases toContinue Reading