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Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA)

ECOSOC, one of ‘the six main organs’ of the United Nations, has granted consultative status to FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles) in a major step forward for the historic vehicle community. The Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) isContinue Reading

Hagerty looks back at the 2021 UK Bull Market - Did it call it right

In December 2020, Hagerty launched the first Hagerty UK Bull Market List. The Hagerty Valuations Team analysed their extensive data sources, used to power the Hagerty Price Guide, to identify 10 classic and collectable cars that every car enthusiast should keep their eye on during the year ahead. A desireContinue Reading

FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles) is delighted to welcome new nations and federations joining the almost 80 countries that are now full members of FIVA, pledging to protect, preserve and promote historic vehicles, and the culture that surrounds them, worldwide. “In theContinue Reading

Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA)

At a time when climate change and the need for clean air are of huge global concern, FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles) has agreed on a powerful new strategy at its annual General Assembly, held online on 20th November from Munich, Germany.Continue Reading

The HCVA has today launched its latest initiative to help classic vehicles achieve Net-Zero CO2 emissions. The Historic and Classic Vehicles sector is already the epitome of sustainability with “Reuse, Repair, Recycle” at its core. Whilst we all recognise that classic vehicles are a large part of our heritage asContinue Reading

The inaugural meeting of the Historic and Classic Vehicle User Group took place on 7th October 2021. This brought together the DVLA, key membership groups, the Association of Old Vehicle Clubs in Northern Ireland (AOVC), the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) and the Royal Automobile Club (RAC), andContinue Reading

After an extensive consultation process, the Department for Transport has introduced legislation to mandate E10 petrol as the standard 95-octane petrol grade from 1 September 2021 and in Northern Ireland, this will happen in early 2022. They will also require the higher-octane 97+ ‘Super’ grades to remain E5 to provide protectionContinue Reading

Hagerty survey reveals confusion over E10 fuel as Government’s car compatibility checker misleads drivers

Hagerty research suggests half of Britain’s drivers don’t know how to check whether their car is compatible with E10 fuel – despite more than three quarters of them being worried that the new unleaded petrol could harm their car or motorcycle. Adding to these concerns, a Government tool designed to helpContinue Reading