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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

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

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