Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens

Global skills shortage threatens the future of historic vehicles

Some of the most iconic vehicles in history could be lost to the future unless new blood is introduced to the restoration industry. That is the main conclusion reached at a FIVA-supported international symposium in Bucharest on 24th July 2021, titled ‘Restoration – Art or Science?’ FIVA (the Fédération InternationaleContinue Reading

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A FIVA survey of almost 55,000 historic vehicle enthusiasts worldwide has revealed their huge financial contribution to local and national economies. It also confirms the typically low annual mileage of historic cars and motorcycles, along with the very real value of clubs to the historic vehicle movement and society atContinue Reading

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

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“Although the pandemic made our lives challenging this year, FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles) was determined to find projects, events and personalities that deserve to be promoted and rewarded,” explains Nataša Grom Jerina, president of the FIVA Culture Commission. “I’m now happyContinue 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