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  • ISLE OF MAN TO TAX ELECTRIC VEHICLES

    ISLE OF MAN TO TAX ELECTRIC VEHICLES

    Matt Bell on 15th January 2020

    In a move that could be replicated by the UK, the Isle of Man is set to tax electric vehicles from April to cover lost fuel tax revenue from petrol and diesel vehicles.

  • BANGERS AND CASH RETURNS

    BANGERS AND CASH RETURNS

    Matt Bell on 14th January 2020

    The New Year has us spoilt for classic car TV, with Bangers and Cash set to return for a second series in February.

  • SALVAGE HUNTERS: CLASSICS CARS INTERVIEW

    SALVAGE HUNTERS: CLASSICS CARS INTERVIEW

    Matt Bell on 13th January 2020

    We find out more about the new series of Salvage Hunters: Classic Cars from hosts Drew Pritchard and Paul Cowland in this light-hearted interview. 

  • GOLDEN ARROW GETS £75K FUNDING

    GOLDEN ARROW GETS £75K FUNDING

    Matt Bell on 13th January 2020

    The National Motor Museum at Beaulieu has been awarded almost £75,000 by Arts Council England to reinterpret the Land Speed Record-breaking icon Golden Arrow of 1929 – using computer generated augmented reality and historic collections to enhance engagement for visitors.

  • TOP GEAR IN FRENCH HATCH CONTROVERSY

    TOP GEAR IN FRENCH HATCH CONTROVERSY

    Matt Bell on 10th January 2020

    Controversy surrounding an episode of BBC Top Gear is hardly a new thing, especially where the destruction of rare classic cars is concerned...

  • SYNTHETIC FUEL – A NEW HOPE FOR CLASSICS?

    SYNTHETIC FUEL – A NEW HOPE FOR CLASSICS?

    Matt Bell on 6th January 2020

    Amidst the fight against climate change, owners of classic cars may find themselves sitting rather uncomfortably. So, is synthetic fuel a new hope?

  • THE ADO COUPE BREAKS COVER

    THE ADO COUPE BREAKS COVER

    Matt Bell on 3rd January 2020

    Scotland hasn’t been too renowned for its car-building prowess in recent decades, with Rootes’ Linwood plant closed in 1981 and AC Scotland calling in the receivers in 1985. However, a fresh chapter could be about to start, with a new car, the ADO Coupe– and the first ever to come from Dundee – now revealed.

  • REIS PRIDE OF THE PADDOCK COMPETITION

    REIS PRIDE OF THE PADDOCK COMPETITION

    Matt Bell on 3rd January 2020

    Entries are now open for the Reis Pride of the Paddock competition, held as part of the Reis Race Retro event at Stoneleigh Park from February 21-23. Private owners are invited to display their competition cars from all motorsport disciplines at the show, with visitors set to pick their favourite.

  • CUSTOM CITROËN STARS AT H&H AUCTION

    CUSTOM CITROËN STARS AT H&H AUCTION

    Matt Bell on 2nd January 2020

    H&H hosted its final online auction of 2019 on December 4, with 48 lots going under the virtual hammer. Variety was the order of the day, with consignments ranging from a 1915 Hupmobile Model HA Tourer to the wild 1976 Citroën ‘Indecision’ built by renowned car customiser Andy Saunders.

  • SUBMIT YOUR BARN FIND

    SUBMIT YOUR BARN FIND

    Matt Bell on 30th December 2019

    The search for hidden and forgotten treasure is on ahead of next year’s Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, which will be held at Birmingham’s NEC from March 27-29.

  • DATE CONFIRMED FOR SILVERSTONE CLASSIC 2020

    DATE CONFIRMED FOR SILVERSTONE CLASSIC 2020

    Matt Bell on 29th December 2019

    The dates for next summer’s landmark 30th anniversary Silverstone Classic have been rubber-stamped following the confirmation of the British Grand Prix.

  • SUVs FACE BACKLASH

    SUVs FACE BACKLASH

    Matt Bell on 27th December 2019

    Large, heavy SUVs are more popular than ever, with manufacturers like Alfa Romeo turning their back on sports cars to focus on what has been become a very lucrative market.

  • ENTHUSIASTS FIGHT BACK AGAINST SCAMMERS

    ENTHUSIASTS FIGHT BACK AGAINST SCAMMERS

    Matt Bell on 26th December 2019

    Following an article in the December 4 issue of Classic Car Buyer regarding the continued nuisance of fraudulent eBay listings, we’ve received an overwhelming response from readers.