News

  • ROOTES ARCHIVE CENTRE CLOSE TO TARGET

    ROOTES ARCHIVE CENTRE CLOSE TO TARGET

    2nd December 2019

    Just over four years have passed since Stirling Moss set the wheels in motion for the Rootes Archive Centre Trust to raise £185,000 towards a new building in which it could preserve the history of the Rootes Group, and now it’s almost paid for.

  • DUTCH SPEED LIMIT TO BE CUT?

    DUTCH SPEED LIMIT TO BE CUT?

    29th November 2019

    The daytime speed limit on Dutch motorways looks set to be cut to 100kph (62mph) in a bid to tackle a nitrogen oxide pollution crisis. The Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte, has taken what he has described as a “rotten measure” but a necessary one.

  • FLUX FINDS FUTURE CLASSICS

    FLUX FINDS FUTURE CLASSICS

    27th November 2019

    Over 400 classic car enthusiasts have been surveyed by insurance broker Adrian Flux, with the aim of finding out which cars they think will become the next generation of collectables.

  • ALVIS LOAN PROJECT

    ALVIS LOAN PROJECT

    26th November 2019

    On the Alvis stand in Hall 1 of the NEC this year, amongst the usual gleaming chromework and engineering marvels was a special 1949 Alvis TA14.

  • MGF DISPLAY CAUSES CONTROVERSY

    MGF DISPLAY CAUSES CONTROVERSY

    22nd November 2019

    A classic vehicle insurer met with a mixed response at the Classic Motor Show when its display stand depicted a 1998 MGF apparently crushed by a WW2 Hellcat tank.

  • MORRIS MAKES A COMEBACK

    MORRIS MAKES A COMEBACK

    21st November 2019

    Morris Commercial, a new UK-based start-up, has unveiled a reimagined version of the iconic Morris J-type van, originally manufactured from 1949-1961.

  • DEATH OF THE SPORTS CAR?

    DEATH OF THE SPORTS CAR?

    21st November 2019

    Another manufacturer belies its heritage to switch to SUVs as we ponder whether the death of the sports car is imminent. 

  • MGLIVE! 2020 SET FOR SILVERSTONE RETURN

    MGLIVE! 2020 SET FOR SILVERSTONE RETURN

    20th November 2019

    The MG Car Club is to crown its 90th anniversary year with a return to Silverstone for its flagship MGLive! 2020 event next summer, with June 13-14 announced as the provisional dates.