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  • YOUNGER CLASSICS FACING HEFTY ULEZ CHARGES

    YOUNGER CLASSICS FACING HEFTY ULEZ CHARGES

    Matt Bell on 19th December 2018

    The recent ‘yellow vest’ protests over fuel duty in France have led to fears that a new London pollution charge will lead to similar demonstrations in the UK once motorists realise how much it will cost them. And as drivers of a whole swathe of younger classics find themselves facing extra charges, could this affect values of both compliant and non-compliant classics?

  • EMISSIONS ZONES TO HALT CLASSIC ROAD TRIPS?

    EMISSIONS ZONES TO HALT CLASSIC ROAD TRIPS?

    Matt Bell on 28th November 2018

    The romantic notion of taking your classic car on a tour of Europe could quickly become a thing of the past, as more and more Continental countries introduce low emission zones that drivers of older vehicles may pay to enter, or are barred from altogether.

  • ULEZ EXEMPTION FOR CLASSICS

    ULEZ EXEMPTION FOR CLASSICS

    Glenn Rowswell on 2nd August 2018

    Transport for London has confirmed that vehicles registered with the DVLA and taxed in the Historic Vehicles class will be exempt from the London Ultra Low Emission Zone, just as they currently are for the London Low Emission Zone.

  • U-TURN ON EMISSIONS FOR IVA CLASSICS

    U-TURN ON EMISSIONS FOR IVA CLASSICS

    Glenn Rowswell on 25th May 2018

    Imported, modified and kit car classics liable for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) will not have to pass current emissions testing, the DfT has decided...

  • OLDER DIESELS AVOID EMISSIONS CLAMPDOWN

    OLDER DIESELS AVOID EMISSIONS CLAMPDOWN

    Glenn Rowswell on 8th May 2018

    It’s been confirmed that diesels built before the introduction of diesel particulate filters (DPFs) will not undergo stricter emissions tests after Sunday, May 20...

  • CLASSIC CAR CITY CULL TO INCREASE?

    CLASSIC CAR CITY CULL TO INCREASE?

    Glenn Rowswell on 27th March 2018

    Historic vehicle access remains a bone of contention for those cities obliged to implement clean air zones...