Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs

  • FBHVC CLUB EXPO EVENT

    FBHVC CLUB EXPO EVENT

    Matt Bell on 12th February 2020

    The British Motor Museum was the venue as the FBHVC Club Expo event was hosted on January 25. The day saw experts in a range of fields discuss issues and share information relating to the classic vehicle movement with 149 club delegates, representing the organisation’s 540 subscriber organisations and total membership of over 250,000.

  • FBHVC CLARIFIES OLD TYRES STANCE

    FBHVC CLARIFIES OLD TYRES STANCE

    Matt Bell on 1st October 2019

    The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) has moved to clarify its position on the Department for Transport’s proposal to ban the use of tyres older than ten years on certain vehicles.

  • CLASSICS ESCAPING INSPECTION

    CLASSICS ESCAPING INSPECTION

    Matt Bell on 17th June 2019

    Fears surrounding the consequences of MoT exemption continue to mount following new research commissioned by the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs.

  • FBHVC CLARIFIES HISTORIC STANCE

    FBHVC CLARIFIES HISTORIC STANCE

    Matt Bell on 2nd May 2019

    The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) has clarified its position on historic vehicles, following an editorial piece in its latest magazine that appeared to question the historic status of vehicles used as daily transport.

  • DRIVING EXPERIENCE DAY LAUNCHED TO INSPIRE YOUNGSTERS

    DRIVING EXPERIENCE DAY LAUNCHED TO INSPIRE YOUNGSTERS

    Matt Bell on 29th March 2019

    The drive to secure the future of the classic car scene has been further boosted with the trialling of a new event for young drivers aged 12-17. The inaugural StarterMotor Driving Experience will take place on April 14 at Bicester Heritage, with the idea that the event template can be used at other locations in the future. 

  • YOUNGER OWNERS AND YOUNGER CARS

    YOUNGER OWNERS AND YOUNGER CARS

    Matt Bell on 20th March 2019

    Hot on the heels of our story on car clubs embracing a younger generation comes a call to action from FIVA president, Patrick Rollet. Speaking at the recent Retro Classics event in Stuttgart, the Frenchman spoke of his concern for the longevity of the classic car scene, with not only a need to welcome younger owners, but also younger cars.

  • BURSARY BOOST FOR APPRENTICES

    BURSARY BOOST FOR APPRENTICES

    Matt Bell on 23rd November 2018

    A new initiative has been launched to help supply of skilled apprentices for historic vehicles long into the future. Cambridge & Counties Bank, which offers finance for classic car purchases, has announced it is to become official ‘Finance Partner’ to the Federation of Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC), supporting the federation’s Heritage Engineering Apprenticeship scheme with bursaries and business education.

  • FBVHC TO BRING BIGGEST EVER DISPLAY TO CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW

    FBVHC TO BRING BIGGEST EVER DISPLAY TO CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW

    Glenn Rowswell on 9th October 2018

    The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) is promising something for everyone when it hosts its biggest and most diverse display yet at this year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, which will be held at Birmingham’s NEC on November 9-11...

  • SPECIALIST AIMS TO HALT SKILLS SLIDE

    SPECIALIST AIMS TO HALT SKILLS SLIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 28th September 2018

    A Suffolk-based business is doing its bit to buck a worrying trend that has seen skills vital to the classic car industry being lost...

  • NEW HISTORIC VEHICLE APPRENTICESHIP LAUNCHES

    NEW HISTORIC VEHICLE APPRENTICESHIP LAUNCHES

    Glenn Rowswell on 6th April 2017

    On Wednesday, April 5, the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) announced a new apprenticeship scheme, following approval from the Department of Education. Still under development, the programme builds upon the FBHVC’s OFQUAL accredited course currently running at Bicester…