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The latest press releases from the HCVA

  • HCVA Leadership Changes

    Spring is often a time of change, and there is a change to announce at the HCVA. 

    Our Chairman, David Meek, has decided to move on to new ventures following a fantastic year of growth and renewal at the HCVA. 

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  • Jaguar Land Rover Classic has joined the HCVA as a Trade Member

    Bicester-based trade association the Historic & Classic Vehicles Alliance is is pleased to announce that Jaguar Land Rover Classic has joined the organisation as a Trade Member. HCVA expects JLR to be the first of several manufacturers to join the Trade Body which represents the £18B industry relied upon by Classic and Vintage motoring enthusiasts.

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  • Action on Parts - an HCVA Initiative

    If a component fitted by a restorer or maintainer doesn't fit properly or fails prematurely, the resulting rectification can impose costs onto the installer far beyond the value of the part that failed – not to mention consequential reputational harm and customer dissatisfaction. The HCVA's 'Action on Parts' programme exists to collect data and initiate constructive dialogue between all parties to investigate feasible improvements.

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  • Historic Motoring Charity Hosts Local School Careers Day

    Bicester-based charity, StarterMotor has hosted an inspirational careers day for a local school. The event saw over 180 Year 9 students and their teachers gather at the charity’s headquarters at Bicester Heritage to enjoy a full programme of presentations and hands-on experience of the classic car industry.

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  • Historic and Classic Vehicles Alliance Welcomes New Board Directors

    The Historic and Classic Vehicles Alliance (HCVA) has welcomed three new board members. The appointment sees Mark Roper, David Withers and Erik Olsen join the HCVA Board of Directors, alongside David Meek (Chair), Henry Pearman, Guy Lachlan and Emma Crickmay. The three bring a wealth of experience to further enhance the governance and expertise across the Alliance’s strategic objectives.

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  • Historic and Classic Vehicles Alliance celebrates second anniversary

    The HCVA one of Britain’s leading automotive trade organisations known for advocating the preservation, promotion, and enjoyment of historic and classic vehicles, is celebrating its second anniversary. Marking the milestone, the HCVA is proud to reflect upon its considerable growth during this period, as well as acknowledging its achievements working with government agencies and politicians to successfully chart a vision for the future of the industry.

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  • Historic and Classic Vehicles Alliance appoints new Chair of the Board

    In his new role as Chair, David will oversee the wider operations of the HCVA, including its strategic objectives, public engagement, and growth. As such, he will work closely with the company’s executive team and stakeholders to realign strategy and support Alliance members alongside four new core pillars; environment and sustainability, education and skills, regulation and policy, and the HCVA community.

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