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1005, 2023

Retro Albania & FIVA – Symposium in Tirana, Slides and Recordings

By |May 10th, 2023|Categories: NEWS & VIDEOS|

The first symposium on matters concerning legislation was held in Tirana, Albania, on the 29th of April 2023. Hosted and organised by Retro Albania, and supported by FIVA, this hybrid symposium (which was broadcast on Facebook and via Zoom ) on Partnerships [...]

504, 2023

Partnership and cooperation with GOV and other Institutions: FIVA Symposium in Tirana, Albania

By |April 5th, 2023|Categories: NEWS & VIDEOS|

The symposium dedicated to "Partnership and Cooperation with the Government and other Institutions",  will take place on April 29th, 2023 at the Maritim Hotel Plaza, Tirana, Albania, and you are all invited to attend its Facebook live session! Organized [...]

1901, 2023

FIVA competition marks International Youth Day 2023

By |January 19th, 2023|Categories: NEWS & VIDEOS|

We look for innovative and bold photographs and paintings of historic vehicles in relation to Industrial heritage that express the importance of maintaining the classic vehicles on tomorrow’s roads. 1st Category: Photography of industrial buildings, gas stations, garages,…, related [...]

1601, 2023


By |January 16th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Touristic Classic Motorcycle Event Wednesday, 10 May 2023 through Sunday, 14 May 2023 Start and finish in 2345 Brunn am Gebirge near Vienna Wien 1. History At the beginning of the 20th century, when motorsport was emerging worldwide, the [...]

212, 2022

The city of Nova Gorica (Slovenia) has received the FIVA culture Award 2022

By |December 2nd, 2022|Categories: PRESS RELEASES|

Nova Gorica has received the FIVA Culture Award 2022 for the awareness raising category for its dedication over years for the popularization of importance of technical cultural heritage. The award was presented to the municipality of Nova Gorica and [...]

411, 2022

The tenth anniversary of the Charter of Turin was commemorated in Turin as part of the European conference for motoring historians.

By |November 4th, 2022|Categories: NEWS & VIDEOS|

We had been anticipating the third motoring conference for two years and were finally able to welcome it. The conference was planned as a kind of duel between the pandemic and the organisers. Thomas Ulrich and Anders D. Clausager, [...]

209, 2022


By |September 2nd, 2022|Categories: NEWS & VIDEOS|

We have the pleasure to announce the Third European Conference for Automotive History  organised by Thomas Ulrich, AHG, Germany; Anders Ditlev Clausager, SAHB (The Society of Automotive Historians in Britain) AISA, Associazione Italiana per la Storia dell‘Automobile FIVA (Fédération [...]

107, 2022

FAKE: a “different” exhibition at MAUTO, the automobile museum in Turin

By |July 1st, 2022|Categories: NEWS & VIDEOS|

In the worldwide community historic vehicle enthusiasts, “forgery” is kind of a taboo word: everybody knows it exists, but nobody wants to talk about it. With its last exhibition, inaugurated on 28th June 2022, MAUTO, the Italian Automobile Museum [...]

1306, 2022


By |June 13th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Damián Mateu is the first Spanish to be inducted into the FIVA Hall of Fame, which recognises his important contribution to the history of motor racing as manager of Hispano-Suiza. On 27 May, FIVA Vice-President Peter Edqvist presented the [...]

706, 2022

1886-1906: From the horseless carriage to the automobile – A Free PDF book

By |June 7th, 2022|Categories: MEMBERS' CORNER|

We are extremely grateful to Prof. Lorenzo Morello, Chairman of the Culture Commission of ASI, our Italian ANF, for sharing with us the precious booklet he wrote, “1886-1906 From the horseless carriage to the automobile”. The material presented here [...]

706, 2022

FIVA Preservation Award goes to 1934 Bugatti Type 59 Sports

By |June 7th, 2022|Categories: PRESS RELEASES|

Among the many awards given at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza of Villa d’Este is one that recognises the historical and cultural importance of the motor car. FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles) [...]

2005, 2022

Passing on the passion: young people embrace classic vehicles in their own way

By |May 20th, 2022|Categories: PRESS RELEASES|

The first global symposium on the challenge of attracting young people to the historic vehicle community was held in Marrakech, Morocco, on 14  May 2022. Supported by FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles), [...]

2503, 2022

New global collaboration to protect historic vehicles and industrial heritage

By |March 25th, 2022|Categories: PRESS RELEASES|

Two leading global organisations are joining forces to better safeguard and promote the future of the world’s historic vehicles and industrial heritage. FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles) and TICCIH (the International [...]

1401, 2022

FIVA to help ECOSOC shape global transport debate

By |January 14th, 2022|Categories: PRESS RELEASES|

ECOSOC, one of ‘the six main organs’ of the United Nations, has granted consultative status to FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles) in a major step forward for the historic vehicle community. The Economic and Social [...]

912, 2021

Seven new FIVA members include federations from Pakistan, Russia and Saudi Arabia

By |December 9th, 2021|Categories: PRESS RELEASES|

FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles) is delighted to welcome new nations and federations joining the almost 80 countries that are now full members of FIVA, pledging to protect, preserve and promote [...]

712, 2021

Cultural Awards 2021

By |December 7th, 2021|Categories: NEWS & VIDEOS|

Cultural Awards 2021

1011, 2021

FIVA announces the winners of its international creative competition

By |November 10th, 2021|Categories: PRESS RELEASES|

The 2021 winners of FIVA’s annual creative competition have been announced, after a vibrant response from historic vehicle enthusiasts around the world, from India to Portugal to Australia. Held in conjunction with the annual United Nations’ International Youth Day, [...]

2308, 2021

FIVA launches Hall of Fame – announcing its first 14 ‘heroes of motoring history’

By |August 23rd, 2021|Categories: PRESS RELEASES|

In 2021, FIVA launched the Heritage Hall of Fame to honour and recognise significant contributors to the history of the automobile and the historic vehicle movement. Individuals are first nominated by FIVA clubs across the globe, from which a [...]

1506, 2021

Largest-ever survey of historic vehicle enthusiasts reveals economic and social value of the movement

By |June 15th, 2021|Categories: PRESS RELEASES|

A FIVA survey of almost 55,000 historic vehicle enthusiasts worldwide has revealed their huge financial contribution to local and national economies. It also confirms the typically low annual mileage of historic cars and motorcycles, along with the very real [...]

1705, 2021

FIVA urges European policymakers to respect historic vehicles

By |May 17th, 2021|Categories: PRESS RELEASES|

FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles) is lobbying the European Parliament to recognise a threat to our cultural heritage. “While FIVA fully supports the move to a greener and more sustainable future,” states FIVA [...]

2904, 2021

Call for entries! FIVA competition marks International Youth Day

By |April 29th, 2021|Categories: PRESS RELEASES|

FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles) has opened entries to its annual creative competition for youngsters and the young-at-heart. This year, historic vehicle enthusiasts are invited to submit photographs, sketches, paintings, illustrations and videos [...]

103, 2021

Historic vehicles back on the road – slowly and carefully

By |March 1st, 2021|Categories: MEMBERS' CORNER, NEWS & VIDEOS, PRESS RELEASES|

“The historic vehicle world is at last coming back to life in some places,” says Tiddo Bresters, president of FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles). “Where Covid is under control, enthusiasts are getting out [...]

411, 2020

A (very) full life

By |November 4th, 2020|Categories: MEMBERS' CORNER|

Life and adventures of ‘Paddy’ Naismith, actress, race and rally driver, pilot, air hostess… Eirane Redmond ‘Paddy’ Naismith was born in London in 1908, the daughter of a traveling car tyre salesman and a renowned clairvoyant (or “psychological [...]

2906, 2020

Paykan & Iran

By |June 29th, 2020|Categories: MEMBERS' CORNER|

The 1960s was an era of industrial development in Iran. One of the lynchpins of government planning of the period was to establish an indigenous automotive industry. After several fitful starts, including an unsuccessful venture with FIAT, a virtual [...]

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