Month: March 2022

Apprentices, Education, Maintenance

Hagerty partners with StarterMotor Charity

Hagerty is one of the world’s largest automotive lifestyle brands, famous for its leading insurance products, global events, and multi-platform automotive content. Hagerty is also committed to saving the art of driving and the collector car industry, via a worldwide series of educational programs and charitable partnerships. Throughout 2022, Hagerty […]

Design, Education

The Alpine A4810: The latest concept unveiled by students at the IED Design School

Today, twenty-eight Masters students studying Transportation Design at the IED presented their own take on the concept of sportiness with the ‘A4810 Project by IED’: a hydrogen-powered, two-seater supercar based on a brief from the Alpine design team. The A4810 is a car that embraces next-generation technologies while also championing […]

Apprentices, Recruitment

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles pilots nationwide intern programme for Van Centres

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is piloting a nationwide internship programme providing practical experience to college graduates at Van Centres. The 10 paid interns recruited in the class of 2021 are now in roles at Van Centres across the UK, shadowing experienced technicians to take their first steps in the automotive industry. […]

Driving

Driving competition launches for children as young as 10: as internet searches for under 17 driving experiences surge

A driving competition for drivers aged 10-16 launches this week – and it’s all about safety rather than speed. The Young Driver Challenge 2022 encourages youngsters from just 10 years old to compete to be crowned Britain’s Best Young Driver – and anyone old enough to have an official driving […]

Car warranty firm CEO calls for increase in specialist EV garages as UK skills fall short of vehicle production
EVs, Maintenance

Car warranty firm CEO calls for increase in specialist EV garages as UK skills fall short of vehicle production

Comment from Lawrence Whittaker, CEO at Warrantywise: “We’re heading for an electrified future, but from where I’m sitting, we’re heading head-first into a skills gap and UK electric vehicle (EV) owners will be the first ones having to pay for it. “It’s highlighted by recent figures from the Society of […]