The Parts Alliance member, CES UK is supporting a classic car restoration scheme designed to give young people the skills to gain employment in the motor industry. Basetech Automotive Training Services in Liverpool uses Ferraris, Alfa Romeos and Jaguars, plus hot rods and motorbikes, to help inspire and engage teenagers aged 14 to 18. CES UK uses its network of contacts among independent garages to find suitable placements for students from. In the past two years its support has helped 159 young people into work, the company says.
The Techno-Classica exhibition for vintage, classic and prestige vehicles is currently taking place in Germany, and at the show Apollo Vredestein is launching its new ‘Vredestein Classic’ website. In addition to giving visitors an opportunity to get to know its classic.vredestein.com site, the tyre maker is displaying its range of Vredestein brand classic tyres at its show stand (Hall 3, Stand 437), including recent ‘Retro Rubber’ magazine test winner, the Vredestein Sprint Classic.
To celebrate half a century of keeping older cars on the road, Vintage Tyres has produced a car tyre fitment wall chart of British cars covering popular sizes for everything from AC to Wolseley, as well as lots of other information on tyre fitting and safety.