Date: 13th December 2017

Salt, dampness, mud, snow… the harsh weather season is with us (we already had 12 inches of snow in Bridgnorth!) and it is easy to want to tuck your classic in for the winter.  If you are not using your car all-year round, looking after it over the winter months will pay its rewards in the next spring season when you take it out of hibernation for your first drive. There are a number of things you can do to protect it: Keep it dry and dust free: Before putting your car into hibernation, we recommend a thorough valet and polish to better protect the paint and components. Once in storage, if a carcoon is not an option, consider a breathable soft cover and ensure that the area is wa ...

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Date: 28th November 2017

CMC has been going from strength to strength since becoming an employee ownership trust (EOT) in August 2016 and due to continued expansion the company is urgently seeking a skilled Panel Beater to join our award-winning team. Do you have a passion for classic cars? Would you like to work on some of the most iconic Jaguars ever built? Also Aston Martins, Ferraris, Bentleys, Bugattis and more? Have a look at our careers page and send your CV: www.classic-motor-cars.co.uk/careers 

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Date: 16th November 2017

The epic 6,725-hour restoration of the one-off Pininfarina bodied 1954 Jaguar XK120 SE by world-class Classic Motor Cars (CMC) won the Restoration of the Year award at the Octane Awards, presented on Thursday 16th November in London. This is the second time that CMC takes home the Restoration of the Year accolade; having done so previously in 2011 with the restoration of the Lindner-Nocker Lightweight, a legendary Jaguar that many thought to be beyond repair. CMC are also the only company to have won this award twice. Nigel Woodward, Managing Director at Classic Motor Cars, said: “CMC are tremendously grateful to the judging panel for their recognition of the skill and craftsmanship of ...

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Date: 13th November 2017

Super cars were the order of the day at the Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club stand at the NEC Classic Motor Show, so the Club had the idea of presenting some of Jaguar's most iconic cars. First up on the list was the E-Type, most cherished of Jaguars past, but none more so than the lightweight E-Type. With only 12 originally built this was the unicorn of the design, so when Peter Neumark heard the Club’s idea, the famous Lindner Nocker was booked for the show. Not only that, but CMC specialists Michael Windsor, Luke Martin and Finn Walton were on hand every day to help talk people through the car and its almost as famous 7,000 man hour restoration. Accompanying the Lindner Nocker on ...

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Date: 10th November 2017

A £4m state-of the-art training hub has been officially opened today, with bosses urging other manufacturers to step forward to help improve the skills in the local workforce. The Marches Centre of Manufacturing & Technology (MCMT), which is run by a consortium of Classic Motor Cars, Grainger & Worrall, In-Comm Training and Salop Design & Engineering, was unveiled in front of 250 people with many delegates receiving their first glimpse of the 36,000 sq ft facility. Peter Neumark, Chairman of the Employee Ownership Trust that runs CMC, said: "I am immensely proud that CMC is one of the four founding stakeholders in the Marches Centre of Manufacturing & Technology. T ...

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