Voluntary classic inspection

Voluntary Classic Inspection

Do you have a classic car that is older than 50 years? Then from 2021 you will no longer be required to undergo an MOT inspection. But is that such a good idea? Voluntary Classic Inspection (VKI) doesn't think so and offers an alternative.…

Purchasing classics there

Panther J72

Sometimes a car comes along and you don't really know what to think of it. A car that does not fit into a box and cannot be explained. Is it beautiful now? The yellow license plates take me from…

knac interview peter steel

Peter Staal, director of KNAC: “There is certainly a future for our classics in the energy transition”

In order to achieve the climate objectives, substantial investments are made in the development of sustainable energy. But the envisaged energy transition is more complex than expected. The electrification of our vehicle fleet is going quite slowly, the development of hydrogen as a fuel is still in its infancy and the production of synthetic fuels is still far too expensive. Peter Staal, director of the KNAC, therefore sees a sufficient future for classic and modern petrol and diesel cars.”

Fireplaces and BBQs more polluting than cars auto

What is the influence of passenger car traffic on air quality in the Netherlands? The KNAC has been asking this question since the introduction of the first environmental zones in 2007 and the reduction of the maximum speed to 100 km/h in 2020. KNAC director Peter Staal lacks a good numerical substantiation that justifies all anti-car measures.
zero comma six

From zero point six to one hundred

This week, Prime Minister Rutte sat at the table with Mariëlle van Overbeek in Nieuwsuur. Meanwhile, a disk diagram lit up. I already knew the numbers, but they came in again. Road traffic: 6,1% share in Dutch nitrogen production. Abroad: 32,3%. Agricultural sector: 46%.…