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Skoda Octavia MY19 documents confirms new pricing for VRS245 and says goodbye to the diesel 184

It’s been months since Skoda closed the books on its performance family mover but finally it looks like you’ll be able to secure yourself a nice VRS, as long as its petrol. What the spec sheet (below) confirms is that

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The Gasoline Particulate Filter FAQ

Like it or not, emissions regulations will tighten significantly for all fossil fuelled vehicles. This means more technology, more costs and much much more to go wrong. With the fall out of dieselgate, many motorists are now opting for petrol.

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Double blow for drivers as fuel prices rocket and government hint at duty rise

You’ll have all noticed the relentless increase in fuel prices over the last couple of months. In fact, this week marks the 10th consecutive week that fuel prices in the UK have risen. Don’t expect this trend to reverse soon

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Leaked internal Skoda document shows Octavia VRS MY19 changes DPF & OPF

In the quest to upgrade my 2015 Skoda Octavia VRS diesel to a shiny new 245BHP petrol wagon, I have uncovered some very interesting news (thanks OvRSOC) about the new MY19 “model year 2019” changes to my favourite performance family mover.

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VR & Electric Cars Inevitably Cross Paths

It would be hard to argue against the idea that virtual reality and electric cars represent two of the most exciting tech developments of the current decade. Neither is actually new this decade, mind you, but they’ve certainly emerged in

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6 Myths About Buying Spare Parts Online Debunked

  Myth 1: Spare parts available online are lower quality than the original parts Most car vendors will stress the superiority of authorized, brand specific parts – usually available only through select suppliers. However, most of these parts are created

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Volkswagen diesel customer forum crowd funds VW van to help spread the word over dieselgate “fix”

Over 7300 members of the Volkswagen diesel customer forum have raised over £6,000 to purchase and sign written VW caddy van carrying a stark warnings over the so call diesel gate “fix”.  The van will be displayed around the country to

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