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5 Eco-Friendly Cars for Every Budget

It seems like a long time ago when we switched from the Volvo V40 to the Nissan Qashqai. Like us you might also want to change cars in the near future. If that’s the case please keep in mind our

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Skoda Octavia 2020 MK4 Buyers guide inc. VRS

OK, so it’s only been 3 days since Skoda unveiled the mighty MK4 2020 Octavia but is it too soon to start the second in our line up of Octavia buyers guides? It’s still early days so you’ll have to

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Skoda officially reveals the Octavia Mk4

In what was a rather strange event, Skoda has finally unveiled all-new fourth generation Skoda Octavia. Reminiscent of a Eurovision showreel, musicians and dancers accompanied the CEO of Skoda, Bernhard Maier in hatching welcoming the new Octavia from its polygon”egg”.

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GPF / PPF Removal Delete FAQ – Is it illegal?

So you’ve got a car equipped with a GPF / PPF (Gasoline Particulate Filter / Petrol Particulate Filter) and you want it removed / deleted? Is it legal? Do you have to remap the car?  Want to know more? You’ve

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How to replace a Ford C-Max Mk 2 battery inc TDI 2011–2019

When I get a call from the Wife during the day it means one of 2 things. Someone has been hurt or something is broken. Luckily for me, it was the latter. I really didn’t want to spend my afternoon

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How to fix “Exhaust filter limit reached. drive to clean now” (Ford GPF Filter)

We were surprised to see comments by Ford owners on our GPF / Gasoline Particulate filter FAQ asking about the error “Exhaust filter limit reached. drive to clean now“. We were made to believe that unlike the DPF filter, the

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VAG DPF Review (Andriod) – VAG DPF Monitor app

Are you looking to buy a VW, Skoda, Audi or Seat diesel car equipped with a DPF? Are you the lucky owner of a VW Group diesel car?  If you answered yes to at least one of these, you need

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