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UK University developments “ACCT” diesel saving emissions controls

A UK university has developed an emissions control system which could all but eliminate harmful diesel emissions.  The “ACCT” system being developed by researchers at the Loughborough University dramatically lowers NOx output, improves engine and fuel efficiency and helps reduce CO2 and

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VW boast €80 billion sales revenue, sells 6.23 million vehicles yet continues to defraud UK government and consumers

Figures released today by Volkswagen have revealed that the shamed car giant posted a €80 billion sales revenue and shifted over 6 million vehicles in 2017. These results show a continued recovery since the group was rocked by the “diesel gate”

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HOW TO: Change the keyfob battery in your Skoda Octavia / VW Gold / Seat / Audi

That annoying warning when your keyfob battery is low isn’t going to fix itself. Rather than a trip to the dealers we’ve put together a little youtube video with our Sister Website – Turbo-Nutters.co.uk on how to change it yourself.

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The Volkswagen Diesel Customer Forum (Emissions Scandal) group breaks 7000 members

Let’s face it, the VW are no longer able to contain the lies and deceit that has plagued the car maker since “dieselgate” hit the headlines. It’s not just some petty corporate figure fiddling either, the issue has left some

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VW Emissions Fix Survey: Owners who opted not to have the Emission fix

Our last VW Emissions survey was very successful with over 2,000 responses and lots of eye opening statistics – Read more here. What it failed to do was gather the thoughts from those who opted not to let VW ruin

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New car registrations in the UK fall by 5.7% in 2017

According to data by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), new car registrations in the UK fell by 5.7% in 2017. This marks the first time new car registrations have fallen in the past three years with just 2.54

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Choosing the best Windscreen wiper blades for your Skoda Octavia Mk3 2013 onwards

We’ve been reading various posts on the Skoda Owners Club website and facebook pages with owners looking advice for the best wiper blades available for your Octavia MK3, so we’ve put together this article to help you guys out. Avoid

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