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The VW DIESELGATE emissions fix survey results are in after 3000 responses

Its been over two years since we invited owners affected by the VW Emissions fix to fill out our VW Emissions Fix survey, after a whopping 3,041 responses – the final results are in. Before we dive into the details,

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Skoda Octavia VRS Petrol and diesel MK3 / FL buyers guide <2013

With prices of the mighty MK3 Octavia VRS becoming more affordable every day, the market for arguably the UK’s best value fast family mover has grown exponentially.  From the forecourt, the VRS retails around £26k before you bolt on a

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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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VAG DPF (VW): Which OBD2 II ELM327 Dongle should I use? Bluetooth / Wifi?

We’re big fans of the VAG DPF app (full review coming very soon) its a great tool for tracking DPF regeneration and soot loading – the problem is we’re constantly being asked which dongle to choose. There are literally a million

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Your emissions “fixed” VAG VW Audi Skoda Seat could be worthless / unsalable

Not wanting to kick owners whilst they are down but we feel there’s a question which needs to be raised: Who in their right mind would buy an emissions fixed VAG VW / Audi / Skoda / Seat? We already know that

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How long until the VW VAG Emissions fix claims it’s first victim?

  As the media attention hots up around the so called VW VAG emissions “fix”, one aspect that has been greatly overlooked is the danger that failing vehicles pose on our roads. We’ve been contacted by a number of owners

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Volkswagen get the green light from US regulators to sell “fixed” diesel vehicles

Over in the US, Volkswagen have been given the green light to “flog” their fleet of “fixed” diesel vehicles by the EPA. In what seems as a massive turn around by US regulators, VW have been given permission to sell

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