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SMMT urges UK government to back new diesel technology as new car registrations fall

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past 6 months, I’m sure you’re aware of the demonetisation of the once heralded diesel car. The government U-Turn on diesel cars combined with diesel emissions cheating by more than one

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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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New “pollution” tax seeks to rid the capital of older diesel vehicles, doesn’t go far enough

From today, Drivers of the most polluting diesel vehicles will be “taxed” out of the UK capital in a bid to improve air quality. The “fine”, called the T-Charge will impose an additional £10 charge to older vehicles that do not

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Greenpeace protesters storm ship delivering Volkswagen diesel cars to UK

Greenpeace protesters have stormed ship delivering Volkswagen diesel cars in an attempt to block it from unloading its precious vehicular cargo. The ship, Elbe Highway, a 23,000-tonne ship vessel was boarded by activists at around 9AM this morning at Sheerness port in

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New emissions test gets tough on new cars

From this month (September 2017), every new car model destined for UK showrooms will undergo a new emissions test called the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). This new test measures all regulated emissions, as well as CO2 and fuel

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UK Volkswagen Emissions scandal Facebook group grows to over 5,000 members

We’ve been long standing supporters of the The Volkswagen Diesel Customer Forum (Emissions Scandal) and have taken every opportunity to help the group and owners affected by issues resulting from the so called “fix”.  With the increased media attention and tireless

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BBC Watchdog’s coverage of VW emissions fix issues finally hits iPlayer, but why the delay?

A As many of you will know, BBC watchdog has finally covered the UK  VW emissions fix issue. Working with the The Volkswagen Diesel Customer Forum facebook group they covered many aspects of the issues encountered by UK owners, but

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