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UK government gets tough on DPF tampering – Updated MOT test coming 20th May 2018

The UK MOT (Ministry of Transport) test will finally get tough on DPF cheats with a new rules coming into force to ensure diesel particulate filters have not been tampered with. The new test will require MOT testers to check

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Independent Investigation reveals over 1000 UK firms offering DPF removal services

An investigation by the Independent has revealed that over 1000 UK garages, back street mechanics and tuning firms are offering DPF removal services. Official figures show that Air pollution caused by diesel cars (diesel particulates) have been linked to 29,000

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New Government tool lets you check any vehicles MOT history

The Government has launched a new “beta” website where the public can check the MoT history of any UK registered vehicle.  The website allows you to input registration number and make to reveal a whole host of information which could prove to

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Will my car fail its MOT if I have the DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) removed or gutted

Surprisingly, DPF related googling now accounts for the vast majority of the traffic to Hypermiler. Therefore we are always looking to expand our library of DPF information for all our knowledge thirsty visitors. One of the hottest topics of late is

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