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Diesel Tuning: Skoda Octavia VRS 184 TDi (DSG) DTUK Box review and 0-40 & 0-100MPH video

Most of you know that I’m a sucker for a fast estate. The S4 Avant and C63 Estate are still on my bucket list of cars to own before I pop my clogs, I better get saving! After my C220

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Volkswagen offering US owners $1,000 gift cards as “good will”, making users waive rights to file law suits

  In the never ending saga that is the VW #dieselgate scandal, US owners will be offered $1,000 gift cards in an attempt to “make things right”. The good will package being offered to owners of the 2.0L diesel cars effected

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VW Passat BlueMotion Concept teases cylinder deactivation to the US market

Cylinder deactivation has been around for a while. After its initial experiments during WWII, Cadillac was the first to introduce the technology in its L62 engine [1]. Since then the technology has been widely used but has been much more

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Audi R-18 E-Tron Quattro Diesel Hybrid wins Le Mans 24hrs

The E-Tron might not look anything like a Toyota Prius or Honda Insight but beneath its streamlined racing suit lurks a Hybrid system capable of winning one of the most gruelling races on the planet. Audi swept the board with its R-18

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Posted in Green Motorsports