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  1. Steveml63

    "Interesting" news for European owners of recent Mercedes diesel cars!

    Hi, Looks like Mercedes are going to "do a VW" - to their European diesel cars - to fix the emissions! Software emissions fix for three million Mercedes diesels - BBC News Let's hope it doesn't damage the performance, MPG or reliability of the cars that get updated! Cheers Steve
  2. ash59fifty-uk

    Any RC owners? Cars/trucks/other RC vehicles

    Haven't seen many threads about it all so I thought I'd ask, also wouldn't mind some recommendations Purchased for my sons birthday last week an FTX Siege, had battery problems and a bent rear inner lower suspension pin so far but so good! Plenty of spare parts available It's had me looking...
  3. JohnDavies

    London to bring forward new levy on most polluting vehicles http://dlvr.it/Np6r1p

    First London, where next? What cost? London to bring forward new levy on most polluting vehicles http://dlvr.it/Np6r1p
  4. N

    Hello from Germany & a question of buying british vehicles

    Hello everyone, I'm Chris, 33 years old and I'm living in Germany. I'm driving several W123 since I have my driver's licence. Additionally, as you might expect, cars come and go, some of them stay, and whoops you got sort of a collection. In my case, a W114, two 123's a fintail and other stuff...
  5. spinaltap

    New Mercedes Electric Vehicles

    Mercedes plans on releasing a new range of electric vehicles... Mercedes Is About to Unveil an Entire Fleet of Electric Vehicles - Bloomberg
  6. AnimMerc

    African solar/Electric vehicles.

    Kantanka Album: showing Kantanka cars, aircrafts, machines and others ? All made in Ghana by Apostle Dr Safo ? Star of Africa ? Africa Redemption Magazine Kiira Motors Corporation ? Kiira Motors Corporation Kayoola Solar Bus Flag off (15th May 2016) ? Kiira Motors Corporation
  7. uumode

    ...the moral dilemma of programming autonomous vehicles

    Interesting, programme to sacrifice the driver to save the pedestrians? https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/jun/23/will-your-driverless-car-be-willing-to-kill-you-to-save-the-lives-of-others?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other
  8. M

    Mercedes E Class Historic Vehicles - Video

    Mercedes E Class Historic Vehicles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXjL_mw8AZk jXjL_mw8AZk
  9. grober

    Change in Gov grants for electric vehicles

    Complete guide to the plug-in electric car grant | Carbuyer My only comment is that manufacturers seem very reluctant to provide a plug in charging facilities on many of their hybrid models. This means no facility to top up battery power other than running the internal combustion engine...
  10. Palfrem

    Ford commercial vehicles

    A friend of mine has just bought a used 13 plate Ranger. It only came with one key for the remote. The salesman reckons Ford commercial vehicles only come with one key from new. Seems very odd. Is this correct?
  11. grober

    Automated vehicles --the blame game

    With test trials of fully automated vehicles ongoing at selected locations in the UK a programme on the radio today posed some interesting questions. In the event of an accident between two automated vehicles who is to blame? The vehicle manufacturer or the driver/owner/occupier. It was...
  12. knighterrant

    Drivers of diesel motor vehicles are warned that they face higher costs

    I don't know if this has already been discussed. I've only just seen it. Diesel car drivers 'betrayed' as EU cracks down on Britain over air pollution - Telegraph According to yesterday's Times, diesel car pollution is 25 times the legal limit :eek: Diesel car pollution is 25 times...
  13. KillerHERTZ

    List of all Vehicles Lost During the 2009 Scrappage Scheme

    Some sad reading here, lots of Mercs :( https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/car-scrappage-scheme-in-2009 Link to full List
  14. ItalianTuneUp

    Black Boxes Could Be Fitted To All New Vehicles

    Who here would like one of these fitted to their new car? Big brother, or a nice idea? http://www.motoring.co.uk/car-news/black-boxes-could-be-fitted-to-all-new-vehicles_64949
  15. developer

    Engineering The Maximum Speed Of Vehicles

    How I love my car and it's performance, along with the numerous bikes and superbikes I've owned over the years :thumb:. However, I do wonder why manufacturers produce vehicles that can go twice the speed limit (and more for some cars/countries). The "power to get me out of trouble" argument...
  16. M

    Merc recalls 253K vehicles

    Mercedes recalls 253K vehicles for failed or dim tail lights. Seen on Bloomberg this afternoon may only be U.S. does not say which models.
  17. developer

    Theft From Locked Vehicles x2 - how?

    A neighbour has two cars - an Audi A5 unknown year but recent (his), and a Vauxhall Astra 06 plate (hers). They came down the other morning to find both cars open, and the Satnav (Astra) and other contents gone, with the remaining contents on the passenger seats. Both cars were locked the...
  18. K

    18" AMG wheels for vehicles* between 2004-2009

    Hopefully the title is self explanatory but if not, I'm looking for 18" AMG wheels. C Class/E Class/SL/SLK/CLK doesn't matter as long as its OEM from 2004 -2009ish Thanks!
  19. jamesfuller

    Barn finds and laid up vehicles

    There are some very interesting cars out there waiting to be rescued by enthusiasts and I've noticed a few threads started asking if the are worth doing. I have done quite a few, from a sympathetic recommission to a bare metal job. I thought it might be helpful if I put up some of the...
  20. S

    Sheppey Crossing Crash - 130 Vehicles involved

    Sheppey crash: more than 100 vehicles in pile-up in misty conditions in Kent | Mail Online BBC News - Sheppey crossing crash: Dozens hurt as 130 vehicles crash
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