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  1. Waiting for the kick down to kick in? GTE (2016)

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    So for a few weeks now me and my family stepped away from manual cars and towards two automatics. Not because of the same reasons though. I noticed on the driveway of the highways that there seems to be a long pause before getting the full engine power. Accelerating from 50 km/h to 130 km/h on...
  2. Expired MOT scrappage trade in

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    It has been a long road from initial order in Nov '17 to be told yesterday that the car has been built and now at Emden port awaiting transfer to the UK. Only issue is, unfortunately the MOT on the scrappage car (in daily use) expires in 2-weeks. I've enquired with the supplying dealer...
  3. charge point OLEV grant - 4 month limit

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    So, there was a discount on fitting a home charge point last October. Stupidly, having an order estimated build date set at end of December, I decided to have the point fitted in advance to get the discount and, of course, I also used the UK OLEV grant. There is something in the OLEV grant...
  4. Zoe R90 Delays And Causes?

    Renault ZOE
    Ordered "i Signature Nav R90 Z.E.40" on 28th April 2017. Estimate was 10-12 weeks (7th - 21st July). Since then I've seen: Renault Hit By Cyber Attack Generic Delays Generic Delays (2) Reducer Fault (Automobile-ProPre, Translated from French) Brake Problems Which seems like a lot of delays...
  5. About to give up on Nissan LEAF

    Nissan LEAF24 & LEAF30
    Sorry - this is going to be rant like !! But I feel I am going around in circles with Nissan. Every time I speak to customer services, they tell me it's an issue for the dealer. The dealer tells me it's an issue for CS. My 30kW Tekna delivery date is now pushed back to after Easter (from 29...