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    Yesterday, 02:36 PM
    I think we have the answer to why not buy off Pistonheads
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    Yesterday, 01:15 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread GS 450h in R-Roads
    The first few weeks of Golf R ownership must be going well then...
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    Yesterday, 08:12 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread The used hybrid market. in R-Roads
    Your original test drive of it was what, around the block? 33mpg urban isn’t too bad but I did point out in one of the first posts in this thread...
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    22-02-2018, 11:20 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    In fairness most countries that are using stuff like hybrid or EV buses are doing it with a local manufacturer that is either doing it cheaply or...
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    22-02-2018, 09:43 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    Well in Ireland the environment is not a factor. They have rejected alternative propulsion for buses a few times because the TCO is higher than a...
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    22-02-2018, 06:38 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    It's a funny thing with EV's that the technology is completely commoditised. Anyone can make an EV and they all perform more or less the same. Much...
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    22-02-2018, 03:51 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Family Car Man Maths in R-Roads
    Nice looking wheels. I didn't see the previous picture you posted, very funny.
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    22-02-2018, 03:35 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    While I don't necessarily disagree with the equalisation as diesel is dirty muck and I think a reasonable approach would be to reduce the levy on...
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    22-02-2018, 03:08 PM
    I think the reason is this: Spotify, for some bizarre reason, takes your Apple Music catalogue into consideration and will grey out tracks that...
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    22-02-2018, 12:52 PM
    You know this already but it’s because they get free content to fill air time. Irish radio is full of “experts” selling something.
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    22-02-2018, 02:41 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    This sounds like a fascinating problem for someone to solve. Is there some point to all of this that I need to be concerned about as I roll around in...
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    21-02-2018, 05:59 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    Maybe we read things differently but that Tesla article is referring to an assembly problem with the battery packs. They wouldn't be looking to build...
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    21-02-2018, 04:03 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    You'd imagine there was a similar conversation back then. Horses have essentially unlimited range so switching to some noisy thing that could only go...
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    21-02-2018, 09:42 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    Yep but it seems buyers care more about the things Tesla do well (or perhaps more accurately are perceived to do well) vs quality of leather and...
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    20-02-2018, 11:55 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    Absolutely. You better go and buy a laptop now and ideally two iPhones because there is a worldwide shortage of batteries affecting everyone....
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    20-02-2018, 10:01 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    I was storming along on the M50 today but in a black i3. You don't need to be in the slow lane in an EV...
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    20-02-2018, 05:26 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    I don't think luxury car buyers necessarily agree with your segmentation, by the way, but either way Tesla is seen as a big threat at the high end....
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    20-02-2018, 04:00 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    It’s referring to Model S. Model 3 isn’t outselling anything. I’ve seen more Aventadors than Model 3s
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    20-02-2018, 03:45 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    Maybe I've misunderstood your post but I know someone in Ireland who has personally bought one and I know several in the US who have personally...
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    19-02-2018, 03:26 PM
    My wife has asked me to go and see a movie with her this week. Which I will of course do. But thinking back, I can’t remember the last time I...
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    18-02-2018, 02:10 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    I have to say knowing that my car is mostly powered by windmills gives me inner peace.
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    17-02-2018, 06:13 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread My Discovery in Four By Fourum
    A year on and just had the NCT done. No issues. I did 8k miles in it so getting more use than I would have thought. Sometimes it sits outside the...
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    17-02-2018, 03:51 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    My point was that in Ireland nobody cares regardless. Show an Irish person a car with low motor tax and they will buy it. Doesn't matter if it kills...
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    17-02-2018, 01:12 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    Oh come on, where is the adventure? Surely you should drive it home?
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    16-02-2018, 06:11 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    2045, surely we’ll be living on Mars by then and have vehicles that can fly into space.
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    16-02-2018, 02:50 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    Iíve mentioned this before but actually measure your daily driving for a week or two and then see what reality is. Maybe the commute is not the...
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    16-02-2018, 02:14 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread VW Golf 7.5 Opinions in R-Roads
    Generally best to let them decide for themselves but I will say that my wife really likes the Golf R. Weíre way past buggies (I hope) so donít have...
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    16-02-2018, 11:49 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    There are probably quite a few reasons. The main one being that the car manufacturers would much rather that you buy human killing diesels full of...
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    15-02-2018, 11:00 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    Not that I have any particular interest in a Tesla S, but that's not a diesel exec competitor. It's M5 fast. People who buy them don't buy them to...
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    15-02-2018, 03:30 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread When will you own an EV? in R-Roads
    As far as I know a lot of EV’s are coming out in the next two years so there should be much more choice. While conversions are interesting I’m...
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