New VCA data on the Peugeot 3008 Estate

I am the fastest car supplier in the UK to update the Peugeot 3008 Estate 1.2 Puretech GT Line Premium 12v (130bhp) Estate 5dr 1199cc Petrol Manual (6 Speed) Petrol Manual information. No one in the industry can believe how fast I am.

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Most Ling cars are on 2 year deals or less, so you should only need an oil and filter service (you won’t need brake pads etc unless you drive like German idiot Schumacker). You just pay this service yourself, OK? Some service intervals (eg. Renault) now at 18,000 miles! You can have this small service done at any cheap VAT registered garage, just use quality parts. Your car is fully covered by the manufacturer warranty (use franchise dealer for this, free), and you get manufacturer’s AA/RAC type cover.

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On new cars for example, average CO2 has been cut by more than 10 per cent in six years. Improvements at manufacturing sites have been more significant. Published in September, the SMMT’s seventh annual sustainability report showed that average energy used รฏยฟยฝ and CO2 emitted – to produce each vehicle in the UK has been halved in just four years.

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The CO2 for this Peugeot 3008 Estate Petrol Manual is better than it was, at just 118g/km. It is a bit different if you look at a slightly different trim level.

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My Peugeot 3008 Estate 1.2 Puretech GT Line Premium 12v (130bhp) Estate 5dr 1199cc Petrol Manual (6 Speed) Petrol Manual gearbox is only £315.23 inc VAT per month with 3 months initial payment, followed by 35 payments on direct debit. Business customers, make sure you deduct the VAT, when making decisions. As I can’t tell what type of customer you are (business or private), I can’t display the price any other way but to show VAT seperately (sorry!).

PeugeotThis price on my Peugeot 3008 Estate includes full road tax for the length of the contract, on all of my cars and vans! Free delivery to your home or work and free collection from you at the end! £315.23 inc VAT per month is based on you driving 10,000 miles per annum, but higher mileages are usually available at a small extra cost. If you go over the allocated miles, you can pay a small excess mileage charge, usually between 3p and 15p per mile.

Remember I won the best non-franchise environmentalist 2008 in the Automotive Industry Awards. Don’t let these manufacturers fool you; LINGsCARS.com is the ONLY new car supplier to display and promote environmental info for ALL new cars, on the web! I have a Master’s Degree in Environmental Quality from Bournemouth Univeristy in 2000, plus a BSc in Applied Chemistry from Jinan University, Guanzhou in 1997.

Use air-conditioning sparingly – running air-conditioning continuously will increase fuel consumption significantly.

I get tired of typing out these comments, but… here’s one.

Hey, what can I say? Fantastic site!
D M Smith, Wellingborough, NN8 2ND
nucabs_@yahoo.co.uk

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Hybrid vehicles combine an internal combustion engine with an electric motor and battery. There are various ways in which hybrid vehicles can operate. For example the electric motor can be used to provide additional power during acceleration and high load conditions. The battery can then be recharged by the internal combustion engine or from energy absorbed during braking, or, in some cases, from an external electrical supply. Hybrid vehicles offer reduced fuel consumption and CO2 with potentially some reduction in emissions of local pollutants.

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Ford Mondeo Lease delivered to Jason Keetley in Nottingham

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I always ask my customers if they have comments about getting their new car. Really, I am looking for criticisms (so I can improve my service). However, customers like Jason Keetley show that it is hard to generate real criticism. I can only improve if I know if anything is wrong. So, no thanks to Jason Keetley ๐Ÿ™‚

Jason says…
carLing. This has been a totally hassle-free procedure from start to finish. My new Mondeo is fantastic, your customer service cannot be faulted. I have gone form an old MING mobile to a brand new LING mobile in a few easy steps. See you soon. Good delivery, the car was driven to me and had 180 miles on the clock.

Jason Keetley
Nottingham
NG5 ***

Ford MondeoEditor Note: Jay, you are the owner of a Shoe and Key shop in the UK gun capital, Nottingham. Therefore, I supplied the SVO Mondeo version (Iraq model) with anti-ballistic glass and bulletproof doors. Hope you like. Make sure you don’t use the CS gas dispensers in a built-up area. Roof-mounted machinegun mount was removed at your request, are you sure that wasn’t a mistake? If you need a new key, why not cut it yourself? Have a great time in the Mondeo ๐Ÿ™‚ – Ling

Petrol consumption and my Kia Sportage Estate

If you are interested in CO2 stuff, then read this. I have a new figure for the Kia Sportage Estate 1.6 GDi ISG Edition 25 16v (130bhp) Estate 5dr 1591cc Petrol Manual (6 Speed) Petrol Manual and I am updating it on my website now.

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These days, in UK identity theft is common (not problem in China; we all look same, heheh), money laundering is common, and so is fraud. To proctect themselves, and you, against these problems the finance companies like lots of ID. There are many protecting regulations. Photographic and signature proving (new driving licence or passport), and address proving (recent 90 day or less old utility bill showing your name and address). A company may want to submit a VAT return (proof of trading) or latest signed accounts, and anyone can supply a current bank statement (you can blot out the figures if you are sensitive).

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I have a Master’s Degree in Environmental Quality from Bournemouth Univeristy in 2000, plus a BSc in Applied Chemistry from Jinan University, Guanzhou in 1997. So I have some idea what I am talking about, here. How many other people in the UK motor industry can say that?

Working it out from the tables, the CO2 is just 162g/km for the Kia Sportage Estate Petrol Manual. There are a few cars in this range, so different specs will give slightly different CO2 values.

My Kia Sportage Estate 1.6 GDi ISG Edition 25 16v (130bhp) Estate 5dr 1591cc Petrol Manual (6 Speed) Petrol Manual gearbox is only £286.54 inc VAT per month with 3 months initial payment, followed by 35 payments on direct debit. Business customers, make sure you deduct the VAT, when making decisions. As I can’t tell what type of customer you are (business or private), I can’t display the price any other way but to show VAT seperately (sorry!).

KiaThis price on my Kia Sportage Estate includes full road tax for the length of the contract, on all of my cars and vans! Free delivery to your home or work and free collection from you at the end! £286.54 inc VAT per month is based on you driving 10,000 miles per annum, but higher mileages are usually available at a small extra cost. If you go over the allocated miles, you can pay a small excess mileage charge, usually between 3p and 15p per mile.

Winning the environmental award (2008 Best Environmentalist in the car industry) was very pleasing for me as it meant I was being recognised for my hard work. I’m the the ONLY new car supplier to display and promote environmental info for ALL new cars, on the web! Please note I have pioneered availability of environmental information on the internet. Using the internet to research and buy new cars is the most environmentally friendly method, by miles.

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Try to avoid using your car for short journeys – use public transport, ride a bicycle or walk.

Every day, I get more of these little comments emailed to me –

My friend has referred me to your site. Now I was expecting the usual car site with pages of boring cars available to rent. Well, you’re different.
Richard Jones, Bridgend, CF32 8DG,
psychoderek_@sweetthing.wanadoo.co.uk

Dealers are also required to display a poster รฏยฟยฝ in paper or as an electronic display, in a prominent position, showing the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions for all new passenger car models displayed, or offered for sale through that particular showroom. In addition to the above, the directive also requires manufacturers to include fuel consumption and CO2 emissions data in all brochures and printed advertisements, provided that the literature relates to a specific model of car. These requirements were implemented into UK law by The Passenger Car (Fuel Consumption and CO2 emissions Information) Regulations 2001, which came into force on the 21st of November 2001.

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Ford Focus Estate Lease delivered to Stewart Maxwell in Richmond

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I always ask my customers if they have comments about getting their new car. Really, I am looking for criticisms (so I can improve my service). However, customers like Stewart Maxwell show that it is hard to generate real criticism. I can only improve if I know if anything is wrong. So, no thanks to Stewart Maxwell ๐Ÿ™‚

Stewart says…
CarLing, what can I say? The Ford Focus is great – in fact its latest 08 model and I expected ’07 version; great.

Like last time (when I had a Citroen C4) I was a bit anxious about the wait (after payment) but well pleased now my new car is here (I had bit of trouble if you remember with Citroen waiting car back before I had it 3 years!!).

Ling -anyway- YOU deliver a great service! You always reply promptly and try to put my mind at rest – all the best for now. Glad your family are OK in Chinese earthquake!

Stewart Maxwell
Richmond
DL11 ***

Ford Focus EstateEditor Note: A couple of things here: Citroen made a mistake, that was sorted, after a few emails :). I can only deliver the cars that are physical – a Galaxy customer got upset because Ford REDUCED the spec on his Zetec Galaxy… but I cannot alter factory builds. I will always try to push for latest cars ๐Ÿ™‚ … and yes, my family were in the centre of the earthquake, but luckily all is well with them. They slept in a park for a week (and my dad is late 70’s!). My mum said the whole house shook and the furniture all fell about and off the walls. She hid in the loo! Thanks for asking. – Ling

I have updated CO2 for the Skoda Octavia

Fuel is a fortune these days, so when the Skoda Octavia 1.0 TSI SE Technology 12v (115bhp) (5 seats) Hatchback 5dr 999cc Petrol Manual (6 Speed) Petrol Manual has slightly changed figures, I always blog about it, because my customers say they care.

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Local franchised dealer will sort out any warranty problems for free, but on most contracts (except VW group) any VAT registered garage can service car very cheap. Don’t use manufacturer agents, they are damn expensive. You never have an MOT (except on occasional 3-year contracts), car is always too young.

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My customers have obtained their cars by the lowest polluting method possible – by acquiring them electronically from the internet. No one has had to travel to a showroom (repeatedly) or contributed to car dealers’ massive environmental overheads (heating, lighting, water use, fuel, staffing costs). The cars I supply are often delivered direct from manufacturers’ depots, or where they have been “through” a dealer, they have not required the showroom overhead (these efficiencies have the added benefit of reducing costs!).

I have taken a typical model of this car from my website – the Skoda Octavia Petrol Manual. For this car, the CO2 is now just 110g/km. Other trim levels might differ slightly.

My Skoda Octavia 1.0 TSI SE Technology 12v (115bhp) (5 seats) Hatchback 5dr 999cc Petrol Manual (6 Speed) Petrol Manual gearbox is only £195.14 inc VAT per month with 3 months initial payment, followed by 23 payments on direct debit. Business customers, make sure you deduct the VAT, when making decisions. As I can’t tell what type of customer you are (business or private), I can’t display the price any other way but to show VAT seperately (sorry!).

SkodaThis price on my Skoda Octavia includes full road tax for the length of the contract, on all of my cars and vans! Free delivery to your home or work and free collection from you at the end! £195.14 inc VAT per month is based on you driving 10,000 miles per annum, but higher mileages are usually available at a small extra cost. If you go over the allocated miles, you can pay a small excess mileage charge, usually between 3p and 15p per mile.

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Winning the environmental award (2008 Best Environmentalist in the car industry) was very pleasing for me as it meant I was being recognised for my hard work. I’m the the ONLY new car supplier to display and promote environmental info for ALL new cars, on the web! Please note I have pioneered availability of environmental information on the internet. Using the internet to research and buy new cars is the most environmentally friendly method, by miles.

Keep the pressure up – make sure the tyres are inflated to the correct pressure for the vehicle.

Read this, I have this comment up, displayed on LINGsCARS.com:

Skoda Octavia

The website is great. I love the way everything is neatly organised and easy to understand.
Lynette Allen, Darlington, DL1 4NL
wolfatnight2003_@yahoo.co.uk

Because of the need to maintain strict comparability of results achieved by the standard tests they cannot be fully representative of real life driving conditions. Firstly, it is obviously not practicable to test each individual new car; thus only one production car is tested as being representative of the model and may therefore produce a better or worse result than another similar vehicle. Secondly, there are infinite variations in driving styles and in road, car and weather conditions, all of which can have a bearing on the results achieved. For these reasons the fuel consumption achieved on the road will not necessarily be the same as the official test results.

Vauxhall Corsa Lease delivered to Stephen Jones in Liverpool

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I always ask my customers if they have comments about getting their new car. Really, I am looking for criticisms (so I can improve my service). However, customers like Stephen Jones show that it is hard to generate real criticism. I can only improve if I know if anything is wrong. So, no thanks to Stephen Jones ๐Ÿ™‚

Stephen says…
CarWas delighted with speed and ease of your service – just brilliant – no problems at all I will definitely tell all my friends about Ling!! Excellent delivery of my new Corsa. Dealer was great, no problems at all.

Stephen Jones
Liverpool
L31 ***

Vauxhall CorsaEditor Note: Nice to be stealing car sales from Liverpool, hehehe. Liverpool was the first place Chinese came to the UK, so really I shouldn’t make fun. You were a lovely customer Stephen. Thanks so much for your business and hope you enjoy the cheap, fast Corsa! – Ling

Nissan Qashqai Lease delivered to Pearl Duffett in Rugby

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Inbetween all my bills and bank statements, I receive customer letters. Here one I pulled out to read from Pearl Duffett, but I actually got it a while ago. It is about the delivery of their Nissan Qashqai.

Pearl says…
CarFantastic friendly service, great deals and exactly as advertised – a pleasure doing business with Ling – highly recommended. Smooth delivery, nice clean car. Excellent.

Pearl Duffett
Rugby
CV22 ***

Nissan QashqaiEditor Note: Pearl, thanks for the short note. They build those Qashqais quite close to me, and everyone up here is very pleased with the Nissan factory, there are more windmills there than in bloody Holland! The Qashqais are so popular, I have a 2-3 month waiting list. Enjoy!! – Ling

My Mercedes C Class Coupe has been updated

Great cars like the Mercedes C Class Coupe 1.5 C200 AMG Line 16v (198bhp) (4 seats) Coupe 2dr 1497cc Petrol 9G-Tronic (9 Speed) Petrol Automatic jump out to me when I am checking environment data. This one has changed, so I type it here. I get a lot of these changes.

At the end of the contract, the car is collected from you and you have no further obligations. You do not buy the car, nor do you have a “balloon” payment. Simply give it back! Of course, the car should be fair and reasonable condition commensurate with its age and mileage. If it’s not, you’ll be charged for any damage. But to me that’s common sense.

Compared to improvements in the emissions of toxic pollutants, there has been less progress on reducing CO2 from cars. For a given type of fuel the CO2 emissions of a car are directly proportional to the quantity of fuel consumed. Until recently the average fuel consumption of new cars was unchanged relative to that in the mid 1980รฏยฟยฝs. This was because while engines have become more efficient over this period, average vehicle mass has increased due to additional features to meet crash safety requirements and the widespread addition of features such as power assisted steering and air conditioning. However, there are signs that in the last few years average fuel consumption has begun to drop in response to voluntary agreements by vehicle manufacturers to reduce CO2 emissions.

For this brand new Mercedes C Class Coupe Petrol Automatic, the latest CO2 figure is just 140g/km. When I chose this trim, it was because I have a few of these available. Different trims will have different CO2.

My Mercedes C Class Coupe 1.5 C200 AMG Line 16v (198bhp) (4 seats) Coupe 2dr 1497cc Petrol 9G-Tronic (9 Speed) Petrol Automatic gearbox is only £378.26 inc VAT per month with 3 months initial payment, followed by 35 payments on direct debit. Business customers, make sure you deduct the VAT, when making decisions. As I can’t tell what type of customer you are (business or private), I can’t display the price any other way but to show VAT seperately (sorry!).

MercedesThis price on my Mercedes C Class Coupe includes full road tax for the length of the contract, on all of my cars and vans! Free delivery to your home or work and free collection from you at the end! £378.26 inc VAT per month is based on you driving 10,000 miles per annum, but higher mileages are usually available at a small extra cost. If you go over the allocated miles, you can pay a small excess mileage charge, usually between 3p and 15p per mile.

The comparative or “fridge” label, is compulsory in car showrooms – except you’ve got to DRIVE there to see it! I won an industry award for displaying it electronically for all website visitors. I am the proud winner of the 2008 Best Environmentalist 2008 Automotive Management Award. Like me, Michael O’Leary, CEO of Ryanair talks straight about cars versus planes. “The usual horseshit”, he says. One day, every car will be as Green as my Jolly Green Nuclear Missile Truck “Calm down dear!” – it’s only done 1,000 miles since 1970.

Plan ahead – choose uncongested routes, combine trips, car share.

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I have so many comments about my website, this one says;

This is the strangest offer ever. I’ll tell all my car driving friends about your site. Cheers.
Tomoko Kawanaka, Edinburgh, EH1 3LU
embar29_@yahoo.co.uk

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Climate Change is recognised as one of the greatest environmental threats facing the World today and it has long been appreciated by Governments, that reducing the impact of the motor vehicle has an important part to play in addressing this threat.

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Mazda 3 Lease delivered to Christine Harris in Bristol

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Does your cat eat letters when they come through your letter box? Mine does. Here’s a letter it missed, from Christine Harris in Bristol. Bloody cat!

Christine says…
carThere should be a new phrase in the English language! LINGEFFICIENCY.

You have a query? Email Ling. Before you even have time to make a cup of coffee, your email reply is on the screen! Good to do business with you. Thank you Ling, you made the whole procedure trouble/hassle free. So glad we chose you รขย€โ€™ one crazy lady.

Dealer/Supplier Score for my new Mazda 3: Good. Delivery driver so helpful. Thanks. We have some right little scally wags in this area and we don’t want the car nicked! Please could you remove our address from public view.

Christine Harris
Bristol
BS16 ***

Mazda 3Editor Note: Wow, you are a senior person in the North Bristol NHS Trust, so I wonder if I would get 5 stars… I hope so. Not only that, but I didn’t give you free MRSA! ๐Ÿ™‚ It was lovely to deal with you, I’m pleased you are happy. Health advice: You should not drink so much coffee waiting for other suppliers to contact you, hahaha. Good service means a lot to me. I am fast, because frankly it is easier than being slow ๐Ÿ™‚ Does that make sense? It does to me ๐Ÿ™‚ … Scallywag protection enabled, although… they have the choice of 1,000 cars on every street. Most parked outside their houses. Not sure if scallywags consult LINGsCARS.com before committing TWOK ๐Ÿ™‚ – Ling

Making the Ford Kuga Estate greener

All the people with orders in my system for the Ford Kuga Estate 1.5 EcoBoost 2WD ST-Line (150bhp) Estate 5dr 1498cc Petrol Manual (6 Speed) Petrol Manual will be quite pleased by this news. I am making a change, because the environment stuff seems to have moved slightly.

How to explain this without it seeming like the usual sales talk? … I don’t know, but I will try to make this clear… You know, you are not buying this car. Only renting it for (probably 1 or 2 or 3 years). So you are not stuck with it forever. So, you have no real risk. You are going to pay someone some money to run a car however you look at it.

I am determined that LINGsCARS.com will go further than anyone else in this industry to exceed the legal minimum information disclosure that 99% of UK franchised car dealers refuse to go beyond (and hide behind, IMHO). So, I make sure that at-a-glance CO2, fuel economy and the coloured “greeness indicator bars” are displayed clearly on my homepage car listings for easy comparison purposes.

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For this brand new Ford Kuga Estate Petrol Manual, the latest CO2 figure is just 145g/km. When I chose this trim, it was because I have a few of these available. Different trims will have different CO2.

My Ford Kuga Estate 1.5 EcoBoost 2WD ST-Line (150bhp) Estate 5dr 1498cc Petrol Manual (6 Speed) Petrol Manual gearbox is only £360.00 inc VAT per month with 3 months initial payment, followed by 11 payments on direct debit. Business customers, make sure you deduct the VAT, when making decisions. As I can’t tell what type of customer you are (business or private), I can’t display the price any other way but to show VAT seperately (sorry!).

FordThis price on my Ford Kuga Estate includes full road tax for the length of the contract, on all of my cars and vans! Free delivery to your home or work and free collection from you at the end! £360.00 inc VAT per month is based on you driving 10,000 miles per annum, but higher mileages are usually available at a small extra cost. If you go over the allocated miles, you can pay a small excess mileage charge, usually between 3p and 15p per mile.

Sir Nicholas Stern, Head of the Government Economics Service, produced the UK Government Environmental Report on the Economics of Climate Change. I was so pleased to win an Environmental Award in 2008, myself. I am determined that LINGsCARS.com will go further than anyone else in this industry to exceed the legal minimum information disclosure. It is probably the case that my customers have the smallest environmental footprints of any new car customers in the UK!

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Try to avoid using your car for short journeys – use public transport, ride a bicycle or walk.

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Look at this comment. It is not just me who is a mentalist.

Your site made me laugh out loud – a rare treat! Not many do that. Cheers.
Dave Harries, North Weald, CM16 6DB
harriesmob_@ntlworld.com

Climate Change is recognised as one of the greatest environmental threats facing the World today and it has long been appreciated by Governments, that reducing the impact of the motor vehicle has an important part to play in addressing this threat.

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