Possible enviro banding change on the Honda Civic

The Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC SE 16v (120bhp) Hatchback 5dr 1597cc Diesel Manual (6 Speed) Diesel Manual has new environmental information today. I have updated! Pay attention, you are too slow 🙂

You run this new car for 12, 18, 24 or 36 months depending on the term, and run it within an agreed mileage limit (usually 10,000, 15,000 or 20,000 miles per year, but different mileages are possible). If you exceed the mileage limit, you pay for extra miles at (typically) 4p – 10p per extra mile. This is known as the excess mileage rate.

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According to Nicholas Stern’s report, 14 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions come from transport. The SMMT points out that the motor industry recognises it has a key role to play in reducing the impact of its products and production processes and will continue to develop the technologies to deliver more sustainable motoring. New cars, commercial vehicles and buses reflect many of the cleaner technologies coming to market, including biofuel models, hybrids and greener diesel vehicles.

Having got all the info for the Honda Civic Diesel Manual, I can publish the new CO2 figure: 93g/km. This will change across the different models of this particular car, they are all a bit different.

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My Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC SE 16v (120bhp) Hatchback 5dr 1597cc Diesel Manual (6 Speed) Diesel Manual gearbox is only £228.71 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!).

HondaThis price on my Honda Civic 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! £228.71 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.

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

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Looking at my pile of website remarks, I just found this one:

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Very nice set up for the web page. I like the detail you’ve gone into.
Paul Dexter, Rhyl, LL18 2DE
dexteranddeedee_@hotmail.com

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Failure to show fuel consumption labels on new cars on display, or to make available to potential buyers the results of the fuel consumption tests as listed in this booklet, render dealers liable on conviction to a fine of up to �5,000. The same penalty exists for anyone who does not include all the appropriate test results in promotional literature. Trading Standards enforce point of sale information and should be contacted if you have concerns in this area. The Vehicle Certification Agency enforce the provision of information in advertising and promotional literature.

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Toyota Aygo Lease delivered to Rajiv Menezes in North Shields

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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 Rajiv Menezes in North Shields. Bloody cat!

Rajiv says…
carApart from the long delivery time for the Aygo and the delivery of the vehicle to the wrong address, I cannot fault he excellent service you and your team provide. Good dealer, but… Oops!! Delivered car to the wrong address, but then brought the car to the correct address the same day.

Rajiv Menezes
North Shields
NE29 ***

Toyota AygoEditor Note: Aaaagh, I pull my hair out at these damn car dealers, why can’t they get it right? The Aygos are simply in demand and there is not much stock. We had to wait for a car to be built. Glad you like the service, Rajiv. I withhold your address, because you are a doctor – to avoid druggy idiots attacking you. – Ling

Possible enviro banding change on the BMW X3 Estate

Great cars like the BMW X3 Estate 2.0 xDrive20d M Sport 16v (190bhp) Estate 5dr 1995cc Diesel 4X4 Step Auto (8 Speed) Diesel 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.

You need to insure the car fully comp, as normal with any new car. The car can be used for any purpose, or driven by anyone you choose. In effect, it is your own brand new car for the length of the hire period. You can even take it abroad. I tried to drive car to China once. That was damn big mistake. I suggest you do not use contract hire car for this.

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According to Nicholas Stern’s report, 14 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions come from transport. The SMMT points out that the motor industry recognises it has a key role to play in reducing the impact of its products and production processes and will continue to develop the technologies to deliver more sustainable motoring. New cars, commercial vehicles and buses reflect many of the cleaner technologies coming to market, including biofuel models, hybrids and greener diesel vehicles.

Having got all the info for the BMW X3 Estate Diesel Automatic, I can publish the new CO2 figure: 144g/km. This will change across the different models of this particular car, they are all a bit different.

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My BMW X3 Estate 2.0 xDrive20d M Sport 16v (190bhp) Estate 5dr 1995cc Diesel 4X4 Step Auto (8 Speed) Diesel Automatic gearbox is only £406.26 inc VAT per month with 6 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!).

BMWThis price on my BMW X3 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! £406.26 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.

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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!

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

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

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Mad as a Frog Eyed Sprite!
Nick Cater, Langport, TA10 0DL
winningentry_@hotmail.com

Dealers are also required to display a poster � 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 Fiesta Lease delivered to Derek Jones (Managing Director) in Llandovery

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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 Derek Jones (Managing Director) in Llandovery. Bloody cat!

Derek says…
car“Always a pleasure to deal with a company that provides the personal touch. Cheap and cheerful with great personal service. Fiesta was perfectly presented and on time. Excellent!

That’s Ling!”

Derek Jones (Managing Director)
Llandovery
SA20 ***

Ford FiestaEditor Note: Whoa, Derek, you are a very long time customer and you have taken so many cars from me for your car bodyshop and courtesy cars for your ethnic, minority people garage (in Wales). So nice to still deal with some people in the car trade, glad you appreciate the service. Ddiolch iawn lawer! – Ling

Vauxhall Corsa Lease delivered to Joanne Sullivan in Coventry

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

Joanne says…
carHaving leased before from complete idiots I was a little reluctant – but I should not have worried; dealing with LINGsCARS has been fantastic, straightforward and so importantly everything has been so up front. My car is gorgeous, and no question has ever gone unanswered ‒ Ling you’re a star!!! Thank you. Excellent delivery, helpful, prompt service. And I LUV Lingo!

Joanne Sullivan
Coventry
CV62GP ***

Vauxhall CorsaEditor Note: Glad you like the Lingo system, Joanne, I put so much work into that! Yes, there are many companies who are complete idiots in this industry, it is unregulated, you know. Terrible. But, I am so pleased you had a great time getting your new Corsa. Hope you are loving it! – Ling

Hydrocarbon results for the BMW 2 Series Coupe have changed

Changing this information for the BMW 2 Series Coupe 1.5 218i 12v (136bhp) M Sport Coupe 2dr 1499cc Petrol Manual, I noticed most other websites still use old values. You should trust that I work harder to give you the correct info!

Many large organisations such as CD Bramall, Perrys, Lombard, Lex, Pendragon, Network, BMW Finance, Citroen Finance, and Renault UK and many other suppliers queue up to make their cars available to me at LINGsCARS.com because they know they will benefit from a supply of ready and waiting quality customers, fast sales and efficient communications.

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When a customer clicks through into an individual car’s detail, they can see even more information. This includes the CO2 (again) and all three EC fuel consumption measurements. I even include the EU noise rating and the road tax “class” which may influence a customer’s car choice decision. (Please bear in mind that the road tax is completely free, from me – I include that cost information so a customer has more clue about the environmental impact of their new car).

Having got all the info for the BMW 2 Series Coupe Petrol Manual, I can publish the new CO2 figure: 130g/km. This will change across the different models of this particular car, they are all a bit different.

My BMW 2 Series Coupe 1.5 218i 12v (136bhp) M Sport Coupe 2dr 1499cc Petrol Manual gearbox is only £280.26 inc VAT per month with 6 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!).

BMWThis price on my BMW 2 Series 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! £280.26 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.

BMW 2 Series Coupe

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!

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

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

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What a great site.
Stuart Benzie, Peterhead, AB42 4RA
stuartbenzie_@yahoo.co.uk

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Biofuels also offer a way to reduce vehicles’ impacts on climate change. The fuels are not entirely CO2 neutral because of the energy used to grow and process crops, but they can offer substantial CO2 savings over fossil petrol and diesel. Today most biofuels are sold in a blends of up to 5% with fossil petrol and diesel . These are suitable for use in all vehicles. Fuel standards may be extended in the future to allow more than 5% if it is concluded that this is compatible with existing vehicles. Some manufacturers offer ‘flexi-fuel’ vehicles that can run on bioethanol blends up to E85 – a blend of 85% bioethanol and 15% petrol, as well as fossil petrol.

Ford Fiesta Lease delivered to Digger Gray in Penrith, Cumbria

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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 Digger Gray show that it is hard to generate real criticism. I can only improve if I know if anything is wrong. So, no thanks to Digger Gray 🙂

Digger says…
carGood, quick service. Website easy to use. Will recommend to other people. Good delivery of my new Ford Fiesta.

Digger Gray
Penrith, Cumbria
CA11 ***

Ford FiestaEditor Note: Digger, your are a Jeweller, so you appreciate the styling of these new Fiestas, eveyone in the car trade thinks they are diamond cars, because they sell well and have brilliant residual values. Pretty perfect small cars! Thanks so much for the comments, you were a super customer. In the first week, you put 900 miles on your car, you need to slow down a bit! – Ling

BMW 2 Series Coupe pollution changed

I am simply faster than any other car sales website in changing these BMW 2 Series Coupe 1.5 218i 12v (136bhp) M Sport Coupe 2dr 1499cc Petrol Manual details to reflect the latest info. No one can keep up with me. Often the manufacturer websites are out of date!

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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.

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Back to CO2 – there is no easy technical way to deal with CO2. The best way to reduce it and the other emissions is to use the car only when it is necessary and to walk or use public transport where possible. When you are choosing a vehicle and you have selected the most appropriate class of vehicle for your needs, choose the most fuel efficient vehicle in that group. This is where a franchised new car dealer really struggles. Is a Ford dealer really going to advise a customer to buy a lower-polluting Renault Megane? Did you know the fuel consumption of similar size cars can vary as much as 45%?

I am pleased to say that the CO2 for the BMW 2 Series Coupe Petrol Manual is now 130g/km. If you chose a different trim level, the CO2 would change, but not by much.

My BMW 2 Series Coupe 1.5 218i 12v (136bhp) M Sport Coupe 2dr 1499cc Petrol Manual gearbox is only £280.26 inc VAT per month with 6 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!).

BMWThis price on my BMW 2 Series 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! £280.26 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.

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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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Cold starts – drive off as soon as possible after starting.

Looking at my pile of website remarks, I just found this one:

A lovely website, well thought out, great prices. Will definitely recommend you.
Jo Read, Birmingham, B49 6AR
jojo998901_@aol.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.

Toxic gases on the Honda Civic

Updating the Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC SE 16v (120bhp) Hatchback 5dr 1597cc Diesel Manual (6 Speed) Diesel Manual quickly is brilliant because Google loves to use me as the choice for listing these cars.

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 also took the decision to code into HTML and make available for printing the “Comparative Labels” or the “fridge” type labels you see at Comet and Curry’s on new fridges and washing machines. No other UK website bothers (or wants) to give their customers this information. One day they will be forced to do this. I have made my code freely available for any dealer who wants to use it, and published a tutorial on how to include this in their websites. This was published on the Automotive Management forum on 26th October 2006. To date, no dealer has contacted me to use my code.

Working it out from the tables, the CO2 is just 93g/km for the Honda Civic Diesel Manual. There are a few cars in this range, so different specs will give slightly different CO2 values.

My Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC SE 16v (120bhp) Hatchback 5dr 1597cc Diesel Manual (6 Speed) Diesel Manual gearbox is only £228.71 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!).

HondaThis price on my Honda Civic 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! £228.71 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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One of my best awards was the 2008 best non-franchise environmentalist, awarded by Automotive Management. The web is fickle, I have noticed LINGsCARS.com is the ONLY new car supplier to display and promote environmental info for ALL new cars, on the web! My website won “BEST non-franchised WEBSITE 2007” in the Automotive Management Awards.

Do not compromise safety but be aware that the use of onboard electrical devices increases fuel consumption.

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

Totally off the wall but brilliant all the same. Wish there were more like it!
Bill Doodson, Huddersfield, HD1 4PP
bill.doodson_@ntlworld.com

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Biofuels also offer a way to reduce vehicles’ impacts on climate change. The fuels are not entirely CO2 neutral because of the energy used to grow and process crops, but they can offer substantial CO2 savings over fossil petrol and diesel. Today most biofuels are sold in a blends of up to 5% with fossil petrol and diesel . These are suitable for use in all vehicles. Fuel standards may be extended in the future to allow more than 5% if it is concluded that this is compatible with existing vehicles. Some manufacturers offer ‘flexi-fuel’ vehicles that can run on bioethanol blends up to E85 – a blend of 85% bioethanol and 15% petrol, as well as fossil petrol.

Nissan Qashqai Lease delivered to Lisa Button in Birmingham

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Getting letters in the post is really nice. It makes a lovely change from getting email. This one was sent by Lisa Button from Birmingham. Amazingly, the postman didn’t steal it!

Lisa says…
carExcellent service, communication was outstanding always knew exact status of delivery process. Excellent delivery of my new Qashqai.

Lisa Button
Birmingham
B31 ***

Nissan QashqaiEditor Note: Hey, hey, and you are an accountant, Lisa. That means you will take time to find the very best financial option for your car. So, I am so pleased you chose me 🙂 Thanks for being a great customer and enjoy that bloody Qashqai 🙂 – Ling