My Mercedes E Class Coupe has been updated

The impact of CO2 is important. I always compare my figures with the Government data, so when it changes, like on this Mercedes E Class Coupe Diesel Automatic, I note it here in my blog.

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).

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).

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The CO2 for this Mercedes E Class Coupe Diesel Automatic is better than it was, at just 119g/km. It is a bit different if you look at a slightly different trim level.

My Mercedes E Class Coupe 2.0 E220d 16v (194bhp) AMG Line Premium Coupe 2dr 1950cc Diesel Automatic gearbox is only £370.67 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!).

MercedesThis price on my Mercedes E 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! £370.67 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!

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

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

You sound like a crazy mad person. Speaking as another crazy mad person.
Jackie Hopton, Wakefield, WF2 0TF
garyhopton_@blueyonder.co.uk

The different fuels have different merits from an environmental perspective. Compared to petrol, diesel vehicles have significantly lower CO2 emissions per kilometre traveled because of the higher efficiency of diesel engines and hence have a lower impact on climate change. Diesel vehicles also emit lower levels of CO and HC than equivalent petrol vehicles. However diesel engines emit greater levels of NOx and Particles than new petrol vehicles. As mentioned earlier, emissions of such pollutants are an air quality issue, particularly in urban areas.

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Nissan Qashqai Lease delivered to Jon Owen in Malpas

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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 Jon Owen in Malpas. Bloody cat!

Jon says…
CarGreat service, pleasure to do business with you, Ling :). Excellent delivery, my new Nissan Qashqai was delivered on time!

Jon Owen
Malpas
SY14 ***

Nissan QashqaiEditor Note: Jon, happy to see you happy, hehehe. Great car, great price, great delivery. What more do you want??? You are a wonderful customer. Enjoy the Quashqai. – Ling

Nissan Qashqai Lease delivered to Heather McIntyre in Telford

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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 Heather McIntyre from Telford. Amazingly, the postman didn’t steal it!

Heather says…
CarThe personal service we received was excellent. Ling answered ALL my queries (and there were several) with wit and patience!! I strongly recommend her services and will be back again when my Nissan Qashqai lease runs out. Delivery was excellent, very prompt.

Heather McIntyre
Telford
TF1 ***

Nissan QashqaiEditor Note: Yes Heather, you had quite a few queries, I am always trying to answer this stuff up-front on my website, but there are many different questions! Glad I helped you out. Nissan Qashqais are the most successful cars this year, most are factory order so you have to wait a few weeks, but I hope you enjoy your new car. Thanks for the letter! – Ling

Carbon Dioxide and the Toyota Aygo

Look, another CO2 change! The Toyota Aygo 1.0 VVT-i X 12v (69bhp) (4 seats) Hatchback 5dr 998cc Petrol Manual (5 Speed) Petrol Manual has moved slightly in the environment tales again. I post the new info, and publish on my website.

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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.

Toyota Aygo

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 1980�s. 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.

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

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My Toyota Aygo 1.0 VVT-i X 12v (69bhp) (4 seats) Hatchback 5dr 998cc Petrol Manual (5 Speed) Petrol Manual gearbox is only £143.81 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!).

ToyotaThis price on my Toyota Aygo 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! £143.81 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.

Environment

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!

Drive smoothly and efficiently – harsh acceleration and heavy braking have a very significant effect on fuel consumption, driving more smoothly saves fuel.

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

Damn you Ling! Despite being drawn in by your website I turn up at Gosforth, Newcastle to test-drive a car and what do I see? Ling’s Nuclear Rocket Truck on the horizon! Your link has been emailed around friends/family/work colleagues – you funny but also make good sense!
Phil Hughes, Newcastle, NE6 5TD
phabr_@yahoo.co.uk

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EU Directive 1999/94/EC requires new car fuel consumption and CO2 emissions data to be made freely available to consumers. Car dealers are required to have a label showing the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of each different model on display, either on or near the vehicle. Fuel consumption figures will be expressed both in litres per 100 kilometres (l/100 km) and in miles per gallon (mpg). The label will list the figures achieved in urban, extra-urban and combined conditions separately. From September of 2005, dealers had the option to produce a new “comparative” label. The new label shows the mandatory Fuel Consumption and CO2 figures mentioned previously, alongside information about the appropriate VED band for the vehicle. The new label is similar in design to the energy efficiency labels that appear on many ‘white goods’, such as fridge freezers

Change on the Mercedes E Class Coupe

The impact of CO2 is important. I always compare my figures with the Government data, so when it changes, like on this Mercedes E Class Coupe Diesel Automatic, I note it here in my blog.

As a bonus to add to your lower motoring costs, you will get every subsequent year’s road tax sent to you free of charge, saving you up to £385 per year, or £1,155 on a 3-year contract!

When I asked Renault UK what they were doing to encourage franchised dealers to go beyond legal-minimum disclosure of environmental data, they simply said; “The majority of Renault dealers are autonomous businesses with a franchise to sell and repair Renault vehicles and as such, the internal running is outside of our jurisdiction. However, we train the dealer network, to ensure that they are aware of the different models and new technologies available. Some Renault dealerships may choose to advertise this information on their websites whereas some Renault dealerships would choose not to.”. Note that this statement is slightly misleading as Renault UK directly owns many of its larger dealerships, and in my extensive research no Renault dealer uses this information online. They could, if they wanted to. Their statement doesn’t seem to me to be very pro-active.

Having got all the info for the Mercedes E Class Coupe Diesel Automatic, I can publish the new CO2 figure: 119g/km. This will change across the different models of this particular car, they are all a bit different.

Mercedes E Class Coupe

My Mercedes E Class Coupe 2.0 E220d 16v (194bhp) AMG Line Premium Coupe 2dr 1950cc Diesel Automatic gearbox is only £370.67 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!).

MercedesThis price on my Mercedes E 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! £370.67 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.

Environment

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!

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

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

I haven’t seen a site like this at all on the whole of the web or internet (which ever it is). If only there were more of you about we would all be rich (but then I suppose you would be broke). Anyway, this site is brill and now in my bookmarks.
Brett Hollis, Tibshelf, DE55 5LX
brett.hollis_@btinternet.com

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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Toyota Prius Lease delivered to Marjorie Harvey in Bristol

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I have 1523 customer letters! This one was sent by Marjorie Harvey after they had been driving around a few weeks in their new Toyota Prius

Marjorie says…
carThis is my second car from Ling; the service was fantastic because of her new email LINGO system. It allows you to know at what stage you are or what’s outstanding. Ling is very witty person, but efficient and can answer all your questions. The delivery of the Toyota Prius was perfect no hassle.

Marjorie Harvey
Bristol
BS149TJ ***

Toyota PriusEditor Note: Marjorie, thanks so much for that. You are a superstar to come back to me again. Glad you like the LINGO, I am putting loads of work into that. It is working very well. Hope you enjoy that Prius, funny cars, but many people absolutely love them. – Ling

Comparative label for the BMW 2 Series Convertible

All the people with orders in my system for the BMW 2 Series Convertible 1.5 218i M Sport (Nav) 12v (136bhp) (4 seats) Convertible 2dr 1499cc Petrol Step Auto (8 Speed) Petrol Automatic will be quite pleased by this news. I am making a change, because the environment stuff seems to have moved slightly.

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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).

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).

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I have taken a typical model of this car from my website – the BMW 2 Series Convertible Petrol Automatic. For this car, the CO2 is now just 134g/km. Other trim levels might differ slightly.

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My BMW 2 Series Convertible 1.5 218i M Sport (Nav) 12v (136bhp) (4 seats) Convertible 2dr 1499cc Petrol Step Auto (8 Speed) Petrol Automatic gearbox is only £324.58 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 Convertible 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! £324.58 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 higher gears, as soon as traffic conditions allow.

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My website comment page is overflowing. This is one of my favourites.

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

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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Nissan Qashqai Lease delivered to Peter Hawkins in Stockton on Tees

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

Peter says…
CarThe only problem with leasing a vehicle via Lingscars is that you have to write one of these testimonials. There only so many times you can praise her!! And the service received. 🙂 Nissan Qashqai delivered 1st thing – for a change. Good delivery.

Peter Hawkins
Stockton on Tees
TS18 ***

Nissan QashqaiEditor Note: Peter, you have had so many cars from me I have lost count! I always nag you to tell me how things went for you and this time I asked for more than 5 words 🙂 You obliged – just, hahahaha! What a fantastic customer! Delivery time depends on how far away the supplier is, and most places far away from Stockton which is somewhere close to the end of the earth… Hehehe. – Ling

The Renault Kangoo Ze is a Green car yet?

Fuel is a fortune these days, so when the Renault Kangoo Ze ZEV (60bhp) ZE ELECTRIC ML20 44kW 33kWh Business Van Electric Auto 1cc Electric Automatic has slightly changed figures, I always blog about it, because my customers say they care.

I get my car deals from many sources, main dealers, finance companies, or I work them out myself using different finance companies. Main dealers I use include; Audi, Alfa Romeo, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Citroen, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Hummer, Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lotus, Mazda (boo), Mercedes-Benz, MG (new improved Chinese joke version!), Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Proton, Renault, Saab, Seat, Skoda, Smart, Ssangyoung (North Korean??) Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Vauxhall, Volkswagen (or VW), and Volvo. Amazing, huh???

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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 1980�s. 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.

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I have taken a typical model of this car from my website – the Renault Kangoo Ze Electric Automatic. For this car, the CO2 is now just 119g/km. Other trim levels might differ slightly.

My Renault Kangoo Ze ZEV (60bhp) ZE ELECTRIC ML20 44kW 33kWh Business Van Electric Auto 1cc Electric Automatic gearbox is only £200.58 inc VAT per month with 6 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!).

RenaultThis price on my Renault Kangoo Ze 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! £200.58 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!

Final word to Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary; “Worried about pollution? I’d say sell your car and walk.”

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

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I’m not very familiar with the car hiring industry, but obviously you are running a fabulous business plus amazing website! As a Chinese, I do appreciate your ability and smartness. Wish you more success in the following days 🙂
Yu Wang, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ
mcwang_@gmail.com

The different fuels have different merits from an environmental perspective. Compared to petrol, diesel vehicles have significantly lower CO2 emissions per kilometre traveled because of the higher efficiency of diesel engines and hence have a lower impact on climate change. Diesel vehicles also emit lower levels of CO and HC than equivalent petrol vehicles. However diesel engines emit greater levels of NOx and Particles than new petrol vehicles. As mentioned earlier, emissions of such pollutants are an air quality issue, particularly in urban areas.

Ford Fiesta Lease delivered to David Gallon in Gateshead

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Many customer letters contain really funny stuff. It’s unusual to receive a very dry one. However, I publish them all. Here is a letter from David Gallon. It was sent to me quite a while ago!

David says…
carDealing with Ling is a pleasure, her staff are friendly and informative, which coupled with the website actually makes replacing your car a fun experience. Thanks Ling, love the Fiesta by the way.

David Gallon
Gateshead
NE11 ***

Ford FiestaEditor Note: Hmmm, I must beat my staff up more, if they have that much time to be friendly, hahaha. Glad you had fun, everyone with these new Fiestas, loves them. You are local to me, in Gateshead – on the same trading estate in fact! Great, eh? Acapulco of the North. – Ling