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Old September 30th, 2016, 09:53   #1
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And the design they put forward is pure vapor ware (re: minivan-like sliding doors). This is much like their promise to create a clean diesel....

http://www.autoblog.com/2016/09/30/v...-future-plans/
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One can only wish the ID project and lamentations to deprecate US TDIs serve to placate, for a time, their diesel-hating overlords.
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Old November 24th, 2016, 19:08   #3
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This is much like their promise to create a clean diesel....

I'm always amazed how the exhaust pipes stay clean on the inside.
not even gas motors do that
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And the design they put forward is pure vapor ware (re: minivan-like sliding doors). This is much like their promise to create a clean diesel....
http://www.autoblog.com/2016/09/30/v...-future-plans/
Anyone can put some white plastic on a shell and claim it is an electric car.
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I'm always amazed how the exhaust pipes stay clean on the inside.
not even gas motors do that
Imagine that. No soot or oil deposit, when compared to the much older VW/MB Diesels....
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