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John Clarke
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Coming To A City Near You 🤔😠

#1 Post by John Clarke »

Hi All
Just Prepping to Return Our Old 4x4 back out to Spain again, when I read that lots of countries over here in Europe are introducing Low Emission Zones in the City's ! There are various schemes in the different Countries with various different classes of car emission groups. In the case of Spain this would exclude any Really Old Car from obtaining a screen emissions badge , so would Not be allowed to enter said City! Is this the start of eliminating our old cars from the roads? Our old Diesel 4x4 (2021) would not be issued with a screen badge so I assume that Our other Older Cars (356 etc)would also not be allowed ? I'm all for cleaning up our planet, but this seems like a Huge Cash Cow with the fines issued ! On our way across the continent we pass through or by major cities and towns so it would be impossible to drive very far ! If they introduce these extreme measures.
I do hope I'm wrong.
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#2 Post by Pete Indelicato »

California just banned commercial diesel trucks and buses made earlier than 2010 unless upgraded to clean idle I believe.
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#3 Post by Martin Benade »

Does that just mean they shut off after a couple of minutes?
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#4 Post by John Clarke »

AND Still Coming to a City or Town near You. 20 minute Cities !
WAKE UP !
 

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#5 Post by Brian R Adams »

John Clarke wrote: Wed Jan 18, 2023 5:09 am AND Still Coming to a City or Town near You. 20 minute Cities !
WAKE UP !
Just buy one of these and be hailed "Savior!" ... if travel time is of little value to you, and you don't need to tow something.

"We towed 3100-, 5300-, and 7200-pound travel trailers with Ford’s electric truck and didn’t get very far from home."
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#6 Post by Timothy L Schabacker »

I haven’t laid eyes in person on the new Ford truck, but the front end looks like the design team was influenced by the Edsel.

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#7 Post by Brian R Adams »

Timothy L Schabacker wrote: Fri Jan 20, 2023 2:49 pm I haven’t laid eyes in person on the new Ford truck, but the front end looks like the design team was influenced by the Edsel.
I hooked you, Tim. 8-)
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#8 Post by Timothy L Schabacker »

O.K. Took me a while to catch on! Good one!🦧

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#9 Post by Dan Macdonald »

Personally, I would rather have this legend and cruise Highway One like this guy is doing!
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#10 Post by Trond Vidar »

Hey, modern EV is not that bad, bad is a 2012 Nissan Leaf with 50 miles range in the winter!

I am waiting for an ID Buzz ordered almost a year ago, they told me it will be finished in March-April though. Getting a BusBox for it as well, a few months ago I was almost regretting ordering the Buzz but discovered the Busbox and now I can't wait to take it for a (Weekend) spin. :D
https://ququq.info/ququq/busbox-4-en/
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Would not mind a Lightning with the 320 miles battery, if you need a truck the new RAM may be worth the wait though.
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#11 Post by John Clarke »

Yes Get It ;
All the vehicles that WILL qualify ! That is very nice for You. But can't afford one of these new ' Poison the Planet' battery trucks ! Preferring our Classic Old 4x4 but will it be given an exemption as a classic? Which defeats the object of A Clean Air Emission Zone. Still worry about our 'Dirty'
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#12 Post by Trond Vidar »

The good old professor made electric cars long before he put the badge on our petrol cars.

https://newsroom.porsche.com/en/product ... 18563.html
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#13 Post by Trond Vidar »

This "Watt" does look like a fun vehicle, it was about GBP 90K though (last time I asked)

https://www.wattelectricvehicles.com/coupe

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#14 Post by Trond Vidar »

'56A coupe & '63B coupe

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